James Guild

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 240215
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: RAMC Casualty Clearing Station No. 12
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 06/07/1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Mendinghem Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I. F. 6.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 167 Alexander Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jane Guild, 167 Alexander St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Guild

  • Siblings:

    Meg & William

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Guild

Private James Guild was wounded in action in July 1917 and subsequently succumbed to his wounds whilst a patient at RAMC Casualty Clearing Station No. 12.

James shares a final resting place with Guardsman Pearson McKend, 17721, 3rd Battalion Coldstream Guards, who died of wounds, 06.07.1917.

James Guild  240215   Black Watch

GUILDDied of wounds, on 6th July, 240215 Private James Guild, Black Watch, second eldest son of Mr and Mrs Guild, 167 Alexander Street, Dundee. – Inserted by Alex. And Kate.

Dundee People’s Journal 21st July 1917

GUILDDied of wounds received in action at Casualty Clearing Station, on the 6th July 1917, Private James Guild, stretcher-bearer, Black Watch (R. Highlanders), aged 21 years, dearly beloved second son of Mr and Mrs Alexander Guild, 167 Alexander Street, Dundee. – Inserted by his sorrowing father and mother, his only sister, Meg (Mrs Kennedy), and brother Will.

Dundee People’s Journal 21st July 1917


Additional information supplied by Jim Flood, Gary Thomson & Michael Caldwell

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