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: 30.09.1916
- Place of enlistment: Sydney, NSW
- Service no: 2575
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry
- Unit/Ship: 39th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 21
- Date of Death: 13.12.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Birks Cemetery Extension
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II.B.3.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Occupation: Grocer
Sarah Irvine, 20 Bowen St, Upper Riccarton, New Zealand
Joseph Irvine, 20 Bowen St, Upper Riccarton, New Zealand
More about Harry Irvine
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DUNDEE AUSTRALIAN DIES OF WOUNDS.
Intimation has been received in Dundee that Private Harry Irvine, Australian Forces, son of Mr Joseph Irvine, late of 235 Lochee Road, Dundee, has died of wounds received in action. Deceased left Dundee for New Zealand, where his father still resides, in June, 1914. He had just arrived there when war broke out, and he joined the New Zealand Forces. After much service he was discharged, but re-enlisted in the Australians.
His brother, Private Joseph Irvine, New Zealand Forces, is at present on leave in Dundee.
Dundee Courier 26th January 1918
Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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