James Comrie

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James Comrie
Personal information
Date of birth (1881-03-31)31 March 1881
Place of birth Stirling, Scotland
Date of death 9 August 1916(1916-08-09) (aged 35)
Place of death Meteren, Belgium
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1904–1906 Third Lanark 78 (18)
1906–1907 Reading 36 (1)
1907–1908 Glossop North End 38 (1)
1908–1910 Bradford City 48 (3)
1910–1911 Lincoln City 12 (1)
1911 Grantham Town 1 (0)
1911–1912 Stenhousemuir
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

James Comrie (31 March 1881 – 9 August 1916) was a Scottish footballer who played in both Scotland and England, for Third Lanark, Reading, Glossop North End, Bradford City, Lincoln City, Grantham Town and Stenhousemuir.

He served in the Great War with the Northumberland Fusiliers and died on 9 August 1916 at Meteren in Belgium.[1][2] Comrie's nephew Malcolm also became a footballer.[1]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ a b "James Comrie - Football and the First World War". Retrieved 2016-06-30. 
  2. ^ Manchester, Reading Room. "Casualty Details". www.cwgc.org. Archived from the original on 11 September 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-30.