James McKillop

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3507
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 64 Polepark Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Riveter, Caledon Shipyard, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Mary McKillop, 12 Chalmers St, Greenock

  • Father:

    John McKillop, 12 Chalmers St, Greenock

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Annie McKillop, 64 Polepark Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    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

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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