Lance Corporal George Hendrie

Lance Corporal George Hendrie, 12th (Service) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. He was killed in action in France, aged 31, on the 21st May 1916 and is buried in Bois-Carre Military Cemetery. Haisnes, France. He had been born in Coatbridge and was the husband of Jeanie Hendrie of 260 Halliburton Place, Galashiels. Before enlisting he had been employed as a structural engineer at the Lochrin Ironworks, Coatbridge. He fell in the fighting near Hulluch and the “Kink” position which was much fought over. His Headstone is inscribed ” Worthy Of Everlasting Remembrance”.

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