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Forename(s): James George
Place of Birth: Dingwall, Ross-shire, Scotland
Service No: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service: Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany’s)
Battalion / Unit: 4th (Ross Highland) Battalion
Division: 51st (Highland) Division
Date of Death: 1918-10-01
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: V1. F. 25.
CWGC Cemetery: DADIZEELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
James George Coe was the son of Isaac Joseph and Elizabeth Ann Coe, née Shanks. Isaac was born at Woodbastwick, Norfolk and Elizabeth at Dingwall, Ross-shire, Scotland.
1891 Dingwall, Ross-shire Census: Tulloch House - James G. Coe, aged 8 months, born Dingwall, son of Joseph I. and Elizabeth A. Coe.
1901 Dingwall, Ross-shire Census: Tulloch House - James George Coe, aged 10 years, born Dingwall, son of Isaac Joseph and Elizabeth Ann Coe.
1911 Cliviger, Burnley, Lancashire Census: Causeway House - James George Coe, aged 20 years, born Dingwall, Ross-shire, son of Isaac Joseph and Elizabeth Ann Coe.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte James George Coe, 4704, 4/10th Middlesex Regiment & Lieut 4th Seaforth Highlanders. Commissioned: 1 March 1917. Theatre of War first served in: France. Date of entry therein: 2 August 1917. Correspondence: Father: I.J. Coe, Esq. Causeway House, Cliviger, Burnley.
James is commemorated on the Burnley Grammar School Roll of Honour and in the 'Service Roll of Martins Bank'.
Photograph: 'Burnley Express' (19 October 1918).
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Lieutenant James George COE
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany’s)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 51st (Highland) Division
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