Patrick Strachan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: L/10275
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 32
  • Date of Death: 04.11.1914
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Bethune Town Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.A.50.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 71 Constable Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Dyer, Malcolm Ogilvie & Co Ltd, Constable Works, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    James Strachan, Hilltown, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Bridget Strachan, 71 Constable St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Patricia, born 09.02.1915

More about Patrick Strachan

Patrick Strachan   L/10275   Royal Fusiliers


Private Patrick Strachan, of the 4th Royal Fusiliers, who was killed in action near Bethune on 4th November.  Private Strachan was a dyer in the employment of Malcolm, Ogilvie, & Co., Ltd., Constable Works, and was called up as a Reservist.  He leaves a widow and child, born two days ago.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 11th February 1915

STRACHAN___In loving memory of my dear husband, Private Patrick Strachan, 10275, 4th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, who died of wounds received in action at Bethune on the 4th November 1915.

Inserted by his widow and child, Patricia, Constable Street.

Dundee People’s Journal 6th December 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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