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Sergeant John Gebbie

2nd Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Service No: 747

John Gebbie grave

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Born / Resided

Barrhead, Renfrew / 5 Turner St, Coatbridge

Died

Killed in Action 25/09/1915 at Loos

Enlisted

Stirling

Employed

Moulder in Barrhead

Age

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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

John was Killed in Action on the opening day of the Battle of Loos along with 63 other men on the Memorial. Also remembered on the St Augustines Church Roll of Honour and on the Barrhead War Memorial (see photos). See photos for Johns name on the Loos Memorial

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