James Elgin Smith

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/11570
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Iraq
  • Age at Death: 36
  • Date of Death: 22/04/1916
  • Burial Country: Iraq
  • Cemetery: Amara War Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: XVII. H. 7.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 29 South George Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jessie Smith

  • Father:

    George Smith

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Margaret Ellen Smith, 29 South George St, Dundee

  • Children:

    2 Children, (names unknown)

More about James Elgin Smith

James Elgin Smith   S/11570   Black Watch

SMITH—Killed in action, on 22d April, Private James Elgin Smith, Black Watch, eldest son of the late George Smith, and beloved husband of Margaret Criggie, 29 South George Street, aged 36 years.

Dundee Peoples Journal 3rd June 1916

SMITH—In loving remembrance of brother, James Elgin Smith, Black Watch, killed in action, 22nd April, 1916, eldest son of George and Jessie Smith and beloved husband of Maggie Criggie, 29 South George Street.

Dundee Peoples Journal 21st April 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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