This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
James Henderson Watt
- Date of enlistment: January 1916
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: S/17427
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 02.11.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Preseau Communal Cemetery Extension
- Grave/Mem Ref no: A.9.
- Date of Birth: 12.05.1898.
- Place of Birth: 68 Kemback St, Dundee
- Address: 18 King's Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Stamper, Baxter Bros & Co Ltd, Princes St, Dundee
Margaret Watt, 423 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee
David John D. Watt
More about James Henderson Watt
James Watt S/17427 Seaforth Highlanders
Signaller James Watt, Seaforth Highlanders, was killed in action on the 2d November. He enlisted in January, 1916, and had been at the front 14 months. In civil life he was a stamper with Baxter Bros. & Co., Ltd., Princess Street. A brother Driver David Watt is serving with the R.F.A. in Egypt. His parents reside at 18 King’s Road, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 16th November 1918
WATT—Killed in action, 2nd November, Signaller James Watt, No. 17427, 2nd Seaforth Highlanders, aged 20, second son of Mr and Mrs Watt, 18 King’s Road, Dundee.
Dundee People’s Journal 23rd November 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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