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28/11/2017 Private James McGurk is interred in at Dickebusch New Military Cemetery, Belgium.
28/11/2017 The Glasgow Roll of Honour records a Private James McGurk of the Royal Scots who lived at 15 Cranston Street, Glasgow.
28/11/2017 The Glasgow Evening Times Roll of Honour records that the newspaper dated 15th March 1915.includes a report and portrait of Private James McGurk.
28/11/2017 Private James McGurk was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Scots when he died of wounds on Thursday 25th February 1915. He was 36 years old.
28/11/2017 James appears to have enlisted first in August 1914 for one year in 3rd Royal Scots (Depot Battalion).
28/11/2017 His family, which included five children, resided at 49 Warlock Street, Anderston, Glasgow.
28/11/2017 His wife was Matilda (nee Walker) whom he married on 3rd September 1900 in Coatbridge.
28/11/2017 The family moved to live in Glasgow.
28/11/2017 James McGurk was born in Cookstown.
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