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In January 1 9 1 6 he returned from abroad to
join the Seaforth Highlanders, in which he served
until February 191 7, when he was commissioned
2nd Lieutenant in the Lancashire Fusiliers. He
was trained at Ripon, from January to April
1 91 6, and served with distinction in France
from April 1916 to March 1918. At the time
of his death, his Colonel testified to his splendid
qualities of leadership and his gallantry as a
gentleman. Kennedy was one of the medical
students who were given permission to return to
finish their medical course, but he asked his
Commanding Officer to be allowed to remain for
the attack which was daily expected. His re-
quest was granted, and now the Highlands are
the poorer for the loss of one who nobly gave his
life. He fell in action at Mari court on 26 March
tenant, Royal Field Artillery ; son of Rev.
John A. Irvine,
Aberdeen ; born Liver-
p o o 1, 30 September
1897 ; educated Aber-
deen Grammar School ;
student in Medicine,
Irvine served with the
Aberdeen University
O.T.C. from 1915-16,
and with the Edinburgh
University O.T.C. from
1916-17; he was com-
missioned in the R.F. A.,
June 191 7, gained special distinction in signall-
ing, and proceeded to France early in the follow-
ing year. His military career was all too short,
for after seven weeks in France he fell near Mor-
court-sur-Somme, at the head of his guns, lead-
ing them into action, 27 March 19 18. During
all the previous seven days of almost continuous
fighting his cheerful courage had never failed.
Summing up his character one who knew him
well wrote : " He was a son to be proud of, a friend
to be loved, a man to be respected and a soldier
worthy of the highest praise ".
•3rd Royal Scots Fusiliers ; son of Martin
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1 8
!'"■ f
L. Hadden ; born Aberdeen, 1 1 November 1881 ;
educated Ardvreck and Charterhouse ; graduated
M.A., 1902; B.L.,
1905 ; Member of the
Society of Advocates
in Aberdeen, 1906.
Enlisted Public
Schools Battalion Royal
Fusiliers, September
1 9 1 4 ; commissioned
1 st Royal Scots
Fusiliers, n June
1915; went out to
France August 1915,
when he was attached
to the 1 st Battalion
Royal Fusiliers ; severely wounded November
191 6. Returned to France and served with 3rd
Royal Scots Fusiliers in February 191 7. Killed
in action near the Menin Road, 28 March 191 8.
Hampshire Regiment ; son of Jean Joseph
Seneque, engineer ; born Mauritius, 7 September
1884 ; matriculated, 191 2 ; student in Medicine,
When war broke out Seneque was a third year
student, and instead of continuing his medical
studies he enlisted, October 19 14, in the Hamp-
shire Regiment, serving first with the nth and
later with the 1st Battalion. All his active
service was in France, where he served con-
tinuously from 1914 onwards, except for one
short period in hospital. On 28 March 19 18
he was hit by a bomb and killed instantaneously.
His CO. wrote : " I hear specially good ac-
counts of his behaviour during the attack. He
displayed great coolness, and would probably
have had his name forwarded for a decoration
had he come through."
ARCHIBALD, JOHN : Captain, 6th Bat-
talion Gordon Highlanders ; M.C. with
Bar ; son of Thomas G. Archibald, architect ;
born Huntly, 10 September 1893. He was edu-
cated at Gordon Schools, Huntly, and matricu-
lated as an Arts student in the winter of 191 2,
his intention being to enter the Church.
He was mobilized on the outbreak of war with
the 6th Battalion Gordon Highlanders, and hold-

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