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Sutherland, James McEwan

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James McEwan Sutherland


7th Batt. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
He is remembered with honour on the Scottish National War Memorial, St Michael and All Angels Roll of Honour and Helensburgh War Memorial, Column 4 Line 50.

The family home was 7, Giffnock Gardens, Henry Bell Street, Helensburgh The son of the late Robert (badge porter) and Janet Sutherland (nee Cummings), (both deceased).
Siblings: James had a younger brother, Moses.


James Sutherland was born in Helensburgh, where his father was a badge porter. He was apprenticed to Wm. Shields & Co., family grocer, before being employed by Mr John Mitchell, Charing Cross.
James married Agnes Wilson, a certificated nurse, and had one daughter, Elizabeth born in September of 1915.
James was wounded in battle in October, 1918 and return to England. He died there in January, 1919 at the age of 34. His remains were returned to Helensburgh for burial.

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