John Hunter

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dunfermline
  • Service no: 36734
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 25th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 26
  • Date of Death: 02.07.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.E.5.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 11 Hilltown, Dundee
  • Occupation: Baker
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    John Hunter, 11 Hilltown, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Hunter

John Hunter   36734   Northumberland Fusiliers

DUNDEE SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS.

Official intimation has been received by Mr John Hunter, 11 Hilltown, Dundee, that his only son, Private John Hunter, has died of wounds.

Private Hunter, who was 26 years of age, enlisted in the A.S.C. shortly after the outbreak of war, but was afterwards transferred to the Northumberland Fusiliers, and proceeded to the front only two months ago.

Prior to enlistment deceased was employed as a baker in his father’s business at 11 Hilltown.

Dundee Courier 12th July 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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