James Murray Scott Christie

Name

James Murray Scott Christie

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

12/07/1916
22

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
12856
Bedfordshire Regiment
6th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY
I. F. 35.
France

UK Memorials

Great Amwell Village Memorial
St John the Baptist Church Memorial, Great Amwell

Pre War

Born on 20 Apr 1894 in Rye Park, Herts. son of James Reid and Jessie (Brown) Christie and baptised in Hoddesdon on 1 Jul 1894. He was living in Great Amwell in 1901 and later in New River Well, Amwell Marsh, Ware, Herts. Enlisted in Hertford.

Wartime Service

In Jul 1916 the battalion was in the front line trenches of the Somme east of Albert close to Contalmaison. There were two large casualty clearing stations at Puchevillers where he presumably died of wounds.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox