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Private Peter Paton

2nd Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Service No: 7516

Peter Paton grave

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Family Information

Son of Peter and Mary Mullen Paton of 2 Cameron St, Coatbridge. Peters brother Private James Paton of the 5th Battalion Highland Light Infantry Died of Wounds on the 22/05/1918 (see index). According to the Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser dated 01/06/1918 Peters mother lost 3 sons. Peter, James and 1 other unidentified

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 2 Cameron St, Coatbridge

Died

Killed in Action 21/10/1914

Enlisted

Devonport, Devonshire 1914

Employed

Miner

Age

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Buried / Remembered

Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium

Cemetery / Memorial Information

The PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL commemorates more than 11,000 servicemen of the United Kingdom and South African forces who died in this sector during the First World War and have no known grave. The memorial serves the area from the line Caestre-Dranoutre-Warneton to the north, to Haverskerque-Estaires-Fournes to the south, including the towns of Hazebrouck, Merville, Bailleul and Armentieres, the Forest of Nieppe, and Ploegsteert Wood. Most of those commemorated by the memorial did not die in major offensives, such as those which took place around Ypres to the north, or Loos to the south. Most were killed in the course of the day-to-day trench warfare which characterised this part of the line, or in small scale set engagements, usually carried out in support of the major attacks taking place elsewhere.

Additional Information

See photos for Peters name on the Ploegsteert Memorial

Photos
  Medal Index Card  additional photo

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