3234829 , Pte James Ayton Jamieson Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

1901 Born Barrow-in-Furness. His Mother was Elizabeth Jamieson (later Elizabeth Armstrong after she married John Armstrong between 1914 and 1920) . His Father was Robert Jamieson a Ship Yard Foreman born in 1873, he died 3 May 1914 aged 41 at Ruckhill Hospital Glasgow. His obit in the paper says he was the second son of Robert Jamieson from Stoneymeadow, High Blandtyre and husband of Elizabeth Jamieson of Townhead, Glasgow

1901 census at Barrow in Furness

1911 census in Barrow in Furness

1918 Enlisted as 49335 Private James Ayton Jamieson, into the East Surrey Regiment. (From regimental number). The 3rd (Reserve) Battalion, East Surrey Regiment was at the Bridge of Allan in 1918.

Served in France with the 8th (Service) Battalion, East Surrey Regiment.

1919 MArch re- enlisted into 9th (Service) Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) in France. (From regimental number).

Served in Belfast as 3234829 Private James Ayton Jamieson, 1st Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

1920 Aug 31. Accidently shot by Military patrol in Linfield, Belfast

Buried Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery. There is not enough information to get his parents. There are two possible families in 1901 census. No family information on CWGC

1920 Oct 4.His mother applied for a dependant’s pension as Mrs Elizabeth Armstrong, 39 North Oswald Street, Townhead, Glasgow. There is a John Armstrong listed a Lodger working as a Cloth Presser living at this address on the Electoral Roll from 1913 to 1915.

British soldiers died in Ireland