James Blyth Morrison

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: S/16515
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 27
  • Date of Death: 18.11.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 94 to 96

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 3 Constitution St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Duntrune Quarry
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Margaret Morrison, c/o Gilroy, Balumbie House by Dundee

  • Children:

    James, born 15.09.1914 & Jane 06.10.1915

More about James Blyth Morrison

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.

James Morrison   S/16515   Black Watch


Private James Morrison, Black Watch, was killed in action on 18th November.  Deceased who was 27 years of age, is survived by his wife and two children, who reside at 3 Constitution Street, Dundee.  Prior to enlisting he was employed at Duntrune Quarries.

Dundee Courier 29th November 1917

James Morrison   S/16515   Black Watch


Mrs Morrison, 3 Constitution Street, Dundee, has been officially informed of the death at the front of her husband, Private James Morrison, Black Watch.  Deceased enlisted in July, 1916, and went to the front in December, 1917.  Prior to joining the army, he was employed at the quarries at Duntrune.

Private Morrison leaves two children.

Dundee Courier 19th December 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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