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McSloy, J., Pte., 1916
In Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France, is the Commonwealth War Grave of 10197 Private James McSloy, serving with the 14th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, who died 16/02/1916.

Morpeth Herald 25/02/1916 carries a brief obituary:

Pte. James McSloy, of Blyth, has died of wounds in France. Madame Vernon Harcourt, Sister, writing from hospital in France to the dead soldier’s mother intimated his death in a sympathetic letter in which she encloses a lock of hair, stating that he suffered patiently and was attended by the Catholic Chaplain, Father Lane, and died fortified by the rites of his Church.

He is remembered at Blyth on B42.21 and B42.24and at New Delaval on N51.01

The CWGC entry for Private McSloy

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