Private James Gradon Middlemiss

Private James Gradon Middlemiss, South Africa Contingent. Killed in action in France in July 1916 aged 40. He was born in Berwick but early in life went to South Africa. He fought in the Boer War and in German South West Africa. Following the outbreak of the War he joined the South African Contingent fighting in Egypt before going to France. He was the son of the late James Middlemiss, Cabinetmaker, Castlegate, Berwick upon Tweed. (Not traced on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission site. Information including the photo obtained from the Berwickshire Advertiser)

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