John McGhee

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Glasgow
  • Service no: 7352
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 12th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 26
  • Date of Death: 26.04.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Vermelles British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.F.19.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Glasgow
  • Address: 7a Atholl St, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Elizabeth Wilson (formerly Logan/McGhee) 7a Atholl St, Lochee

  • Children:

    James, born 12.10.1914

More about John McGhee

This man has 2 entries in the original Dundee Roll of Honour, one as James Logan and this entry. There is no James Logan 7352, Highland Light Infantry on either C.W.G.C. or S.D.G.W. This number was allocated to Pte John McGhee, 12th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, who was born and enlisted in Glasgow but was residing in Dundee when he enlisted, he was killed in action 26.04.1916.

A photo of a James Logan H.L.I. was printed in the Peoples Journal 1916.(see attached)

Information supplied by Gary Thomson

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