John Joseph Hannay

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 37594
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 38th Brigade
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 33
  • Date of Death: 19.10.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 4 to 6 & 162

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 7 Pole St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Grove Mills, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Elizabeth Hannay, 7 Pole St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Mary, born 27.05.1905, Elizabeth, born 29.12.1910 & Patrick, born 18.11.1916

More about John Joseph Hannay

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.

John Hannay   37594   Royal Field Artillery


Gunner John Hannay, R.F.A., whose wife resides at 7 Pole Street, Dundee, has been killed in action.

Deceased, who was 33 years of age, was a reservist, and was called up at the beginning of the war.  Prior to enlistment he was employed in the Grove Mills, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 30th November 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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