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FortyTwa



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 20, 2014 9:18 pm    Post subject: Bowes Lyon House, Brechin Road, Forfar Reply with quote

Opposite entrance to Tesco. Have passed this rather nondescript building hundreds of times but never really paid it any notice until the new ATC/ACF sign drew my attention to the plaque on the door.





BOWES-LYON, The Hon. FERGUS

Rank:Captain
Date of Death:27/09/1915
Age:26
Regiment/Service:Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 8th Bn.
Grave Reference A. 15.
Cemetery QUARRY CEMETERY, VERMELLES
Additional Information:Son of 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, of Glamis Castle, Forfarshire; husband of Lady Christian Bowes-Lyon (now Lady Christian Martin). Educated at Eton. Previously served with 2nd Bn. in India. (Queen Mother's brother).

N.B.
This casualty also appears on the Loos memorial, his name will be removed as and when the appropriate panel is next replaced.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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