John Gordon

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 267881
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 90 Dens Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Mill Worker
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Robert Gordon

  • Siblings:

    1 Brother

  • Spouse:

    Jane Gordon, 16 Isla St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Catherine, born 29.03.1914, John, born 06.11.1915 & Jean, born 23.04.1917

More about John Gordon

John Gordon   267881   Black Watch


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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