Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour

Hay, Alfred Chalmers

Rank: 2nd Lieutenant

Regiment: 3rd Battalion Gordon Highlanders

Biography: Son of James Hay, farmer ; born Little Ythsie, Tarves, 2 October 1882 ; educated at Aberdeen Grammar School ; student in Arts, 1901-02 ; passed into the Indian Military Police and went out to India in 1902, where he served in the Assam district and rose to the rank of Superintendent of Police. In 1915 he came home on leave and, when at home, obtained permission from the India Office to join the Army for the period of the war. He attended a Cadet Course for three months at Gailes in Ayrshire, and was gazetted in summer of 1916 to the 3rd Gordon Highlanders. In December of that year he went to France, being posted to the 8/10th Battalion of his regiment. He was killed in action on 9 April 1917.

Date of Death: 09 April 1917

Burial Details: Name recorded on the Arras Memorial Panel 8, Column 22.

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

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