James Allan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 240470
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 'C' Company, 5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 27.05.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Duisans British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: V. G. 67

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Margaret Allan, 15 Lochee Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Allan, 15 Lochee Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Allan

James Allan   Black Watch

Pte. James Allan, Black Watch, was killed on the 27th May by the bursting of a shell in a dugout.  He was 24 years of age, and enlisted a week after war broke out, having been three and a half years in France.  His mother resides at 15 Lochee Road. Previous to joining the colours he was in the employment of the North British Railway. A brother, Gunner Alex. Allan, is at present serving with the R.F.A., in Italy.

Dundee Courier 11th June 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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