George Anderson

Military Information

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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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Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
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  • Address: 60 North St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Dundee, Perth & London Shipping Co
  • Mother:

    Catherine Anderson, 35 Church St, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Anderson

  • Siblings:

    Alexander, David & 1 other brother (name unknown)

  • Spouse:

    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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