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: 2901
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 25/09/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Rue-Du-Bacquerot No.1 Military Cemetery, Laventie
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II.A.15.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 273 Hilltown, Dundee
- Occupation: Caldrum Works, Dundee
Christina Kidd, 273 Hilltown, Dundee
Ann, born 02.03.1904, John, born 20.12.1909, Alexander, born 16.01.1913 & Harry, born 25.12.1915
More about John Kidd
John Kidd 4th Black Watch
4th BLACK WATCH MACHINE GUNNER KILLED.
A letter from a chaplain conveyed the news of the death of Private John Kidd, of the 4th Black Watch. Private Kidd went to the front in July with a draft from the second line, and before enlistment he was employed in Caldrum Works (Harry Walker & Sons, Ltd.). He leaves a widow and three children, who reside at 28 Lawson Place, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 2nd October 1915
This man is recorded as a Private on both C.W.G.C. & S.D.G.W but as a Sergeant on the original Dundee Roll of Honour and in the Peoples Journal War Memorial Supplement of 1925.
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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