Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: February 1915
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 15310
- Rank: Guardsman
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 07.08.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 11
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Arbroath
- Address: 16 Loons Road, Lochee.
- Occupation: Policeman
Annie D. Ruxton, 5 Dallfield Tce, Dundee
Adam Smith Finlayson, 5 Dallfield Tce, Dundee
Jane Finlayson, 18 Loons Rd, Dundee
Adam, born 13.10.1915
More about Adam Finlayson
Adam has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial. He was the brother of Pte John Finlayson, M2/222137, 1028th M.T. Company, Royal Army Service Corps, who died on active service, 10.05.1919.
Adam Finlayson 15310 Scots Guards
FORMER DUNDEE POLICEMAN KILLED.
Intimation has been received that Private Adam Finlayson, Scots Guards, was killed in action on 7th August.
Prior to joining the colours in February, 1915, Pte. Finlayson had been for about six years in the Dundee Police Force. His parents reside at Aberfeldy, while his widow and child reside at 18 Loons Road, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 13th September 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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