Contributed by: John Ormiston, on 2008-11-07
|Year of Birth||1881|
|Year of Death||1967|
|Regiment||Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)|
|Place of Wartime Residence||Bothwell, Lanarkshire|
Quiet, unassuming man who served with the 6th Battalion Cameronian (Scottish Rifles) as part of the British Expeditionary Force (France) 20/03/1915 to 18/04/1916. While he never spoke about his experience, the records show the Battalion were in action at Aubers Ridge and Festubert. Discharged 29/04/1916. Military Conduct - Exemplary. Returned to the Mining Industry and retired in 195.