Peter McLean

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 2753
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion, 'C' Company, 9th Platoon
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 25.09.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 02.07.1876
  • Place of Birth: 21 Annfield Rd, Dundee
  • Address: 48 Watsons Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation: Bricklayers Labourer
  • Mother:

    Margaret McLean (nee Johnston) died 17.06.1946

  • Father:

    Thomas McLean

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Annie McKenzie McLean, 16 Kings Rd, Coupar Angus

  • Children:

    Thomas, Frederick, born 02.03.1901 Helen, born 26.12.1902, Margaret, born 08.03.1906, Peter, born 21.06.1908, Alexander born 23.05.1911 & Annie, born 03.05.1914

More about Peter McLean

It is believed that Peter was also a Music Hall singer, going by the stage name of ‘The Singing Navvy’. His son Frederick enlisted aged 15 and served as a boy soldier. He did not actively serve but it is believed that he was assigned to burial duty, he survived the war. His youngest son Alexander served during World War 2 and was killed at Anzio.

Additional information kindly supplied by Nigel Bruton

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