James Reid Sutherland

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Glasgow
  • Service no: 9509
  • Rank: Private
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  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 25.04.1915
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Seaforth Cemetery, Cheddar Villa
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: B.1. (Headstone)

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 103 Overgate, Dundee
  • Occupation: North British Railway Co, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Annie Sutherland, 2 Grove St, Dundee

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More about James Reid Sutherland

James Reid Sutherland   9509   Seaforth Highlanders

An ex-Postman.

Private James Reid Sutherland resided with his mother at 103 Overgate, and was employed in the goods yard of the North British Railway Company when hostilities commenced.  He was a reservist of the Seaforth Highlanders, and was sent at once to the front with the 2d Battalion, with which he had been in every action since the retreat from Mons.  He was 25 years of age, and was at one time an auxiliary postman in the Dundee Post Office.  He belonged to Dundee, while his father was a native of Peterhead.

Dundee People’s Journal 12th June 1915

Image and information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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