John McKernan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 30598
  • Rank: Private
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  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 16th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 31.03.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.D.31.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 11 Larch Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Mill Worker, Dudhope Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Jane McKernan, 11 Larch St, Dundee

  • Father:
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More about John McKernan

John McKernan   30598   Highland Light Infantry


Intimation has been received by his parents, who reside at 11 Larch Street, Dundee, of the death in France from pneumonia of Pte. John McKernan, of the Highland Light Infantry.

Pte. McKernan, who was 20 years of age, enlisted about a year ago, and had been in France for six months.  In civil life he was employed as a millworker in Dudhope Works.

Dundee Courier 24th May 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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