We remember James Hamilton Speirs

We remember James Hamilton Speirs

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Timeline

Timeline

1874
sibling Margaret Speirs Source:6160947 1874
1877
sibling Archie Speirs Source:6160947 1877
1879
sibling Annie Speirs Source:6160947 1879
1884
sibling John Mcclean Speirs Source:6160947 1884
1886
birth Glasgow United Kingdom Source:8590938 Source:6160941 22nd March 1886
1888
sibling Robert Speirs Source:6160947 1888
1891
location Aitkenhead Road, Govan, Lanarkshire United Kingdom parents address Source:6160947 1891
1891
dates Age 5 Source:6160947 1891
1908
children James H Speirs Source:6160941 1908
1911
dates Age 25 Source:6160941 1911
1911
location 302 Junction Mount, Idle Road, Eccleshill, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address Source:6160941 1911
1911
employment Professional footballer Source:6160941 1911
marriage Bessie Source:6160941
service British Army Serjeant S/18170 Cameron Highlanders 7th Battalion Source:6160930
1917
death Died of wounds Belgium Source:7038531 Source:6160940 20th August 1917
1917
dates Age 31 Source:6160960 20th August 1917
burial Dochy Farm New British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7038531
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:4208236

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names James Hamilton
Initials JH
Last Name Speirs
Source 6160940
First Names James Hamilton
Initials JH
Last Name Speirs
Source 6160940
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
302 Junction Mount, Idle Road, Eccleshill, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address known 1911
Aitkenhead Road, Govan, Lanarkshire United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army S/18170 Cameron Highlanders 7th Battalion Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
James H Speirs son 1908
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Janet Mcclean Speirs mother
James Hamilton Speirs father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Speirs sister 1874
Archie Speirs brother 1877
Annie Speirs sister 1879
John Mcclean Speirs brother 1884
Robert Speirs brother 1888
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Bessie wife

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Imperial1
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Imperial1
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Robin43186

External Evidence

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission record Imperial1
Jimmy Speirs biography Imperial1
Article about Jimmy Speirs Imperial1
Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939, Mike Joyce Will72649

Multimedia

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Portrait photo of James Hamilton 'Jimmy' Speirs Imperial1
J H Speirs' grave, Dochy Farm Cemetery Charlotte33

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