James Peddie Lorimer

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 33039
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 02.06.1891
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 11 Bath Street, Broughty Ferry.
  • Occupation: Plumber, Dundee Corporation
  • Mother:

    Mary Allardice Gall

  • Father:

    George Bathie Lorimer, 11 Bath St, Broughty Ferry

  • Siblings:

    Catherine, Jane, Robert, Elizabeth, Alexander, Elizabeth

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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


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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