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Date of death: 20/05/1916 (aged 32)
Cemetery: VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY
Son of Thomas and Margaret Jane Emerson, of 39, Pollock St., Motherwell.
Date of death: 30/03/1917 (aged 25)
Cemetery: H.A.C. CEMETERY, ECOUST-ST. MEIN
Son of Samuel and Jane Spence, of 29, Pollock St., Motherwell.