Name:-    Black, John

Nationality:-    UK

Age :-    23

Rank:-    Lance Serjeant

Number:-    2187


Service:-     Army

Regiment:-    "B" Coy., 6th Bn., Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

Date of death:-    13th  November, 1916

Cemetery / Memorial:-    Mailly Wood Cemetery, France

Area of Cemetery / Memorial:-    1.F.12.

Family information:-    Son of Thomas E. & Arabella Black, Station Hotel, Blairgowrie

Extra information:-

1901 Census

25, Park Avenue, Dundee

Thomas E Black, head, 32, Spirit Merchant Wavehouseoman, b. Kinfauns, Perthshire

Isabella N S Black, wife, 28, b. Maves, Forfarshire

John Black, son, 9, scholar, b. Dundee, Forfarshire

Jessie S Black, daughter, 5, b. Dundee, Forfarshire

Catherine E Black, daughter, 3, b. Dundee, Forfarshire


Blairgowrie Advertiser 17th July 1915 page 2

Here you will find a picture of the Blairgowrie 1/6th Black Watch men.  It includes a picture of Private John Black, Perth Street".

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