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Name: James NELSON
Casualty No.: 266a Ranks: Lance Corporal Initials: J Service No.: 5840
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Gateshead, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 0
Unit: 2nd Bn King's Own Scottish Borderers.
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Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
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How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Sunday 1st November 1914
Place of Death:
Battle/Campaign: 11 Corps 5th Div 13th Brigade Battle of La Bassee, 10th October 2nd November 1914. Wyschaete-Mess
Locally Commemorated: -
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Le Touret Memorial.
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Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
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Notes : James played football at a local level and had won several gold medals for his achievements.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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