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Henry May VC : October 1914


Henry May VC was one of five servicemen to win a VC on the Western Front in October 1914 and will have a commemorative paving stone dedicated to his memory at a ceremony to be held in the City of Glasgow on or around 22 October 2014. His stone will be the second one laid to a Glasgow VC, the one of Capt Harry Sherwood Ranken being the first. Both m…

14 May 1917 : 2nd Lieut. John Stewart Morrison


He was the son of the Kenneth and Christina (née Stewart) of 25 Hayburn Crescent, Partickhill, Glasgow. John went to school at Hillhead High School, and then to Glasgow University. He was gazetted 2nd Lieutenant Scottish Rifles 22 February 1916 served in France and Flanders from August 1916. Severely wounded 6 May 1917 and died in the 8th G…