This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 2670
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death: RAMC Casualty Clearing Station No. 7
- Age at Death: 30
- Date of Death: 30/10/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Merville Communal Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: IV. L. 3.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 80 Blackness Road, Dundee
- Occupation: Porter
Mary Ann Allan, 38 Wilkies Lane, Dundee
Robina, born, 14.02.1905, Annie, born 30.03.1906, Jemima, born 01.04.1908, Charles, born 03.02.1910, Davina, born 30.07.1912 & Christina, born 12.03.1915.
More about James Allan
James Allan 2670 Black Watch
Private James Allan, of the 4th Black Watch, has died in France from wounds. He leaves a widow and six of a family, who reside at 80 Blackness Road. Deceased was previously employed as a porter in a drapery establishment in the city.
Dundee Courier 20th November 1915
Additionaly information contributed by J. Flood.
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