Lieutenant Reginald Alexander Forbes Downie

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The Royal Memorial Chapel

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Royal Military Academy Sandhurst


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial to Lieutenant Reginald Alexander Forbes Downie, 1st Battalion Queens Own Cameron Highlanders. Son of Robert Manners Downie and Elizabeth Henderson Downie (nee Allan), of Cornbrook, Knutsford, Cheshire. Killed in action whilst fighting a severe rearguard action at Sailly-Saillisel, Nr Morval on the Somme when attached to the 5th Cameron Highlanders aged 19 years. Also commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Pozieres, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France and on his brother's and parents grave in Tabley Hill Cemetery, Knutsford, Cheshire.
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The lamp above is a Light of Remembrance of Reginald Alexander Forbes Downie, Lieut 1st Queens Own Cameron Highlanders. Fell in action at Sailly Saillisel, France 24th March 1918 aged 19 years.

Reginald Alexander Forbes Downie

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