James Anderson Jobson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: April 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 33845
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: York & Lancaster Regiment
  • Unit/Ship: 9th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Italy
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 02.04.1918
  • Burial Country: Italy
  • Cemetery: Dueville Communal Cemetery extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Plot 1. Row A. Grave 1.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: Ward House, Guthrie St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Iron & Metal Merchants, Ward House, Guthrie St, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Isabella Whitton Jobson

  • Father:

    David A. Jobson

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Anderson Jobson

James A. Jobson   33845   York and Lancaster Regiment

James A. Jobson York and Lancaster Regiment, who is reported to have died from wounds, was the youngest son of Mr David A. Jobson, iron and metal merchant, Ward House, Dundee.  He enlisted in the Veterinary Corps in April, 1915, and proceeded direct to France where he was for nearly twenty months.  Later he was transferred to the York and Lancaster Regiment, with which he went to Italy.  Prior to enlistment Private Jobson was engaged in business with his father.

Dundee Courier 8th April 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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