9 August 2015

In memory of James Leslie, Pte 4/8936 Durham Light Infantry

Today, 9th August, marks the anniversary of the death of James Leslie, a native of Portsoy.  James was serving with the 2nd Battalion Durham Light Infantry when he lost his life at the age of 41.  He left behind a widow, Matilda Leslie, who was living at 38, Bedford St, Edinburgh.

James is commemorated at the Menin Gate Memorial in Ypres, Belgium.

Casualty Record Detail

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