James Barrie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 2084
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Fraserburgh
  • Address: 9 Carnegie Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Williamina Barrie, 9 Carnegie St, Dundee

  • Father:
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More about James Barrie

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Basra Memorial.

James Barrie   Black Watch 


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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