William Paton

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 293010
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Farnham, Surrey, England
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 20/05/1917
  • Burial Country: United Kingdom
  • Cemetery: Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: C. 1. 538.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 10.09.1897
  • Place of Birth: 23 Lower Pleasance, Dundee
  • Address: 43 Nethergate, Dundee
  • Occupation: Carter, Wardle & Co, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Euphemia Duncan Paton, 10 Blackness St, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Paton, 10 Blackness St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Paton

William died of his wounds.

William Paton   293010   Black Watch

Paton___Pte. William Paton, Black Watch, wounded April 23rd, died from wounds May 20th.  His father has just been invalided home.  Pte. Paton prior to the war was employed as a carter with Wardle & Co.

Dundee People’s Journal 26th May 1917

Gravemarker photo, courtesy of John G Duffus, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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