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: 25306
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Awards: Military Medal
- Regiment/Service: Durham Light Infantry
- Unit/Ship: 10th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 31
- Date of Death: 16.09.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 14A & 15C
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 9 Peddie Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Calender Worker, Ashton Works, Hawkhill, Dundee
James Jordan, 9 Peddie St, Dundee
More about William Jordan
William has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.
William Jordan MM 25306 Durham Light Infantry
DUNDEE INFANTRYMAN KILLED BY SHELL.
Mr Jordan, 9 Peddie Street, Dundee, has received official intimation of the death in action of his son, Private William Jordan, Durham Light Infantry.
Deceased, who was thirty-one years of age, enlisted in April of last year, and had been in France for ten months. Private Jordan was prior to enlistment employed as a calender worker in Ashton Works, Dundee.
Trooper John Jordan, a son of Mr Jordan, is serving in the Scottish Horse.
Dundee Courier 7th October 1916
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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