Great War Dundee
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: Montrose
- Service no: 490
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 09/05/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panels 24 to 26.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 8 Rosefield Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Labourer, Blackness Foundry, Dundee
Jane Knight, c/o Blacklock, 17 Keith St, Ontario, Canada
More about George Knight
George has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.
George Knight 490 Black Watch
BLACK WATCH N.C.O. KILLED.
Mrs Knight, 8 Rosefield Street, Dundee, has received official intimation from the War Office of the death in action on 9th May, 1915, of her husband, Lance-Corporal George Knight, Black Watch. Lance-Corporal Knight who prior to the war was employed as a labourer at Blackness Foundry, was originally reported missing as on the date mentioned, but, confirmation of his death having now been received, notification has been made to Mrs Knight as above indicated.
Dundee Courier 26th May 1916
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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