James Selby

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Forres
  • Service no: 16245
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 13.08.1915
  • Burial Country: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Cemetery: Helles Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 84 to 92 or 220 to 222

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 1886
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Hairdresser
  • Mother:

    Mary Ellen Traill, 9 Castle Gable, Perth

  • Father:

    David Selby

  • Siblings:

    Alexander, Susan, Mary Ann, George, Jane & Margaret

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Selby

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Helles Memorial. Edward was lost at see when the ship he was aboard was torpedoed and sunk by German Submarine, UB-14, 13.08.1915 on route to Gallipoli.

Additional information supplied by Gary Thomson

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