John Speed

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: 3338
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    William Speed

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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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