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Home: Brandon White House
Date of death: 27 March 1916
Age at death: 20 years
Fate: Killed along with three others when a shell landed in their trench
Rank: Private
Service No: 3370
Unit/Regiment: 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers
Buried: Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm), Belgium (Cemetery/memorial reference: III. E. 12).
Other: Son of Mr. J. Porteous, of West Westwood, Wooler, Northumberland.

CWGC Casualty Details


PORTEOUS James - portrait c. CDLHS

Private James Porteous

[Image source: The Coldstream & District Local History Society. Used with permission.]

PORTEOUS James - gravestone c. CDLHS

Gravestone of Private James Porteous

[Image source: The Coldstream & District Local History Society. Used with permission.]

CEM17 Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm), Belgium CWGC image

Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm), Belgium (image courtesy of CWGC)

Northumberland Fusiliers regimental badge

Northumberland Fusiliers

(Image credit: By kind permission of The Fusiliers Museum of Northumberland.)

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