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- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 3/2541
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 09.05.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.E.7.
More about James Philp
James is believed to be the brother of Pte Alfred Philp, S/21526, 14th Gordon Highlanders & Sgt John Philp, 29492, 1st Garrison Battalion, Scottish Rifles.
James Philp 3/2541 Black Watch
PHILP―Killed in action on 9th May, Private James Philp, 2d Black Watch, second son of James and Elizabeth Philp, aged 18½ years.
Dundee Courier 3rd June 1915
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