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: Kirkaldy
- Service no: 3794
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 31/10/1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: VIII. E. 17A.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 197 Lochee Road, Dundee
- Occupation: Grocer, Mr Richmond, Lochee Rd, Dundee
Margaret Howie, 197 Lochee Rd, Dundee
More about John Howie
John Howie 3794 Black Watch
Private John Howie, whose home is at 197 Lochee Road, has been severely wounded. He enlisted as a member of the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry, but was transferred to the Black Watch. In civil life he was a grocer in the employment of Mr Richmond, Lochee Road. A brother is Driver James Howie, of the Royal Engineers.
Dundee People’s Journal 4th November 1916
HOWIE___Died of wounds, on the 31st October 1916, at the General Hospital, Private John Howie, 3794 Black Watch, beloved son of Mrs David Howie, 197 Lochee Road, Dundee.- Inserted by his mother, sisters and brothers, also by his sister-in-law Mrs David Howie.
Dundee People’s Journal 11th November 1916
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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