James Duthie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: January 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 71309
  • Rank: Driver
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 256th Brigade, 'C' Battery
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 11.09.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Mendinghem Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.D.6.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 81 High St, Lochee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Isabella Duthie, 81 High St, Lochee

  • Father:

    John Duthie, 81 High St, Lochee

  • Siblings:

    Robert, Charles & Bertie

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Duthie

James was the brother of Pte Robert Lumsden Duthie, 202286, 1st Battalion Black Watch who was killed in action 16.04.1918 and Petty Officer Charles Duthie, M.M. Clyde Z/2434, Drake Battalion Royal Naval Division and Pte Bertie Duthie, Black Watch, who both also served and returned home safely.

James Duthie   71309


Driver James Duthie, fourth son of Mr and Mrs John Duthie, 81 High Street, Lochee, died of wounds on 11th September.  Driver Duthie, who was 20 years of age, enlisted in January, 1915, and had been on active service for two years.

Dundee Courier 5th December 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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