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Soldier – McDermid C.E. -Drowned

October 1918

Mexborough and Swinton Times October 19, 1918

Sergeant C.E. McDermid
Royal Army Medical Corps

Sergeant McDermid is among those who have been lost with the ill-fated Leinster recently torpedoed of the Irish coast

Sergeant McDermid enlisted early in the war, and for about two years of serving in the East Course. He was afterwards transferred to Ireland, and with his wife was coming to attend the funeral of Mrs McDermid’s father Driffield.

Mrs McDermid was amongst the survivors but nothing has been heard of her husband.

Previous to the war he was employed at Houghton Main as a draughtsman.

From C.W.G.C.: 

Service Number 67788
Died 10/10/1918
Aged 26
341st Field Amb
Royal Army Medical Corps

Son of Edwin James and Florence McDermid; husband of Janet Muriel Hemsworth Smillie (formerly McDermid), of 7, North Claremont St., Glasgow.