Peter McLagan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: June 1916
  • Place of enlistment: Alexandria, Dumbartonshire
  • Service no: 420452
  • Rank: Sapper
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
  • Unit/Ship: 477th Field Company
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 04.10.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Duhallow Advanced Dressing Station Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.D.29.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Alexandria, Dumbartonshire
  • Address: 11 Rosefield Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Motor Engineer, Argyll Motor Company, Alexandria
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:

    Janet Shaw McLagan, 11 Rosefield St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Jean? born 05.07.1912

More about Peter McLagan

Peter McLagan   420452  


Sapper Peter M’Lagan, who belongs to Dundee, has been killed in action.  The sad intelligence has been received by his wife, who at present resides with her mother at 11 Rosefield Street, Dundee.  Deceased enlisted in June, 1916, and proceeded to France a year later, being killed in the beginning of October.

Prior to enlistment he was employed as a motor engineer with the Argyll Motor Company, Alexandria.  A brother was killed in action some time ago.

Dundee Courier 3rd November 1917

Additional information and image very kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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