We remember Daniel Logan Laidlaw

We remember Daniel Logan Laidlaw

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Timeline

Timeline

1873
sibling Isabella J Laidlaw Source:8540797 1873
1875
birth Swinton, Scottish Borders United Kingdom Source:8526885 26th July 1875
1878
sibling Alice Laidlaw Source:8540797 1878
1881
location College Palce, Berwick upon Tweed United Kingdom parents address Source:8540797 1881
1896
service British Army Private Durham Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Source:8526885 1896
1906
marriage Georgina Mary Harvice Source:8540798 11th April 1906
1906
children Andrew Laidlaw Source:6632882 1906
1910
children John Laidlaw Source:6632882 1910
1911
location Pottergate Place, Alnwick United Kingdom their own address Source:8540798 1911
1911
employment General Labourer Source:8540798 1911
1911
children Margaret Laidlaw Source:6632882 1911
1912
discharge Source:6632882 1912
1912
children Georgina Laidlaw Source:6632882 1912
1914
employment Groom Source:6632882 7th September 1914
1914
enlistment Berwick on Tweed United Kingdom Source:6632882 7th September 1914
1914
service British Army Private 15851 King's Own Scottish Borderers 7th (Service) Battalion Source:6632882 7th September 1914 - 26th September 1914
1914
service British Army Acting Corporal 15851 King's Own Scottish Borders 7th (Service) Battalion Source:6632882 26th September 1914 - 22nd February 1915
1915
events Charge Military Discipline Winchester United Kingdom Source:6632882 19th February 1915 - 22nd February 1915
1915
service British Army 15851 King's Own Scottish Borders 7th (Service) Battalion Source:6632882 22nd February 1915 - 2nd October 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6632882 9th July 1915 - 1st October 1915
1915
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:6632882 25th September 1915
1915
service British Army Private 15851 King's Own Scottish Borders Depot Source:6632882 2nd October 1915 - 19th January 1916
1915
hospitalisation Gunshot wound - right foot Hospital/Institution Source:6632882 6th October 1915 - 28th September 1915
1915
hospitalisation Gunshot wound Hospital/Institution Source:6632882 10th October 1915 - 2nd October 1915
1916
service British Army Private King's Own Scottish Borders 9th (Reserve) Battalion Source:6632882 19th January 1916 - 16th June 1916
1916
service British Army Corporal 15851 King's Own Scottish Borders 9th (Reserve) Battalion Source:6632882 16th June 1916 - 1st September 1916
1916
service British Army Corporal 15851 Training Reserve 53rd Battalion Source:6632882 1st September 1916 - 17th October 1917
1917
service British Army Lance Serjeant 15851 Training Reserve 53rd Battalion Source:6632882 17th October 1917 - 28th April 1918
1918
service British Army Acting Serjeant 15851 Training Reserve 53rd Battalion Source:6632882 20th April 1918 - 4th November 1918
1918
service British Army Piper Serjeant 15851 King's Own Scottish Borders 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Source:8526885 4th November 1918 - 30th April 1919
1919
events Character on Discharges Military Discipline Source:6632882 30th April 1919
1919
discharge Source:6632882 30th April 1919
1919
events Gallantry Pension Pensions and Gratuities Source:6632882 1st May 1919
1919
hospitalisation Disability on discharge - Rheumatism Hospital/Institution Source:6632882 6th May 1919
1919
hospitalisation Disability on discharge - Varicose Veins Hospital/Institution Source:6632882 6th May 1919
1937
awards 1937 Coronation Medal Other War Service Award Source:8526885 1937
1945
awards Defence Medal Other War Service Award Source:8526885 1945
1950
death Shoresedean, Norham, Northumberland United Kingdom Source:8526885 Source:8540763 2nd June 1950
burial St Cuthbert's Churchyard Non-War Cemetery Norham, Northumberland United Kingdom Source:8540763
awards Croix de Guerre - France Other War Service Award Source:8526885
service British Army Private King's Own Scottish Borderers Source:6632882

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Daniel Logan
Initials DL
Last Name Laidlaw
Source 8509099
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
College Palce, Berwick upon Tweed United Kingdom parents address known 1881
Pottergate Place, Alnwick United Kingdom their own address known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army King's Own Scottish Borderers Private
British Army 15851 King's Own Scottish Borders 7th (Service) Battalion Acting Corporal
British Army 15851 King's Own Scottish Borders 7th (Service) Battalion
British Army 15851 King's Own Scottish Borders Depot Private
British Army King's Own Scottish Borders 9th (Reserve) Battalion Private
British Army 15851 King's Own Scottish Borders 9th (Reserve) Battalion Corporal
British Army 15851 Training Reserve 53rd Battalion Corporal
British Army 15851 Training Reserve 53rd Battalion Lance Serjeant
British Army 15851 Training Reserve 53rd Battalion Acting Serjeant
British Army 15851 King's Own Scottish Borderers 7th (Service) Battalion Private
British Army Durham Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Private
British Army 15851 King's Own Scottish Borders 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Piper Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1937 Coronation Medal Other War Service Award
Croix de Guerre - France Other War Service Award
Defence Medal Other War Service Award
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Andrew Laidlaw son 1906
John Laidlaw son 1910
Margaret Laidlaw daughter 1911
Georgina Laidlaw daughter 1912
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Laidlaw mother
Robert Laidlaw father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Isabella J Laidlaw sister 1873
Alice Laidlaw sister 1878
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Georgina Mary Harvice wife 11th April 1906
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Hazel Dark brown
DateHeightSource
1914-09-07 5'6"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-09-05 Presbyterian - inc Church of Scotland

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Helen29195
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription M2740
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription M2740
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription M2740
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740

External Evidence

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How Piper Laidlaw Won the Victoria Cross at Loos Patrick43640
Victoria Cross citation, the London Gazette Charlotte33
Profile on Wikipedia Trevor321
Laidlaw's Last Lament Trevor321
The Piper of Loos Trevor321
Newsreel interview with Laidlaw M2740

Multimedia

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Pipe-Major Daniel Laidlaw, VC, of Shoresdean, Berw Mark14261
Piper of Loos Mark14261
How Piper Laidlaw Won the Victoria Cross at Loos: Patrick43640
portrait olivier56465
Daniel Logan Laidlaw Trevor321
D L Laidlaw VC M2740
Laidlaw's Resting Place M2740
PIPER DANIEL LAIDLAW, V.C. Guy74824
Newsaper report of Loos commemoration Mike50482
Piper Daniel Laidlaw, K.O.S.B. J58624

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