James Porter Grier

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Kirkaldy
  • Service no: 12038
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 27
  • Date of Death: 23.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 6D & 7D

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 9 Middle Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Margaret P. Greir, 9 Middle St, Dundee

  • Father:
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  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Porter Grier

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

James Grier   12038   Royal Scots

GRIER Killed in action, on the 23d July 1916, No. 12038 Private James Grier, Royal Scots, aged 27 years, only son of Mr and Mrs Grier, 19 Middle Street, Dundee. – Inserted by his father and mother, and sisters.

Dundee People’s Journal 26th August 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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