Private Daniel Jamieson

Private Daniel Cunningham Jamieson, “D” Coy.,1st/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action in France, aged 21, on the 29th July 1918 and is buried in Raperie British Cemetery, Villemontoire, France where his Heastone is inscribed ” To Memory Ever Dear”. He had been born in Selkirk and was the son of Andrew and Jessie Jamieson of 37 Croft Street, Galashiels. He had been working as a law Clerk in Galashiels and was a Member of the Territorial 4th K.O.S.B. and served with them in Egypt but after being wounded he was posted to the 1st/5th on recovery. He went to France with that Battalion in April 1918 with the rest of the 52nd(Lowland) Division to help stem the German Spring Offensives. He fell in the successful attacks near Beugneux which cost the Battalion 2 Officers and 17 Other Ranks killed and 5 Officers and 214 Other Ranks wounded. In addition 27 Other Ranks were posted missing.

Scroll to Top