This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 2751
- Rank: Private
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 28 Carmichael Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Calender Worker, J. G. Grant & Co, Dundee
Margaret McDonald, 28 Carmichael St, Dundee
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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