Joseph McCarron

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3346
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 5 Milnbank Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Calender Worker, James Scott & Sons, Mid Wynd Works, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    1 Brother

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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

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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