This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 3331
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 28
- Date of Death: 05.09.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 6 Littlejohn St, Dundee
- Occupation: Dundee Harbour Trust
George Smith, 6 Littlejohn St, Dundee
Sarah McLean Smith, 6 Littlejohn St, Dundee
Catherine McLean, born 07.09.1912, and 1 other child (name unknown)
More about James Smith
This man is recorded on the original Dundee Roll of Honour as E. Smith, 33318. He has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.
James Smith 3331 Black Watch
MISSING SINCE LOOS.
Private Jas. Smith, of the 4th Black Watch, has been missing since the battle of Loos. Private Smith joined the “Dundee’s Own” shortly after the outbreak of war. Prior to enlistment he was employed by the Dundee Harbour Trustees. He is married, and his wife and two children reside at 6 Littlejohn Street, Dundee. His father is serving with the colours.
Dundee Courier 5th October 1916
Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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