Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour

Diack, William

Rank: Captain

Regiment: The Gordon Highlanders

Biography: Son of William and Lily Diack, 358 King Street, Aberdeen; born Aberdeen, 1908 ; educated at Robert Gordon's College. He graduated M.A. in 1930 and meant to go on with a medical course but eventually entered the teaching profession and became Science Master at Dunfermline Academy. He was commissioned in the 5/7th Battalion of the Gordon Highlanders. In command of a company which he had trained he fell in action in June 1940.

Date of Death: 2 June 1940

Burial Details: Buried at the London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval, Plot 13. Row F. Grave 39

Publication: Roll of Remembrance. Published 1952.

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