John Rafferty

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 9759
  • Rank: Guardsman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 18
  • Date of Death: 27.09.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 8 & 9

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 22 William St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Tenter, Gilroy & Sons, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Rafferty

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.

Rafferty   9759   1st Scots Guards

SCOTS GUARDSMAN MISSING

Mrs Rafferty, 22 Willison Street, Dundee, has received official intimation that her son, Private J. Rafferty, 1st Scots Guards, been missing since the fighting at Loos on 27th Sept.  Private Rafferty, who attains his nineteen birthday on the 15th of this month, was employed as a tenter with Gilroy, Sons, & Co., Ltd., when he enlisted in September, 1914.

Dundee Courier 3rd November 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

Can you tell us more about John Rafferty? Some additional facts, a small story handed down through the family or perhaps a picture or an heirloom you can share online. Contact our curator...

THANK YOU for your interest in helping the Great War Dundee project. Please complete the short form below and a curator will contact you in the next few days.

    I am writing to: