This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: November 1915
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 26432
- Rank: Private
- 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.
- Date of Birth: 20.04.1892
- Place of Birth: Glenboig, Stirlingshire
- Address: 3 Crescent Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Preparer, Hillbank Linen Works, Dundee
Catherine Napier, 3 Crescent St,Dundee
Mary Napier Welsh
More about Joseph Welsh
Joseph Welsh 26432 H.L.I.
DUNDEE SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS.
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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