James Ure was the son of James and Mary Ure, of Tullibody, Clackmannanshire. He enlisted in the General Service Corps and volunteered for airborne forces.
Private Ure successfully completed his glider training and was posted to D Company, King’s Own Scottish Borderers, and took part in Operation Market Garden (Arnhem).
Pte Ure was killed in action on 20 September 1944, aged 19, and was given a field burial in the garden of the Dreyeroord Hotel, Van Dedemweg, Oosterbeek, and was re-interred to Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery on 5 September 1945.
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