Home » Grange Cemetery » J: Sir George McCrae (1860 – 1928)

J: Sir George McCrae (1860 – 1928)

Raised “McCrae’s Battalion” of the Royal Scots from volunteers in 1914. The majority were football players and supporters, many losing their lives in the Battle of the Somme.

See article in The Grange Newsletter, 112, Spring 2015 and Jack Alexander’s book, McCrae’s Battalion.

Links

Wikipedia

McCrae’s Battalion Trust

Scotland’s War

Square named after McCrae’s Battalion

Find A Grave


Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.