Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: 19.02.1915
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: 51
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry
- Unit/Ship: 18th Battalion
- Place of Death: Gallipoli
- Age at Death: 36
- Date of Death: 27/08/1915
- Burial Country: Turkey
- Cemetery: Lone Pine Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: 61
- Date of Birth: 24.05.1879
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Occupation: Engineer
I.Ireland, 4 Leebank Tce, West Broughty Ferry
John Ireland, 4 Leebank Tce, West Broughty Ferry
Robert & 1 other brother (name unknown)
More about George Ireland
For more information visit George’s Service Record.
George Ireland 51 Australian Contingent
DUNDEE AUSTRALIAN KILLED.
Notification of the death at Gallipoli Peninsula of Private George Ireland has been received by his relatives in Dundee. Private Ireland belonged to the Australian Contingent. The third son of Mr John Ireland, Leabank, Grove Road, West Ferry, he emigrated to Australia some years ago.
Dundee People’s Journal 25th December 1915
Additional information kindly supplied by Tom Ireland, and Gary Thomson, further information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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