PETCH, Ernest Scott

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Rank: Private

Year of death: 1915

Date of birth: 1884

Date of death: (thought to be) June 28th 1915

Place of death: Gallipoli

Service number: 1215

Regiment: 1st 4th Royal Scots.

Medals: British War and Victory medals, 15 Star

Cemetery location:
Manor Road (West Terrace B6) (enter cemetery through green decorated iron gate from Woodland Ravine, stone broken in three pieces on right hand side terrace.

Where remembered?:
Helles Memorial (panels 26-30) (Sedd el Bahr, Turkey)
Scarborough War Memorial
(genuki.org.uk/big/eng/scarborougholiversmountwm1)

Biographical Information

Architect before the war
Father, John C Petch
Mother,  Elizabeth Petch, brother Cecil b 1883 + two sisters.

Inscription

“In/ loving memory/of/John Caleb Petch/who passed away Sept 12th 1921/ aged 68 years/”At Rest”/also Elizabeth wife of the above/John Caleb Petch/who passed away Feb 1st 1925/aged 74 years/”As thy days so show thy strength be”/Also Ernest Scott Petch/Private 1st 4th Royal Scots/youngest son of the above reported missing and afterwards/presumed killed in Gallipoli/June 28th1915 aged 31 years/”Greater love hath no man thanthis/that a man lay down his life for his friends”/Also Winifred Sarah Petch/elder daughter of the above/who passed away Feb 6th 1934/aged 54 years/At Rest.

References

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