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: Forfar
- Service no: 3283
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 21
- Date of Death: 14/10/1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Mesnil Communal Cemetery Extension
- Grave/Mem Ref no: III. D. 13.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Forfar
- Address: 98 King Street, Broughty Ferry.
Jane Gourlay, 98 King St, Broughty Ferry
More about William Gourlay
William was the brother of Able Seaman Alexander Gourlay, Clyde Z/329, Nelson Battalion, R.N. Div, R.N.V.R. who was killled in action 06.06.1915.
William Gourlay 3283 Black Watch
GOURLAY___Died of wounds on October 14th, Corporal William Gourlay, Black Watch, aged 21 years, son of Robert and Jane Gourlay, Kirkbuddie.
Dundee Courier 21st October 1916
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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