Crichton, David Wood
Regiment: 4th Battalion Gordon Highlanders
Biography: Son of Edward J. Crichton, Banchory. Born Banchory, 10 October 1896; educated there and entered the University as a student in Agriculture, 1913. His bright and cheery nature was already making him very popular among his fellow-students when, as a member of "U" Company, 4th Gordons, he was mobilized in August 1914. In February 1915 he went overseas with his unit, one of the youngest students in the company. He was killed in action on 7 May 1915 at Kemmel, Belgium, and lies in the Gordon Cemetery there along with many other members of "U" Company.
Date of Death: 07 May 1915
Burial Details: Buried at Wytschaete Military Cemetery, Plot 4, Row D, Grave 1.
Publication: Roll of Service, edited by Mabel Desborough Allardyce. Published 1921.
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