James Gilles Kell

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 26655
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 13th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France and Flanders
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 15.09.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial, France
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier and Face 6 D and 7 D

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Aberdeen
  • Address: 84 Hill St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Mary McLauchlan, 84 Hill St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Allison, born 28.08.1915

More about James Gilles Kell

Middle name is Gibbs on CWGC, Gilles on SNWM and SDGW.

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

James Kell   26655   Royal Scots

KELL___In loving memory of Signaller James G. Kell, Royal Scots, who was killed in action on 15th September, 1916, dearly beloved husband of Mary McLauchlan, 84 Hill Street, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 21st September 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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