Private Douglas Sidney James

Hampshire Regiment

Died: Monday 23 October 1916 (aged 24)

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Record:
JAMES, DOUGLAS SIDNEY
Additional information:
Son of John and Marjory J. James, of 44, High St., Ryde, Isle of Wight.
Cemetery:
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Pier and Face 7 C and 7 B.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Second Lieutenant James
Context:
departed_training
Date:
23 Oct 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 1 Battalion South Wales Borderers (page 511)
Name:
returned_leave Private James
Context:
Date:
22 Oct 1916
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 13 Mobile Veterinary Section (page 355)