Pvt John Abercrombie

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Pvt John Abercrombie

  • Birth unknown Dundonald, South Ayrshire, Scotland
  • Death 10 May 1915 Bethune, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
  • Burial Bethune, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
  • Plot III. C. 9.
  • Memorial ID 116571933

(Glasgow Herald 21st May 1915)
"Notice sent to Mrs Abercrombie, 106 Annathill Terrace, Bedlay, Lanarkshire, states that her husband, Private John Abercrombie (7354), 1st Battalion Black Watch, has died in hospital in France from wounds received in action on May 8. Private Abercrombie enlisted in the 3rd Black Watch on December 21, and was sent to France in January, and attached to the 1st Battalion. Previous to coming to Annathill, where he worked in Messrs Wm. Baird and Co.'s Bedlay Colliery, Private Abercrombie was greenkeeper to the Armadale Golf Club, and a noted prizetaker at golf there. He leaves a wife and two children."

CWGC
ABERCROMBIE, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service No: S/7354
Date of Death: 10/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference III. C. 9.
Cemetery: BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Margaret and the late William Abercrombie; husband of Mary A. L. Gallacher (formerly Abercrombie), of 75, Dawson St., Parkhead, Glasgow. Native of Irvine, Ayrshire.

SNWM
Surname: ABERCROMBIE
Firstname: John
Service Number: S/7354
Date Death: 10/05/1915
Place of birth: Dundonald Ayrshire
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.

Gravesite Details Private, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Age: Unknown.

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  • Created by: Ancestral Sleuth
  • Added: 5 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 116571933
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt John Abercrombie (unknown–10 May 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 116571933, citing Bethune Town Cemetery, Bethune, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France ; Maintained by Ancestral Sleuth (contributor 48171177) .