James McDonald

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 2751
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 30
  • Date of Death: 09/05/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panels 24 to 26.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 28 Carmichael Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Calender Worker, J. G. Grant & Co, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    J. McDonald

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Margaret McDonald, 28 Carmichael St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Margaret, 16.08.1912 – 16.01.1917 & Mary Ann, born 15.02.1914

More about James McDonald

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.

James Macdonald   4th Black Watch

Private James Macdonald 4th Black Watch, was killed on 9th May.  He was married, and resided at 28 Carmichael Street.  He was 30 years of age, and when he enlisted at the outbreak of the war was employed as a calender worker with Messrs J. G. Grant & Co., Dundee Linen Works.

Dundee Courier 23rd October 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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