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VC647   David Ross Lauder

BORN   21 January 1894

DIED   4 June 1972   AGE   78

VC Won   13 August 1915   AGE   21

Place VC Won   The Vineyard, Helles sector, Gallipoli, Turkey

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   David Ross Lauder   No.   7709   

VC Issue No.   647   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Scots Fusiliers, 1/4th Battalion

Later   Royal Highland Fusiliers

Now   2nd Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   East Glentrie, Airdrie, Scotland

Place Of Death   At his home, 39 Corran Street, Cranhill, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes   Daldowie Crematorium, Daldowie Estate, Uddingston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Cremated   Daldowie Crematorium, Daldowie Estate, Uddingston, Glasgow, Scotland

Date Buried/Cremated   8 June 1972

Headstone   Ashes   Plot/Grave no.   June Avenue of trees, Glade area

Gazetted   13 January 1917

VC Presented   3 March 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial Arch, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, Greengairs Parish Church, Greengairs Road, Greengairs, North Lanarkshire, Scotland

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The motto of the Royal Scots Fusiliers is: “no one assails me with impunity”

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