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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Dumbarton
Town
Helensburgh
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
82560
Current location

Helensburgh Cemetery
Old Luss Road
Helensburgh
Dumbarton
Strathclyde
G84 7ED
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 30905 82099
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Addition to family gravestone which is a main gravestone with two flanking tablets for the military casualties- Captain James Kidston to the left and Lieutenant Charles John to the right- the children of Andrew Bonar Law, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1922 to 1923.
Inscription
Left Hand Side-AND OF THEIR ELDEST SON/JAMES KIDSTON LAW/CAPTAIN 7TH ROYAL FUSILIERS/AND ROYAL FLYING CORPS/BORN 20. SEPTEMBER 1893/DIED 21. SEPTEMBER 1917/HE WAS REPORTED AS MISSING/AFTER AN AIR ACTION/WHILST SERVING WITH/THE 60TH SQUADRON R.F.C./IN FRANCE Right Hand Side-AND OF THEIR SECOND SON/CHARLES JOHN LAW/LIEUT. 2ND BATTALION/THE KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS/BORN 21. FEBRUARY 1897/DIED 19. APRIL 1917/HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION/AT THE SECOND BATTLE OF GAZA/HIS GRAVE IS IN/THE GAZA WAR CEMETERY/PALESTINE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Law, Charles John
Law, James Kidston
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, relationships, rank, service, date of birth, date of death, manner of death, place of death, place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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