James Fox

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 2154
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death:
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 26/01/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Chocques Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.A.2

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 3 Ladyloan, Arbroath
  • Occupation: Ploughman, Downfield, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Mary A. Reid (later Fairweather) 3 Ladyloan, Arbroath

  • Father:

    James Fox

  • Siblings:

    William

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Fox

Sergeant James Fox was the son of James Fox, a shoemaker, and Mary Reid (later Fairweather) of 40 Fergus Square, Arbroath. He was a ploughman at Downfield, Dundee, and joined the Territorials in 1911, being mobilised with war broke out. He died of wounds on 26th March 1915 and is buried at Chocques Military Cemetery, France. He was the brother of Pte William Fox Reg No 30, 5th Battalion Black Watch, who died 07.12.1918.

Additional information kindly supplied by Derek Robertson.

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