Stevenson G Cpl 9137 1st Cameron Highlanders

STEVENSON, GEORGE, Corpl., No. 9137, B. Coy., 1st Battn. Cameron Highlanders (Machine Gun Section), 3rd s. of the late John Kay Stevenson, 41, Muirpark, Eskbank, Dalkeith, late Sergt., 2nd Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (died 23 Nov. 1915), by his wife, Jessie, dau. of the late Charles Graham, of Kirkcaldy, Master Painter; b. Eskbank, Dalkeith, co. Midlothian, 31 Aug. 1893; educ. Dalkeith High School; enlisted 4 Oct. 1911; went to France with his regt., and was killed in action, 14 Sept. 1914, at the Battle of the Aisne ; unm. Mrs. McLachlan, wife of the Col. Commanding 1st Camerons, wrote: “Tonight an officer of the Camerons has just been to see me, and I asked him about your George. He says that he was killed and buried on the battlefield during a lull in the fighting. He also said that George was a very fine soldier, and a great loss to the Machine-Gun Section.”

Source : De Ruvigny’s Roll Of Honour Vol 1