James McLeary

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/30022
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Greece
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 15.10.1917
  • Burial Country: Greece
  • Cemetery: Lahana Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.C.11.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 155 Strathmartine Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: French Polisher, Thomas Justice & Sons, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Marjory McLeary, 155 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    James McLeary, 155 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James McLeary

James McLeary   S/30022   Cameron Highlanders


Intimation has been received by Mr and Mrs McLeary, 155 Strathmartine Road, Dundee, that their eldest son, Private James McLeary, Cameron Highlanders, died of wounds in Salonika on 15th October.  He was 22 years of age, and prior to enlistment was in the employment of Messrs T. Justice & Sons as a french polisher.  He was well known as a member of the Independent Order of Rechabites.

He enlisted about nine months ago, and had been in Salonika since last May.

Dundee Courier 24th October 1917

Additional information and image very kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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