This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
John Mearns Ritchie
- Date of enlistment:
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- Rank: Lieutenant
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
- Unit/Ship: 12th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 24
- Date of Death: 15.07.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval
- Grave/Mem Ref no: XXIX.P.10.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 63 Crescent St, Dundee
David Ritchie, 63 Crescent St, Dundee
More about John Mearns Ritchie
Lieutenant Ritchie was 24 years of age and, prior to his enlistment, was employed in the office of Messrs Low & Bonar, jute manufacturers, Dundee. He joined the Gordon Highlanders in August 1914 and was gazetted to the Royal Scots in September. At one time he was Lieutenant in the 10th Company of the Dundee Boys’ Brigade.
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