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Private James Laurieston

1st Battalion Cameron Highlanders
Service No: 7003

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Personal details

Family Information

Son of James and Mary Nicol Laurieston. Husband of Sarah Laurieston of 18 Alexander St, Coatbridge. James` brother Private Thomas Laurieston of the 9th Battalion Highland Light Infantry fell on the 29/09/1918. Thomas is remembered on the Airdrie War Memorial (see photos). The brothers name is listed as Lauriston on both Memorials but Laurieston with the CWGC, James` grave.

Born / Resided

Airdrie / 18 Alexander St, Coatbridge

Died

Killed in Action 14/09/1914

Enlisted

Glasgow 1914

Employed

Coatbridge Post Office / Reservist

Age

32

Buried / Remembered

Chauny Communal Cemetery British Extension, Aisne, France

Additional Information

James was Killed in Action during the successful Allied campaign which stopped the Germans capturing Paris. Also remembered on the Coatbridge Technical College and Middle United Free Churches Rolls of Honour (see photos). James was reburied in Chauny Cemetery (see photos for reburial form and family verification form)

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