James Barnett

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Liverpool
  • Service no: S/7478
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 22/02/1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Tincourt New British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV. F. 11.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 99 Alexander Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Alexina Barnett, 99 Alexander St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Barnett, 99 Alexander St, Dundee

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More about James Barnett

James Barnett   S/7478   Black Watch

Lance Corporal, James Barnett, Black Watch, only son of Mr and Mrs A. Barnett, 99 Alexander Street, has died from wounds received on 22nd February.  Deceased, who was 25 years of age, was, previous to emigration to America, employed as a vanman by Peebles Bros.  L. Cpl. Barnett came home to the mother country to enlist, and entered the Black Watch.  He had been four times previously wounded.

Dundee Peoples Journal 9th March 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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