James M. Whyte

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: April 1916
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 15549
  • Rank: Guardsman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 27.09.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Vis-En-Artois Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 3

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 27 Campbell St, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation: Apprentice Mechanic, Camperdown Jute Works Lochee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    William Whyte, 27 Campbell St, Lochee

  • Siblings:

    William

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James M. Whyte

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial. He was the brother of Guardsman William Robertson Whyte, 11655, 1st Battalion Scots Guards, who was killed in action, 14.03.1917.

James M. Whyte   15549   Scots Guards

Private James M. Whyte, Scots Guards, who was killed on the 27th September, was the youngest son of Mrs Wm. Whyte, 27 Campbell Street, Lochee.  Private Whyte who was 22 years of age, enlisted in April, 1916, and had been eighteen months in France.  In civil life Private Whyte was an apprentice mechanic in Camperdown Jute Works, Lochee.  An elder brother, William who was also in the Scots Guards, was killed in March, 1917.

Dundee Courier 17th October 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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