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  cap badgePrivate James Fletcher

1st/7th Battalion Highland Light Infantry
Service No: 36785

James Fletcher grave

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Personal details

Family Information

Son of Thomas Fletcher. James made a Will leaving all his property to his sister Mrs Annie Barbour of 6 Peel St, Partick, Glasgow.

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 135 Bank St, Coatbridge.

Died

Killed in Action 28/08/1918

Enlisted

Coatbridge 1916

Employed

Iron Worker in the Horse Shoe Works.

Age

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Buried / Remembered

Vis-en-Artois Memorial (Panel 9 and 10), Pas de Calais, France.

Cemetery / Memorial Information

This Memorial bears the names of over 9,000 men who fell in the period from 8 August 1918 to the date of the Armistice in the Advance to Victory in Picardy and Artois, between the Somme and Loos, and who have no known grave. They belonged to the forces of Great Britain and Ireland and South Africa; the Canadian, Australian and New Zealand forces being commemorated on other memorials to the missing.

Additional Information

James' death notice in the Coatbridge Express was inserted by Mr and Mrs Mary Gilchrist (James' Aunt) of 135 Bank St, Coatbridge. Also remembered in the St Augustine's Parish (book) Roll of Honour. See photos for James' Medal Index Card, his Newspaper clipping, his Army Register of Soldiers Effects, his Service Medal and Award Rolls, his CWGC Grave Registration, his name on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial Panel List, his name on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial and the Highland Light Infantry Cap Badge.

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