James Hunter

Biography of James Hunter

Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) War Memorial
Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) War Memorial

Lieutenant James Hunter of the 2nd Battalion The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) was born in Ayr. He graduated from the University with an MA in 1936. He served as a Platoon Commander in Sicily and was killed by a shell fragment on the Plain of Catania on 19 July 1943, while attempting to observe the origin of enemy fire.


James Hunter
Born 8 February 1914, Ayr, Scotland.
Died 19 July 1943.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degree: MA, 1936;
Father's Details: James Dickie Hunter
War Service: Lieutenant, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Grave / Memorial: Catania War Cemetery, Sicily, Italy
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 10th Mar 2008

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