George McLay | Service Record


SurnameMcLay
First Name(s)George
Place of BirthCrossgates
Club(s)Raith Rovers
ServiceBritish Army
RankSergeant
Service Number19059
Previous Service Number(s)-
Regiment or CorpsThe Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
Unit(s)16th (Service) Battalion (2nd Edinburgh)
Previous Regiment(s) or Corps-
Unit(s)-
Type of Casualty (If applicable)Killed in Action
Theatre of War (If applicable)Western European Theatre
Date of Death (If applicable)22/10/1917
Place of Death (If applicable)France and Flanders
Place of Burial/Commemoration (If applicable)Tyne Cot Memorial
Grave/Memorial Reference (If applicable)Panel 11 to 14 and 162.
Awards and DecorationsMilitary Medal
Citation(s)Military Medal: 19059 Sjt. G. McLay, R. Scots (Fife). (The London Gazette, Supplement 30364, 30 October 1917.)
Supplementary NotesResident of 95 Pratt Street, Kirkcaldy.
Son of Mrs. Mary McLay, of 26, South Glencraig, Glencraig, Fife.