Private Allan Mills Fenwick

Biography of Private Allan Mills Fenwick

Allan Mills Fenwick was born on the 16th June 1893, in Blackfriars, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. He was the son of James Fenwick, a cashier, and Ann Robb Fenwick, nee Mills. Allan worked hard in order to get in to University of Glasgow, being admitted after resitting his preliminary exam. Allan studied Latin, Logic, Mathematics, English and Political Economy. Allan graduated MA from the University of Glasgow on the 22nd June 1914, aged 21.

Shortly after graduating, Allan enlisted for service and served with the 5th Bn. of the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). He was killed in action on 9th December 1914, shortly before his unit took part in a Christmas truce of 1914. He is buried in the Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery in Fleurbaix, in the Pas de Calais region of France.

Summary

Private Allan Mills Fenwick
Rank: Private
Regiment: Cameronians - Scottish Rifles
Degree: MA
Awards: N/A
Comments: Killed in action, 9 December 1914.
Note/Press Clipping: Ch 4/4/2/3/341
Photo ID: N/A

Sources

University of Glasgow Registry and Faculty Records.

Burial Place: Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Debt of Honour Register

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