John Gilfeather

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 12438
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 1884
  • Place of Birth: Glasgow
  • Address: 12 Atholl Street, Lochee.
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Isabella Gilfeather, 13a Atholl St, Lochee

  • Children:

    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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