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: S/10931
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 25
- Date of Death: 09.04.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Highland Cemetery, Roclincourt
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.C.3.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 101 Rosebery Street, Dundee
John Mathers, 101 Roseberry St, Dundee
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John Mathers S/10931 Seaforth Highlanders
DIED LIKE A BRAVE BRITISH SOLDIER.
Private John Mathers, Seaforth Highlanders, who was killed on the 9th April, was the elder son of Mr John Mathers, 101 Rosebery Street, Lochee. Deceased was twenty-five years of age, and previous to joining the colours fourteen months ago he assisted his father in his business of flax-maker and waste merchant.
An officer, in conveying the intelligence of their son’s death to his parents, states that he was killed in action doing his duty like the brave British soldier he was.
Dundee Courier 14th May 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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