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: 2126
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 25/09/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Edinburgh
- Address: 4 Artillery Lane, Dundee
- Occupation: Labourer
Mother, 3 Urquhart St, Dundee
Wife, 3 Artillery Lane, Dundee
More about John McFarlane
John has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.
John McFarlane 2126 4th Black Watch
DUNDEE TERRITORIAL MISSING.
Uncertainty exists regarding the fate of Lance-Corporal John M’Farlane, 4th Black Watch, who is officially posted as missing. Conflicting reports have been received by his wife, who resides at 3 Artillery Lane, Dundee, and mother, 3 Urquhart Street, and they would be greatly obliged to any member of Dundee’s Own who could supply them with definite information. Lance-Corporal M’Farlane joined the Dundee Territorials shortly after war broke out, previous to which he was employed in the city as a labourer.
Dundee Courier 15th December 1915
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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