James Birmingham

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 202968
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 09.04.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 112 to 115

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Blairgowrie
  • Address: 26 West Hendersons, Wynd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Mill Worker, Don, Buist & Co Ltd, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Catherine McPhillips Birmingham, 26 West Hendersons Wynd, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Birmingham, 26 West Hendersons Wynd, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Birmingham

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

James Birmingham   202968   Seaforth Highlanders


Private James Birmingham, Seaforth Highlanders, has been about 20 months in the army, but only saw service in France for ten days.  His father resides at 26 West Henderson Wynd.  Private Birmingham is only 19 years of age, and prior to joining up was in the employment of Don Bros., Buist, & Co., Limited.

Dundee Courier 27th May 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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