1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

John Alexander Eyeval (Ivel)

Contributed by: John B. Ivel, on 2008-11-10

John Alexander Eyeval
First Name John Alexander
Surname Eyeval (Ivel)
Year of Birth 1897
Year of Death 1918
Regiment Seaforth Highlanders
Place of Wartime Residence Brora, Highland

John Alexander's Story

L/Cpl 16193, my Great Uncle Johnny was rescued wounded under fire with others by my Grandfather William Angus Ivel on 31/07/1917, for which was awarded the MM. Unfortunately Johnny was killed in action on 26/04/1918. He is remembered on his mum and dads gravestone in Brora and buried in Laventie Military Cemetery at La Gorgue.

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