Scottish National War MemorialPte John WILSON, 916, of Unknown Unit attached to THE BLACK WATCH ROYAL HIGHLANDERS, was born in Blackford Perthshire. He died on 20 September 1914 F&F. He is listed on the roll of THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS). The cause of death is given as Died of wounds. Other information given: 1st Bn.
Soldiers' WillsNot yet found
Commonwealth War Graves CommissionPrivate JOHN WILSON, 916, served in the 1st Bn. of the Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). He died on 20 September 1914 in France at the age of 25 and is buried in CITY OF PARIS CEMETERY, BAGNEUX and is commemorated on 19. I. A. 9. Additional information given: YOUNGEST SON OF JOHN AND CHRISTINA WILSON; HUSBAND OF CATHERINE B. RUSHTON (FORMERLY WILSON), OF 3, APPIN TERRACE, SLATEFORD RD., EDINBURGH. BORN AT BLACKFORD, PERTHSHIRE.
War MemorialJohn Wilson is commemorated on the War Memorial at Blackford. He died in 1914.
Distinguished Conduct MedalNot yet found
De Ruvigny's Roll of HonourNot yet found
British Army Pension RecordsNot yet found
British Army Service RecordsNot yet found
Soldiers Died in the Great WarPrivate John Wilson, 916, 1st Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), died on 20 Sep 1914 in France and Flanders. He enlisted at Auchterarder, Perthshire.
Auchterarder Roll of HonourNot yet found
SWARM: Possibly also 93