James Paterson

RankCadet 176805
MedalsNone – did not serve abroad
RegimentRoyal Air Force, No 1 Officers’ Technical Training Wing
Military Service

Enlisted in RAF 13th May 1918 (3 days after his eighteenth birthday) and sent to No. 1 OTTW at St Leonards, near Hastings


10th May 1900 Glasgow

Death3rd June 1918
Circumstances of Death

Died at Hastings, after an operation “necessitated by military service”.

BurialGlasgow Western Necropolis, O. 2482.
CWGC Information

Son of John Somerville Paterson and Mary B. Dow Paterson, of 113, West Regent St., Glasgow.


John Paterson(d. 1931) & Mary Dow (d. 1956)

Father's Occupation

Solicitor of Patrick & Paterson, 113 West Regent Street, Glasgow and at Town Clerk’s Office, Kirkintilloch


None known




Albert Road Academy, Pollokshields

Hutchesons’ Grammar School



School boy

1901 Census

Not found

1911 Census

Not found

Glasgow NecropolisCompartment Primus Lair Not Known
Other Memorials

Not on Scottish National War Memorial

Acknowledgements and Sources

Much of the information on which this profile is based is drawn from various internet sources which are listed below.  The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis also wish to make full acknowledgement and thanks for the permitted use of any information or images generously supplied specifically for exhibition, publication or display in connection with The Roll of Honour and accompanying profiles to Ancestry (www.ancestry.co.uk), Findmypast (www.findmypast.co.uk

Commonwealth War Graves Commission – www.cwgc.org

Family Search – www.familysearch.org

The Long, Long Trail – http://www.1914-1918.net/

Scotlands People – www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk

The Scottish War Memorials Project – www.warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com

De Ruvigny’s Roll of Honour, volume 4



Compiled by Morag Fyfe, Historical and Genealogical Researcher for The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis.

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