This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: March 1916
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 39465
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
- Unit/Ship: 16th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 36
- Date of Death: 22.10.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 11 to 14 & 162
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Aberdeen
- Address: 8 Church Street, Dundee
- Occupation: John Craik, Mineral Water Manufacturer, Loons Rd, Dundee
Mary Ann Peddie, 8 Church St, Dundee
More about James Peddie
James has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
James Peddie 39465 Royal Scots
DUNDEE ROYAL SCOT REPORTED MISSING.
Mrs Peddie, 8 Church Street, has received official notification that her only son, Private James Peddie, Royal Scots, has been missing since 22nd October. Private Peddie, who is 36 years of age, enlisted in the H.L.I. in March, 1916, and had been at the front for over a year, when he was transferred to the Royal Scots.
Previous to enlistment he was in the employment of Mr John Craik, mineral water manufacturer, Loons Road, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 14th December 1917
Additional information and image, kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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