Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 635222
- Rank: Gunner
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
- Unit/Ship: 153rd Brigade
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 19
- Date of Death: 25.07.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: XVI.H.17
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 27 Victoria Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Apprentice Plumber
Susan Pringle, 27 Victoria Rd, Dundee
John Pringle, 27 Victoria Rd, Dundee
George & 1 other brother
More about Allan Pringle
Allan’s brother was Pte George A. Pringle, 28038, 18th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, who was killed in action 16.07.1917.
DUNDEE FAMILY’S SECOND LOSS.
Gunner Allan Pringle, R.F.A., son of Mr John Pringle, 27 Victoria Road, Dundee, who has been missing since 25th July last year, is now presumed to have died of wounds. Gunner Pringle who was 19 years of age, joined the army before he was 16, and had been in France for seven months.
He was previously employed as an apprentice plumber with Mr Alex Young, 168 Perth Road, Dundee. A brother of the deceased, Private George Pringle, H.L.I., was killed last July. Mr Pringle has two sons and one son-in-law still serving.
Dundee Courier 2nd April 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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