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: 202523
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 1st/4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 34
- Date of Death: 23.04.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Roeux British Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Sp. Mem. D.4.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 13 Pennycook Lane, Dundee
Bessie Grimes, 13 Pennycook Lane, Dundee
Josephine, born 27.01.1915
More about Joseph Grimes
Joseph Grimes 202523 Gordon Highlanders
GRIMES― Killed in action, April 23rd, 1917, my dear husband, Private Joseph Grimes, aged 34 years. – Inserted by his wife and child.
Dundee People’s Journal 16th June 1917
GRIMES―In loving remembrance of my dear husband, No. 202523 Private Joseph Grimes, Gordon Highlanders, who was killed in action, 23rd April 1017 – Inserted by his wife and child.
Dundee People’s Journal 27th April 1918
additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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