World War 1 (1914 - 1918)


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James Alexander McIntosh

Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit: HMT Falmouth III
Rank: Sub Lieutenant

James, elder brother of Charles, was born in Glasgow in 1883, son of Oliver Ross McIntosh and Jeanie Dick McIntosh of 280 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow - latterly of Moy Lodge, Elmwood Avenue, Newton Mearns. Aged 14, James worked as a commercial clerk and was later 2nd Officer of S.S. Cameronia (Anchor Line) before joining HMT Falmouth lll which was a naval trawler. It struck a mine on 19 November 1915 and sank in the English Channel off Dover, Kent. James, aged 32, was lost along with six other members of the crew.

James is buried in Noordwijk General Cemetery, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands - Grave reference D. 63 and commemorated on the family gravestone in Mearns Cemetery.

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