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Private William Baxter

7th Battalion Cameron Highlanders
Service No: s / 22023

William Baxter grave

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Personal details

Born / Resided

Kilsyth / 283 New Row, Gartsherrie, Coatbridge

Died

Killed in Action 20/07/1916

Enlisted

Coatbridge

Employed

Blacksmith, North British Railways, Kipps, Coatbridge

Age

21

Buried / Remembered

Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Family Information

Son of William and Mrs Baxter of 283 New Row, Gartsherrie, Coatbridge. Williams brother Private David Baxter of the 2nd Battalion Scots Guards was Killed in Action on the 16/09/1916 (see index). His other brother James served with the Scots Guards for 15 months before being transferred to the Army Reserve ( munitions work )

Additional Information

William was originally posted missing. The confirmation of his death was not received until August 1917. Also remembered in the St Augustines Parish (book) and Clifton Church Rolls of Honour (see photo)

Photos
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