James Reid Sturrock

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 11147
  • Rank: Guardsman
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 27.09.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 8 & 9

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 26 Lorne St, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation: Plasterer
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    David R. Sturrock, 236 Lochee Rd, Dundee

  • Spouse:

    Mary Sturrock, 236 Lochee Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    John, born 27.11.1908 & James, born 13.11.1914

More about James Reid Sturrock

Cpl James Sturrock has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial. He is believed to be the brother of Cpl David R. Sturrock, WR/282742, Light Railway Coy, Royal Engineers.

James Reid Sturrock   11147   Scots Guards

Private James Reid Sturrock, 1st Battalion Scots Guards, reported missing since 27 September 1915, has now been officially reported killed.  He was a plasterer before he enlisted, and has two other brothers serving with the colours.  He leaves a wife and two of a family.

Dundee People’s Journal 16th September 1916

Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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