This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
George Jackson Fox
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 8951
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 32
- Date of Death: 10.05.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II.H.63.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 42 Westport, Dundee
- Occupation: Spinning Foreman, Tay Works, Dundee
Ellen Fox, 3 Cochrane St, Dundee
John William Fox, 3 Cochrane St, Dundee
Maggie Fox, 42 Westport, Dundee
John, born 27.02.1908, George, born 30.08.1910, Mary Jane, born 20.05.1912 & Peter, born 23.08.1916
More about George Jackson Fox
George Fox 8951 K.O.S.B.
DUNDEE MAN DIES OF WOUNDS.
Pte. George Fox, K.O.S.B., who has seen much fighting in the present war, has died from wounds received in the recent fighting. Deceased who was 32 years of age, was a reservist and had been twice wounded, once at the battle of the Aisne and a second time on the Somme, where he lost the sight of his left eye. He had only been six weeks out for the third time when he was mortally wounded in three places.
He is survived by a widow and four children, who reside at 42 West Port, Dundee. He was formerly engaged as a spinning foreman in Tay Works.
Dundee Courier 24th May 1917
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