David Gellatly

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 20919
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 02.01.1916
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Dickebusch New Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: B.31.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 28 Todburn Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation: Carter, John Findlay, Carriers, Lochee
  • Mother:

    Mary Gellatly

  • Father:

    David Gellatly

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Margaret Connelly Boyle (formally Gellatly) 1 Nelson St, Dundee

  • Children:

    James, born 09.10.1911 & George, born 29.07.1913

More about David Gellatly

David Gellatly   20919   2nd Royal Scots

DUNDEE ROYAL SCOT KILLED IN ACTION.

Official intimation has been received by Mrs Gellatly, 28 Todburn Lane, Dundee, that her husband, Lance-Corporal David Gellatly, 2nd Royal Scots, was killed in action on 2nd January.  Lance-Corporal Gellatly, who was 36 years of age, enlisted shortly after the outbreak of war.  He was employed as a carter with John Findlay, carrier, Lochee, and leaves a widow and two of a family.

Dundee Courier 29th January 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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