Lieutenant Colonel Lord Ninian Edward Crichton-Stuart MP


World War 1



Aged 32
Formerly Scots Guards
Commanding 6th Battalion Welsh Regiment
Buried at Bethune Town Cemetery, France. III, M, 10
Second son of John Patrick, 3rd Marquess of Bute, K.T., and Gwendoline, Marchioness of Bute; husband of Lady Ninian Crichton-Stuart (now the Hon. Mrs. A. H. M. Ramsay), of 87, Lancaster Gate, London. Member of Parliament for Cardiff 1910-1915 and Justice of the Peace for County Fife.
In 1912, he took command of the 6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, The Welch Regiment. Upon the outbreak of the First World War, he volunteered his unit for service and joined the British Expeditionary Force on the Western Front. After eleven months on the front line, he was shot in the head and killed when leading his men in an attempt to repel a German counter-attack on 2 October 1915 during the Battle of Loos.

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Country Location Name of Memorial Campaign Names Date(s)
Scotland Castle Wynd, Inverness IV2 2BJ Inverness Townhouse War Memorial World War 1
Ninian Crichton-Stuart 2-10-1915 View

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