James Rattray

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: S/8140
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 15.02.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 6

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Forfar
  • Address: 11 Kinloch Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jessie Rattray, 10 Tulloch Cres, Dundee

  • Father:

    Robert Rattray, 10 Tulloch Cres, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Maggie & Mrs F. Stewart

  • Spouse:

    Alexina Rattray, 11 Kinloch St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Thomas, born 07.09.1910, Robert, born 09.09.1912 & Jessie, born 18.09.1914

More about James Rattray

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.

James Rattray   S/8140   Black Watch

RATTRAY___Killed in action, on the 15th February 1916, Lance-Corporal James Rattray, No. 8140, 1st Black Watch, aged 31 years, beloved husband of Alexina Taylor, 11 Kinloch Street, also youngest son of Robert and Jessie Rattray, of 10 Tulloch Crescent, Dundee, and his two sisters Maggie and Mrs F. Stewart.

Dundee People’s Journal 4th March 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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