The family later lived in Skares.
He volunteered early in the war but he made it clear that he could not under any circumstances kill his fellow man. He served in the 17th Field Ambulance Corps He was awarded the MM for rescuing wounded infantrymen under fire.
He died in France on 30th April 1918
|photo by Bobby Grierson, added 7/3/2018|
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Update March 2016 from the Ayrshire Post
He was known as Sandy. He had his watch with him when he died and a German soldier collected his belongings and posted them to his parents after the war.