Name:-   Scott, James

Nationality:-    UK

Age :-   34

Rank:-   Private

Number:-  S/18272


Service:-   Army

Regiment / ship:-  4th/5th Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

Date of death:-   10th June 1918

Cemetery / Memorial:-    Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun

Area of cemetery / memorial :-  VI.G.20.

Family information:-    Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Scott, "Cookston Farm", Airlie, Forfarshire.  Husband of Mary Low Scott, Meikleour, Perthshire.

1891 Census

Cottage (Cookston), Airlie, Forfarshire

Alexander Scott, head, 37, Farm Servt (Grieve), b. Morras, Forfarshire

Mary Ann Scott, wife, 38, b. Meigle, Perthshire

Isabella Scott, daughter, 12, scholar, b. Kirriemuir, Forfarshire

Margaret Scott, daughter, 10, scholar, b. Airlie, Forfarshire

James Scott, son, 8, scholar, b. Airlie, Forfarshire

Amelia Scott, daughter, 6, scholar, b. Airlie, Forfarshire

Harry Scott, son, 3, b. Airlie, Forfarshire

William Scott, son, 2, b. Airlie, Forfarshire

Alexander Scott, 6 months, b. Airlie, Forfarshire

1901 census

Littleton Bothy, Airlie, Forfarshire

James Scott, servant - ploughman, 18, b. Airlie

Extra information:-

Monumental Inscription in Blairgowrie Cemetery

In memory of

James Scott

4/5th Black Watch

killed in action in France 10th June 1918

aged 34 years

beloved husband of Mary Low

and their daughter

Marjory Easson

who died 30th may 1938, aged 29 years.

The above Mary Low

who died 28th April 19?0 agfed 73 years

and their son


who died ?th November 1993, aged 79 years

Confirmation and Inventories 1918

Meikleour, Private., Royal Highlanders, died 10th June 1918, in France, testate.  Confirmation granted at Perth 16th October to Mary Low or Scott, Meikleour, executrix nominated in Will or Deed, dated 17th August 1917, and recorded in court books of Commissariot of Perth 5th October 1918.  Value of estate 87/16s/10d.

The value of the Estate in 2006 using average earnings ratio would have been 14, 578.74p

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