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Roll Of Honour Of Members Of The Society Of Writers To His Majesty's Signet
And Apprentices 1914-1919
MAJOR CHARLES ANDERSON, D.S.O., M.C., Glenburn Hall, Jedburgh. Enlisted as Trooper in 1st Lovat Scouts September 1914. Received Commission in 15th Royal Scots January 1915. Served in France and Belgium from January 1916 to February 1919. Awarded D.S.O. and M.C. Mentioned in Dispatches.
LIEUTENANT ROBERT BALLANTINE ANDERSON, Glenburn Hall, Jedburgh. Enlisted as Trooper in 1st Lovat Scouts September 1914. Received Commission King's Own Scottish Borderers January 1915. Served in Gallipoli July 1915 till evacuation. Thereafter in Egypt and Palestine. Killed in action on 19th April 1917, at Gaza, Palestine.
2ND LIEUTENANT HENRY VANS ANDERSON, Glenburn Hall, Jedburgh. (Apprentice.) Gazetted 2nd Lieutenant 141st Heavy Battery Royal Garrison Artillery January 1918. Served in France until date of demobilisation.
CAPTAIN THE HON. JAMES MONCREIFF BALFOUR, O.B.E., 16 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh. Received Commission as 2nd Lieutenant Scottish Horse August 1914. Promoted Captain October 1914 and Staff Captain in 1915. Attached to 3rd Echelon G.H.Q., France, 1916-17. War Office 1917. Assistant Secretary Ministry of National Service 1917-18. Awarded O.B.E. (Military Division) 1919.
LIEUTENANT JOHN MACKINTOSH BELL, Mansfield, Moffat. Received Commission as 2nd Lieutenant 5th King's Own Scottish Borderers on l0th September 1915. Thereafter promoted Lieutenant. Served at home until 8th March 1919.
LIEUT.-COLONEL LEWIS LEONARD BILTON, C.M.G., 17 Rutland Street, Edinburgh. Received Commission as 2nd Lieutenant Army Service Corps September 1914. Posted to 17th Battalion The Royal Scots, of which Second in command. Transferred to 2/8th Battalion The Worcestershire Regiment, which he commanded from July 1916. Temporary command of Brigade January-March 1918. Served abroad from August 1915 to June 1918. Promoted Lieut.-Colonel. Instructor at Senior Officers' School Aldershot July 1918. Awarded C.M.G. Croix de Guerre Belgique. Twice mentioned in Dispatches.
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