Private James Sandercombe, 17th Royal Scots (Lord Rosebery’s Bantam Regiment), was born in Queensferry in 1882. He died of wounds on 25th September 1918, aged 36 most likely from the Battle of Bapaume, during the 100 Days Offensive. James is buried in Grave Ref: XXV. H. 23 – Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.
His brother Charles died in France in August 1916.
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