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: 2084
- Rank: Sergeant
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: Iraq
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 14/03/1917
- Burial Country: Iraq
- Cemetery: Basra Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 25 and 63.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Fraserburgh
- Address: 9 Carnegie Street, Dundee
Williamina Barrie, 9 Carnegie St, Dundee
More about James Barrie
James has no known grave but is remembered on the Basra Memorial.
James Barrie Black Watch
WOUNDED IN THREE PLACES.
Lance-Corporal James Barrie, 2nd Black Watch, whose parents reside at 1 Stobswell Road, Dundee, has been wounded in the hand, arm, and leg. He is 25 years of age, and has served seven years in the regiment, five of which he spent in India.
Dundee Courier 4th August 1915
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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