This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
James Campbell Longair
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no:
- Rank: First Engineer
- Regiment/Service: S.S. Erindring
- Unit/Ship: Mercantile Marine
- Place of Death: Lost at Sea
- Age at Death: 35
- Date of Death: 04.10.1918
- Burial Country:
- Cemetery: Tower Hill Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no:
- Date of Birth: 05.05.1883
- Place of Birth: Broughty Ferry
- Address: 23 Gray St, Broughty Ferry
Jessie McLaren Longair
George McNaughton Longair
George Stewart Longair, Ralph McNaughton Longair, William Thomas Longair, Robert Cook Longair, Jessie Mary Longair & Alistair Kinlock Longair
Georgina Macdonald Longair-McKee, Ashburn Pl, Claypotts Rd, Broughty Ferry.
Georgina Macdonald Low & Margaret Longair Wigdel
More about James Campbell Longair
James has no known grave but is remembered on the Tower Hill Memorial. He was serving aboard the S.S. Erindring which was en-route from Santander to Glasgow with a cargo of Iron Ore when she was torpedoed and sunk by German Submarine U-91, N.W. of San Sebastian, Bay of Biscay with the loss of 22 lives.
He was a former pupil of Grove Academy, Broughty Ferry and is remembered on the schools war memorial.
Information supplied by Gary Thomson
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