James French


Service: Army

Unit: 2nd Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders

Rank: Private

Service Number: 22998

James was born in Glasgow in 1899.

In the 1911 census, he was a boarder at 9 Kirk Lane, Newton Mearns with Mr James Paterson. He was still at school.

He was killed in France on 11 October 1918, aged 19 and is buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt Cemetery XIV. C. 13 Somme, France.

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