Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Regiment: 4th Battalion Gordon Highlanders
Biography: Born Kinneff, Kincardineshire, 14 April 1896, educated at Gordon's College, Aberdeen, and the University where he took a Diploma in Agriculture in March 1915. Immediately afterwards he enlisted in the 4th Gordon Highlanders. After serving some time he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and acted as an instructor in physical training and bayonet-fighting, until he was granted a commission in April 1917. He went to France in April 1918, becoming attached to the 1st Gordon Highlanders. In August of that year he was wounded in an engagement at Achiet-le-Grand, and died the following day, 22 August 1918.
Date of Death: 22 August 1918
Burial Details: Buried at St. Hilaire Cemetery Extension, Frévent, Plot 1, Row M, Grave 28.
Publication: Roll of Service, edited by Mabel Desborough Allardyce. Published 1921.
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