William James Laing Private - 5th Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders


  • Last name:Laing
  • Initials:W.J.
  • Nationality:Great Britain
  • Homeland:Great Britain
  • Age :26
  • Family:Son of William Abel and Jane Leslie Laing, of Dunecht, Aberdeenshire.
  • Army number:2881421
  • Rank:Private
  • Unit:5th Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders
  • Details:Went missing during training for the Rhine crossing on the river Maas close to the town of Neer. Presumed dead. Body never recovered
  • Deceased on:14-03-1945
  • Place of Death: Maas, Neer
  • Place Cemetery: Groesbeek
  • Cemetery Name: Groesbeek memorial
  • Land Cemetery: Netherlands
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