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2458 Private

2nd Battalion, Royal Scots, 8th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Division

Age: 33

Date of Death: 24.3.15

Buried: Menin Gate Memorial Panel 11


Family history: Brother of Elizabeth W Mitchell, 8 Wilson Buildings, High Street, Falkirk. He was employed as a casual labourer. He previously served in the 3rd Battalion, Royal Scots being discharged time expired on 8 May 1912. He re-enlisted on 17 July 1912 for 4 years joining the 2nd Battalion. He was unmarried and he listed his sister Elizabeth as his next of kin, although he did have one other sister and a brother.


The action leading to his death

The Battalion were in the trenches in front of Vierstraat.


Linesman

The War Diary entry for the 24 March records one man killed.


 Medals Awarded:

1914 Star, The British War Medal, Victory Medal.



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