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torpedoed when going down Channel, and un-
fortunately this most promising officer lost his
life. His reports show that he was an officer
of high attainments."
ant, Singapore Volunteer Corps ;
son of Rev. James W.
Legge; born Aber-
deen, 12 November
1889 ; educated Aber-
deen Grammar School ;
graduated M. B.
(Hons.), 1912, having
gained medals and
prizes in all his classes ;
D.P.H. (with credit),
191 4. In 1913 and
1 9 14 he held posts in
the Royal Infirmary
and Royal Asylum,
Aberdeen ; he then proceeded to Singapore to
take up an appointment, first, as Medical Super-
intendent of the Hospital for infectious diseases,
later in the Public Health Department, and was
working there when war broke out.
Legge joined the Singapore Volunteer Corps
as Lieutenant in July 19 14 and was mobilized
for garrison duty in August. He met his death
in the quelling of a riot occasioned by the
mutiny of a part of the 5th Light Infantry, an
Indian regiment. "He with his stretcher-bearers,
was following up the firing line, but in the darkness
and the thick bush some of the mutineers got
behind them, and Angus was shot from behind."
He died the same day, 16 February 191 5.
Angus Legge was a brilliant scholar and student
and keenly interested in the sporting side of
University life. He was always modest and un-
assuming and very popular with all- who knew
him. He had a most promising career before
him. It is characteristic of Angus Legge that
he met his death in undertaking a great risk to
save a married friend from danger.
Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion Gordon High-
landers ; son of Sir W. M. Ramsay, LL.D.,
D.C.L., D.D., Emeritus Professor of Humanity
in the University of Aberdeen ; born Aberdeen,
3 February 1890 ; educated Merchiston School,
Edinburgh ; Robert Gordon's College, Aber-
deen ; University of
Aberdeen; Christ's
College, Cambridge.
He graduated M.A.,
1 9 1 1 ; B.Sc., 1 9 1 2,
with special distinction
in Botany, and showed
great promise as a
naturalist, especially in
the field of ornithology.
His observing powers
were very remarkable.
As a Beit Fellow he
worked for some time
in the Imperial College of Science, London, and
he also acted for a year with marked efficiency as
Second Assistant in the Natural History Depart-
ment, University of Aberdeen. There can be
no doubt that he would have made his mark in
science. At the University, Ramsay was known
outside the classroom as' a keen sportsman. In
hockey, running and swimming, he excelled,
and he was an enthusiastic member of " U "
Company, and of the O.T.C. at Cambridge.
In August 1914 he joined the 4th Gordons
as a private and was commissioned in November,
accepting exchange to the 3rd (Special Reserve)
Battalion. A week later he was ordered to join
the 2nd Battalion in France where he served
during the winter of 19 14-15. He came safely
through the battle of Neuve Chapelle in March,
but a few days later was shot by a sniper
while repairing a trench on ground taken from
the enemy, 21 March 191 5.
Lance-C o r p o r a 1 ,
4th Battalion Sea-
forth Highlanders ;
son of David M. Watt,
editor, "Ross-shire
Journal," Dingwall ;
born Fraserburgh, 3 1
December 1892 ; edu-
cated at Dingwall
Academy ; entered the
University, 191 1 ;
graduated B.Sc. (Agr.),

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