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Born: June 1894
Died: 15 August 1916
Buried: Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart
Address: Kirkgate, Shipley
Parents: George Henderson & Jessie Isabella
Siblings: Archie
Rank: Lieutenant
Rolls of Honour: Christchurch, Windhill
Regiment: Leicestershire
Alex Gawain ‘Guy’Douglas
News has been received from the War Office by Mr and Mrs George H Douglas of Kirkgate, Shipley, that their eldest son, Lieut Alex Gawman (sic) (Guy) Douglas was killed in action on August 15th. Lieut Douglas had had an educational career of exceptional success and had won the greatest respect and affection. He had both a Salt Scholarship and a West Riding County Major Scholarship at the Bradford Grammar School, and went to Oxford as Hastings Mathematical Exhibitioner and Honorary scholar of Queen’s College. He was a member of the Officer’s Training Corps at Oxford and on the outbreak of war applied for a commission which he obtained in July last year. He was promoted lieutenant in June last, on his 21st birthday and was attached to the Leicestershire Regt. A younger son of Mr Douglas, Pte Archie Douglas, who is not yet 19 years of age, has been in the Aegean for a year, being with the Sick Berth Reserve attached to the Royal Naval Air Service. Shipley Times & Express 25 August 1916 p4
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