James Jack

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Forfar
  • Service no: 268184
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards: Military Medal
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 9th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 28/03/1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 6.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 186 High Street, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation: Law Clerk, Little & French, Castle St, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Grace Jack, 186 High St, Lochee

  • Father:

    George Jack, 186 High St, Lochee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Jack

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

James Jack  M.M.   268184   Black Watch

Wounded and Missing

Corporal James Jack, M.M., Black Watch, whose parents reside at 186 High Street, Lochee, has been previously wounded on four occasions.  He gained the Military Medal in 1916, while he was also mentioned in despatches.  At that time he secured his commission on the field, but before his arrival in London he was recalled to France.  He acted as goalkeeper for Lochee Central.

Dundee Courier 25th April 1918

Private James Jack, M.M.,  Black Watch, wounded and missing, was a civilian life a law clerk with Messrs Little & French, Castle Street.

Dundee People’s Journal 27th April 1918

There is no mention of a M.M. on James Medal Index Card or C.W.G.C.

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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