SCULLION, James

Rank: 
Fusilier
Unit/Base: 
Training Centres WW2
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 70th Bn.
Service: 
Army
Number: 
6983742
Died : 
Friday, November 28, 1941
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Age: 
18
Fusilier James Scullion, aged 18, died whilst at the Commando Depot, Achnacarry.  He was last seen alive on the 28th November 1941. His body was found at 3.30pm on the 2nd June 1942 on the foreshore of Loch Eil, opposite Kilmallie Houses, Corpach. Cause of death was declared as drowning. The informant is recorded as the Commanding Officer, Commando Depot Achnacarry.
Also died on this date by drowning on this date were Corporal Frederick Turner, Private Patrick McCarthy, and Gunner Alan Haydon [see Linked Content below].
The CWGC entry does not record any Commando unit which would be correct if he was in training. Service as a Commando is not established.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/35 and WO417/44.
Register of Deaths in the district of Kilmallie via www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk.
 
 
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