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: 40964
- Rank: Rifleman
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 3 Heans Lane, Dundeee
Ellen Moncur, 3 Heans Lane, Dundee
More about John Moncur
John has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.
John Moncur 40964 Irish Rifles
DUNDEE RIFLEMAN KILLED.
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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