William McLeod

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: June 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 545300
  • Rank: Sapper
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
  • Unit/Ship: 428th Field Company
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 37
  • Date of Death: 05.05.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Couin New British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: D.35.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Monifieth
  • Address: Wellbank Feus by Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Eliza Jane McLeish, Wellbank Fues

  • Children:

    Ellen, born 09.02.1907, William, born 17.06.1909, Allan. born 17.03.1910, James, born 27.12.1911, Marjory, born 31.05.1914 & Neil, born 07.12.1916

More about William McLeod

  1. M’Leod    Royal Engineers

Sapper W. M’Leod, Royal Engineers, whose wife resides at Wellbank Fens, Dundee, was killed in action on 5th May.  Sapper M’Leod enlisted in June 1915, and saw eight months’ service at the front.  He leaves six children.  Deceased was a son-in-law of Mr A. Peters, Kirkbuddo.

Dundee Courier 25th June 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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