John Fox

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: 3353
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 38
  • Date of Death: 27.01.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Lillers Communal Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III. B. 4.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 6 Morrisons Court, Wellgate, Dundee
  • Occupation: Calender Worker, Forbes & Christie, Victoria Rd, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Isobel Fox

  • Father:

    Robert Fox

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Mary Fox, 9 Leonard St, Arbroath

  • Children:

    Robert, born 22.09.1909, Grace, born 03.09.1910 & Margaret, born 10.12.1913

More about John Fox

John Fox   3353  1st Black Watch

Private John Fox died of his wounds on 27th January.  He was 38 years of age, and left the National Reserve for the Black Watch on the outbreak of hostilities, before which he was a calender worker with Messrs Forbes & Christie, Victoria Road.  He leaves a widow and three children, who reside at 6 Morrison’s Court.

Dundee Courier 18th February 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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