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Abraham Ronald

Tyne Cot Memorial. Authors image

19235 Private

1st Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers, 87th Infantry    Brigade, 29th Division

Age: 39

Date of Death: 26.8.17

Buried: Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 66 to 68

Family: Son of John and Mary Ronald, 61 East Bridge Street, Falkirk. They had one son Abraham and two daughters Georgina and Janet. Prior to enlisting Abraham was employed as a moulder. He had seen action in the Balkans before arriving on the Western Front.


The action leading to his death

On the 26 August the battalion was in the line near Langemarck station. The War diary reported that the ‘situation quiet’ but that their own 4.2 inch howitzer shells were falling short on Bear Support Trench ‘giving our troops a hot time.’ the War Diary reported battalion casualties as two other ranks wounded.



Medals Awarded:

1915 Star, The British War Medal, Victory Medal.

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