This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
George Harrison Neil
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Broughty Ferry
- Service no: 2130
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 25
- Date of Death: 25/09/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 20 Lawson Place, Dundee
Susan Neil, 2 Kinnaird St, Dundee
Alexander Gibson Neil, James Neil, Robert Neil & William Neil
More about George Harrison Neil
George has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial
3 of his brothers also fell, they were, Sergeant James Neil 7047, 2nd Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, killed in action 15.05.1915, Driver Robert Neil 18417, 69th Field Company, Royal Engineers, died 07.03.1919 & Sergeant William Neil 7459, 2nd Battalion Highland Light Infantry, killed in action 17.05.1915. His brother Alexander served as a Private with the 2nd Divisional Train, Canadian Army Service Corps, 135936, and returned home safely.
George Harrison Neil 2130 Black Watch
NEIL___Killed in action in France, on the 25th September, 1915, 2130 Drummer George H. Neil, aged 25 years, of the 2d Black Watch, I.E.F., youngest son of Mrs S. Neil, 2 Kinnaird Street, also on the 17th May, 1915, Sergeants James and William Neil, 2d H.L.I., eldest and second sons of Mrs Neil, 2 Kinnaird Street, Dundee.
Dundee People’s Journal 16th October 1915
NEIL___In loving memory of 2130 Drummer George H. Neil, Black Watch, who was killed in action at Loos, September 25th 1915, youngest son of Mrs S. Neil, 2 Kinnaird Street.
Dundee People’s Journal 29th September 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by John Kennedy and Michael Caldwell
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