Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour

Findlay, James

Rank: 2nd Lieutenant

Regiment: 12th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers

Biography: Son of John Findlay, farmer ; born Loirston, Nigg, 10 September 1895 ; educated Robert Gordon's College; student in Agriculture, 1912-14; Medicine, 1915-16. Coming from a family well known in agricultural circles, Findlay soon became popular in the University, in all the activities of which he took a very keen interest. He gained the University Diploma in Agriculture in 1914 and then commenced the study of Medicine. In January 1916 he enlisted in the Royal Fusiliers and was later commissioned in the Northumberlands. He went to France in June 1916, and, just after receiving the command of his company, he was killed on 16 June 1917.

Date of Death: 16 June 1917

Burial Details: Name recorded on the Arras Memorial, Panel 2, Column 19.

Publication: Roll of Service, edited by Mabel Desborough Allardyce. Published 1921.

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