We remember George Andrew Christie Moir

We remember George Andrew Christie Moir

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Timeline

Timeline

1880
location Clothier and Tailor Shop, Village of Methlick, Aberdeenshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9307869 1st January 1880 - 31st December 1899
1887
sibling Maggie Wilhelmina Binnie Moir Source:9281626 15th February 1887
1887
birth Methlick, Aberdeenshire United Kingdom Source:8617419 17th December 1887
1893
education primary to high school Methlick School Methlick United Kingdom Source:8617419 1st September 1893 - 31st August 1900
1900
location Glencairn House, Methlick Village, Aberdeenshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9307869 1st January 1900 - 4th December 1926
1904
education Advanced Technical Studies Prize and Merit list for: Applied Mechanics, Technical Drawing, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Workshop (Iron), Mathematics (Engineering), Building Construction Robert Gordon College Aberdeen United Kingdom Source:9283131 1st September 1904 - 31st August 1905
1910
education architecture International Correspondence School London United Kingdom Source:8617419 5th December 1910 - 1912
1911
employment Architect Self-employed Methlick, United Kingdom Source:9288427 1911 - 1914
1913
commission Regular Source:9284678 17th April 1913
1913
service British Army 2nd Lieutenant Gordon Highlanders 5th Battalion Source:9290421 17th April 1913 - 31st May 1916
1913
events Wapinshaw Aberdeen Training Aberdeen United Kingdom Source:9223285 1913 - 1913
1914
events Officer Training Training Bedford United Kingdom His battalion landed in Boulogne on 3 May 1915. After a short introduction to trench warfare the 5th Battalion went into the front-line which was its focus for the next three and a half years. Source:9423911 5th August 1914 - 3rd May 1915
1915
marriage Mary Lumsden Source:8617418 19th April 1915
1915
dates Age 28 Source:8617418 19th April 1915
1916
service British Army Captain 153rd Infantry Brigade 51st (Highland) Division Source:9290421 1st June 1916 - 7th April 1917
1916
hospitalisation George AC Moir's medical record from an Admission and discharge book Hospital/Institution Source:9289557 9th July 1916 - 12th July 1916
1917
children George Moir Source:8617419 25th March 1917
service British Army Captain Gordon Highlanders Source:7049416
education Robert Gordon College Aberdeen United Kingdom Source:8617419
education Art Grays Art School Aberdeen United Kingdom Source:9307906
service British Army Captain Gordon Highlanders Territorial Force Source:3082398
1917
death Killed in Action After being relieved from the trenches, Capt Moir was killed along with several officers when a high velocity gun shelled the officer's hut in Maroeuil. Maroeuil near Arras France Source:7049416 Source:9307878 Source:9307882 7th April 1917
burial Maroeuil British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Plot IV, Row D, 5 Source:9224341

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Andrew Christie
Initials GAC
Last Name Moir
Source 3082398
First Names George Andrew Christie
Initials GAC
Last Name Moir
Source 8617415
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Clothier and Tailor Shop, Village of Methlick, Aberdeenshire United Kingdom parents address 1st January 1880 - 31st December 1899
Glencairn House, Methlick Village, Aberdeenshire United Kingdom parents address 1st January 1900 - 4th December 1926
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Gordon Highlanders Territorial Force Captain
British Army Gordon Highlanders Captain
British Army Gordon Highlanders 5th Battalion 2nd Lieutenant
British Army 153rd Infantry Brigade 51st (Highland) Division Captain
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Moir son 25th March 1917
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Moir father
Mary Christie mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Maggie Wilhelmina Binnie Moir sister 15th February 1887
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Lumsden wife 19th April 1915
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1913-03-25 5'9"

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Deborah102878
British Army, De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Deborah102878

External Evidence

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1911 Census Elizabeth77247
Admission and Discharge Book Elizabeth77247
Appointment to Commission in Territorial Force 1913 Elizabeth77247
Research on Captain Moir's Service Record Elizabeth77247

Multimedia

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Captain George Andrew Christie Moir Elizabeth77247
Obituary of Captain George Andrew Christie Moir Elizabeth77247
Gordon Highlander Training Camp Elizabeth77247
Grave at Maroueil Cemetery Elizabeth77247
Gravestone for Captain George AC Moir Elizabeth77247
Maroeuil Cemetery section 1 Elizabeth77247
Maroeuil Cemetery section 2 Elizabeth77247
George Moir Tailor's Shop Elizabeth77247
Glencairn Elizabeth77247
Early family photo Elizabeth77247
Robert Gordon School Prize and Merit List Elizabeth77247
Robert Gordon School Elizabeth77247
Proclamation of Marriage Elizabeth77247
Territorial Papers Elizabeth77247
Personal telegram Elizabeth77247
1911 Census Elizabeth77247
Admission and discharge book Elizabeth77247
Mary Lumsden Elizabeth77247
Mary Lumsden Elizabeth77247
War Diary, Gordon Highlanders Elizabeth77247
Brass Memorial Tablet Elizabeth77247
Officers Group Photograph Bedford Elizabeth77247
In uniform Elizabeth77247
condolence letter D Gordon Cruickshank Elizabeth77247
Bedford Training Camp 1 Elizabeth77247
Bedford Training Camp 2 Elizabeth77247
Bedford Training Camp 3 Elizabeth77247
St Matthews Gymnastics Trophy Elizabeth77247
Condolence letter 1 page 1 Elizabeth77247
Condolence Letter 1 page 2 Elizabeth77247
Condolence Letter 1 page 3 Elizabeth77247
Condolence letter 3 p1 from orderly John D Gillan Elizabeth77247
Last letter from George (page 1) Elizabeth77247
Last letter written by George (page 2) Elizabeth77247
George with his parents and sister circa 1913 Elizabeth77247
Obituary for Captain G A C Moir page 2 Elizabeth77247
Moir Family photograph Elizabeth77247
Robert Gordon WWI Roll of Honour Elizabeth77247
Methlick WWI Memorial Elizabeth77247

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