William Strachan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3/557
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 10th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Greece
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 08/05/1917
  • Burial Country: Greece
  • Cemetery: Doiran Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no:

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Montrose
  • Address: 7 Annfield Road, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jane Bella Strachan

  • Father:

    John Strachan

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Agnes Strachan, 2 Smalls Wynd, Dundee

  • Children:

More about William Strachan

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Doiran Memorial.

William Strachan   3/557   Black Watch

STRACHAN___Reported missing 8th or 9th May 1917, now presumed killed on that date, 557 Pte. William Strachan, Black Watch, dearly loved husband of Agnes Strachan, 7 Annfield Road, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 27th July 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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