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a private in the 4th Gordon Highlanders ; in
January 1915 he was commissioned 2nd Lieu-
tenant in the 9th Battalion, and afterwards rose
to the rank of Lieutenant. He saw much service
in France and Belgium, was several times
wounded, once severely, and in April 191 7 was
awarded the Military Cross for conspicuous gal-
lantry. On 27 August 1917 he died of wounds
received in action at Ypres the previous day.
Robertson was an earnest and conscientious
student, and for several years rendered valuable
service in connection with a Mission of which
he had charge in the neighbourhood of Huntly.
His early death destroyed the promise of a use-
ful ministry.
tenant, 3rd Battalion Royal Scots;
son of William Leslie
Scott, solicitor ; born
Peterhead, 3 February
1894. He studied
Arts, 1 91 2- 1 5, with
a view to becoming
an Advocate, and
when he joined the
Army had already
shown promise of
success in the pro-
fession he hoped to
In April 1915 Scott
was gazetted 2nd Lieutenant and posted to
the 14th Battalion (later merged in the 3rd
Battalion) Royal Scots. After serving at several
home stations he was sent to Salonika early
in 191 7, was first attached to the 1st Battalion
Royal Scots, later to the 81st Trench Mortar
Battery to which he acted for a time as Ad-
jutant. For about 17 months he served at
Salonika, in the Struma and A 7 ardar Valleys.
He met his death about midnight on 2 Sep-
tember 191 7, whilst leading his gun team
forward with an assaulting company of infantry,
in the Vardar Valley, Macedonia. His Captain
wrote : " He was an excellent officer, good,
strict and popular . . . men of his type are
few and far between. He was a thorough
gentleman and a sportsman ".
tenant, 4th Battalion Gordon Highland-
ers; son of Dr. George
Rose, Aberdeen ; born
Aberdeen, 29 April
1895 ; educated at
the Grammar School ;
entered the University
191 1 ; graduated M.A.,
1915, with Second
Class Honours in
He joined his Bat-
talion in July 1915,
was gazetted the same
month, and became
acting Lieutenant in October 19 16. He spent
about two years at Ripon and Norwich, from
July 191 5 to March 191 7, then crossed to
France in April 191 7 and fought at first in
minor engagements around Ypres in Flanders.
On 20 September 191 7 his Battalion was
ordered to take Poelcapelle, the fighting de-
veloped into the Battle of Passchendaele, and
his company was detailed to capture a small
farm called Rose Farm. In this encounter he
was killed in a hand-to-hand fight at the end
of the day, 20 September 191 7. He was happy
in his work as a soldier and successful as an
tenant, 4th Battalion Seaforth Highland-
ers ; son of Thomas
Jenkins, fishcurer,
Burghead ; born Burg-
head, 30 November
1883 ; graduated M. A.,
1904 ; partner in the
herring-curing firm of
Thomas Jenkins.
Jenkins, always a
keen Territorial, joined
the Inns of Court
O.T.C. in February
1916. He was commis-
sioned a year later to
the 4th Seaforth Highlanders with whom he
served at Ripon until May of that year when
the Battalion went to France. After serving

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