James Ross Lawrence

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Broughty Ferry
  • Service no: 365570
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Monifieth
  • Address: 16a6 King Street, Broughty Ferry.
  • Occupation: Mill Worker, Milton Mill, Monifieth
  • Mother:

    Annie Lawrence, 170 King St, Broughty Ferry

  • Father:

    Thomas Lawrence, 170 King St, Broughty Ferry

  • Siblings:

    Thomas

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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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