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View Record Number 713 - Mr. William James Flockhart

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Name:Mr. William James Flockhart
Address:3 New Street
East Lothian
Veteran of War:Service No. J/50441
Branch of Service:Royal Navy
Additional Info:Mr. Flockhart was born at 33 Meigle Street in Galashiels. He was the only son of James Flockhart, a painter-journeyman, and mother Mary Sheriff-Flockhart, nee Falchney.
Mr. Flockhart perished on the Anchusa, a "Flower" class naval vessel that was sunk by a German U-boat U54 off the north coast of Ireland on 16th July, 1918.
Gravestone Inscription:J. Flockhart
Able Seaman
RN J/50 741
H.M.S. "Anchusa"
15 July 1918 Age 21
"Till the Day Dawns and The Shadows Flee Away"

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