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: 3/1885
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 09/05/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 24 to 26
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Blairgowrie
- Address: 40 Forebank Road, Dundee
- Occupation: Mill Worker
Isabella Jeffrey, 16 Lyon St, Dundee
Christina, born 13.07.1913
More about James Jeffrey
James has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.
KILLED IN ACTION.
Intimation was received yesterday of the death in action on 9th May of Private James Jeffrey (1885), 1st Black Watch, who resided at 40 Forebank Road, Dundee.
Private Jeffrey, who saw four years’ service in the Black Watch, was called up as a special reservist at the outbreak of the war. He was employed as a millworker. His loss is mourned by his widow and one child.
Dundee Courier 5th June 1915
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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