RECORDS OF THE MEN OF LOCHBROOM | 1914 - 1918



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102 - RECORDS OF THE MEN OF LOCHBROOM

 

Mentioned in the List of the Fallen but details not

included in the original book.

 

1917

 

Captain Allan Gilmour, 10th Bn. Cameron Highlanders

Previous Record  

Aged 28

 

Son of William Ewing Gilmour and Jessie Gertrude Gilmour, husband of Mary H. M. Gilmour, of Woodbank, Alexandria, Dumbartonshire.

 

Commissioned 1st Aug. 1914
Promoted to Captain 12th May 1916
Wounded at Salmah, Macedonia 24th Oct. 1917
Date of Death 16th Dec. 1917

 

Official information

Official record (CWGC)

 

Cemetery / Memorial: Lahana Military Cemetery, Lachanas, Greece.

Grave: III. B. 16.

 

Location and Map (CWGC)

 

Local Memorial: Not commemorated locally.

 

additional information

Information on Captain Gilmour comes from a posting on The Scottish War Graves Project. Captain Gilmour is commemorated in 10 different locations, including the Men of Lochbroom, but it is not at all clear how he is connected with the Parish of Lochbroom.

 

GILMOUR Allan
Rank: Captain
Unit: 'D' Coy. 10th (Lovat Scouts) Bn. Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Died: Died of wounds 16.12.17 (Wounded 24.10.17 at Salmah, Macedonia)
Age: 28
Parents: William E. and Jessie Gertrude Gilmour
Spouse: Mary (MacDonald) Gilmour of Woodbank, Alexandria (m. Aug. 1915)
Son: Allan (Later Colonel Sir Allan Gilmour KCVO MC of Rosehall)
Home: Alexandria, Dunbartonshire
Job: Connected to the United Turkey Red Company Ltd. (a textile print works), Alexandria.

Commissioned: 1.8.14.
Promoted to Captain 12.5.16
Notes: Formerly 2nd Lovat Scouts
Buried: Lahana Military Cemetery, Greece

 

Memorials / Commemorations:
1) Listed on the Durness War Memorial, Sutherland.
2) Kincardine and Croick War Memorial, Ardgay, Sutherland.
3) Rosehall War Memorial, Creich, Sutherland.
4) Strathy War Memorial, Farr, Sutherland.
5) The Alexandria & District War Memorial, Bonhill, West Dunbartonshire.
6) Commemorated on the Glasgow Sutherland Association Plaque, Dornoch Cathedral.
7) Listed on the Alexandria Parish Church Memorial, Alexandria, Dunbartonshire
8) Commemorated by the Gilmour Piping Medal‚Ä®
9) Listed on his wife's grave in Invershin Cemetery‚Ä®
10) Recorded in the Roll of Honour 'The Men of Lochbroom 1914-1918'

 

Family information

The connection with the Parish today is not known.

 



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