John Moncur

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 40964
  • Rank: Rifleman
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Irish Rifles
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 10.08.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 40

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 3 Heans Lane, Dundeee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Ellen Moncur, 3 Heans Lane, Dundee

  • Children:

    1 Child

More about John Moncur

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.

John Moncur    40964   Irish Rifles


News has been received by Mrs Moncur, 3 Hean’s Lane, Dundee, that her husband, Pte. John Moncur, Irish Rifles, was killed in action on 10th of this month.  Private Moncur joined up at the outbreak of war, and proceeded to France towards the end of 1914.  Deceased leaves a widow and one child.

Dundee Courier 30th August 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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