James Wigmore

Name

James Wigmore

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

20/09/1917
24

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lance Corporal
353158
Royal Scots Regiment
12th Bn.

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Panel 11 to 14 and 162
Belgium

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

St Peter's Church Memorial, Ayot St Peter, St Peter's Church Roll of Honour, Ayot St Peter, We are not aware of a memorial in St Peter

Pre War

Born in Ayot St Peter, Herts. Baptised at Ayot St Peter church in 1893. Mother named as Ellen Wigmore. Foster son of Mrs E Lawrence of Ayot Green, Welwyn, Herts.


1901 Census: living with Charles and Mary Shepherd at Ayot Green and listed as their adopted son. 1911 Census: Boarder living at Ayot Green with the King family and working as a labourer on a farm.

Wartime Service

Formerly 12870 in the Hertfordshire Regiment or Bedfordshire Regiment. Served in France and Flanders. Killed in action in Belgium.

Additional Information

War gratuity of £13 10s granted to Elizabeth Lawrence. SDITGW has two contradictory records. One agrees with the CWGC the other suggests Royal Scots Regiment, 5/6th Bn.

Acknowledgments

Jonty Wild
Brenda Palmer