This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Perth
- Service no: 3/3362
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: Iraq
- Age at Death: 36
- Date of Death: 03/05/1916
- Burial Country: Iraq
- Cemetery: Amara War Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: VII. G. 3.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Leith
- Address: 74 Douglas St, Dundee
- Occupation: Batcher, Ashton Works, Dundee
Mary Jane Flood (formerly Welsh) 43 Larch St, Dundee
Patrick, born 19.12.1901, Mary Ann, born 23.06.1904, Ann, born 02.05.1910 & Edward, born 16.08.1912
More about Patrick Welsh
Patrick died of wounds received on the 1st May, 1916. This man is recorded as WELSH on both C.W.G.C. & Scottish National War Memorial.
Patrick Walsh 3/3362 Black Watch
DUNDEE SOLDIER’S DEATH FROM WOUNDS.
Private Patrick Walsh, Black Watch, whose home was at 74 Douglas Street, Dundee, has died in hospital from wounds received in action. Deceased, who was 39 years of age, was a reservist, and had been on foreign service since the New Year. He was formerly a batcher in Ashton Works, and is survived by a widow and four of a family.
Dundee Courier 1st June 1916
Information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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