James K. Dawson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: February 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Forfar
  • Service no: 345959
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 14th (Fife and Forfar Yeomanry) Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 10/09/1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Templeux-Le-Guerard British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I. B. 18.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Forfar
  • Address: 12 Paterson Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Ann Dawson, 12 Paterson St, Dundee

  • Father:

    John Dawson, 12 Paterson St, Dundee

  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:
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More about James K. Dawson

James Dawson   345959   Fife and Forfar Yeomanry (attached Black Watch)

Pte. J. Dawson, Fife and Forfar Yeomanry (attached Black Watch, Lewis Gun Section), son of Mr John Dawson, 12 Paterson Street, has been killed in action.  He joined up in February, 1915, and was wounded in France in September, 1916.  Pte. Dawson went to Egypt in February last year.

Dundee Courier 8th October 1918

James is believed to be the brother of Pte Alexander Dawson, 202293, 4th Black Watch

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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