James Wilson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: April 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 636031
  • Rank: Driver
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  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 256th Brigade, 'D' Battery
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 16.05.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Anzin-St. Aubin British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.C.6.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Aberdeenshire, Meat Co, 20 Wellgate, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Jane Wilson, 11 Stirling St, Dundee

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More about James Wilson

James Wilson   636031   Royal Field Artillery

Gunner James Wilson, R.F.A., son of Mrs Wilson, 11 Stirling Street, Dundee, was killed by a shell on 16th May.  Deceased, who enlisted in April, 1915 had been over 20 months at the front.

Previous to enlistment he was employed with the Aberdeenshire Meat Company, butchers, 20 Wellgate, Dundee. He was 19 years of age.  Mrs Wilson has a son serving with the Canadians.

Dundee Courier 4th June 1917

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