1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

James McClymont

Contributed by: Lesley Zetterstrom, on 2008-11-23

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Rank
First Name James
Surname McClymont
Year of Birth 1899
Year of Death Unknown
Regiment South Lancashire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Workington, Cumbria

James's Story

James died at the start of the heaviest fighting in the Somme. He was taken on 22 March 1918, one day after his older brother was killed a couple of miles away. It was said that he was so overcome with grief that he lost concentration and this lead to his death.

Never known but never forgotten.

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