James Smith

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3331
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 6 Littlejohn St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Dundee Harbour Trust
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    George Smith, 6 Littlejohn St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Sarah McLean Smith, 6 Littlejohn St, Dundee

  • Children:

    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


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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