James Torbett

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Bridge of Earn
  • Service no: 40137
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion, 'C' Company
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 12.10.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 94 to 96

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Blairgowrie
  • Address: 24 Hill St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jessie Torbett, 24 Hill St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Peter Torbett, 24 Hill St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Torbett

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.

James Torbett   40137   Black Watch

TORBETTIn loving memory of Private James Torbett, Black Watch, presumed killed in action on 12th October 1917, beloved son of  Jessie and Peter Torbett, 24 Hill Street, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 11th October 1919

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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