John Ormond

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 26540
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 21.09.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Meath Cemetery, Villers-Guislain
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.A.8.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 2 St Davids Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation: Apprentice Iron-turner, Blackness Foundry, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    David Ormond, 2 St Davids Lane, Dundee

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More about John Ormond

John Ormond   26540   Scottish Rifles

Private John Ormond, Scottish Rifles, son of Mr David Ormond, 2 St David’s Lane, Dundee, has been killed in action.  Private Ormond, who was twenty years of age, enlisted when he was eighteen in the Scottish Rifles, and had been eighteen months in France.  He had been twice wounded, and was formerly an apprentice iron turner in Blackness Foundry.

Dundee Courier 12th October 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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