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:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 20919
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 28 Todburn Lane, Dundee
- Occupation: Carter, John Findlay, Carriers, Lochee
Margaret Connelly Boyle (formally Gellatly) 1 Nelson St, Dundee
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
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