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|Posted: Tue Jan 04, 2022 5:12 pm Post subject:
|CPL. GEORGE GLASS, BLACK WATCH
Named on the Innerwick Parish War Memorial in Haddingtonshire/East Lothian as:
George Glass – age 22 – Lance Corporal (1619) 1/6th (Perthshire) Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
George was a gardener at St. Mary's Tower, Torrhill, Birnham, Perthshire when he enlisted in Dunkeld and he landed with his battalion at Boulgne in May 1915 but he was killed two months later. He was buried in Wangerie Post Old Military Cemetery, Laventie and was re-interred at Fleurbaix in 1920.
(Source: SDGW, Perthshire Advertiser 21/7/1915 p.6, Medal Roll/Card and CWGC)
Born 1893 in Coldingham, Berwickshire. Son of Richard and Janet (Bertram) Glass of Skateraw, Innerwick.
Killed in Action on 15 July 1915 and buried in Rue-David Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, France.