Lieutenant Alwyn MacFarlane-Grieve

Lieutenant Alwyn Ronald MacFarlane-Grieve, 1st/8th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. He was killed in France on 17th March 1917, aged 28. He had been born in Kensington, London and was the son of Florence and the late W.A. MacFarlane-Grieve of Toft Manor, Cambridge and Penchrise, Roxburghshire. He is buried in Highland Cemetery, Roclincourt, Arras, France. He had been educated at Perse School, Cambridge and Keble College, Oxford where he was a sergeant in the O.T.C. He the studied abroad at Rennes University, France before returning to work in Cambridge. As an ex O.T.C. member he was commissioned Second Lieutenant and sent to instruct trainee officers. In June 1916 He was promoted Lieutenant and posted to the Argylls. His Headstone is inscribed ” Rest Eternal, Grant To Him O Lord And Let Light Perpetual Shine Upon Him, Amen”.

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