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Private David Blair

1st/8th Battalion Royal Scots
Service No: 53087

David Blair grave

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Personal details

Family Information

Son of David and Helen Brown Blair of 7 Monkland Rd, Coatbridge

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 7 Old Monkland Rd, Coatbridge

Died

Killed in Action 11/04/1918

Enlisted

Hamilton 03/04/1917

Employed

Labourer

Age

19

Buried / Remembered

Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery / Memorial Information

The Loos Memorial commemorates over 20,000 officers and men who have no known grave, who fell in the area from the River Lys to the old southern boundary of the First Army, east and west of Grenay, from the first day of the Battle of Loos to the end of the war. On either side of the cemetery is a wall 15 feet high, to which are fixed tablets on which are carved the names of those commemorated. At the back are four small circular courts, open to the sky, in which the lines of tablets are continued, and between these courts are three semicircular walls or apses, two of which carry tablets, while on the centre apse is erected the Cross of Sacrifice.

Additional Information

David is listed on the Memorial at the bottom of the `D PANEL`. Also remembered on the Maxwell Parish Church Roll of Honour (see photos). See photos for Davids name on the Loos Memorial

Photos
  Medal Index Card  remembered at home  additional photo

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