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2LT W Maxwell, Buittle church

 
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2007 10:52 pm    Post subject: 2LT W Maxwell, Buittle church Reply with quote

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Location inside Buittle church OS Map Ref: NX 808 598

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 13, 2009 8:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MAXWELL, WELLWOOD
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: London Regiment
Unit Text: 20th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 15/09/1916
Additional information: Son of Wellwood Maxwell and Annie L. Maxwell, of Kirkennan, Dalbeattie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 17.
Cemetery: MILLENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2016 3:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Also listed on the Cargilfield School Memorial in Cramond, Edinburgh

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wellwood Maxwell age 26 Second Lieutenant: 1/20th Battalion (County of London) London Regiment.
Educated at Cargilfield School, Cramond Bridge, at Rugby School until 1907, and at Heidelberg in Germany, Wellwood studied Law at Edinburgh University from 1912 and had been a 2nd Lieutenant in the 1st Lowland Brigade, Royal Field Artillery Territorial Force since 1910. He was mobilised in August 1914 but resigned his commission in early 1915 and enlisted as a Private in the Artists Rifles. He was commissioned in the 20th London Regiment in November 1915, went to France in March 1916 and served at Vimy Ridge and the Somme where he was fatally wounded at the taking of High Wood.
Born 1890 at Buittle. Son of Major Wellwood Maxwell, KOSB and of Annie Louisa (Walker) Maxwell of Kirkennan, Buittle.
Died of Wounds on 15 September 1916 and buried in Millencourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
Also named on the Rugby School Memorial and on the Edinburgh University Roll of the Fallen.
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