This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
James Francis Scott
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no:
- Rank: Second Lieutenant
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
- Unit/Ship: 3rd Battalion, attached to 13th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 30
- Date of Death: 23.04.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Arras Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 1 & 2
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 4 Macaulay St, Dundee
- Occupation: Chief Clerk, Postal Telephone Services, Hanley
Mother, 163 High St, Lochee, Dundee
More about James Francis Scott
James has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.
James Francis Scott Second-Lieutenant Royal Scots
DUNDEE LIEUTENANT FALLS IN ACTION.
Second-Lieutenant James Francis Scott, Royal Scots, has made the supreme sacrifice. He was previously reported missing, and yesterday his mother, who resides at 163 High Street, Lochee, received official intimation that he had been killed on 23d April.
Lieutenant Scott, who was 30 years of age, was educated at Harris Academy, Dundee. On leaving school he obtained a position with the National Telephone Company at Dundee, later he was transferred to Glasgow, then to Kilmarnock, and from there to Bournemouth, and finally to Hanley, where he became chief clerk on postal telephone services.
Deceased was a grandson of the late Mr David Scott, registrar, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 3rd May 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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