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: Liverpool
- Service no: 21152
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
- Unit/Ship: 1st Garrison Battalion
- Place of Death: India
- Age at Death: 48
- Date of Death: 26.01.1917
- Burial Country: India
- Cemetery: Jhansi Cantonment Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Plot C. Grave 1784.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Aberdeen
Isabella Clarkin, 11 Crescent St, Dundee
Alexander, born 21.11.1903 & 4 other children names unknown
More about James Clarkin
James Clarkin 21152 Royal Scots Fusiliers
DUNDEE RESERVIST DIES ABROAD.
The sad intelligence has been received by Mrs James Clarkin, 11 Crescent Street, Dundee, that her husband, Gunner James Clarkin, has died of enteric fever in hospital abroad.
Gunner Clarkin was 48 years of age, and being a reservist was called up at the outbreak of war. He came over from Canada, and joined the Royal Scots Fusiliers. Prior to enlistment he was employed in the Caledon Foundry, and leaves a widow, with five of a family, two sons having seen much of the recent fighting.
Dundee Courier 14th February 1917
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