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201341   Private James Spratt
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st / 5th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry (British Army)
Died: 03/09/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 27
James Spratt was the son of George and Margaret Spratt. James was born about 1891 in Dundee, Scotland. James was living in Glasgow when he enlisted. Private James Spratt was serving with the 1st/5th (City of Glasgow) Battalion (Territorial) of the Highland Light Infantry when he died of wounds on 3rd September 1918. He was 27 years old. The CWGC record Private J Spratt as the son of George and Margaret Spratt of Chapel Street, Cookstown, County Tyrone.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Mons (Bergen) Communal Cemetery
  Mons, Hainaut, 2
Grave Ref: Grave 6-B-4
CWGC Casualty 894734
Mons (Bergen) Communal Cemetery is located in the north-east of the town of Mons ("Bergen" in Flemish), on the chemin de la Procession a road leading from the N56 connecting Mons to Brussels. 600 metres after the N56 leaves the R50 ring road lies the chemin de la Procession. The cemetery is located 1 Km along the chemin de la Procession on the left hand side of the road.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - West Panel 2018 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 277
References and Links
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1 No photo of Private James Spratt's grave
2 Great War Dundee Brief details of Private James Spratt
3 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
4 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private James Spratt
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private James Spratt's grave can be purchased here
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