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: 3346
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 9th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 08/09/1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.F.56.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 5 Milnbank Road, Dundee
- Occupation: Calender Worker, James Scott & Sons, Mid Wynd Works, Dundee
Ellen McCarron, 5 Milnbank Rd, Dundee
More about Joseph McCarron
Joseph McCarron 3346 Black Watch
YOUNG DUNDEE SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS.
Mr and Mrs McCarron, 5 Milnbank Road, Dundee, have just received official intimation that their son, Private Joseph McCarron, of the Black Watch, has died of wounds received in action on 8th Sept. Private M’Carron who was 20 years of age, joined the colours shortly after the outbreak of war. Pte. McCarron was previously a calender worker in the employment of James Scott & Sons, Ltd., Mid Wynd Works, Dundee.
A brother, Private Peter MCarron, is at present serving with the Scottish Rifles.
Dundee Courier 18th October 1916
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