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james neilson

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Profile

Squad Number: 10
Position: Inside Left
Date of Birth: Monday, November 7, 1887
Birthplace: Montrose, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
Signed: 29/09/1911
Military Profile
Rank Sergeant
Regiment/Service Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Unit 10th Battalion.
Service Number 226018
Cemetery KIRECHKOI-HORTAKOI MILITARY CEMETERY
CWGC Reference www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=332679
Additional Info

Son of James and Christina Neilson, of 7, Station Rd., Ellon, Aberdeenshire. Native of Montrose. Killed in Action 28/10/1917, age 29.

Sergeant James Hadden Neilson (29) was a native of Montrose and enlisted in the Lovat Scouts which was a mounted regiment. However as the war developed there was little need for mounted troops and the unit was converted to infantry and became the 10th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders which was part of a force sent to help the Greeks who were on our side in the war. James' death occurred on 28th October 1917 and he is buried in Kirechkoi-Hortakoi Military Cemetery, near Thessaloniki in Northern Greece.

Aberdeen Debut

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Date Result Competition Venue Attendance Age at debut Type RedTv Report
20/03/1909 Aberdeen 2 - 2 Dundee Wanderers Northern League 600
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Appearances

Season League League Cup Scottish Cup Europe Total Other
  App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals
1913-14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1912-13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
1911-12 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
1910-11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1908-09 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Totals: 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
Total Appearances/Goals:   1 1  
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