Great War Dundee
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: 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
- Address: 186 High Street, Lochee, Dundee
- Occupation: Law Clerk, Little & French, Castle St, Dundee
Grace Jack, 186 High St, Lochee
George Jack, 186 High St, Lochee
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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