George McPherson Shanks

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George McPherson Shanks

Birthplace: 33 Bridge Street, Bishopmill, Elgin, Morayshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Death: June 09, 1961 (75)
Elgin, Morayshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Son of William Shanks and Margaret Shanks
Husband of Mary Shanks
Father of Frederick Shanks
Brother of Alexander Shanks; Jane Ann Steptoe; Elizabeth Stronach; William John Shanks; James Chisholm Shanks and 2 others

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About George McPherson Shanks

Address 1944 - 43 Melsondieu Road, Elgin, Morayshire, Scotland

George McPherson Shanks served in the military on August 10, 1903, in Keith, Banffshire, Scotland, when he was 16 years old. Joined the Gordon Highlanders 10 Aug 1903 • Keith, Banffshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

George McPherson Shanks served in the military on August 26, 1914, in France when he was 27 years old. Wounded. Awarded 1914 Star. 26 Aug 1914 • France

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  • First name(s) George
  • Last name Shanks
  • Year 1914-20
  • Service number 8993, 2865043
  • Second service number 2865043
  • Rank Corporal,Sergeant
  • Second rank Sergeant
  • Regiment Gordon Highlanders
  • Second corps Gordon Highlanders
  • Service record Soldier Number: 8993, Rank: Corporal, Corps: Gordon Highlanders
  • Second service record Soldier Number: 2865043, Rank: Sergeant, Corps: Gordon Highlanders
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  • Country Great Britain
  • Medal type British Army Medal Index Cards, 1914-1920
  • Archive reference WO372/18


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November 9, 1885
Elgin, Morayshire, Scotland
June 9, 1961
Age 75
Elgin, Morayshire, Scotland