James Avis Newall

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 13557
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 32
  • Date of Death: 27.10.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VIII.D.9.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Glasgow
  • Address: 7 Stirling Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Lindsay & Low Ltd, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    William & Steven

  • Spouse:

    Elizabeth Newall, 7 Stirling St, Dundee

  • Children:

    James, born 06.05.1909, Norman, born 13.10.1910 & Douglas, born 08.12.1913

More about James Avis Newall

James Avis Newall   13557   Scots Guards

Private James Newall, a Broughty Scots Guardsman, has died of wounds. He joined the Guards shortly after the outbreak of war and had been on active service for 15 months.  He was previously in the employment of Messrs Lindsay & Low, and leaves a young family of three.  Deceased was one of three brothers serving at the front.  William was with the Black Watch at Mons, where he was wounded in eight places.  The other brother Steven is at present at the front serving with the artillery.

Dundee People’s Journal 4th November 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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