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Private James McSherry

6th Battalion Kings Own Scottish Borderers
Service No: 32548

James McSherry grave





Personal details

Family Information

Son of Michael and Catherine Glancey McSherry. James`older 2 brothers served with the Highland Light Infantry and both survived the war

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 17 Canal St, Coatbridge


Killed in Action 30/09/1918 Klephoek




Tube Worker in the Caledonian Tube Works


19 / DOB - 03/08/1899

Buried / Remembered

Harlebeke New British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Additional Information

James was Killed in Action just 6 weeks before the Armistice aged just 19. He is listed as McSHERRIE on the Memorial. James was initially buried in Klephoek German Military Cemetery but his grave was lost. He is now remembered on a Special Memorial in Harlebeke New British Cemetery (see photos) Also remembered on the St Patricks Church Roll of Honour

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