Private Archibald Leishman

Service Number 9960


World War 1



Aged 24
Commemorated at Le Touret Memorial, France. Panel 3 & 4

(The Scotsman 13th February 1915)
"Information has been received by his parents, who reside at Bainsford, Falkirk, of the death of Private Archibald Leishman, of the 1st Battalion of the Scots Guards. In a letter from a comrade, Private William Ford, it is stated that Private Leishman was Killed in action on 25th January. He had gone into the trenches in the morning, and about an hour later he was shot dead by a German sniper. Private Leishman was twenty four years of age. He joined the colours on 5th September, and had been at the front for five weeks."


Country Location Name of Memorial Campaign Names Date(s)
Scotland Bainsford War Memorial, Falkirk Bainsford War Memorial World War 1
World War 2
Archibald Leishman 25-1-1915 View

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