World War 1 (1914 - 1918)

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James French

Service: Army
Unit: 2nd Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, (Princess Louise's)
Rank: Private
Service Number: 22998

James was born in Glasgow in 1899. In the 1911 census, he was a boarder at 9 Kirk Lane, Newton Mearns with James Paterson. He was still a school pupil.

James was killed in France on 11 October 1918, aged 19 and is buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt Cemetery XIV. C. 13 Somme, France.


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