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Captain PULTENEY MALCOLM

Regiment & Unit/Ship

Grenadier Guards

Commanding the King's Company, 1st Bn.

Date of Death

Died 25 August 1918

Age 24 years old

Buried or commemorated at

L'HOMME MORT BRITISH CEMETERY, ECOUST-ST. MEIN

I. A. 1.

France

  • Country of Service United Kingdom
  • Additional Info Only child of Lt. Col. P. Malcolm, M.V.O., D.S.O., and Mrs. Pulteney Malcolm; grandson of General Sir G. Malcolm, G.C.B. (who was nephew to the three "Knights of Eskdale," as the Duke of Wellington called them). Belonged to the Dumfriesshire (Eskdale) branch of the Malcolm family. Educated Summerfields (Oxford), Eton College (K.S.) and Oxford (Exhibitioner, C.C.C.). Joined King's Own Scottish Borderers in Aug., 1914, transf. to Grenadier Guards 1915. Was three times wounded. Was for a time Adjt. of Household Bn. at Windsor, and served with this Bn. on the Somme.
  • Personal Inscription ONLY CHILD OF LIEUT. COL. & MRS. P. MALCOLM BORN 4TH AUGUST 1894. KILLED NEAR THIS SPOT "THINE EYES SHALL SEE" "THE KING IN HIS BEAUTY" "THEY SHALL BEHOLD" "THE LAND OF FAR DISTANCES" ISAIAH XXXIII VERSE 17
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