John Powrie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/5376
  • Rank: Signaller
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: H.M. Trawler, Pelican
  • Unit/Ship: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
  • Place of Death:
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 18.02.1916
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: Dundee Eastern Necropolis
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: MM.3.1828.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 16 Elizabeth Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: J & A. D. Grimmond, Maxwelltown Works, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:

    Agnes Powrie, 13 Elizabeth St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Isabella, born 11.05.1913, John, born 21.08.1914 & William, born 19.02.1916

More about John Powrie

John Powrie   CZ/5367   Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve


Mrs Powrie, 13 Elizabeth Street, Dundee, has received official intimation that her husband, Signalman John Powrie, R.N.V.R., on board H.M.T. Pelican, has died in Pembroke Naval Hospital.  Signalman Powrie fell from a height of about 35 feet on board ship, and sustained a fractured spine.

Deceased was 24 years of age, and enlisted, along with his brother William, in the Naval Division in October last.  Previously he was employed by J. & A. D. Grimond & Co., Ltd., Maxwelltown Works.

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Calwell

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