Adam Findlayson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: February 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 15310
  • Rank: Guardsman
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Arbroath
  • Address: 16 Loons Road, Lochee.
  • Occupation: Policeman
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jane Finlayson, 18 Loons Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    Adam, born 13.10.1915

More about Adam Findlayson

Adam has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.

Adam Findlayson   15310   Scots Guards


Intimation has been received that Private Adam Findlayson, Scots Guards, was killed in action on 7th August.

Prior to joining the colours in February, 1915, Pte. Findlayson 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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