James McGee

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 2495
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Fortress Hospital, Wesel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Age at Death: 19 years and 4 months
  • Date of Death: 28.11.1915
  • Burial Country: Germany
  • Cemetery: Cologne Southern Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: XI. F. 5.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 12.07.1896
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 108 Hilltown, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Fanny McGee (nee Gray) 108 Hilltown, Dundee

  • Father:

    Charles McGee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James McGee

Family research concludes that James McGee most likely died from sepsis as a result of a bullet wound to the right upper shoulder.

S.D.G.W. record this mans birth place as Dundee, where as C.W.G.C. record it as Aberdeen.

Additional details and information kindly provided by James McGee’s Great-grand Nephew, Stephen George.

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