John Reilly

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 39134
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 11th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 20.09.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 11 to 14 & 162

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 27 Lower Pleasance, Dundee
  • Occupation: Halley Brothers, Hacklemakers, South Ward Rd, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Annie Reilly, 27 Lower Pleasance, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Reilly

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial. Formerly 25950, Highland Light Infantry.

John Reilly   39134   Royal Scots

DUNDEE ROYAL SCOT MAKES SUPREME SACRIFICE.

News has been received of the death in action of Sergeant John Reilly, Royal Scots, youngest son of Mrs Reilly, 27 Lower Pleasance, Dundee.  The deceased, who was 25 years of age, was previously employed by Halley Brothers, Limited, hacklemakers, South Ward Road, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 24th October 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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