Private JAMES McPHILEMY (photo added)

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Rank Private
Forenames JAMES
Surname McPHILEMY (photo added)
Initials J
Place of Birth GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Friday, 24 November 1922
Date of Death Saturday, 17 June 1944
Age 20
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 14273265
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 1 Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers (3rd Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards 1939-1945 Star & 1939-1945 War Medal
Place of Burial/Commemoration LA DELIVRANDE WAR CEMETERY, DOUVRES
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IX. C. 10.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph HE HAS LEFT A HAPPY MEMORY WITH EVERY ONE HE KNEW R.I.P.
Family Details SON OF MATTHEW AND HELLEN MCPHILEMY, OF POSSILPARK, GLASGOW.

Additional Information

 

 

Private JAMES McPHILEMY, undated.

 

 

Photograph and mesage left at headstone
for Private JAMES McPHILEMY.1

 

 

 1939-1945 Star and 1939-1945 War Medal for
Private JAMES McPHILEMY.

 

 

References
1.  Photograph of Private JAMES McPHILEMY and message located at headstone by Carl Shilleto on 15th June 2014.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto.
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Rob Sanders.
Additional photographs provided by: Rob Sanders and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Rob Sanders.

 

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What other people have said

Scotland

the cardigans

so proud to be related to this brave soldier - R.I.P. uncle James

On Friday, November 28, 2014
uk

Helen(Cardigan) Tuckey

A BRAVE SOLDIER xxx RIP

On Friday, November 28, 2014
UK

Paddy McPhilemy

Uncle James you paid the ultimate sacrifice at such a young age so that we could all be free. You are never far from the thoughts of your family every day. God bless you .

On Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Scotland

Marie Louise McCreadie

Uncle James ur a true hero not only to our country but in a much deeper sense that lies within the hearts of your sister Mary McPhilemy McCreadie her late husband Robert and me, her youngest of eleven children.

On Tuesday, November 25, 2014
kilwinning. scotland

John McDougall

Stand Easy Borderer.. Your sacrifice will never be forgoten. For our tomorrow you gave your today. XXV

On Tuesday, November 25, 2014