Private James Baggott Lawson

East Yorkshire Regiment

Died: Monday 13 November 1916 (aged 26)

Connected records

Record:
LAWSON, JAMES BAGGOTT
Additional information:
Son of James and Emma Lawson; husband of Ethel Brookes (formerly Lawson), of 5, Truda St., Palfrey, Walsall, Staffs. Born at Walsall.
Cemetery:
LUKE COPSE BRITISH CEMETERY, PUISIEUX
Cemetery/memorial reference:
31.
Country:
France

Possible matches

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Name recorded:
Lawson, James B
Memorial:
Burntisland Roll of Honour (WMR 85123)
Location:
Burntisland, Fife
Name recorded:
Lawson, James B
Memorial:
University of Glasgow War Memorial Chapel (WMR 23068)
Location:
Glasgow, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Lawson, James B
Memorial:
Burntisland (WMR 5739)
Location:
Burntisland, Fife

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Name:
Captain Lawson
Context:
other
Date:
9 Nov 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: Divisional Signal Company (page 172)
Name:
Lieutenant Colonel A Lawson
Context:
author
Date:
12 Nov 1916
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Dragoon Guards (page 108)