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James Galloway
Born 3 July 1893
Buckhaven, Scotland
Died 17 November 1918(1918-11-17) (aged 25)[1]
Kasauli, British India

James Blyth Galloway (3 July 1893 – 17 November 1918) was a Scottish professional footballer who played in the Scottish League for Third Lanark.[2][3]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Galloway worked as an architect.[2][4] A territorial, he was called up for service when the First World War broke out in August 1914 and joined the Royal Field Artillery.[2] After a long period on the Western Front, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant on 16 September 1917.[5] Galloway was posted to India late in the war and died of pneumonia in Kasauli on 17 November 1918, just six days after the end of the war.[2] He was buried in Kasauli Cemetery.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Manchester, Reading Room. "Casualty Details". http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1499108/GALLOWAY,%20JAMES%20BLYTH. Retrieved 19 September 2016. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "They Died in the Conflict in Season 1918–1919". http://www.scotlandswar.co.uk/pdf_Season_1918-1919_(Fell).pdf. Retrieved 19 September 2016. 
  3. Litster, John. Record of Pre-War Scottish League Players. Norwich: PM Publications. 
  4. 1893 GALLOWAY, JAMES BLYTH (Statutory registers Births 459/2 175)
  5. "James Blyth Galloway | Service Record | Football and the First World War" (in en-US). http://www.footballandthefirstworldwar.org/james-blyth-galloway-service-record/. 

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