1914 Star & Bar Trio (CASUALTY) 2/GORDON HIGHLANDERS. Killed-in-Action 29th October 1914.

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1914 Star & Bar Trio
(CASUALTY)
To:
471. Pte. J. STODDART.
2/GORDON HIGHLANDERS.

Killed-in-Action

29th October 1914.
(Belgium)


1914 Star & Bar Trio (CASUALTY)
2/GORDON HIGHLANDERS. 
Killed-in-Action 29th October 1914.      1914 Star & Bar Trio (CASUALTY)
2/GORDON HIGHLANDERS. 
Killed-in-Action 29th October 1914.       1914 Star & Bar Trio (CASUALTY)
2/GORDON HIGHLANDERS. 
Killed-in-Action 29th October 1914.    

 

 

 

John Stoddart was born about 1891 in Canongate Midlothian  and joined the army aged almost 19 on 29th April 1910. He had been a Painter and had several tattoes. He was 5ft 3" tall and  the son of George and Elizabeth Stoddart, of 1, St James Street, Pilrig, Edinburgh.  He had three sisters, Christina, Agnes and Elizabeth. He went to France with the BEF and landed on 7th October 1914. He was Killed-in-Action just 22 days later on 29th October 1914 during an action near Kruiseecke, Belgium where the Germans were "much worrying" the battalion with Machine Gun fire. He has no known grave.

With copy of "Burnt Records" of service and copy MIC  

JOHN STODDART IS REMEMBERED WITH HONOUR
on
THE MENIN GATE (YPRES) BELGIUM. 

Medals EF

£695

        

1914 Star & Bar Trio (CASUALTY)
2/GORDON HIGHLANDERS. 
Killed-in-Action 29th October 1914.

1914 Star & Bar Trio (CASUALTY) 2/GORDON HIGHLANDERS. Killed-in-Action 29th October 1914.
£695

1914 Star & Bar Trio (CASUALTY) To: 471. Pte. J. STODDART. 2/GORDON HIGHLANDERS. Killed-in-Action 29th October 1914.