George Laing

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 49223
  • Rank: Sapper
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 17 Step Row, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Elspeth Laing, 17 Step Row, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Laing, 17 Step Row, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Robert

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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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