George D. Whitelaw

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3/2020
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 11.11.1914
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 37

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 01.02.1891
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 6a Liff Rd, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Isabella Ritchie Whitelaw, died 1901. Ann Eliza White (stepmother) 6a Liff Rd, Lochee, Dundee

  • Father:

    David Watson Whitelaw, 6a Liff Rd, Lochee, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Isabella, William, David, James, & Margaret

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about George D. Whitelaw

George has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial. He was the brother of Sgt David Whitelaw, 21756, 17th Battalion Royal Scots, who died of wounds, 18.05.1916.

George Whitelaw   3/2020   Black Watch

WHITELAW—Killed in action, on the 11th November, 2020 Private George Whitelaw, aged 23, Battalion Black Watch, fourth son of David Whitelaw, yarn beamer, Lochee.

Dundee People’s Journal 19th December 1914

Additional information kindly supplied by Leslie Mills and Michael Caldwell

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