James Lawson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 52827
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/6th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 02.04.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Pozieres Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 16 to 18

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Arbroath
  • Address: 129 Hawkhill, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Annie Foy Lawson, c/o Myles, 542 Dufferin St, Toronto, Canada

  • Father:
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More about James Lawson

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

James Lawson   52827   Northumberland Fusiliers

LAWSON___Private James Lawson, No. 52827, Northumberland Fusiliers; transferred from Cyclist Battalion; officially reported missing since 2nd April 1918.  Mother inquires—Mrs A. Lawson, 129 Hawkhill, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 6th July 1918

LAWSON___Previously reported missing on the 2nd April, 1918, now reported to have died on that date, Private James Lawson, Northumberland Fusiliers, aged 19 years and 4 months, dearly beloved son of Mrs Annie Lawson, 129 Hawkhill, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 14th July 1919

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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