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: 3507
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 28
- Date of Death: 25.09.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 64 Polepark Road, Dundee
- Occupation: Riveter, Caledon Shipyard, Dundee
Mary McKillop, 12 Chalmers St, Greenock
John McKillop, 12 Chalmers St, Greenock
Annie McKillop, 64 Polepark Rd, Dundee
John, born 07.02.1909, Robert, born 12.04.1911, Richard, born 25.06.1914 & Charlotte, born 27.05.1915
More about James McKillop
James has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.
James McKillop 3507 4th Black Watch
DUNDEE RIVETER KILLED IN FRANCE.
Intimation of the death in action in France of Private James McKillop of the 4th Black Watch, has been received by his wife, who resides at 64 Polepark Road, Dundee.
Private McKillop was 29 years of age, and before answering the call was employed as a riveter at the Caledon Yard. Deceased leaves a widow and four of a family.
Dundee Courier 6th October 1915
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