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: 12438
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
- Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 31
- Date of Death: 25.09.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 53 to 56
- Date of Birth: 1884
- Place of Birth: Glasgow
- Address: 12 Atholl Street, Lochee.
Isabella Gilfeather, 13a Atholl St, Lochee
George, born 01.12.1905, Dennis, born 12.05.1909, Daniel, born 09.01.1913, George, born 11.03.1915 & Helen
More about John Gilfeather
John has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.
John Gilfeather 12438 6th K.O.S.B.
“KING’S OWN” MAN KILLED.
Intimation has been received of the death in action of Private John Gilfeather, 6th K.O.S.B., whose wife resides at 12 Atholl Street, Lochee. Besides the widow, four young children are left to mourn his loss.
Dundee Courier 1st November 1915
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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