Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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James Pearson Fawns
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 98914
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps
- Unit/Ship: 31st Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 26
- Date of Death: 12.04.1918
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Ploegsteert Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: panel 11
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
- Address: 11a Bank St, Lochee, Dundee
Barbara Fawns, 5 Craigrossie Pl, Carnoustie
Joseph Fawns, 5 Craigrossie Pl, Carnoustie
More about James Pearson Fawns
James has no known grave but is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial.
James Pearson Fawns 98914 Machine Gun Corps
Private James Pearson Fawns, Machine Gun Corps, who was killed in action on 12th April, was the youngest son of Mr and Mrs Joseph Fawns, Bank Street, Lochee. He was in his 26th Year.
Dundee Courier 9th May 1918
FAWNS― Killed in action on the 12th April 1918, Private James Pearson Fawns, Machine Gun Corps, (in his 26th year), youngest and beloved son of Mr and Mrs Joseph Fawns, Bank Street, Lochee.
Dundee Evening Telegraph 9th May 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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