James Masson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 1916
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 334282
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 9th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 26
  • Date of Death: 29.09.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Targelle Ravine British Cemetery, Villers-Guislain
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: A.24.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Monifieth
  • Address: 3 St Matthew St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Joiner, James Pollock, Dallfield Walk, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    William Masson, 3 St Matthew St, Dundee

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  • Spouse:
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More about James Masson

Son of Mr & Mrs William Masson.

James Masson   334282   H.L.I.                                      

Private James Masson, H.L.I., who was killed in action on 29th September, was the only son of Mr and Mrs W. Masson, 3 Matthew Street, Dundee.  Deceased was twenty-five years of age, and joined up in 1916.  He had been in France for nineteen months.  In civil life he was a joiner with Mr James Pollock, Dallfield Walk.

Dundee Courier 2nd November 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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