John Kane

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 9498
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 04.06.1915
  • Burial Country: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Cemetery: Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.A.20

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 1888
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 93 Lorne Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jane Winton

  • Father:

    Hugh Kane

  • Siblings:

    Mary Ann, Elspeth & Mrs J. Young, 93 Lorne St, Lochee

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Kane


John Kane   9498   King’s Own Scottish Borderers

KANE___9498, Private John Kane, 1st K.O.S.B., who has been missing since 4th June, now reported killed in action at Dardanelles.  – Inserted by his sister, Mrs J. Young, 93 Lorne Street, Lochee.

Dundee People’s Journal 17th June 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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