James Rooney

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 14656
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 40
  • Date of Death: 25.09.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 53 to 56

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 7 Dallfield Walk, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Mary Rooney, 7 Dallfield Walk, Dundee

  • Children:

More about James Rooney

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

Private James Rooney of the King’s Own Scottish Borderers, whose wife resides at 7 Dallfield Walk, Dundee, is now officially reported killed.  He was reported missing after the battle of Loos.

Private Rooney who was an ex-soldier, joined up at the outbreak of war.

Dundee People’s Journal 30th September 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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