Casualty Details...

Private James Aitken

1st/4th Battalion Gordon Highlanders

Service Number: 4417

Born: Tuesday 19th February 1895 in Tarves .

Died: Monday 14th August 1916 in France & Flanders.

Died of wounds. Age: 21

Cemetery: Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe. Grave/Memorial Identifier: III.C.6.

Son of William Aitken and Grace Brechin, Tangland.

Uncle of James Stephen, also Killed in Action.

Family Grave: Methlick MI 10