James Harris Greig

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/24646
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 18
  • Date of Death: 20.07.1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Ploegsteert Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 9

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 27 Wolseley St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Buist Spinning Company Ltd
  • Mother:

    Mary Catherine Follon

  • Father:

    William Greig

  • Siblings:

    1 Brother

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Harris Greig

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial.

Seaforth Killed.

Pte. James Harris Greig, Seaforths, killed in action, was a son of Mr and Mrs Greig, 27 Wolseley Street, Dundee.  Deceased, who was 18 years of age, enlisted two years ago, and had been in France for some time.  Prior to enlistment he was employed with the Buist Spinning Co., Ltd.  Mr and Mrs Greig have another son serving.

Dundee Courier 12th August 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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