Private Hugh Lockie

Private Hugh Lockie, 25th Battalion ( Nova Scotia Rifles ) Canadian Infantry. He was killed in Belgium, aged 34, on the 13th October 1915. He had been born in Selkirk in 1882 and was the son of the late Agnes Lockie and John Lockie of Raeburn Meadow, Selkirk. He was the husband of Davina Lockie latterly of 2 Moat Terrace, Edinburgh and is buried in La Laiterie Military Cemetery, Belgium where his headstone is inscribed ” Never Forgotten”. He had served his apprenticeship as a butcher in the Co-op in Selkirk before moving to Edinburgh. In 1913 he emigrated to Canada and joined the Police Force on Halifax, Nova Scotia before enlisting in January 1915. The Battalion arrived at Ypres in September 1915 and spent the next 339 days in the Salient.

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