James Meek

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: November 1916
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 351250
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 9th Battalion, 'A' Company
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 08/09/1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Pernes British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VI. B. 6.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 25 Kinloch St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Fireman, North British Railway Company, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    David H. Meek, 25 Kinloch St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Jessie, 25 Kinloch St, Dundee

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Meek

James Meek   351250   Black Watch

Intimation has been received by Mr David H. Meek, 25 Kinloch Street, that his youngest son, Pte. James Meek, Black Watch, died at a casualty clearing station in France on 8th September.  Pte. Meek who is 21 years of age, enlisted in November, 1916, and was drafted to France in August, 1917.  He was home on sick leave, and returned to the fighting line only five weeks ago.  Previous to enlisting he was employed as a fireman with the North British Railway Company.

Dundee Courier 16th September 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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