John McLeish

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/8274
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 27
  • Date of Death: 26.03.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Avesnes-Les-Comte Communal Cemetery Extention
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.C.8.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 76 Blackscroft, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Mrs McLiesh, 100 Foundry Lane, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Isabella McLeish, 76 Blackscroft, Dundee

  • Children:

    Mary, born 13.04.1913 & Selina, born 19.03.1917

More about John McLeish

John McLeish   S/8274   Seaforth Highlanders

M’LEISH―In loving memory of my dear son, Private John M’Leish, who died on the 26th March 1917. – Inserted by his mother.

M’LEISH―In loving memory of my dear husband, Private John M’Leish, who died on the 26th March 1917 at a Casualty Clearing Station, beloved husband of Isabella Donegan, 76 Blackscroft, Dundee. – Inserted by his sorrowing widow and his children May and Selina.

Dundee People’s Journal 30th March 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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