Private William Robert James

South Wales Borderers

Died: Friday 13 August 1915 (aged 34)

Connected records

Record:
JAMES, WILLIAM ROBERT
Additional information:
Son of William and Caroline James, of Holly Cottage, Nash, Mon.
Cemetery:
HELLES MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Panel 80 to 84 or 219 and 220.
Country:
Turkey (including Gallipoli)

Possible matches

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Name recorded:
James, William R
Memorial:
St Marys Church Plaque WW1 (WMR 3640)
Location:
Nash, Gwent
Name recorded:
James, William R
Memorial:
Nash (WMR 3641)
Location:
Nash, Gwent
Name recorded:
James, W R
Memorial:
St Cuthberts Church WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 33511)
Location:
Blyth, Northumberland
Name recorded:
James, W R
Memorial:
Western Mail Limited WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 17674)
Location:
Cardiff, South Glamorgan

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Name:
Lieutenant James
Context:
Date:
8 Aug 1915
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. (page 51)
Name:
Lieutenant James
Context:
promotion
Date:
8 Aug 1915
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. (page 51)
Name:
Lieutenant James
Context:
Wounded
Date:
9 Aug 1915
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. (page 51)
Name:
Captain James
Context:
other
Date:
9 Aug 1915
Diary:
2 INDIAN CAVALRY DIVISION: 119 (Meerut) Field Ambulance (page 97)
Name:
Lieutenant James
Context:
other
Date:
9 Aug 1915
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 10 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion Seaforth Highlanders. (page 219)
Name:
Captain James
Context:
other
Date:
12 Aug 1915
Diary:
2 INDIAN CAVALRY DIVISION: 119 (Meerut) Field Ambulance (page 98)
Name:
Second Lieutenant D C James
Context:
joined
Date:
12 Aug 1915
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 6 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment. (page 94)