Casualty Details...

Private James Kinghorn Ironside

2nd Battalion Gordon Highlanders

Service Number: S/17587 Enlisted at: Aberdeen

Born: Wednesday 23rd April 1890 in Tarves .

Died: Thursday 4th October 1917 in France & Flanders.

Killed in Action. Age: 27

Cemetery: Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood. Grave/Memorial Identifier: XX.D.14

Through process of elimination, I believe this casualty to be the illegitimate son of Elspet Isabella Wilson Ironside who died at Methlick 29/5/1918. Throughout his life, James lived with an Ann Buchan at Kindrought Croft, Strichen.