Great War Dundee
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James Peddie Lorimer
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: 33039
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
- Unit/Ship: 12th Battalion
- Place of Death: Ypres, Belgium
- Age at Death: 26
- Date of Death: 26.09.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 11 to 42 and 162
- Date of Birth: 02.06.1891
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 11 Bath Street, Broughty Ferry.
- Occupation: Plumber, Dundee Corporation
Mary Allardice Gall
George Bathie Lorimer, 11 Bath St, Broughty Ferry
Catherine, Jane, Robert, Elizabeth, Alexander, Elizabeth
More about James Peddie Lorimer
Formerly 31469, Royal Scots Fusiliers & 27656, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. James is believed to be the brother of A.M. 3rd Class, Alexander N. Lorimer, 108688, Aeroplane Repair Section, Royal Air Force.
James Peddie Lorimer 33039 Royal Scots
Private James P. Lorimer, Royal Scots, missing since 20th September, 1917. He was formerly employed as a plumber with the Dundee Corporation. Information will be welcomed by his parents, Mr and Mrs George S. Lorimer, 11 Bath Street, Broughty Ferry.
Dundee People’s Journal 9th March 1918
BROUGHTY MAN PRESUMED KILLED.
Private James Peddie. Lorimer, Royal Scots, reported missing on 26th September, is now presumed to have been killed. He is a son of Mr George Lorimer, Bath Street, Broughty Ferry. Private Peddie was a plumber with the Dundee Corporation prior to enlistment. A brother is serving with the R.A.F. in Egypt.
Broughty Ferry Guide 27th October 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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