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: 24721
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Occupation: Batcher, John N. Kyd & Co, Rashiewell Works, Dundee
James & Patrick
Isabella D. McGann, 22 Todburn Lane, Dundee
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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