Private James Dumma

Private James Dumma, 1st Battalion, Royal Scots. He was killed by shellfire  in Belgium on 26th April 1915, aged 19, during the Second Battle of Ypres. He was the son of John Dumma, farm steward, of Oxnam Row, Oxnan, Jedburgh and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium. At this time the Battalion were holding front line trenches in the Ypres Salient and suffered numerous casualties from enemy shelling, including Private Dumma.

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