Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour

McWilliam, Alfred Dawson

Rank: Bombing Corporal

Regiment: 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders

Biography: Son of James McWilliam, farmer, Garbity, Orton, Morayshire. Born BoHarm, Banffshire, 24 April 1892. He received his early education at Keith Grammar School and matriculated in Agriculture in 1908. He attended classes in the University for two years and then returned home to assist his father in the management of the Shorthorn herd at Garbity. In June 1914 he received an appointment as manager of a famous Shorthorn herd in the Argentine, but returned home in November of that year to join the Gordons. He went overseas in January and was killed at Hooge on 13 July 1915.

Date of Death: 13 May 1915

Burial Details: Name recorded on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panel 38, Column 5.

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

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