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jrah60



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 03, 2016 5:19 pm    Post subject: John Sprott Scottish Horse Reply with quote

City of Glasgow RoH lists

Sprott, John Trooper Scottish Horse 85 North Wallace Street

SNWM lists

Era WW1
Surname SPROTT
Forename John
Rank Pte
Service number 3909
Decoration
Place of birth Banbridge
Date of death 1 January 1918
Theatre of death United Kingdom
Cause of death Died of wounds
SNWM roll SCOTTISH HORSE
Unit name In or attached to SCOTTISH HORSE YEOMANRY
Other detail 1st/3rd Bn.

His pension record survives and the reason for discharge is the same as the cause of death recorded on his DC & RCE (Record of Corrected Entry).
The pension record shows service no. 5755 as well as 3909.

No record on CWGC.

Details sent to Terry at IFTC and he thinks it is a good case and is forwarding the docs. tomorrow.

John
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 03, 2016 5:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well done John.

Mark
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 03, 2016 6:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well Sprotted Embarassed
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kenneth Morrison wrote:
Well Sprotted Embarassed


Groan!

John

What was the cause of death?

Regards

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Traumatic epilepsy 1 year probably result of head wound received in action.

John
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 05, 2016 2:48 pm    Post subject: sprott Reply with quote

Great news .. Is he listed on the SNWM at the castle in Edinburgh ?

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 05, 2016 6:41 pm    Post subject: Re: sprott Reply with quote

Keptie wrote:
Great news .. Is he listed on the SNWM at the castle in Edinburgh ?

p


See the first post of this thread..
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Added today - well done John!

SPROTT, JOHN
Rank:Private
Service No:3909
Date of Death:31/12/1916
Age:36
Regiment/Service:Scottish Horse 1st/1st Bn.
Memorial: UNITED KINGDOM BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE

Additional Information:
Son of the late Thomas and Martha Sprott; husband of Mary Fraser Sprott of Glasgow.
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