This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 821
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 44
- Date of Death: 09/05/1915
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Ploegsteert Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 7.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 68 James Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Labourer
Catherine Hutchison, 68 James St, Dundee
Elizabeth, born 15.02.1902, Dobina?, born 01.04.1904 & Violet, born 07.06.1908
More about James Hutchison
James has no known grave but is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial.
KILLED IN GLORIOUS CHARGE.
A chaplain at the front has informed by letter Mrs Hutchison, 68 James Street, Dundee, that her husband, Pte. J. Hutchison, has been killed in action in the glorious charge of the Black Watch at Apres on 9th May. Private Hutchison, who was 41 years of age, had served 10 years with the “Fifth,” and was employed as a labourer previous to the outbreak of war.
Dundee Courier 18th May 1915
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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