James P. Anderson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 18316
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 18.08.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: B.27.19.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 1887
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 27 North Ellen Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Andrew Taylor & Co, Forebank Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Anderson, 27 North Ellen St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Frederick Anderson, 27 North Ellen St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    William, Thomas, Annie, Mary, Isabella, Elizabeth & Catherine

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James P. Anderson

James P. Anderson   18316   K.O.S.B.


Mrs Anderson, 27 North Ellen Street, Dundee, has received official intimation of the death from gunshot wounds of her son Pte. James P. Anderson, K.O.S.B.

Pte. Anderson enlisted shortly after the outbreak of war, and had been at the front for about seventeen months.  Prior to enlistment the deceased soldier was employed by Messrs Andrew Taylor & Co., Forebank Works, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 21st August 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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