This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: August 1914
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: 3/2034
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: Egypt
- Age at Death: 23
- Date of Death: 12.01.1919
- Burial Country: Egypt
- Cemetery: Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: C.253.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 28 Raglan St, Dundee
- Occupation: Fireman, Caledonian Railway
Jane McPherson Hogg
James Hogg, 28 Raglan St, Dundee
More about James Hogg
James died of Pneumomia.
James Hogg 3/2034 Black Watch
Private James Hogg, 2nd Battalion, Black Watch, who has died of pneumonia in Egypt, went to France in August, 1914, as a reservist. He endured all the hardships of the gallant little army till he was wounded at the first battle of Ypres in October, 1914. In March, 1916, he volunteered for service in Mesopotamia, where he fought from the relief of Kut until after the capture of Bagdad, when he was sent to Palestine. After three years continuous service he was expecting to get back to his home to 28 Raglan Street. Before enlisting he was employed on the Caledonian Railway as a fireman. He was 23 years of age, and was well-known in football and swimming circles.
Dundee People’s Journal 25th January 1919
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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