Private George Aitken

Private George Mark Aitken, 11th Battalion, Royal Scots. He was killed in action in Belgium on 1st October 1918, aged 37. He was the son of George and Christina Aitken of 12 St Helen's, Spittal and the husband of Elizabeth Brown Clark ( formerly AItken ) of 3 Viewforth Square, Edinburgh. He is buried in Dadizeele New British Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium. On 30th September the 9th Scottish Division ( which included 11th Royal Scots ) captured the Village of Dadizeele and Private Aitken fell in the fierce fighting which followed at Hill 41.

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