John Scotland Reoch

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 9987
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 14/11/1914
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Poperinghe Old Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.M.4

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Agnes Reoch, biscuit packer

  • Father:

    A.S Reoch, hairdresser

  • Siblings:

    Alex Reoch

  • Spouse:

    Agnes Lamond Reoch, 18 Barrack St, Perth

  • Children:

    Euphemia, born 23.02.1911 & Ruby, born 03.04.1913

More about John Scotland Reoch

John Scotland Reoch   9987   Black Watch



Sergeant J. S. Reoch, of the 1st Battalion Black Watch, succumbed in hospital on 9th November to wounds received at Ypres.  He was a native of Dundee, and was well known in the city and also in Perth, where he was located for a time.  His younger brother, who is in the 2d Black Watch, has been wounded and lies in hospital at Rouen.

Dundee People’s Journal 5th December 1914

Information kindly supplied by Gary Fitzpatrick, additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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