Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour

Fyfe, Leslie

Rank: Private

Regiment: 4th Battalion Gordon Highlanders

Biography: Son of James Fyfe, commercial traveller ; born Culter, 24 May 1892 ; educated at Gordon's College ; student in Arts, 1911-12. Both at College and at the University his retiring disposition kept him practically unknown to all but a few, but by those few he was greatly esteemed. After one session at the University he was appointed manager on a tobacco-growing estate in Nyasaland, and during his three years there saw some service with native troops. In 1915 he returned home and enlisted in the Gordon Highlanders, and after the usual training at Ripon went to France, where he died on 23 July 1916 of wounds received in action at High Wood.

Date of Death: 23 July 1916

Burial Details: Name recorded on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 15 B and 15 C.

Publication: Roll of Service, edited by Mabel Desborough Allardyce. Published 1921.

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