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Moir, Ian Derek Lacon (1916-1944)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the Second World War, 1939-1945.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: Ian Derek Lacon Moir (1916-1944), born in Glasgow on 11 September 1916,son of Ian Moir and Christina Fleming Moir, of Edinburgh. Lived at 187 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh.

 

Attended Lawrence House School, St-Annes-on-Sea, Lancashire.

 

Attended Sherborne School (Westcott House) September 1930-July 1935; scholar; 6th form; School Prefect; Head of House; 1st XI Hockey (1934-1935); 2nd XV (1933, Captain 1934); 3rd XI (Captain 1935); Class Leader with Badge; Sergeant in OTC; Tennis VI (1935); Games Editor of The Shirburnian; member of Duffers.

 

Cowan Scholar, Edinburgh University, M.A.

 

WW2, Major, 19 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Killed in action at Gothic Ridge, Italy, on 20 September 1944, aged 28.

 

Commemorated at:

Florence War Cemetery, Italy, IX. F. 7 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2379116/moir,-ian-der...

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance.

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