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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CONDUCTED HIMSELF WITH TRUE COURAGE.
Mrs D. M'Naughton, who resides at Parker's Court, Dundee, has been notified that her husband has been killed in action.

Private M'Naughton, who was 23 years of age, was formerly employed by Messrs Langlands & M'Ainsh, Seagate, as a sawyer. He enlisted at the outbreak the war, and went to the front about 18 months ago. He was serving in the Black Watch. Part of a letter to his wife from the lieutenant commanding his company reads as follows: "I can only say that during the past fortnight, when we have been in close contact with the enemy, he conducted himself with the true courage of a British soldier."
Dundee Courier 10 August 1916

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

EIGHT YEARS IN THE ARMY.
Private John Kane, Royal Scots, son of Mr Joseph Kane 10 Hunter Street, Dundee,has died of wounds. He was a regular soldier, having joined the army when he was 18 years of age. Private Kane was in India for six years, and occupied the post of piper for some time.

He came from India with the first contingent, and had been at the front for almost two years. His brother Joseph is in the Scottish Rifles.

His father, by way of showing his patriotism, volunteered for service on the outbreak of war.
Dundee Courier 10 August 1916

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

VICTIM OF GERMAN SHELL.
Pte. George Jamieson, Black Watch, son Mr Thomas Jamieson, 28 Fleuchar Street, Dundee, has also been killed in action. A letter has been received from a comrade of the deceased, in which it is stated that Private Jamieson was killed as the result of the bursting of a German shell in the trench which his regiment occupied. He lived for only about twenty minutes after the explosion. Private Jamieson was in the firing line for fourteen months. Prior to enlistment he was employed by Messrs John Sharp & Sons, Ltd., Bower Mill, Dundee. A brotherin-law of Private Jamieson was killed some time ago.
Dundee Courier 10 August 1916

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BLACK WATCH SOLDIER KILLED
News has been received by Mr and Mrs Blyth, 86 Peddie Street, Dundee, that their son, Private John Blyth, Black Watch, was killed in action on July 18. Private Blyth, who was 19 years of age, enlisted in the 17th Lancers in January, 1915, and was later transferred to the Black Watch. He went to the front in July of last year. Prior to enlistment Private Blyth was employed as postal telegraph messenger between Dundee and Meigle.
Dundee Courier 10 August 1916

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

FORMER FIREMAN FALLS.
Lce.-Cpl. D. Abbot, Black Watch, son of Mr and Mrs A. Abbot, 4 Corso Street. Dundee, was killed in action on 14th July. He was 23 years of age, and for a considerable time prior to enlisting he was employed as a fireman with the North British Railway Company.

Mr and Mrs Abbot have two other sons on active service.
Dundee Courier 10 August 1916
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

KILLED AFTER SIXTEEN MONTHS' SERVICE.
Private Wm. Reid, Black Watch, only son of Mrs Reid, 66 Foundry Lane, Dundee, is officially reported as having been killed in action on 28th July. Private Reid was in the Black Watch when war broke out, and he served at the front for sixteen months. He was 18 years of age, and was prior to enlistment employed as a millworker.
Dundee Courier 10 August 1916
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2012 1:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The original Dundee RoH within the Museum Archives;



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:02 pm    Post subject: Dundee Reply with quote

Thanks to Mrs Aase Goldsmith for the newspaper report.
See also Dec 14th 2011 posting by Delboy.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:31 am    Post subject: W G? Nicoll G.H. 132 Long Lane, Broughty Ferry is this him? Reply with quote

Name:William Caird Nicoll
Birth Place:Dundee
Death Date:
14 Apr 1918
Death Location:France & Flanders
Enlistment Location:Dundee
Rank:Private
Regiment:Gordon Highlanders
Battalion:7th Battalion
Number:S/22672
Type of Casualty:Killed in action
CWGC: PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 7:38 am    Post subject: John Dawson 2nd Lt GH Reply with quote

John Dawson 2nd Lt 11th Gordon Highlanders Killed in Action F & F 25-Sep-15 Medal card: Mother: Mrs D Dawson, Harborough, Kessland Drive, Milngavie, nr Glasgow. Officers Book page 166. attd 4th Bn. Dundee City Roll of Honour: Strawberrybank. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119 Harris Academy Memorial
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 7:45 am    Post subject: Edward W Anderson Cpl GH Reply with quote

Edward W Anderson A/Cpl 3/6575 1st Gordon Highlanders Aberdeen Aberdeen Killed in Action F & F 14-Dec-14 City of Dundee: Cpl late of Dundee. City Roll of Honour : 23 James St; Aberdeen. Walking the Salient by Paul Reed : Page 160-2. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38 City & Dundee City
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 7:49 am    Post subject: Peter Anderson Pte GH (394) Reply with quote

Peter Anderson Pte 394 1st Gordon Highlanders b Peterhead e Dundee Died of Wounds F & F 09-Apr-17 Dundee City Roll of Honour: 47 Balgay St; Lochee. Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun Fr 0113 Plot II Row B Grave 04
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 7:52 am    Post subject: William Angus L/cpl (2039) Reply with quote

William Angus L/cpl 2039 4th Gordon Highlanders b St Andrews e Aberdeen Died of Wounds F & F 21-Jul-15 Husband of Mrs Angus. (Leaves a widow & 2 children). City Roll of Honour : 46 York Pl; Aberdeen. City Roll of Honour: Dundee: 25 Lilybank Rd; Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery B 011 Plot III Row B Grave 6 Scotsman: 31-07-15 Page 11:Employed:Northern Ag Co City & Dundee City
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Robert John Chisholm Cpl S/6501 8th/10th Gordon Highlanders b Huntly e Dundee Age 29 Killed in Action F & F 11-Nov-16 Son of Mrs Chisholm, Aberdeen & the late Robert Chisholm. Roll of Honour : died 12th 30/11/16 page 3 : Photo. Only son of the late Robert Chisholm, Carting Contractor, Deebank Croft, Banchory. Dundee City Roll of Honour: 312 Breck St; Broughty Ferry. Ribemont Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 0196 Plot II Row A Grave 9 Aberdeen Daily Journal 18-11-16 Banchory & Dundee City
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Thomas Christie Pte 202890 5th Gordon Highlanders b Aberdeen e Aberdeen Killed in Action F & F 22-Mar-18 City Roll of Honour : 58 Urquhart Rd; Aberdeen. Date : 21st. Pozieres Memorial M. R. 27 Panel 73
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