L Cpl John B Williamson 

 
Name:WILLIAMSON, JOHN
Initials:J
Nationality:United Kingdom
Rank:Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service:Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text:1st Bn
Age:22
Date of Death:27/12/1914
Service No:9379
Additional information:Son of James and Grace Williamson, of 8, Loan Rd., Newtongrange, Midlothian.
Casualty Type:Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference:Panel 41 and 42.
Memorial:LE TOURET MEMORIAL

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Prior to his death John Williamson had been wounded , here is the report

 

 

 

Born in New York, USA John returned to Scotland prior to the beginning of the war and signed up with the Queens Own Cameron Highlanders in 1912 . How he came to be born in America, I must confess to have no idea.