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: 2792
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 03/09/1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Hamel Military Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.F.37.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 75 Foundry Lane, Dundee
- Occupation: Mill Worker
Helen Skelly (formerly Kelly), 75 Foundry Lane, Dundee
John Brooksbank Kelly, born 03.01.1915
More about James Kelly
James Kelly 2792 Black Watch
NINETEEN MONTH’S ACTIVE SERVICE.
Pte. James Kelly, Dundee, was yesterday reported killed after having been nineteen months at the front. He was prior to enlistment employed as a mill worker, and his widow and child reside at 75 Foundry Lane. The young soldier had many hairbreadth experiences, but so far as is known was never hurt until he sustained the fatal wound.
Dundee Courier 16th September 1916
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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