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Great War Medals to a Scot buried Tanzania


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Great War Casualty medal pair to a East African Campaign Private with 648th M.T. Coy. Army Service Corps, he died 3rd September 1918, aged 30 years old. He originally entered France 9th November 1914 (qualifying for the 1914 Star) and after returning home he set off en-route to East Africa October 1917 on the Port Lincoln. He died with appendicitis having suffered bouts of malaria.

He is Remembered with Honour at Dodoma Cemetery, Tanzania

Son of John and Flora McAllister; husband of Jessie McAllister, of 30, Dalarnan Terrace, Campbeltown, Argyllshire, Scotland. Born at Campbeltown. He was born Barony, Lanark. Enlisted Glasgow.

British War Medal and Victory Medal named to – MS – 2751. PTE. J. MCALLISTER. A.S.C.