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Private Edward Douglas

2nd Battalion Highland Light Infantry
Service No: 8252

Edward Douglas grave

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Personal details

Family Information

Son of William Edward and Catherine Douglas. Husband of Maggie Douglas of Lamont House, Buchanan St, Coatbridge

Born / Resided

Workington, Cumberland / Lamont House, Buchanan St, Coatbridge

Died

Killed in Action 02/10/1915 at Loos

Enlisted

Coatbridge 1914

Employed

Iron Worker in the Woodside Iron Works

Age

48

Buried / Remembered

Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Additional Information

Edward was Killed in Action at Loos, 1 of nearly 100 men from the Memorial to die in this battle. At 48 years old he is one of the oldest men to fall from the Memorial the oldest being Private William Ashwood aged 51. Edward is listed as 10TH BATTALION on the Memorial. Also remembered in the St Augustines Parish (book) Roll of Honour and on the Workington Roll of Honour-Civic Memorial. There are no names on the Workington Memorial (see photos) . See photos for Edwards name on the Loos Memorial

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