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VC655   Daniel Logan Laidlaw

BORN   26 July 1875

DIED   2 June 1950   AGE   74

VC Won   25 September 1915   AGE   40

Place VC Won   Puits, Loos, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Daniel Logan Laidlaw   No.   15851   

VC Issue No.   655   Awards   VC   

Regiment   King's Own Scottish Borderer's, 7th Battalion


Now   1st Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland

Rank VC Won   Piper

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant - Piper

Place Of Birth   Little Swinton, near Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England

Place Of Death   Shoresedean, near Norham, Borders, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes   St Cuthberts Churchyard, Norham, Borders, Scotland


Date Buried/Cremated   4 June 1950

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   18 November 1915

VC Presented   3 February 1916 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, St Cuthberts Churchyard, Norham, Borders, Scotland

P  Memorial plaque at St Cuthberts Churchyard, Norham, (incorrect dates of birth and death), Borders, Scotland

Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, War Memorial, Swinton, Northumberland

By The Way…

A new headstone was erected on the 2 June 2001

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National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle, Midlothian, Scotland



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