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: Perth
- Service no: 3338
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 22
- Date of Death: 30/07/1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier and Face 10 A.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
More about John Speed
John is remembered on the Invergowrie & Longforgan War Memorial.
John Speed 3338 Black Watch
SPEED___Died of wounds, on the 30th July, Pte. John Speed, aged 22, Black Watch, son of William Speed, and grandson of Mrs Isabella Speed, Huntly Cottage, Longforgan.
Dundee People’s Journal 19th August 1916
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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