John Mathers

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/10931
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 101 Rosebery Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Annie Smith Mathers, 101 Rosebery St, Dundee

  • Father:

    John Mathers, 101 Roseberry St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
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More about John Mathers

John Mathers   S/10931   Seaforth Highlanders


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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