Joseph Scanlan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Govan
  • Service no: 14092
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 30
  • Date of Death: 28.04.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Roeux British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: D.57.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 44 Lilybank Road, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Luke Scanlan

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

    John, born 27.08.1906, Charles, born 17.09.1907, Jane, born 24.03.1911 & James, born 27.09.1913

More about Joseph Scanlan

Joseph is listed as SCANLAN on the C.W.G.C. website but his C.W.G.C. headstone is marked as SCANLON.

Joseph was a widower.

Guardian of John, William White, c/o Gracie, 59 Blackscroft, Dundee.

Guardian of Charles, Mrs Blackley, 44 Lilybank Rd, Dundee.

Guardian of Jane, Mrs Menzies White, 54 Jamaica St, Dundee.

Guardian of James, Mrs Leddy, c/o Mullen, 126 1/2 Kirk Rd, Wishaw.

Joseph Scanlan   14092   Royal Scots

SCANLAN—Previously reported missing, now officially reported killed on 28th April, 1917, Private Joseph Scanlan, Royal Scots.

Dundee Peoples Journal 11th August 1917

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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