Joseph Welsh

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: November 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 26432
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 16th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 02.04.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Nesle Communal Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: C.24.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 20.04.1892
  • Place of Birth: Glenboig, Stirlingshire
  • Address: 3 Crescent Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Preparer, Hillbank Linen Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Mary Welsh

  • Father:

    William Welsh

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Catherine Napier Welsh, 3 Crescent St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Mary Napier Welsh, born 17.09.1916

More about Joseph Welsh

Joseph Welsh   26432   H.L.I.


Mrs Welsh, 3 Crescent Street, Dundee, has received official intimation that her husband, Private Joseph Welsh, H.L.I., has died of wounds received in action.

Deceased, who was 25 years of age, joined the army in November, 1915, and had been at the front for fully five months.  Previous to enlistment he was a preparer in Hillbank Linen Works.

Dundee Courier 26th April 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Joseph’s great granddaughter, Janice Davidson. Further information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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