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: Govan
- Service no: 14092
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 44 Lilybank Road, Dundee
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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