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Gunner David Cairns Penman

Royal Garrison Artillery 24th Trench Mortar Battery
Service No: 39863

David Cairns Penman grave





Personal details

Family Information

Son of William and Catherine Cairns Penman of Espieside Cottage, Townhead Rd, Coatbridge

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / Espieside Cottage, Coatbridge


Killed in Action 17/06/1915


Coatbridge 1913


Shingler in the Victoria Iron Works / Regular Soldier



Buried / Remembered

Ypres ( Menin Gate ), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Additional Information

David never had the opportunity of paying a visit home in his 2 years service. Also remembered on the Coats Parish Church Roll of Honour and at the Family Plot in Old Monkland Cemetery (see photos) and in the St Augustines Parish (book) Roll of Honour. See photos for Davids name on the Menin Gate Memorial

  Medal Index Card  remembered at home  remembered at home  additional photo

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