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: Forfar
- Service no: 293094
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st/7th Battalion
- Place of Death: RAMC Casualty Clearing Station No. 9.
- Age at Death: 18
- Date of Death: 13/04/1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II. C. 38.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 45 St. Peter Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Peter McGukin, Grocers, 264 Hawkhill, Dundee
Sarah Lemon, 45 St Peter St, Dundee
More about James Lemon
James Lemon 293094 Black Watch
DUNDEE SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS.
Private James Lemon, Black Watch, whose mother resides at 45 St Peter Street, has died of wounds. Deceased, who was but 19 years of age, joined shortly after the outbreak of war, although he was then only between 16 and 17. He had been at the front for about six months.
Private Lemon was formerly a news vendor in the employment of Mr Albert Fairweather, newsagent, Hawkhill, although previous to joining the army he was employed by Mr Peter McGuckin, grocer, Hawkhill.
Dundee Courier 26th April 1917
Information contributed by J. Flood. Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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