James McFarlane

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Edinburgh
  • Service no: 8331
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 32
  • Date of Death: 07.04.1915
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Wytschaete Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.D.9.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Leith
  • Address: 64 Blackness Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
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  • Spouse:

    Agnes McFarlane, 64 Blackness Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

More about James McFarlane

James McFarlane   8331  2nd Royal Scots


James M’Farlane, 2nd Royal Scots, was killed in action near Kemmel on 7th April.  He had served almost eight years with the colours, principally in India, and three days after the reserves were mobilised, he sailed for France.  He had passed through some stirring fights without receiving a scratch, and his letters to his wife, who lives at 64 Blackness Road, were always very cheery.  Deceased was 32 years of age.

Dundee Courier 22nd April 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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