James Francis Scott

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
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  • Service no: N/A
  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
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  • 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

Personal Information

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  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 4 Macaulay St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Chief Clerk, Postal Telephone Services, Hanley
  • Mother:

    Mother, 163 High St, Lochee, Dundee

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More about James Francis Scott

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

James Francis Scott   Second-Lieutenant   Royal Scots


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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