William George Keillor

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Glencorse
  • Service no: 12420
  • Rank: Guardsman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 21.09.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery, Rouen
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: B.17.37.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Broughty Ferry
  • Address: Seabourne Lodge, Broughty Ferry
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Ruth Keillor, Seabourne Lodge, Monifieth Rd, Broughty Ferry

  • Father:

    David Keillor, Seabourne Lodge, Monifieth Rd, Broughty Ferry

  • Siblings:

    Henry

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William George Keillor

William was the brother of Guardsman Henry Keillor, 859, Machine Gun Section, Scots Guards, who also served and returned home safely.

William George Keillor   12420   Scots Guards

Mr David Keillor, gardener, Seabourne, Broughty Ferry, has received the sad intelligence that his son, Private William George Keillor, of the Scots Guards, has died in hospital in France, the result of wounds received in action.  Another son of Mr Keillor, Private Henry Keillor, in the machine gun section of same battalion, has been wounded.

Dundee People’s Journal 30th September 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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