James Clark Nairn

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 25200
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 35th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 04.08.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Godewaersvelde British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.AA.5.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 45 Dens Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Sarah Clark Nairn, 45 Dens Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Henry Nairn, 45 Dens Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Henry, Sarah and 4 other siblings

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Clark Nairn

James was the brother of Sgt Henry Nairn S/9197, 14th battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders who was killed in action 24.04.1917.

James Nairn   25200   Machine Gun Corps

NAIRN___Killed in action, 4th August, Private James Nairn, M.G.C., aged 22 years, beloved second son of Mrs Nairn, 45 Dens Road, Dundee, and Henry Nairn, Lansdowne Jute Mill, Calcutta, India.

Dundee People’s Journal 17th August 1918

Additional Information kindly supplied by Sheila Jelley and Michael Caldwell

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