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: Dundee
- Service no: 53324
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers
- Unit/Ship: 17th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 25
- Date of Death: 11.08.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Beuvry Communal Cemetery Extension
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.A.19
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 2 Graham Place, Dundee
- Occupation: Baker, Dundee Cooperative Society
Ann Banks Wilson, 2 Graham Pl, Dundee
More about John Wilson
John Wilson 53324 Royal Fusiliers
DUNDEE MAN KILLED IN ACTION.
Official intimation has been received by Mrs John Wilson, 2 Graham Place, Dundee, that her husband, Private John Wilson, Royal Fusiliers, was killed in action on August 11.
Previous to enlistment Private Wilson was employed as a baker with the Dundee Co-Operative Society. Deceased was 26 years of age and is survived by a widow and one child.
Dundee Courier 29th August 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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