Private James Lapsley, 2ndDuke of Cambridge -Middlesex Regiment, was born in Queensferry in 1880. James was killed in action on 15th September 1916, aged 35, in the Battle of Flers-Courcelette, a phase of the Battle of the Somme. He is commemorated on Piers and Faces 12D and 13B, Theipval Memorial, Somme, France.
His brother Robert was killed in Belgium in 1914.
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