John Wilson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 53324
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 2 Graham Place, Dundee
  • Occupation: Baker, Dundee Cooperative Society
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Ann Banks Wilson, 2 Graham Pl, Dundee

  • Children:

    1 Child

More about John Wilson

John Wilson   53324   Royal Fusiliers


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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