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: 267881
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
- Place of Death:
- Age at Death: 27
- Date of Death: 16/05/1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: St. Nicolas British Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I. K. 19.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 90 Dens Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Mill Worker
Jane Gordon, 16 Isla St, Dundee
Catherine, born 29.03.1914, John, born 06.11.1915 & Jean, born 23.04.1917
More about John Gordon
John Gordon 267881 Black Watch
DUNDEE BLACK WATCH MAN FALLS.
Intimation has been received by his wife, who resides at 10 Isla Street, Dundee, that Private John Gordon, Black Watch, has been killed in action. Private Gordon, was among the first to answer his country’s call, and had seen continuous service at the front.
He was wounded in May of last year. He was previously a millworker in the city. A brother is on service with the Gordon Highlanders.
Dundee Courier 1st June 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Hazel Allen, George’s grandaughter. Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell.
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