Great War Dundee
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: 4125
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
- Unit/Ship: 12th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 38
- Date of Death: 23.04.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Arras Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 8
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Glasgow
- Address: 21 Cotton Road, Dundee
- Occupation: Trades Lane Calender, Dundee
Margaret Beatrice Murray McGlashan, 21 Cotton Rd, Dundee
John, born 23.07.1908
More about John McGlashan
John has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.
John McGlashan 4125 Highland Light Infantry
DUNDEE SOLDIER KILLED BY SHELL.
Mrs McGlashan, 21 Cotton Road, Dundee, has received official intimation that her husband, Private John McGlashan Highland Light Infantry, was killed in action on 23rd April. Deceased, who was 38 years of age, had been in the army for two years, and had been 20 months in the firing line. An officer, informing Mrs McGlashan of her husbands death, states that he was killed by a shell when in an advance. Prior to enlistment Pte. McGlashan was employed in the Trades Lane Calendering Co., Ltd., Dundee.
Dundee Courier 24th May 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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