James Lamond was the son of Betsy Lamond and stepson of James Small. He enlisted into the Gordon Highlanders and volunteered for airborne forces.
Private Lamond successfully completed his glider training and was posted to Support Company, 7th (Airborne) Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers, and took part in Operation Market Garden (Arnhem).
Pte Lamond was killed in action on 24 September 1944, aged 32, and was given a field burial by the resident, in the garden of Oranjeweg, Oosterbeek. He was re-interred to Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery on 28 August 1945.
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