James Wright Neill

Biography of James Wright Neill

James Wright Neill
James Wright Neill

Lieutenant James Wright Neill of the RNVR was born in Bellshill and studied in the Arts Faculty at the University from 1928 to 1933.

Neill served aboard the minesweeper HMT Cap D'Antifer, formerly a a Belgian-owned trawler, during the war. He was killed on 13 February 1944 when she was torpedoed by a German E-Boat off the Humber.

Summary

James Wright Neill
Born 22 April 1911, Bellshill, Scotland.
Died 13 February 1944.
University Link: Student
GU Degree: Arts, 1928-33;
Father's Details: Joseph Neill; Baker
War Service: Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Grave / Memorial: Lowestoft Naval Memorial, England
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 7th Jan 2008

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