Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour

Anderson, James Alexander

Rank: Lieutenant

Regiment: Royal Gloucestershire Hussars (Gloucestershire Yeomanry)

Biography: Son of William Anderson ; born Echt, 10 March 1884 ; educated at Echt Public School ; student in Law, 1904-05, he gave promise of a brilliant career in his profession. Previous to the outbreak of war he had served in the Lothian and Border Horse for 11 years, and was called up on 4 August 1914. After serving in France and at Salonika he came home, received a commission, and was gazetted to the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars (Gloucestershire Yeomanry). The rest of his service was passed in Palestine till he returned home in 1919. He died 6 July 1920, of malaria which he had contracted whilst in Macedonia.

Date of Death: 06 July 1920

Burial Details: Buried at Cramond Parish Churchyard, Edinburgh, North Side, Grave 133.

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

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