Luke McGann

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 24721
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
  • Unit/Ship: 10th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 28
  • Date of Death: 26.06.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VI.G.41.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Batcher, John N. Kyd & Co, Rashiewell Works, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    James & Patrick

  • Spouse:

    I. D. McGann, 22 Todburn Lane, Dundee

  • Children:

More about Luke McGann

Luke was the brother of Pte Patrick McGann, 3/1983, 1st Battalion Black Watch, who died of wounds, 30.10.1914.

DUNDEE SOLDIER KILLED.

Lance-Corpl. Luke M’Gann, Scottish Rifles, whose wife resides at 22 Todburn Lane, Dundee, has been killed in action in France.

Lance-Corporal M’Gann, who was 28 years of age, went to the army two-and-a-half years ago, and three months later was sent to France.

In civil life he was employed as a jute batcher with Messes John N. Kyd & Co., Rashiewell Jute Mill.  His older brother, Private M’Gann, Black Watch, was killed in 1914.  A brother, James, is serving with the Scottish Rifles.

Dundee Courier 16th July 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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