John Williamson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 4753
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 03/09/1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.D.59.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 18 Crescent Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Lizzie Williamson, 52 West Port, Dundee

  • Father:

    George Williamson, 52 West Port, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jemima Williamson, 18 Crescent Lane, Dundee

  • Children:

More about John Williamson

John Williamson   4753   Black Watch

WILLIAMSON___Killed in action, on 3rd September 1916, Private John Williamson, 4753, Black Watch, aged  20 years, beloved husband of Jemima Williamson, 18 Crescent Lane, Dundee.

                  also –  second son of George and Lizzie Williamson, 52 West Port, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 23rd September 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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