James Philp

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3/2541
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Philp, 15 St. Mary St, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Philp, 15 St. Mary St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Alfred & John

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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

PHILPKilled 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

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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