Friday, 12 January 2018

William L Guthrie, war casualty

On this day we remember William Lovie Guthrie, Pte 265780, 6th Gordon Highlanders.  William was severely wounded in action in France and died aged 21 on 12th January 1918 at Frensham Military Hospital, Surrrey. 

William was the son of James & Annie Guthrie, Muir of Clochan, Buckie.  His body was taken for burial to Buckie New Cemetery, where a headstone marks his resting place.  He is also commemorated on Portsoy Town memorial.