George Patterson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 11415
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 14.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 6D & 7D

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Aberdeen
  • Address: 25 Kinnaird Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Mary Patterson or Londragon

  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    B. Laing (partner)

  • Children:

More about George Patterson

George has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

DUNDEE MEN KILLED IN ACTION. Pte. Edward Toner, Black Watch, is another of Dundee’s young men who has fallen in action.
His parents, who reside at 2 Cherryfield Lane, have received intimation that he has been killed. Deceased was 23 years of age, and had been at the front for 22 months. Previous to enlisting he was a millworker. He was killed by a rifle grenade when he was leaving the trenches. Another brother is serving in the H.L.I.
Lance-Corporal George Patterson, Royal Scots, 25 Kinnaird Street, has also been killed in action. He was 22 years of age. Deceased was in the regulars when war broke out, and has been at the front practically since the commencement of hostilities, and had been twice wounded. The Courier, Friday, 4 August 1916, 4.

Georges mother Mary is believed to be the wife of Trimmer Robert Londragan, 1496TS, H. M. Trawler Oropesa II, who died 31.01.1918.

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