Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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James Turnbull Cargill
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Kirkaldy
- Service no: 241203
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 24
- Date of Death: 09/05/1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension
- Grave/Mem Ref no: IV. A. 21.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 15 Step Row, Dundee
- Occupation: Assistant to City Analyst
Mary Cargill, 15 Step Row, Dundee
James M. Cargill
More about James Turnbull Cargill
Son of Mr & Mrs James Cargill.
James T. Cargill Black Watch
Private James T. Cargill, Black Watch, was, prior to joining up in the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry in 1915, assistant to Mr Andrew Dargie, city analyst. He was a son of Mr and Mrs Cargill, 15 Step Row. After being transferred to the Black Watch Pte. Cargill saw much service, and had been four times wounded. A brother is still serving in France.
Dundee Courier 17th May 1918
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