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: Fort Madilda
- Service no: 203912
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
- Unit/Ship: 5th/6th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 20.05.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Arras Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 6
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 7 John St, Dundee
- Occupation: Grove Mills, Dundee
Mary Reilly, 7 John St, Dundee
More about Joseph Reilly
Joseph has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.
MISSING DUNDEE SOLDIER REPORTED KILLED.
Private Joseph Reilly, Scottish Rifles, who was posted missing on 20th May, 1917 is now officially presumed to have been killed on or since that date. He was the only son of Mrs Reilly, 7 John Street, Dundee, and enlisted about 2½ years ago. He was 20 years of age, and had been about four months in France. Prior to enlisting Private Reilly was employed in Grove Mills, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 5th March 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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