We remember William John Scott Laidlaw

We remember William John Scott Laidlaw

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Timeline

Timeline

1883
sibling Agnes Isabella Laidlaw Source:8719211 10th April 1883
1885
sibling Charlotte Delena Laidlaw Source:8719211 18th March 1885
1887
sibling Estelle Frances Laidlaw Source:8719211 22nd February 1887
1889
sibling Jane May Laidlaw Source:8719211 31st October 1889
1891
sibling Charles Albert Bower Laidlaw Source:8719211 23rd September 1891
1893
birth Eastnor, Bruce County, Ontario Canada Source:8719061 Source:8719211 17th September 1893
1896
sibling Mary Helen Laidlaw Source:8719211 16th January 1896
1898
sibling Katherine Laidlaw Source:8719211 8th March 1898
1900
sibling Ina Victoria Laidlaw Source:8719211 14th April 1900
1915
location Lions Head, Bruce County, Ontario Canada school/college address Source:8719061 12th February 1915
1915
employment Clerk Source:8719061 12th February 1915
1916
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:5057915 3rd June 1916
1917
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Lieutenant 5th Battalion Source:8719019 27th November 1917
service British Army Private 81494 Canadian Infantry Battalion Source:5057915
1917
death Source:8719019 27th November 1917
burial Fouquieres-Les-Lens Communal Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France 3. Source:8719019
sibling Winnetta Waldie Laidlaw Source:8719211

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William John Scott
Initials WJS
Last Name Laidlaw,
Source 5057915
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Lions Head, Bruce County, Ontario Canada school/college address known 12th February 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 81494 Canadian Infantry Battalion Private
Canadian Expeditionary Force 5th Battalion Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
MM British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William Laidlaw father
Margaret Isabella Gowan or Laidlaw mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Agnes Isabella Laidlaw sister 10th April 1883
Charlotte Delena Laidlaw sister 18th March 1885
Estelle Frances Laidlaw sister 22nd February 1887
Jane May Laidlaw sister 31st October 1889
Charles Albert Bower Laidlaw brother 23rd September 1891
Mary Helen Laidlaw sister 16th January 1896
Katherine Laidlaw sister 8th March 1898
Ina Victoria Laidlaw sister 14th April 1900
Winnetta Waldie Laidlaw sister
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Grey Dark Brown
DateHeightSource
1915-02-12 5'7"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-02-12 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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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 Transcription Michael40130
Canadian Expeditonary Force attestations 1914-1918 Transcription Michael40130

External Evidence

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History of the 5th Battalion C.E.F. Vincent96527
Military Medal Details Vincent96527
Canadian Virtual War Memorial - William John Scott Laidlaw Vincent96527
CWGC site for William John Scott Laidlaw Vincent96527
Family History of Laidlaw Vincent96527
5th Canadian Infantry Battalion War Diary Vincent96527

Multimedia

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War Diary 5th Canadian Infantry Battalion Vincent96527
War Diary 5th Canadian Infantry Battalion Vincent96527
Distinguiishing Patch 5th Canadians Vincent96527
Military Medal Vincent96527
Grave of William Laidlaw Vincent96527
War Diary 5th Canadian Infantry Battalion Vincent96527

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