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Private James Arnott

11th Battalion Highland Light Infantry
Service No: 19632

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Family Information

Son of William and Margaret Johnston Arnott. James` brother Private Alexander Arnott of the 2nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders was Died of Wounds on the 25/04/1915 exactly 5 months before his brother

Born / Resided

Greyrigg, Muiravonside, Stirling / 1b Hospital St, Coatbridge

Died

Killed in Action 25/09/1915 at Loos

Enlisted

Shotts

Employed

Miner in Rosehall Colliery

Age

44

Buried / Remembered

Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery / Memorial Information

The Loos Memorial commemorates over 20,000 officers and men who have no known grave, who fell in the area from the River Lys to the old southern boundary of the First Army, east and west of Grenay, from the first day of the Battle of Loos to the end of the war. On either side of the cemetery is a wall 15 feet high, to which are fixed tablets on which are carved the names of those commemorated. At the back are four small circular courts, open to the sky, in which the lines of tablets are continued, and between these courts are three semicircular walls or apses, two of which carry tablets, while on the centre apse is erected the Cross of Sacrifice.

Additional Information

James was 1 of 64 Coatbridge men who fell on the opening day of the Battle of Loos. James is listed as ARNOT on the Loos Memorial

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