David Gellatly

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 20919
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • 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


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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