We remember Alexander Ramsay

We remember Alexander Ramsay

Timeline

Timeline

1896
birth Calton, Edinburgh United Kingdom Source:8690918 1896
1914
location 55 Garthland Drive, Dennistown, Glasgow United Kingdom their own address Source:8690918 9th August 1914
1914
enlistment Glasgow United Kingdom Source:8690918 9th August 1914
1914
appointments Rifleman Source:6652167 5th November 1914
1914
service British Army Private 7050 Scottish Rifles 5th Battalion Source:6652167 5th November 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6652167 5th November 1914
1915
events Cadet School Training Cadet School at General Headquarters Source:8690918 1st December 1915
1916
service British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Royal Scots Fusiliers Attached to 9th Brigade Machine Gun Company Source:8690918 15th January 1916 - 12th February 1916
1916
commission Temporary Source:8690918 15th January 1916
1916
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Scots Fusiliers Seconded to Machine Gun Corps Source:8690918 13th February 1916 - 15th July 1917
1916
hospitalisation Wounded at Bazentin-le-Grand Hospital/Institution Source:8690918 14th July 1916
1916
service British Army Second Lieutenant 9th Infantry Brigade Machine Gun Company Source:8976014 14th July 1916
1917
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Scots Fusiliers Seconded to Machine Gun Corps Source:8690918 16th July 1917 - 25th July 1918
1917
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8690918 17th September 1917
1917
hospitalisation Wounded at Ypres Hospital/Institution Source:8690918 20th September 1917
1918
service British Army Lieutenant Machine Gun Corps Source:8690918 26th July 1918 - 31st October 1918
1918
appointments Assistant Instructor Source:8690918 1st November 1918
1918
service British Army Acting Captain Machine Gun Corps Source:8690918 1st November 1918 - 17th March 1919
1921
service British Army Lieutenant Machine Gun Corps Source:8690918 1st September 1921
1922
location 55 Garthland Drive, Dennistown, Glasgow United Kingdom their own address Source:8690918 6th July 1922
service British Army Acting Captain Machine Gun Corps Source:3651723
employment Civil Engineer Gilbert Thomson and Fergusonn CE Source:8690918
burial None CWGC Cemetery/Memorial France Source:8690918

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Alexander
Initials A
Last Name Ramsay,
Source 8687815
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
55 Garthland Drive, Dennistown, Glasgow United Kingdom their own address known 9th August 1914
55 Garthland Drive, Dennistown, Glasgow United Kingdom their own address known 6th July 1922
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 7050 Scottish Rifles 5th Battalion Private
British Army Machine Gun Corps Acting Captain
British Army Royal Scots Fusiliers Seconded to Machine Gun Corps Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Scots Fusiliers Seconded to Machine Gun Corps Lieutenant
British Army Machine Gun Corps Lieutenant
British Army Machine Gun Corps Lieutenant
British Army Royal Scots Fusiliers Attached to 9th Brigade Machine Gun Company Temporary Second Lieutenant
British Army Machine Gun Corps Acting Captain
British Army 9th Infantry Brigade Machine Gun Company Second Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
MC British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Ramsay father

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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

External Evidence

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Digital Collections of the National Library of Australia Edwin2371
Ancestry Website Edwin2371
Ancestry Website Edwin2371
Ancestry Website Edwin2371
MC Citation - London Gazette Fife3190
Service Record of Lieutenant Alexander Ramsay Edwin2371

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War diary entry about him being wounded Edwin110085

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