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: 23717
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 10.10.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: XXX.B.12.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 34 Fleuchar Street, Dundee
James Jack, 13 Blyth St, Dundee
William, Betsy & Mary
More about John Jack
James was the brother of Pte William Jack, 25409, 6th Battalion Kings Own Scottish Borderers, who was killed in action 03.05.1917.
John Jack 23717 K.O.S.B.
JACK___Died of wounds received in action on the 10th Oct., Pte. John Jack, 23717, K.O.S.B. youngest son of the late Mrs Jack, and beloved brother of Betsy and Mary Jack.
Also – His chum, Pte. F. Taylor, War Hospital, Paisley.
Dundee People’s Journal 27th October 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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