James Cochrane

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: November 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 76139
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Notts & Derby Regiment (Sherwood Foresters)
  • Unit/Ship: 16th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 26
  • Date of Death: 03.08.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 39 & 41

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 46 Kemback Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Warehouseman
  • Mother:

    Mrs M. Cochrane, 5 Bell Lane, Broughty Ferry

  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Agnes Scrimgeour (formally Cochrane) 46 Kemback St, Dundee

  • Children:

More about James Cochrane

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

James Cochrane   76139   Sherwood Foresters


Mrs J. Cochrane, 45 Watson Street, Dundee, received intimation that her husband, Pte. James Cochrane, Sherwood Foresters, was killed on July 31.  Deceased who was 26 years of age, enlisted in November, 1915, in the Royal Engineers, and afterwards became attached to the Sherwood Foresters.  He went to France in January of this year.  Before the war he was employed as a warehouseman.

Dundee Courier 22nd August 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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