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o.t.t.



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 25, 2008 7:56 pm    Post subject: FORT WILLIAM . " ST ANDREW CHURCHYARD " Reply with quote

hi could anyone help , i am after a photograph of the headstone and any information given inside the church to the youngest ever D.S.O. winner during ww1 .
the information i have is follows -
surname . OTTLEY
forenames . GEOFFREY CLAUDE LANGDALE .
of the SCOTS GUARDS.
age . 18yrs
date of death . 21 / 12 / 14 .
additional information - son of rear admiral sir charles langdale ottley & lady ottley.
buried on xmas day 1914 with full military honours @
FORT WILLIAM ( st andrew ) epscopalian churchyard , apparently this is in the high street close to the railway station , the grave is west of the churchyard .

if anyone should live close by who would`nt mind taking the photo for me i would be most grateful and pay for the privelage also.
regards
derek..
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 26, 2008 12:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Derek

I'm afraid I can't help with this specific request but were you aware Lt Ottley was listed on the Fort William War memorial?

http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=2017

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 26, 2008 6:14 pm    Post subject: lt ottley Reply with quote

hi adam , thankyou very much for that information i was not aware Lt ottley was listed on the fort william memorial .
this information is very much appreciated and will no doubt add towards my interest in researching Lt ottley .
regards
derek .. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 12:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Derek:
A plaque inside the church has already been posted:

http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=2704&highlight=fort+william&mforum=warmemscot


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 7:14 pm    Post subject: Lt g.c.l. ottley Reply with quote

thanks derek. it`s getting better every day !!!!!!! that plaque looks really well Very Happy one day i hope to see it . but until that day comes at least "the " members of the scottish war graves project " are doing the next best thing ,of which i am very grateful for and only glad to have come to this forum .
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 11:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Derek,
I've added a couple of pics of his grave:

http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/viewtopic.php?p=9158#9158
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 8:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

thankyou derek , for your help and your determination this is very much appreciated and well worth the wait .... Very Happy
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