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Location: St John's Town of Dalry
|Posted: Thu Oct 07, 2010 4:21 pm Post subject: Capt P Malcolm, Bentpath
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Located in Westerkirk Parish Church, Bentpath at OS Map Ref NY 311 903
Name: MALCOLM, PULTENEY
Nationality: United Kingdom
Regiment/Service: Grenadier Guards
Unit Text: Commanding the King's Company, 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 25/08/1918
Additional information: Only child of Lt. Col. P. Malcolm, M.V.O., D.S.O., and Mrs. Pulteney Malcolm; grandson of General Sir G. Malcolm, G.C.B. (who was nephew to the three "Knights of Eskdale," as the Duke of Wellington called them). Belonged to the Dumfriesshire (Eskdale) branch of the Malcolm family. Educated Summerfields (Oxford), Eton College (K.S.) and Oxford (Exhibitioner, C.C.C.). Joined King's Own Scottish Borderers in Aug., 1914, transf. to Grenadier Guards 1915. Was three times wounded. Was for a time Adjt. of Household Bn. at Windsor, and served with this Bn. on the Somme.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 1.
Cemetery: L'HOMME MORT BRITISH CEMETERY, ECOUST-ST. MEIN