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Private Bernard McFarlane

2nd Battalion Cameronians ( Scottish Rifles )
Service No: 7889

Bernard McFarlane grave

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Personal details

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 20 Lang St, Coatbridge

Died

Died of Wounds 16/03/1915

Enlisted

Fort Matilda, Greenock 1914

Employed

North British Iron Works / Reservist

Age

34 / DOB - 23/10/1881

Buried / Remembered

Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Family Information

Son of James and Catherine McDonald McFarlane of Cookstown, Co.Tyrone. Brother of Mrs Ellen Plunkett of 160 Garngadhill, Townhead, Glasgow. Bernards brother Private Robert McFarlane of the 12th Battalion Highland Light Infantry was Killed in Action on the 25/09/1915 at Loos (see next casualty). In his Will dated 07/03/1915 Bernard left all his property and effects to Miss McFarlane of 38 Buchanan St, Coatbridge

Additional Information

Bernard enlisted in the Army in 1903 and had passed through the South African campaign without injury. He was fatally wounded at the Battle of St Eloi Craters in March 1915. He died in the 21st Hospital at Boulogne. Also remembered in the St Augustines Parish (book) Roll of Honour. Bernards grave inscription reads " TO MEMORY EVER DEAR WE FONDLY THINK OF THEE "

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