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DATE OF EM ACTION: 30/07/1915 Ardeer, near Stevenston, Ayrshire.

 

Little is known about the life of Sergeant James Burt of the 6th Scottish Rifles other than the incident at Nobel's Explosives Factory near Stevenston, Ayrshire on the night of 30th/31st July 1915.

 

EM CITATION:

 

His Majesty the KING has been graciously pleased to award the Edward Medal of the first class to James Burt and Arthur Frankland, also the Edward Medal of the second class to Duncan McPolland on account of their gallant conduct on the occasion of an explosion which occurred at the works of the Nobel Explosive Co., Ardeer, on the 30th July, 1915

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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James Burt EM

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