2nd Lieutenant Charles Frederick Davis Macintyre

Biography of 2nd Lieutenant Charles Frederick Davis Macintyre

Charles Frederick Davis Macintyre was born in Ardchattan, near Oban, and was the son of Donald and Rachel MacIntyre.

Charles attended the High School of Glasgow, and was a Lance-Corporal of the school's Officers' Training Corps (OTC). He then joined the University of Glasgow's OTC, in preparation for entry into the Royal Field Artillery's Cadet School at Weedon.

He began his course at Weedon in January, 1918, and passed out with distinction in Military Law. After a firing course at Larkhill, he was commissioned and gazetted to a reserve brigade at Swanage, from which he went to France on 1st September, 1918.

In France, Charles was attached to the Royal Field Artillery's 37th Howitzer Battalion. Charles was killed on the 6th of November, 1918 - only 5 days before the end of the war. He is buried at Pont-Sur-Sambre Communal Cemetery, and his gravestone reads 'Per Ardua' (translated as 'Through Adversity'). He is commemorated on the War Memorials of the University of Glasgow and on the Roll of Honour of the St Bride's Episcopal Church, Hyndland.

Summary

2nd Lieutenant Charles Frederick Davis Macintyre
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery - 37th Battalion - 27th Brigade
Degree: N/A
Awards: N/A
Comments: Killed in action. Member of University of Glasgow OTC
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Photo ID: Ch 4/4/2/2/155

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