Regiment: 3rd Battalion Gordon Highlanders
Biography: Son of James Cruickshank, merchant. Born Fyvie, 22 August 1896; educated at Inverurie Academy, where he carried off many prizes; entered the University (3rd Bursar in Arts), October 1914. In April 1915 he enlisted in the 3rd Battalion Gordon Highlanders, and proceeded with his Battalion to Belgium in June. About a month later he died of wounds received in action near Ypres, 22 July 1915.
Date of Death: 22 July 1915
Burial Details: Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinghe, Plot 3, Row, A, Grave 19.
Publication: Roll of Service, edited by Mabel Desborough Allardyce. Published 1921.
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