WESTWOOD, James

Name:WESTWOOD, James
Born:Scotland, 15 May 192
Died:14 August 1956
Age:29
Cemetery:Leith (Main)
Grave Ref:D13
Register:178
James Westwood’s grave

We have heard from James’ son that the date on the plaque is incorrect and that he came from Alloa, about 40 miles from Edinburgh. The date on the Register of deaths confirms the date as August.

He died during an operation to remove of his appendix.

James Westwood’s grave marker detail
James Westwood’s grave in the 1950s. Photo Bill Howieson

This picture of James is taken from a larger picture taken by his colleague, Norman Jamieson, which you can see on a WEBSITE that contains more pictures by Norman, as well as many other pictures of South Georgia whalers. The picture appears here by kind permission of Jim McLaren.

James Westwood. Photo Norman Jamieson
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