William Jordan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 25306
  • Rank: Private
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 9 Peddie Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Calender Worker, Ashton Works, Hawkhill, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    James Jordan, 9 Peddie St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    John

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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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