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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: 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 had a courage nothing could quell—Mintyalways came up smiling. To the very last,when, though wounded, he continued to com-mand his Company, he was still the heroic andundaunted figure which roused the admirationof his friends of College days. REID, WILLIAM JOHN : 2nd Lieuten-ant, 6th Battalion Gordon Highlanders ; son of John Reid, tailor ; born Inverurie, 8October 1892; educated Inverurie Academy;student in Arts, 1911-14. In December 1914 Reid enlisted as a Privatein the Transport Section of the 2/ist HighlandField Ambulance, R.A.M.C. He served withthe Expeditionary Force in France and Flandersfrom April 1915, being transferred to the A.S.C. Text Appearing After Image: as a Driver. In January 1917, he returned toEngland and, after training, was gazetted 1 June1917, to the 6th Gor-don Highlanders, re-turning to France inthe end of October.Four weeks later hewas wounded in actionat Cambrai whileleading an attack, andinspiring all aroundhim by his magnificentcourage in most diffi-cult circumstances, hedied in hospital, 26November 1917. DAVIDSON, JAMES : Captain, R.A.M.C.; son of William Davidson ; born Gamrie, 2 7August 1888 ; enteredAberdeen University in1906, and after a verydistinguished career,during which he car-ried off practically allthe principal medalsand prizes, he gradu-ated M.B., with Hon-ours, as the most dis-tinguished graduate ofhis year in 1911. Hewas then appointedjunior assistant to theProfessor of. Anatomyresident hospital appointments at Aberdeenand Derby. Davidson was a zealous worker,but that was not all ; his zeal extended toevery phase of University life and earned forhim the esteem of his fellow students. On 1 September 1914 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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