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William Victor St Clair McLaren: his McLaren and Sinclair lines

Earlier this year, I discovered that there is a memorial to William McLaren’s brother in the Dean Cemetery.  I was aware that it was an imposing memorial, and thought that it would therefore be relatively easy to identify.  This was … Continue reading

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More on the McLarens with the promised Whitefoord update

Susie Hamilton, the enterprising and enthusiastic Fundraising and Marketing Manager at Scottish Veterans’ Residences, provided a warm welcome when, at her invitation, we were able to visit Whitefoord last week. Susie told us how, during 2014, brass memorial plaques to soldiers lost … Continue reading

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William Victor St Clair McLaren: a gallant Scottish soldier’s link to Whitefoord House

2nd Lieutenant William Victor St Clair McLaren, 1st Battalion, Princess Louise’s Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, Born 24 May 1877 in Heidelberg. Died in the African Campaign, near Balmoral, 26 July 1900. …a soldier, a Scottish soldier, Who wandered far away, … Continue reading

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