James Avis Bertie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 2461
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death:
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 03/10/1915
  • Burial Country: United Kingdom
  • Cemetery: Tottenham Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Gen. 7333 (Screen Wall).

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 26 Paterson Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: James Paterson & Co. Lawside Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Agnes Todd Bertie

  • Father:

    David Bertie

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Margaret Bertie, 26 Paterson St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Step children- Arthur, born 25.09.1906, James, born 18.03.1908, Robert, born 22.12.1909. 

    Agnes 01.01.1914 & Charles born 07.06.1915.

More about James Avis Bertie

James Bertie   2461   4th Black Watch


Mrs Bertie, who resides at 26 Paterson Street, Dundee, has received official intimation that her husband, Private James Bertie, 4th Black Watch, died of wounds in hospital on Sunday.  Private Bertie was about 26 years of age, and enlisted at the outbreak of war.  He was previously employed by Messrs James Paterson & Company, Lawside Works.  Private Bertie was also wounded in the earlier stages of the war.

Dundee Courier 6th October 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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