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: Aberdeen
- Service no: 3/4705
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 33
- Date of Death: 20.07.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II.F.26.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Forfar
- Address: 2 Park Lane, Dundee
Jessie Rennie, (partner) 11 Larch St, Dundee
John, born 21.06.1905, Annie, born 12.08.1909 & Jessie, born 09.05.1912
More about John Ross
John Ross 3/4705 Gordon Highlanders
DUNDEE GORDON DIES OF WOUNDS.
Private John Ross, of the 3d Gordon Highlanders, who is officially reported to have died of wounds on 20th July. Private Ross was previously officially reported killed after the battle of Neuve, but wrote to his wife some time afterwards stating that he was quite well. He was a Reservist, and was previously employed as a dock labourer. Deceased was 34 years of age. He is survived by a widow and three children, who reside at 2 Park Lane.
Dundee Evening Telegraph 3rd September 1915
William Webster 10522 Royal Scots Fu
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