James Dow

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 663145
  • Rank: Driver
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 5th Brigade, 3rd Battery
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 04.06.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Brandhoek Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.J.1.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 62 Church Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: J. C. Duffus, Densfield Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Dow, 62 Church St, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Dow, 62 Church St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Dow

James Dow   663145   Royal Field Artillery

DUNDEE R.F.A. MAN FALLS IN ACTION.

Mrs James Dow, 62 Church Street, Dundee, has received official intimation that her son, Private James Dow, had been killed in action on 4th June.

Private Dow, who was 19 years of age, enlisted in the R.F.A. shortly after the outbreak of war, and had been nine months in the firing line.  Previous to enlistment deceased was in the employment of Messrs J. C. Duffus & Nephew, Densfield Works, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 11th July 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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