We remember David Mclaren

We remember David Mclaren

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1895
birth Wemyss, Fife United Kingdom Source:6987603 Source:2836471 27th October 1895
1911
dates Age 16 Source:2836471 1911
1915
service British Army Private 43129 Highland Light Infantry 16th Battalion Source:6987603 23rd November 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6987603 23rd November 1915 - 18th November 1916
1916
internment pow Cologne Germany Source:6987603 18th November 1916 - 1918
1919
marriage Christina Bett Millar Source:6987603 11th June 1919
employment County Motor Driver United Kingdom Source:6987603
employment Steel worker United Kingdom Source:6987603
hospitalisation He was badly treated in POW camps and suffered from TB. This did eventually get better however he died from TB in 1942 Hospital/Institution Source:6987603
service British Army Private 43129 Highland Light Infantry Source:2836471
service British Army NCO 750 Highland Cyclist Battalion Source:6987603
service British Army NCO 750 Highland Cyclist Battalion Source:6987603
1942
death War Related Sickness He was early prisoner of war.Held in Germany and treated very badly.He contracted TB.After some months he was "dumped" at a farm as a prisoner.The family looked after him and saved his life. East Wemyss, Fife United Kingdom Source:2836471 4th November 1942

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names David
Initials D
Last Name Mclaren
Source 2836471
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 43129 Highland Light Infantry Private
British Army 43129 Highland Light Infantry 16th Battalion Private
British Army 750 Highland Cyclist Battalion NCO
British Army 750 Highland Cyclist Battalion NCO
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Isabella McLaren mother
David McLaren father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Christina Bett Millar wife 11th June 1919

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Prisoner of War documents from International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Switzwerland David415

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