Private James McLeman

Private James McLeman, 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed by shellfire in Belgium on 27th March 1916, aged 21. He was the son of William and Margaret McLeman of 109 Douglas Terrace, Newcastle-on-Tyne and was a native of Berwick. He is buried in Railway Dugouts Burial Ground ( Transport Farm), Flanders, Belgium. At that time the Battalion were holding frontline trenches in the St Eloi sector of the Ypres Salient and were subjected to a heavy bombardment which killed 1 Officer and 7 Other Ranks and wounded 2 Officers and 16 Other Ranks.

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