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Identifier: rollofserviceing1921univ Title: Roll of service in the Great War, 1914-1919 Year: 1921 (1920s) Authors: University of Aberdeen. [Lists and Class Records] Allardyce, Mabel Desborough Subjects: Publisher: Aberdeen Contributing Library: National Library of Scotland Digitizing Sponsor: National Library of Scotland View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: 76 IN MEMORIAM. Text Appearing After Image: MINTY, GEORGE : Captain, 6th Bat-talion Gordon Highlanders ; son of George Minty ; bornLongside, Aberdeen-shire, 17 March1880 ; educated New-Maud and Old DeerSchools and enteredGordons College,Aberdeen in 1897,having gained theSmith Bursar}; studentin Arts, 1899-1903.From 1903-05 hetaught in Cowdenbeathand Kelty and wasthen appointed to Mortlach Higher GradeSchool as assistant master. He graduatedM.A. in 1908 and became headmaster ofInverkeithny Public School in October 1909. Minty was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant inthe 6th Battalion Gordon Highlanders, 24November 1914, and served as Musketry In-structor till he crossed to France in March 1916. He was killed leading his Companyto the attack at Cambrai on 23 November 1917. At the time of his death he held therank of Captain. A man of gigantic physical strength andrare kindliness of disposition, Minty was awell-known figure at the Varsity. He playedfor the first Rugby XV and threw the hammerin Inter-Varsity sports. A leader among men,he Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.

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