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Private James McAuley

12th Battalion Highland Light Infantry
Service No: 8476

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Personal details

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 17 Coatbank St, Coatbridge


Killed in Action 26/09/1915 at Loos


Coatbridge 1914


Puddler in the Phoenix Iron Works


40 / DOB - 05/01/1875

Buried / Remembered

Lens Eastern Communal Cemetery,Pas de Calais, France

Family Information

Son of John and Mary Owens McAuley. James older brother Private John McAulay (different spelling on CWGC site) of the 12th Battalion Highland Light Infantry worked with his brother and enlisted with his brother. They both resided with Mr Andrew Brannen at 17 Coatbank St. Both fell at the Battle of Loos. James 1 day after his older brother. John is NOT LISTED on the Memorial

Additional Information

James (and his NOT LISTED brother John) was Killed in Action at the Battle of Loos which claimed so many Coatbridge men. See newspaper clipping for letter to Mr Brannen from the Captain of the No2 District Record Office in Hamilton. Also remembered on the St Patricks Church Roll of Honour (see photos)

  Medal Index Card  newspaper clipping  newspaper clipping

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