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McSkimming, Vincent McDowall

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Vincent McDowall McSkimming

Highland Light Infantry

18th Batt. Highland Light Infantry
He is remembered with honour on the Park Church Roll of Honour, and Helensburgh War Memorial, Column 4 Line 23.

The family home was 61, East Princes Street, Helensburgh The son of Vincent D. and Sarah McSkimming
Siblings: Vincent has three sisters, Sarah, Alice, and Mary. His brother, James, served as a sergeant in the Royal Garrison Artillery and received the Military Medal after being gassed.
Vincent McSkimming was born in Dumbarton where his father was a plater in the shipbuilding industry. He moved to Helensburgh to the employment of Mr Snodgrass at Millig Farm. Vincent died, from wounds received in battle, at Ypres. He was 19 years of age.
His gravestone reads ‘To memory ever dear’.
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