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Private James Carty

2nd Battalion Kings Own Scottish Borderers
Service No: 10048

James Carty grave

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Personal details

Family Information

Son of James and Elizabeth Owens Carty from Irvine

Born / Resided

Irvine / 3 Howes St, Coatbridge

Died

Killed in Action 01/11/1914

Enlisted

Glasgow

Employed

Tube Worker in the Clyde Tube Works

Age

25

Buried / Remembered

Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Additional Information

James is listed as CARTLE on the Memorial. James is also remembered on the St Augustines Church (Cartie) and Stewarts and Lloyds Rolls of Honour (see photos). See photos for James` name on the Le Touret Memorial

Photos
  Medal Index Card  newspaper clipping  remembered at home  additional photo

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Comments
James Carty, my grandfather's older brother, born in 1889 and lived in 3 Howes, (that's all the street address I have) son of James Carty and Elizabeth Owens from Irvine, The confusion of the surname comes from the fact that back in those days a lot of people couldn't read or write and surnames were spelled as they were pronounced
Gerry Carty, Coatbridge, 24/11/2018 8:16PM

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