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|Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2009 5:53 pm Post subject: Brig Gen George James Playfair, 2nd Baron Playfair
|Baron Playfair was the father of Capt. Playfair (qv) and his memorial plaque is also in the Playfair Aisle of the Parish Church of the Holy Trinity, St Andrews.
He fought in the Russo Turkish war of 1877 and was a Colonel in the Royal Artillery. Between 1903 and 1906 he was Brigadier General of the Coast Defences and was the Honorary Colonel of the 2nd Highland Brigade RFA from 1903 to 1929. He was awarded the Territorial Decoration (TD)
My Great Uncles
Pte George Gibson 9th Cameronians died 28/12/16 at Arras
Pte James Lawson 6th Cameron Hldrs. died 21/3/18 at Monchy