James Innes Wilson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 03.12.1915
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 96181
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 15th Camel Battery
  • Place of Death: Yeman
  • Age at Death: 30
  • Date of Death: 09.12.1918
  • Burial Country: Yeman
  • Cemetery: Maala Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: E.64.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Clerk, Low & Bonar, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Mary Morrison, died 15.12.1890. Jane Robertson (step mother)

  • Father:

    John Ireland Wilson, Dalhousie St, Carnoustie

  • Siblings:

    Mary and brother (name unknown)

  • Spouse:

    Grace Ann Wilson, 4 South Baffin St, Dundee

  • Children:

More about James Innes Wilson

James died of Malaria at Basra.

James Innes Wilson   96181   Royal Garrison Artillery

Mr John D. Wilson, builder, Dalhousie Street, has received news that his second eldest son, Gunner James Wilson, Royal Garrison Artillery (Aden Field Force), has died at Aden from malaria fever.  Private Wilson who enlisted early in the war, was previously in the office of Messrs Low & Bonar, Dundee.  He leaves a widow, who is resident in Dundee.  A brother recently won the M.M.

Dundee Courier 27th December 1918

WILSON—At Basra, on 9th December, of malaria, Gunner James Innes Wilson, R.G.A., beloved husband of Grace Dunn, 4 South Baffin Street, and second son of J. I. Wilson, builder, Carnoustie, aged 30.

Dundee People’s Journal 27th December 1918

Additional information very kindly supplied by Maureen Fleming and Michael Caldwell

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