James Slane

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/20364
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 34
  • Date of Death: 20.09.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 141 to 143 & 162

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Glasgow
  • Address: 229 Hilltown, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jane Slane, 42 Kinghorn Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Slane 42 Kinghorn Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:

    Ellen McArthur Slane, 229 Hilltown, Dundee

  • Children:

    Helen, born 02.05.1905, Alexander, born 01.02.1906, Margaret, born 12.02.1912, William, born 24.09.1908, Jane, born 14.10.1913 & James, born 27.11.1916

More about James Slane

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

James Slane   S/20364   Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

SLANE.—In loving memory of our dear son, Private James Slane, A. and S.H., Killed in Action on the 20th Sept. 1917, eldest beloved son of Mr and  Mrs Wm. Slane, 42 Hospital Wynd, Dundee. — lnserted by his father mother and sister Jeanie, and brothers (on active service).

Dundee Peoples Journal 28th September 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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