Private James A. Murchison
SAC 1919-1923

2940098 Private James Alexander Murchison attended St. Andrew's College from 1919 to 1923.

He served with the 5th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

Murchison died overseas on Monday July 3, 1944 and is buried in Oxford (Botely) Cemetery, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom (Grave Number: Plot I/1. Grave 164.)

During the First World War, the 3rd Southern General Hospital (an Oxfordshire Territorial Unit) was housed in the Examination Schools and a number of other buildings in Oxford. Oxford (Botley) Cemetery contains 156 burials from the First World War, all in the war graves plot in section I/1. The cemetery was designated a Royal Air Force regional cemetery during the Second World War and was used by RAF stations in Berkshire and neighbouring counties. Practically all of the 516 Second World War burials (one of them unidentified) are in the war graves plot, which was extended from the section used during the First World War.