This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
James Duncan Hay
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no:
- Rank: Second Lieutenant
- Regiment/Service: Kings Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 24
- Date of Death: 15.12.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery, Rouen
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Officers, B.4.18.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: Ninewells, Dundee
- Occupation: Clerk, A. & J. Guild, Stockbrokers, Dundee
Jessie Hay, Ninewells, Dundee
Thomas Hay, Ninewells, Dundee
More about James Duncan Hay
James is believed to be the brother of Shoeing Smith, William McPherson Hay, 13829, 3rd Dragoon Guards Prince of Wales Own, who was killed in action 27.03.1918.
James D. Hay Lieutenant Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment
DUNDEE OFFICER DIES OF WOUNDS.
Lieutenant James D. Hay, Royal Lancaster Regiment, has died of wounds. He was a son of Mr Thomas Hay, joiner, Ninewells, and was reported wounded about a fortnight ago. He enlisted in the Scots Guards shortly after the outbreak of war, and came through a lot of heavy fighting with that regiment. Only six weeks ago he returned to the front as an officer of the Royal Lancaster Regiment. In civil life Lieut. Hay was a clerk in the office of A. & J. Guild, stockbrokers, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 17th December 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell.
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