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Fairlie, J G

Basra War Cemetery & Memorial, Nasiriyah, Iraq

Basra Memorial, Iraq

Notice of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Wednesday 26 April 1916

Commemorated on OV Memorial, Jersey
St Saviour's Parish Memorial, Jersey
and on St Luke's Church Memorial, Jersey

James Gordon Fairlie

Lieutenant-Colonel James Gordon Fairlie
6th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

Mentioned in Despatches

Eldest son of Commander H J Fairlie RN of La Fantasie, Belvedere.
Educated at Victoria College

Killed in action, aged 39 years

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Wednesday 26 April 1916

Victoria College Roll of Honour - Death of Lieutenant Colonel J G Fairlie. Official intimation has been received of the death in action on 22 April of James Gordon Fairlie of the 6th Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, eldest son of Commander H J Fairlie of La Fantasie, Belvedere. The deceased officer, who was 39, was a pupil at Victoria College from 1886-88.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record

Courtesy of Victoria College, Jersey

Basra pictures courtesy of Sidney Clark and Richard Leigh.