James Campbell Steel

No Medal Rolls Index Card found
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 1st Battalion, ‘D’ Company
1911 Gentleman cadet at RoyalMilitaryAcademy, Sandhurst 1914 The 1st Battalion joined 81st Brigade in November 1914 and arrived in France in December.
c1894 London
Death13th March 1915
Killed in action at St Eloi, France
BurialDickebusch New Military Cemetery, B. 17.
His gravestone bears the inscription ‘Until the day break and the shadows flee away’.
Son of the late James Alison Steel and of Katherine Isabella Steel.
James Steel (c1830-1894) and Katherine Campbell (c1854-1923) married 1889, Crathie, Aberdeenshire
Partner in W Strang Steel & Company running the London office
Grace (b.1891)
Not known
Regular soldier
Hinstock House, Sycamore Avenue, Farnborough, Hampshire
Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst
Glasgow NecropolisCompartment Epsilon Lair 399
Scottish National War Memorial
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Compiled by Morag Fyfe, Historical and Genealogical Researcher for The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis.

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