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Roll Of Honour Of Members Of The Society Of Writers To His Majesty's Signet
And Apprentices 1914-1919
CAPTAIN CHARLES MARSHALL BROWN, 5 Thistle Street, Edinburgh. (Apprentice.)
Joined Royal Fusiliers (Sportsmans' Battalion) 8th October 1914. Gazetted 2nd Lieutenant 3rd Gordon Highlanders 9th November 1914. Promoted Captain. Served in this country and in France. Wounded at Hooge 25th September 1915 and at Paschendaele 26th September 1917.
CAPTAIN WILLIAM SANDILANDS BROWN, The Manse, Bellahouston, Glasgow, and 23 Ainslie Place, Edinburgh. (Apprentice.)
Enlisted in 15th Royal Scots September 1914. Gazetted 2nd Lieutenant 3rd North Staffordshire Regiment April 1915. Promoted Captain. Served in this country September 1914 until February 1916, and in France and Flanders from February 1916 until October 1918. Killed in action in Flanders 14th October 1918 when attached to 1/5th King's Own Scottish Borderers.
LIEUTENANT ARTHUR NICOL BRUCE, 10 Coates Gardens, Edinburgh.
Received Commission as 2nd Lieutenant in 7th Royal Scots in August 1915. Afterwards attached to Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, Gordon Highlanders, and Seaforth Highlanders. Served in France in 1916 and N.W. Frontier India 1917-18. Promoted Lieutenant. Discharged through disablement from Service abroad February 1919.
MAJOR JAMES BRUCE, 16 Hill Street, Edinburgh.
Called up as Captain with Lowland Mounted Brigade Army Service Corps August 1914. Served at Dardanelles from September 1915 to January 1916, and from that date till July 1916 in Egypt. Also served with the Italian Expeditionary Force from December 1917 till January 1919. Promoted Major. Twice mentioned in Dispatches.
LIEUTENANT JOSEPH BUDGE, M.C., Easter Rarichie, Nigg, Ross-shire.
Enlisted as Trooper in Lovat Scouts in August 1915. Received Commission as 2nd Lieutenant in December 1915. Left for France December 1916. Served with Cameron Highlanders as Platoon Commander (1st Lieutenant) from January 1917 till May 1918. Afterwards attached to 1st Trench Mortar Battery as Section Commander. Awarded Military Cross (immediate award).
LIEUTENANT RONALD BURNESS, 12 Hope Street, Edinburgh. Enlisted in Lothians and Border Horse in September 1914. Received Commission. Served with Lovat Scouts Yeomanry in Egypt from December 1915 till October 1916. In Macedonia (Salonica Field Force) from October 1916 till June 1918, and in France and Belgium from June 1918 onwards.
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