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: 10725
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 11.08.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Chocques Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.J.42
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 62 Blackscroft, Dundee
Angus McLeod, 62 Blackscroft, Dundee
Edward & Peter
More about Angus Mcleod
On 11 August 1916, 10725 Pte. Angus McLeod, 2nd Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), died of wounds in France, aged 24.
McLeod was the eldest son of Mr McLeod, 62 Blackscroft, and had arrived in France with the British Expeditionary Force in 1914.
He is buried in Chocques Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, I. J. 42.
The above photograph shows Angus (left), with his brothers Edward and Peter.
DUNDEE SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS AFTER TWO YEARS’ EXPERIENCE OF WAR. Pte Angus McLeod (left), a Dundee soldier in the Scottish Rifles, has been struck down after braving the terrors of war for two years.
Mr Angus McLeod, 62 Blackscroft, Dundee, yesterday received official intimation that his eldest son, Private Angus McLeod, had died of wounds. Deceased, who was twenty-four years of age, had served about five years in the army. The Scottish Rifles were stationed at Malta when the war broke out, and were included in the first Expeditionary Force which went to the assistance of our Allies.
Mr McLeod is himself an old campaigner, having served seven years with the colours, during which he was engaged in the Egyptian War, and for which he holds the medal and star with five clasps. Two of his sons are in the fighting line. Private Edward McLeod (22) (centre), H.L.I., has seen service in both France and Mesopotamia, and was wounded in both these theatres of war. Private Peter McLeod (right), a lad of seventeen years, is in the Black Watch. A son-in-law, Private David Bartie, of the Hussars, was killed in December, 1914. The Courier, Saturday, 26 August 1916, 4.
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