Corporal Maurice Gillies

Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

Died: Saturday 14 April 1917 (aged 25)

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Record:
GILLIES, MAURICE
Additional information:
Son of Charles Gillies, of 29, Hospital St., South Side, Glasgow.
Cemetery:
HENINEL-CROISILLES ROAD CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
I. B. 15.
Country:
France

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Victory Medal (1914-1919)

(SEE) OMD 624
Association - related items: one of a group of 3 medals, OMD 3138-3140

bag, drawstring

Small drawstring bag made from rust-red material with five covered buttons attached to black corded thread hanging in a line from the base of the bag, the base of the bag is sewn into a point, there is a flower embroidered on the front in black and pale brown threads, the remnants of the drawstring …
Acquired by Corporal Gillies during his service on the Western Front

German Finger Ring

A metal finger ring with an Imperial German Crown motif.
Acquired by Corporal Gillies during his service on the Western Front

British War Medal (1914-1920)

(SEE) OMD 623
Association - person: Corporal Maurice Gillies (200351), 5th Battalion, the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) was killed in action on the Western Front in April 1917. Association - related items: one of a group of 3 medals, OMD 3138-3140

1914 Star

First World War campaign medal awarded to (6832) Acting Corporal Maurice Gillies, 5th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).
Related items: one of a group of 3 medals, OMD 3138-3140.

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Name recorded:
Gillies, M
Memorial:
South Portland Street Synagogue Memorial (WMR 40295)
Location:
Glasgow, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Gillies, M
Memorial:
Cambuslang (WMR 57338)
Location:
Cambuslang, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Gillies, M
Memorial:
Cross (North Lewis) (WMR 58027)
Location:
Cross (Isle Of Lewis), Western Isles