This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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- Service no: 8836
- Rank: Sergeant
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- Awards: Military Medal
- Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps
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- Address: 60 North St, Dundee
- Occupation: Dundee, Perth & London Shipping Co
Catherine Anderson, 35 Church St, Dundee
Wife, 60 North St, Dundee
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More about George Anderson
George was the brother of Guardsman Alexander Jolly Anderson, 13528, 3rd Battalion Scots Guards, who died 31.03.1915 & Guardsman David Chalmers Anderson, 10325, 1st Battalion Scots Guards, who was killed in action, 16.09.1916.
George Anderson 8836 Machine Gun Corps
DUNDEE SOLDIER GAINS MILITARY MEDAL.
Lance-Corporal Geo Anderson, M.G.C., whose wife resides at 60 North Street, Dundee, has been awarded the Military Medal for conspicuous bravery on the field. Lance-Corporal Anderson joined up 18 months ago, and has been in France for a year. His widowed mother who resides at 35 Church Street gave four sons to the army, two of whom have been killed, while one is still serving. Prior to enlistment Lance-Corporal Anderson was employed at the sheds of the Dundee, Perth, and Shipping Co.
Dundee Courier 3rd December 1918
Information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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