James Chalmers
James Chalmers
James Chalmers
● James Chalmers (SWI)

born in Scotland

James Chalmers was born on Monday, 3rd December, 1877, in Old Luce, Wigtownshire.

The forward signed for Thistle on Wednesday, 3rd October, 1900, having most recently been with Notts County.

Aged 22, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 6th October, 1900, in a 3-1 win away to Heart of Midlothian in the SFL First Division.

There were no goals for James during his spell with Thistle.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 15th December, 1900, in a 1-0 defeat at home to Heart of Midlothian in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 7 occasions.

His club-list included Beith, Morton, Sunderland, Preston North End, Notts County, Partick Thistle, Watford, Tottenham Hotspur, Swindon Town, Norwich City and Bristol Rovers.

James died on Wednesday, 16th June, 1915, in Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 37.

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