Eric Moncrieff Laurie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: October 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Kirkaldy
  • Service no: 40185
  • Rank: Private
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  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 11th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 24.04.1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.E.43.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Forfar
  • Address: 1 Lytton Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Laird & Sinclair, Seedsmen & Nurserymen, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Christina M. Laurie, 1 Lytton St, Blackness Ave, Dundee

  • Father:

    George J. Laurie, 1 Lytton St, Blackness Ave, Dundee

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More about Eric Moncrieff Laurie

Eric Moncrieff Laurie   40185   Royal Scots

LAURIE___At a casualty Clearing Station, on April 24, 1918, as a result of gunshot wounds, Eric Moncrieff Laurie, Royal Scots, aged 24 years, elder son of George Laurie, Blackness Nursery, Dundee.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 8th May 1918

Private Eric M. Laurie, Royal Scots, elder son of George Laurie, Blackness Nursery, was a former pupil of the Harris Academy.  He enlisted in the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry in October, 1915, and proceeded to the front in September, 1916.  Latterly he was attached to the Royal Scots.  He was wounded in June last year.  Private Laurie, who was 24 years of age, was formerly in the employment of Messrs Laird & Sinclair, seedsmen. A brother is serving with the Gordons in France.

Dundee Courier 9th May 1918

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