Private James Birnie

Gordon Highlanders

Died: Tuesday 19 March 1918 (aged 18)

Connected records

Record:
BIRNIE, JAMES
Additional information:
Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Birnie, of Roselea Cottage, St. Fergus, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire.
Cemetery:
BAC-DU-SUD BRITISH CEMETERY, BAILLEULVAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
I. A. 4.
Country:
France

Possible matches

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Name recorded:
Birnie, James
Memorial:
St Fergus (WMR 8629)
Location:
St Fergus, Peterhead, Grampian
Name recorded:
Birnie, J
Memorial:
Crawford's Biscuits Liverpool (WMR 1964)
Location:
Liverpool, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Birnie, J
Memorial:
Lancashire And Yorkshire Railway (WMR 13093)
Location:
Manchester, Greater Manchester

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Name:
Second Lieutenant G Birnie
Context:
other
Date:
14 Mar 1918
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Trench Mortar Batteries (page 179)
Name:
Second Lieutenant G Birnie
Context:
other
Date:
20 Mar 1918
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Trench Mortar Batteries (page 180)