CPL Alfred Dawson McWilliam

CPL Alfred Dawson McWilliam

Death 13 Jul 1915 (aged 23)
Memorial Site* Ypres (Ieper), Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium

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Memorial ID 12040431 · View Source
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Aberdeen University Roll of Service - McWILLIAM, ALFRED DAWSON : Bombing Corporal, 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders; son of James McWilliam, farmer, Garbity, Orton, Morayshire; born Boharm, Banffshire, 24 April 1892. He received his early education at Keith Grammar School and matriculated in Agriculture in 1908. He attended classes in the University for two years and then returned home to assist his father in the management of the Shorthorn herd in Garbity. In June 1914 he received an appointment as manager of a famous Shorthorn herd in the Argentine, but returned home in November of that year to join the Gordons. He went overseas in January and was killed at Hooge on 13 July 1915.

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S/7417. 1st Bn. Gordon Highlanders. 13th July 1915. Age 23. Son of the late James McWilliam


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  • Originally Created by: International Wargraves Photography Project
  • Added: 14 Oct 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 12040431
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Alfred Dawson McWilliam (24 Apr 1892–13 Jul 1915), Find a Grave Memorial no. 12040431, citing Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres (Ieper), Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium ; Maintained by IWPP Custodial Account (contributor 48586138) .