James Pearson Fawns

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 98914
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 11a Bank St, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Barbara Fawns, 5 Craigrossie Pl, Carnoustie

  • Father:

    Joseph Fawns, 5 Craigrossie Pl, Carnoustie

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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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