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: 49223
- Rank: Sapper
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
- Unit/Ship: 33rd Divisional Signal Company
- Place of Death: Greece
- Age at Death: 22
- Date of Death: 18.11.1915
- Burial Country: Greece
- Cemetery: East Mudros Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: III.C.95.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 17 Step Row, Dundee
Elspeth Laing, 17 Step Row, Dundee
Alexander Laing, 17 Step Row, Dundee
More about George Laing
George was the brother of Pte Robert Laing, S/43101, 1st Battalion Black Watch who served during the Great War and is believed to have returned home safely.
George Laing 49223 Royal Engineers
SAPPER SUCCUMBS TO DYSENTERY.
Sapper George Laing, of the Royal Engineers, son of Mr Alexander Laing, 17 Step Row, has died at Alexandria, Egypt, from the effects of dysentery. He was 22 years of age.
Dundee Courier 26th November 1915
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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