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17th Battalion Royal Scots

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gardenpest29 Report 23 Sep 2013 15:44

Looking for a few more details about James Edward NAPIER.
On FMP I found the following info.
Name: NAPIER, James E
Unit:Royal Scots
Year: 1918
Volume : I.7
Page: 153
Record source: GRO War Death Army
Other Ranks (1914 to 1921)
Would really like to find out more about this chap to see if he is the James NAPIER that I am researching.
My James was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland in 1896 to parents James & Frances NAPIER.
Thank You.


George_of_Westbury Report 23 Sep 2013 16:12

Always look on the CWGC site, which is free it gives his parents.He is not yours
Posting it anyway

Rank:PrivateService No:41096Date of Death:23/02/1918Age:22Regiment/Service:Royal Scots 17th Bn. Grave ReferenceXIII. G. 15.CemeteryDOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information:

Son of Mary Napier, of 69, Church St., North Shields, and the late Michael Napier.



gardenpest29 Report 23 Sep 2013 16:19

I shall cross him off of my list and add that web address to my list.
Thank you George.


Potty Report 25 Sep 2013 15:27

Was your James middle name Edward or could it have been William:

Rank:SerjeantService No:422Date of Death:28/11/1916Age:23Regiment/Service:Durham Light Infantry 19th Bn. Grave ReferenceI. C. 18.CemeteryWANQUETIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Additional Information:

Son of James William Napier, of 60, Dean Road, South Shields

If it is this one, his service record is on Ancestry.


gardenpest29 Report 26 Sep 2013 14:15

I was given the following details about James, on an earlier thread.
Sorry I don't know how to put in the link but it was on "find ancestors" and headed "Frances Rose ???"
Birth for James Napier.
father:James Napier
mother:Frances Napier
NameJames Edward Napier
Christening Date22 Dec 1896
Christening PlaceSt. Aidan, Benwell, Northumberland, England