John Baillie Goodfellow

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 88933
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 02.09.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Vaulx Hill Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.D.3.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Mill Worker, Polepark Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Margaret Goodfellow, Campbell St, Lochee

  • Father:

    James Goodfellow, Campbell St, Lochee

  • Siblings:

    Agnes Goodfellow, Mason’s Golf Hotel, St Andrews, Mrs Duncan, 77 Milnbank Rd, Dundee

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Baillie Goodfellow

John Baillie Goodfellow   88933   Machine Gun Corps

Mrs Duncan, 77 Milnbank Road, Dundee, has been notified that her brother, Private John Goodfellow, Machine Gun Corps, was killed in action on 2nd September.  Private Goodfellow, who was 19 years of age, joined the Black Watch when he was only 16, and was subsequently transferred to the M.G.C.  He had been in France since December, 1917.  Private Goodfellow, who was a son of the late Mr and Mrs Goodfellow, Campbell Street, Lochee, was prior to enlisting employed in Polepark Works.

Dundee Courier 2nd October 1918

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