Memorial: Angus Ramage

Private Angus Ramage, of  2nd Scots Guards,was born in 1888 in Dunbar. His Parents moved to Craigie in the parish of Dalmeny, in 1915 and after his Father died, his mother moved to Dalmeny, in 1922.

Angus was living in Prestonpans when he enlisted. He first enlisted in the Scots Guards before the War, and family correspondence shows he was with them in 1910, in Caterham and in 1912 in Cairo. He was moved to Army Reserves between 1912-1914 and joined the Linlithgowshire Police. He was recalled to the Scots Guards on the outbreak of War in 1914.

The 2nd Battalion of Scots Guards became part of the 7th Division.  They fought at the first Battle of Ypres which took place from 19th October to 22nd November 1914. Angus was involved in this and was killed in action in Gheluvelt, Ypres, on the 26th October 1914, aged 26 years.

His name is commemorated on Panel 11 of the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium and he was awarded the 1914 Star, The British War and Victory Medals.

Image of Angus Ramage donated by family.

 

 

died in France, on 26.10.1914-age 26.

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