James Devlin

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3/7049
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death:
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 04.12.1915
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: Ayton Parish Churchyard, Berwickshire
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: North East of old Church

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 5 Temple Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Rose Devlin, 11 West Port, Dundee

  • Children:

    Helen McGee, born 02.06.1907

More about James Devlin

James Devlin   3/7049   Gordon Highlanders

Fell From Express

Early on Saturday morning the door of a compartment of the midnight express from Edinburgh was found open near Berwick, and on a search being made along the line the body of a soldier was found near Marshall Meadows, four miles north of Berwick.  From the number and name on the waterproof coat the body is supposed to be that of 7049 James Devlin, 3rd Division 1st Gordon Highlanders, whose wife resides at 5 Temple Lane, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 11th December 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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