James Clarkin

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Liverpool
  • Service no: 21152
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Aberdeen
  • Address:
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  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Isabella Clarkin, 11 Crescent St, Dundee

  • Children:

    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

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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