Memorial: James Beveridge

Lance Corporal James Beveridge, of 2nd Royal Scots,was born on 22nd November 1886 in Uphall.  He enlisted in 1903 and married in Queensferry in 1907, while employed as a Miner. In 1911 his siblings were living in Dalmeny.

James was killed in action on 18th July 1916, aged 29, during the Battle of Delville Wood, a phase of the Somme Offensive. He is buried in Grave Ref I.E.2. Quarry Cemetery, Muntauban, France and was awarded the 1914 Star, British War and Victory Medals.

 

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