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Samuel McCurdy


BArd Cottage Cemetery. Bellewarde Ridge. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Ypres Salient. Flanders. Falkirk District
Private Samuel McCurdy. Authors image

3/9663 Private

2nd Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 23rd Infantry Brigade, 8th Division

Age: U/K

Date of Death: 11.8.17

Buried: Bard Cottage Cemetery IV.A.34


Family: Husband of Elizabeth and father to Mary and James.



The action leading to his death

On the 11 August the Battalion, as part of 23rd Brigade, took part in an attack at Bellewarde Ridge with Battalion HQ in Mud Lane trench. They encountered heavy German shell fire however, this did not prevent them from carrying the German front line trenches and moving the front line by half a mile.

Bellewarde Ridge. Ypres Salient. Flanders. Falkirk District
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Medals Awarded:

1915 Star, The British War Medal, Victory Medal.


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