James Young Simpson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dunkeld
  • Service no: 150568
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Dragoons
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 26
  • Date of Death: 23.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Pozieres Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 2

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 7 Arklay St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jessie Simpson, 7 Arklay St, Dundee

  • Father:

    John Simpson

  • Siblings:

    Alexander & 2 other Brothers (names unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Young Simpson

James was the brother of Pte Alexander Simpson, 10768, 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders, who died of wounds, 22.10.1918.

James Young Simpson   150568   Royal Dragoons

Trooper James Young Simpson, Royal Dragoons, killed in action, was the fourth son of the late Mr John Simpson and Mrs Simpson, 7 Arklay Street, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 17th April 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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