This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Ernest Joseph Moore Hand
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 202909
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 1st/4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 21
- Date of Death: 04.10.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: XXVII.E.10.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Joppa, Midlothian
- Address: Sation House, Espanade, Dundee
- Occupation: Booking Clerk, Tay Bridge Railway Station, Dundee
Cecilia Hand, Station House, Esplanade Station, Dundee
Thomas Hand, Station House, Esplanade Station, Dundee
More about Ernest Joseph Moore Hand
Ernest was the brother of Pte David Stewart Hand, 118259, 46th Company, Machine Gun Corps, who was killed in action, 24.09.1918.
Ernest F. Hand 202909 Gordon Highlanders
DUNDEE RAILWAY CLERK DIES FROM WOUNDS.
Official intimation has been received by Mr Thos. F. Hand, stationmaster, Esplanade Station, Dundee, of the death from wounds of his son, Pte. Ernest Hand, Gordon Highlanders. Pte. Hand, who was in his 21st year, was wounded on 23rd September, and died on 4th last.
He was born in Portobello, and prior to enlistment he was a booking clerk at Tay Bridge Station, Dundee. Mr Hand has another son serving with the Machine Gun Corps.
Dundee Courier 8th October 1917
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