Hugh Jarron

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 845
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Aubers Ridge
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 09/05/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panels 24 to 26.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 01/10/1893
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 67 Watson Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Apprentice Joiner
  • Mother:

    Alice Jarron, 67 Watson St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Robert  Jarron, fruiterer (d.before 1911)

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Hugh Jarron

Sergeant Jarron was one of 20 men of the 4th Black Watch battalion killed in action on the 9th May 1915. The Dundee Courier reported Sergeant Jarron’s apparent death on 18th May1915 and the People’s Journal later confirmed this on 29th May 1915, printing a three verse poem in his honour.

Hugh Jarron   845   Black Watch

JARRON___Killed in action on the 9th May, Sergeant Hugh Jarron, 4th Black Watch, youngest son of Mrs Jarron, 67 Watson Street, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 29th May 1915

Information kindly supplied by Matthew Jarron. Further information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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