Cecil Alexander Dunn MacIndoe

Captain Cecil Alexander Macindoe
1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 8th Battalion
1902 Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the 4th Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers on 26th February 1906 Promoted to Lieutenant on 26th August 1908 Transferred to 8th Battalion Cameronians on 1st April 1909 Promoted to Captain on 29th December 1915 The battalion left Falkirk for Devonport on 17th May and embarked on HMT Ballarat on the 18th for Mudros which it reached on the 29th May. The battalion remained there till 13th June when it left for Gallipoli.
2nd May 1881, Partick
Death28th June 1915
Cecil Macindoe was killed in action during the 28th June offensive at Gully Ravine, Gallipoli in which the 8th Cameronians suffered very heavy losses. No 3 Company, commanded by Macindoe was one of the two companies which led the assault on the Turkish position. Most of the men were either killed or wounded.
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BurialRedoubt Cemetery, Helles, X. B. 16
Son of Alexander Dunn Macindoe, of 18, Belhaven Terrace, Glasgow.
Alexander D Macindoe (c1854-1925) and Annie Balloch (c1854-1901)
Stockbroker
Louise (c1876-), Hope D (c1885-), Robert G (1891-)
Unmarried
Kelvinside Academy
Stockbroker
Belhaven Terrace, Kelvinside
18 Belhaven Terrace West, Partick
The Marine Hotel, Elie, Fife
Glasgow NecropolisCompartment Epsilon Lair 636
Kelvinside Parish Church War Memorial Scottish National War Memorial Western Club
Acknowledgements and SourcesMuch of the information on which this profile is based is drawn from various internet sources which are listed below.  The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis also wish to make full acknowledgement and thanks for the permitted use of any information or images generously supplied specifically for exhibition, publication or display in connection with The Roll of Honour and accompanying profiles to The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) Museum, Hamilton, Ancestry (www.ancestry.co.uk), and Findmypast (www.findmypast.co.uk) Commonwealth War Graves Commission – www.cwgc.org Family Search – www.familysearch.org The Long, Long Trail - http://www.1914-1918.net/ Scotlands People – www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk The Scottish War Memorials Project – www.warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com Kelvinside Academy and the Great War
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Compiled by Morag Fyfe, Historical and Genealogical Researcher for The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis.

 
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