Tuesday, 22 September 2015

In memory of Pte James Main

James Main was the son of Mrs Jane Main, who lived at 24 Chapel Street in Portsoy.  He served at Pte 10/1901 in the Wellington Regiment, New Zealand Expeditionary Force and was wounded while fighting at Gallipoli.  He died of his wounds in London on 22nd September 1915, aged 23 years.

James is commemorated by a marble Commonwealth War Graves Commission stone in Fordyce Old Kirkyard and on the Portsoy town war memorial.

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