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: Dundee
- Service no: 200761
- Rank: Sergeant
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 27/09/1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 94 to 96.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 32 St Mary's Pl, Dundee
Edward Ireland, 3 Watt St, Dundee
Bella Cowden Ireland, 32 St Mary’s Pl, Dundee
John, born 01.02.1914 & David, born 18.09.1916
More about John Ireland
John has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
John Ireland 200761 Black Watch
IRELAND___In loving memory of Sergeant John Ireland, who was reported missing on the 27th September, 1917, now presumed to have died on that date, eldest son of the late Edward Ireland and Mrs Ireland, 3 Watt Street, Dundee, and husband of Bella Cowden, 32St Mary Place, Dundee.
Dundee People’s Journal 7th September 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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