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McAlpine graffti, Chalk Caves, Beauzencourt

 
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 6:44 am    Post subject: McAlpine graffti, Chalk Caves, Beauzencourt Reply with quote

Under the church at Beauzencourt is a complex of caves used to house troops. Soldiers scratched their names and units on the walls. Here is one Pte McAlpine of the HLI made:



Going by the Regt Number, this may be his grave at Woburn Abbey Cemetary, Cuinchy

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oldboy

Many thanks for these photographs. It isn't off-topic at all. I'll move it to the Outside Scotland section


McALPINE, DANIEL
Rank:Private
Service No:4612
Date of Death:16/07/1917
Age:20
Regiment/Service:Highland Light Infantry, 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: I. F. 16.
Cemetery: WOBURN ABBEY CEMETERY, CUINCHY
Additional Information:Son of Janet McAlpine, of 4, Tureen St. West, Glasgow.
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