James Shearer

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/40163
  • Rank: Private
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  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 28.07.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Soissons Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no:

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 19 James St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jane Shearer, 19 James St, Dundee

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More about James Shearer

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

James Shearer   S/40163   Black Watch

SHEARER–Killed in action, on the 28th July Private James Shearer, Black Watch, aged 21 years, only son of Mr and Mrs J. Shearer, 21 James Street, Dundee, and grandson of Edward Shearer, 7 Rosebank Road.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 13th August 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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