Wallace Irons likeness

Private Wallace Irons

7th Battalion KIngs Own Scottish Borderers
Service No: 15490

Wallace Irons grave

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Personal details

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 62a Ronald St, Coatbridge

Died

Killed in Action 25/09/1915 at Loos

Enlisted

Coatbridge /09/1914

Employed

Pastry Baker with Robert Smellie, Sunnyside Rd

Age

21

Buried / Remembered

Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Family Information

Son of James and Helen Irons of 62a Ronald St, Coatbridge. Wallaces 2 brothers also served. David in the Royal Navy and eldest brother Sergeant James Irons of the 10th/11th Battalion Highland Light Infantry who was Killed in Action on the 14/08/1916 (see index). Wallace made a Will leaving all his money to his mother

Additional Information

Wallace was Killed in Action on the opening day of the Battle of Loos. 77 other men from the Memorial fell at Loos on this day. See photos for Wallaces name on the Loos Memorial

Photos
  Medal Index Card  newspaper clipping  newspaper clipping  additional photo

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