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VC1098    Louis McGuffie

Name   Louis McGuffie     No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1098   Awards   VC   

Regiment   King's Own Scottish Borderers, 1/5th Battalion


Now   1st Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland

Rank VC Won   A/Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   1 North Main Street, Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

Place Of Death   Near Wytschaete, Belgium

Buried/Location Ashes   Zantvoorde British Cemetery, 6 miles south east of Ypres, Belgium


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   Plot 1, Row D, Grave 12

Gazetted   14 December 1918

VC Presented   17 May 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England to his mother, Catherine


P  Headstone, Zantvoorde British Cemetery, 6 miles south east of Ypres, Belgium

P  Brass Memorial Plaque, County Buildings, Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

P  Named on War Memorial, Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

P  Victoria Cross Paving Stone, Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

By The Way…

The Kings Own Scottish Borderers, one of the Scottish Regiments who wear Tartan Trews

VC Held By

King's Own Scottish Borderers Museum, The Barracks, Berwick-on-Tweed, Northumberland, England



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BORN   15 March 1893

DIED   4 October 1918  AGE   25

VC Won   27 September 1918   AGE   25

Place VC Won   Near Wytschaete, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War