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Usher, J.B., Sgt., 1915

Photo Brian Chandler

On the Loos Memorial is the name of 11494 Sergeant James Bell Usher, serving with the Northumberland Fusiliers who died 26/09/1915.

In Wallsend (Holy Cross) cemetery is a headstone which reads:

Treasured memories of
James Bell Usher
Killed in action
26 Sept. 1915
And his daughter
Jane A. W. Usher
Died ?28 Aug
(the rest is eroded and unreadable)

Acknowledgments to the pupils of Stephenson Memorial School.

James Bell Usher is remembered at Willngton Quay on W56.08

The CWGC entry for Sergeant Usher

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk