Private James Skelly

Private James George Ditchburn Skelly, 1st/7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He died of wounds in France on 18th June 1915, aged 42 and is buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France. He was the son of William and Jane Skelly and the husband of Margaret Tait ( formerly Skelly ) of 25 Church Strret, Berwick. At this time the Battalion were holding trenches in the Hooge sector of the Ypres Salient and much heavy fighting took place.


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