Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour

Galloway, John

Rank: Corporal

Regiment: 40th Battalion Australians (Tasmanian Contingent, British Expeditionary Force)

Biography: Son of John Galloway, H.M.I.S. ; born Dumfries November 1881; educated at Gordon's College ; studied Arts and Science at Aberdeen University, 1904-06. For a short time he was on the staff of the “Aberdeen Free Press” and then went to London. Some years ago he emigrated to Tasmania, where he became a successful fruit farmer. In May 1916 Galloway enlisted in the 40th Battalion Australians (Tasmanian Contingent) and landed at Plymouth, December 1916, but on the voyage he contracted a bad cold which had fatal results. He died in hospital at Salisbury, 17 January 1917, his comrades testifying to their respect for his personal character and his work.

Date of Death: 17 January 1917

Burial Details: Buried at Springbank Cemetery, Aberdeen, Section N, Grave 89.

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

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