John Feeney

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 19562
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 13.11.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 3C

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Glasgow
  • Address: 22 Balgay Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Georgina, 22 Balgay St, Lochee, Dundee

  • Children:

    Bartholomew, born 07.12.1905, John, born 01.07.1907, David, born 26.08.1909, Helen, born 23.05.1911, William, born 31.01.1913 & Margaret, born 03.06.1914.

More about John Feeney

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

John Feeney   19562   Royal Scots Fusiliers

LOCHEE SOLDIER KILLED.

Mrs Feeney, 22 Balgay Street, Lochee, has received official intimation that her husband, Pte. John Feeney, Royal Scots Fusiliers (Machine Gun Section), has been killed in action.

Pte. Feeney joined the ranks on the outbreak of the war, and had been serving with his regiment for fifteen months.  In a letter to his wife the officer commanding Pte. Feeney’s company says :–“Your husband was highly esteemed among us, and he died for King and Country when called upon to do so.”  A chum of Private Feeney, in informing Mrs Feeney of her husband’s death says—“He died carrying his gun into action, and did his duty nobly.”

Dundee Courier 14th December 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell.

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