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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

DerekR wrote:


Named on the Galashiels War Memorial as:
SGT. GEORGE LAWRIE. L&B HORSE. Cavalry
George Lawrie age 34 Saddler/Sergeant (120040) 1/1st Lothians and Border Horse.
In 1901, aged 17, George was an apprentice saddler with his father at High Street, Galashiels. He was a Saddler/Sergeant (976) with the Territorial L&B Horse Yeomanry and was mobilised in August 1914. He was based in Haddington and Dunbar in 1915 before being posted to France. George died of illness in hospital in Rouen.
Born 1883 in Galashiels. Son of John Scott Lawrie and Annie Gilray (Penman) Lawrie of High Street, Galashiels. Husband of Margaret Thomson (Leishman) Lawrie of 73 Victoria Street, Galashiels who he married in 1909 in Galashiels.
Died on Active Service on 6 February 1918 and buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France.
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