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Meshach Wheatley McLagan1

M, #8296, b. 24 April 1896, d. 14 October 1916
  • Birth*: Meshach Wheatley McLagan was born on 24 April 1896 at 12 Park Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1896 births in the district of St Peter in the urgh of Dundee, ref 305; Meshach Wheatley McLAggan, 1896 April Twenty-fourth 7h 20m pm, 12 Park Lane Dundee, male, parents David Chalmers McLaggan plumber journeyman & Johan McLagan ms Wheatley, m 1894 June 9th Dundee; informant David McLagan father; registered 1896 May 7th at Dundee T Y Miller registrar.2
  • He was the son of David McLagan and Johan Wheatley.1
  • (Deceased) Death*: Meshach Wheatley McLagan died on 14 October 1916 at British Expeditionary Force, France, at age 20 Return of Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men of the 5th Battalion , Royal Highlanders Killed in Action or who have died whilst on Service Abroad in the War of 1914 to ... Regimental number 241230, Private McLagan, Meshach, aged 20, born Scotland, died on or since 14. 10. 16, died BEF France, presumed dead.3
  • (Interred) Burial*: He was buried after 14 October 1916 at Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval, Somme, France.4
Last Edited: 15 Mar 2017

Parents:

Father*: David McLagan1 b. c 1866
Mother*: Johan Wheatley1 b. 13 Dec 1867

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory births 282/01 0305.
  2. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory births 282/01 0305 [May 2011].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory deaths 122/AF 0187 [May 2011].
  4. [S31] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org/) www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=526823 [May 2011].