James Milne Sharp Jess

ID# 7718, (28 Nov 1915 - 18 Jan 1916)

James Milne Sharp Jess was born on 28 Nov 1915 at 39 Meadowhill Rows, Larkhall, Lanark, Scotland ,

James Milne Sharp Jess
at 4 AM.1,2

He was the son of John Jess and Jean Milne Sharp.

James died on 18 Jan 1916 at 39 Meahowhill, Larkhall, Lanark, Scotland , at age 1 month and 21 days

James Milne Jess
at 1.05 PM aged 7 weeks

Parents: John Jess, Coal Miner (Private 9th Battalion Black Watch) & Jane Milne Jess MS Sharp

Jane Jess, Mother was the informant of the death.3,4

James's cause of death on 18 Jan 1916 was from Acute Gastro Enteritis - 4 days.

FatherJohn Jess (1893 - 29 Apr 1916)
MotherJean Milne Sharp (c 1891 - 23 Mar 1950)


  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1915 Larkhall Lanark, 638/01 0467. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  2. [S216] Letter or email from Laura Potts (UK) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) email from Laura July 2015.
  3. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1916 Larkhall Lanark, 638/01 0009.