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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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.
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.