Scottish National War MemorialPte John WILSON, 1791, of Unknown Unit attached to THE BLACK WATCH ROYAL HIGHLANDERS, was born in Gowanhill Lanarkshire. He died on 30 July 1916 F&F. He is listed on the roll of THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS). The cause of death is given as Killed in action. Other information given: 6th Bn.
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Commonwealth War Graves CommissionPrivate JOHN WILSON, 1791, served in the 6th Bn. of the Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). He died on 30 July 1916 in France and is buried in THIEPVAL MEMORIAL and is commemorated on Pier and Face 10 A.
War MemorialPrivate John Wilson, 1/6th, Black Watch, is commemorated on the War Memorial at Auchterarder.
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Soldiers Died in the Great WarPrivate John Wilson, 1791, 6th (Perthshire) Battalion (Territorial), Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), was killed in action on 30 Jul 1916 in France and Flanders. He enlisted at Auchterarder, Perthshire.
Auchterarder Roll of HonourPrivate John WILSON lived at Strathern House. He enlisted 7th August 1914 in the 6th battalion of the Black Watch. Home service at North Queensferry, south Queensferry, Dalmeny, Inverkeithing, Wormit, Dundee, Bedford. Served France from 2nd May 1915 to 30th July 1916. Killed. He died 30th July 1916.
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