This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
James Andrew Jack
- Date of enlistment: April 1915
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 13838
- Rank: Guardsman
- Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 23
- Date of Death: 09.10.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 10
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 74 Ferry Road, Dundee
- Occupation: Dundee Slaughter House
James Andrew Jack, 74 Ferry Rd, Dundee
More about James Andrew Jack
James has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
James Jack 13838 Scots Guards
DUNDEE SCOTS GUARDSMAN FALLS IN ACTION.
Intimation has been received by Mr and Mrs Jack, 74 Ferry Road, Dundee, that their eldest son, Private James Jack, Scots Guards, was killed in action on October 9. He was 23 years of age, and prior to enlistment was employed in the Dundee Slaughter House. He enlisted in April, 1915, and had been in France 16 months.
An officer writing to Mr and Mrs Jack about their son says :–“He was quite one of the best Lewis gunners in the company. He was very popular with everyone and his loss is much felt in the company.”
Dundee Courier 26th October 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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