Remembering those who fought in the Great War.

John Douglas

Born Inverkip, resided Gourock, enlisted Glasgow. Son of the late John Douglas, shipmaster and Mary Reid, daughter of the late David Walker, Sugar Merchant. Educated at Gourock Central School


Award the Military Medal (MM). With his officer he captured a machine gun by killing the team. He was then promoted to Lance Corporal and given charge of a Lewis Gun

Wounded 16/7/1916 and invalided home. He had been the lead bayonet man in the Bouchavenes raid of February 1917. Later killed near Arras

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John Douglas