Bernard Sylvester Sturrock

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
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  • Rank: Lieutenant
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  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 29.09.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 10.05.1892
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  • Occupation: R. C. Thomson & Murdoch, Chartered Accountants
  • Mother:

    Josephine Sturrock, “Ivanhoe” Bonnyrigg.

  • Father:

    James Sylvester Sturrock, “Ivanhoe” Bonnyrigg

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More about Bernard Sylvester Sturrock

Bernard has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.

Bernard Sylvester Sturrock  Black Watch

Lieutenant Sturrock

Lieut. B. S. Sturrock is a son of Mr James S. Sturrock, W.S. Edinburgh, and a nephew of Mr Archibald Sturrock, of the Dundee Savings Bank.  He was in the office of Messrs R. C. Thomson & Murdoch, chartered accountants, and was well known in cricket and football circles.  He was a prominent player in the ranks of the Forfarshire Club, and occasionally appeared for Panmure Rugby Club.

Dundee Courier 30th September 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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