James Ross

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/43076
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 21.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 6

Personal Information

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

    Isabella Ross, 61 Derby St, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    William

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Ross

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial. He was the brother of L/Cpl William Ross, who also served with the Black Watch and returned home safely.

James Ross   S/43076   Black Watch

Second Time Missing.

Private James Ross, Black Watch, was a Dundee Territorial, and went to the front two years ago.  He was missing for four days, and was later buried by a shell.  He had a spell of furlough, and returned to France a year ago.  He is the son of Mrs Ross, 61 Derby Street, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 22nd April 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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