John Flight

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/7901
  • Rank: Private
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  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Iraq
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 06.04.1916
  • Burial Country: Iraq
  • Cemetery: Basra War Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: panel 37 & 64

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 60a Liff Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    James Flight,  60a Liff Rd, Lochee, Dundee

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More about John Flight

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Basra Memorial. Next of kin listed as Miss Betsy Flight (aunt) 60a Liff Rd, Dundee.

John Flight   S/7901   Seaforth Highlanders

FLIGHTKilled in action on 6th April 1916, Private John Flight, Seaforth Highlanders, aged 21 years, eldest son of James Flight, 60a Liff Road, Lochee.

Dundee People’s Journal 10th June 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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