Saturday, June 08, 2013

Sympathy Saturday~ C.Q.M.S. Alexander Imlah

The Aberdeen Journal
April 14, 1924

 The death has taken place of C.Q.M.S Alexander Imlah, younger son of the late A. Imlah, grocer, Buckie.
Mr. Imlah went to France with the 6th Gordon Highlanders in 1914, and took part in various engagements, including Neuve Chapelle, Givenchy, and Loos. He was severely wounded at Loos in 1915, the effects of which he felt till the end.  He was recommended for a commission, but on account of his injuries he did not accept.
Mr. Imlah who was 34 years of age, was destined for the teaching profession, but on his fathers death before the war took up his business.  He was of genial disposition and was well Known in local musical circles. Possessed of a baritone voice of fine quality. He was always ready and willing to give his services in aid of local charities.

Alexander Imlah: my 1st cousin 3x times removed.
*CQMS :Company Quartermaster Sergeant

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