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About William Cowan Ogilvy Barrie
The second son of the late A. O. Barrie, H.M. Inspector of Schools, and nephew of Sir J. M. Barrie, was educated at Dumfries Academy and G.W.C. (1899). After graduating M.A. (Hons.) at Edin. Univ., he engaged in publishing and teaching. A keen tennis player, he was successively secretary and captain of Braid Tennis Club. Gazetted to the R.H. (Black Watch) in Sept. 1914, a month later he was on active service in France, where he took part in the battles at Neuve Chapelle and Festubert, and was twice wounded. After a period of home service he returned to France. On Oct. 14, 1916, he was killed in action.