Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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James Ross Lawrence
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Broughty Ferry
- Service no: 365570
- Rank: Gunner
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
- Unit/Ship: 233rd Siege Battery
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 22
- Date of Death: 03.09.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Zuydcoote Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.A.20.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Monifieth
- Address: 166a King Street, Broughty Ferry.
- Occupation: Mill Worker, Milton Mill, Monifieth
Annie Lawrence, 170 King St, Broughty Ferry
Thomas Lawrence, 170 King St, Broughty Ferry
More about James Ross Lawrence
James was the brother of Pte Thomas Lawrence, 240848, 5th Battalion Black Watch, who died of disease 03.02.1917 and is interred in Barnhill Cemetery, Broughty Ferry.
James Lawrence 365570 Royal Garrison Artillery
BROUGHTY FERRY GUNNER DIES OF WOUNDS.
Mrs T. Lawrence, King Street, Broughty Ferry, has been officially informed that her son, Gunner James Lawrence (22), R.G.A., died on 3d September from wounds received in action. He joined the colours at the beginning of the war, and was employed at the Milton Mill. Mrs Lawrence has lost a younger son through the war from shell-shock.
Dundee Courier 22nd September 1917
Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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