Private PETER JAMES McCOURT

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Rank Private
Forenames PETER JAMES
Surname McCOURT
Initials P J
Place of Birth MOTHERWELL, LANARKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Friday, 20 June 1924
Date of Death Tuesday, 27 June 1944
Age 20
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From MOTHERWELL, LANARKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 14404688
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Gordon Highlanders
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 2 Battalion, Gordon Highlanders (15th Scottish Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location XII. D. 1.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF MICHAEL AND MARGARET MCCOURT, OF MOTHERWELL, LANARKSHIRE.

Additional Information

 

 

Private PETER JAMES McCourt, undated.1

 

 

References
1. Photograph kindly provided by Mrs Jean Marshal, niece of Private PETER JAMES McCOURT.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Mrs Jean Marshal, niece of Private PETER JAMES McCOURT.
Additional photographs provided by:  
Additional information provided by: Carl Shilleto and Mrs Jean Marshal, niece of Private PETER JAMES McCOURT.

 

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What other people have said

Motherwell Scotland

Margaret Gordon

Visited uncle Peter McCourts grave and what a very emotional day that was but glad to see the graves are all very well looked after

On Thursday, February 22, 2018