John Ireland

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 200761
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 32 St Mary's Pl, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Edward Ireland, 3 Watt St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Bella Cowden Ireland, 32 St Mary’s Pl, Dundee

  • Children:

    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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