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Private George Lindsay

7th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment
Service No: 51693

George Lindsay grave

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Family Information

Son of Mary Lindsay of 73d Buchanan St, Coatbridge. Brother of Able Seaman John Lindsay of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve who was Killed in Action on the 05/02/1917 (see index)

Born / Resided

Lanark / 73d Buchanan St, Coatbridge

Died

Killed in Action 18/09/1918

Enlisted

Coatbridge 1914

Employed

Miner in Nackerty Colliery

Age

24

Buried / Remembered

Vis - en - Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery / Memorial Information

This Memorial bears the names of over 9,000 men who fell in the period from 8 August 1918 to the date of the Armistice in the Advance to Victory in Picardy and Artois, between the Somme and Loos, and who have no known grave. They belonged to the forces of Great Britain and Ireland and South Africa; the Canadian, Australian and New Zealand forces being commemorated on other memorials to the missing.

Additional Information

George was Killed in Action at a time when the German Army was in retreat. George is listed as 12TH BATTALION ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS on the Memorial. This was his former Battalion. See photos for Georges name on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial. Also remembered in the St Augustines Parish (book) Roll of Honour

Photos
  Medal Index Card  additional photo

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