James Farrington

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/18965
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 27
  • Date of Death: 07.11.1915
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Woods Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.A.9.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Broughty Ferry
  • Address: 1 Links Cottage, Broughty Ferry
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Davina Farrington, 1 Links Cottage, Broughty Ferry

  • Father:

    James Farrington, 1 Links Cottage, Broughty Ferry

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  • Children:

More about James Farrington

James Farrington   S/18965   Cameron Highlanders

Mr James Farrington, Castle Street, Broughty Ferry, has been notified that his son, Private James Farrington, Cameron Highlanders, had been killed in France. The deceased soldier was a brother of Thomas Farrington, a goalkeeper of repute, who has kept goal for Rangers with distinction.

Another family in our midst has been plunged into grief through the war this week―that of Mr James Farrington, Castle Street, whose son, James of the Cameron Highlanders, 26 years of age, has been killed at the front in France.

Both reports :―

Broughty Ferry Guide 29th November 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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