This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 14656
- Rank: Private
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 7 Dallfield Walk, Dundee
Mary Rooney, 7 Dallfield Walk, Dundee
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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