World War 1 (1914 - 1918)


Image reproduced by permission of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Adam Drysdale

Service: Army
Unit: 10th Battalion Princess Louise’s (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders)
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/6075

Adam was born in Barony, Glasgow in 1896, son of Adam and Janet Drysdale. The family moved to Newton Mearns and lived at Home Cottage, Main Street, Newton Mearns. His father was employed as a printer compositor and when he enlisted in 1914, Adam was also employed as a compositor.

Adam was killed aged 19 on 27 September 1915 in France/Belgium during the Battle of Loos and is commemorated on Loos Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France - Panel 125 to 127 and also on Newton Mearns Parish Church War Memorial.

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