George Jackson Fox

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 8951
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 42 Westport, Dundee
  • Occupation: Spinning Foreman, Tay Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Ellen Fox, 3 Cochrane St, Dundee

  • Father:

    John William Fox, 3 Cochrane St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Maggie Fox, 42 Westport, Dundee

  • Children:

    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.


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

Additional Information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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