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RAMC profile of:
George Harold LUNAN M.B., Ch.B.

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Rank: t.Lt


Attached To: 9th (Queen's Royal) Lancers

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Outcome: Killed in action

Date Died: 13/05/1915
Age Died: 23

Where Buried and/or Commemorated: Belgium - Poelcapelle British Cemetery


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George was educated at Daniel Stewart's College and Edinburgh University, entering as a student of medicine he graduated M.B., Ch.B. in 1913. He entered the war in France on 16th August 1914. He was killed in action near Ypres, when on an errand of mercy. Cpl Steedman acted as his dresser and brought him back for burial [Source: Edinburgh Evening News - Special thanks to John Duncan] Lt Ward, R.A.M.C. wrote to his family that George was recognised out there as a medical officer of exceptional ability, with a very generous heart, and was the 'bravest of the brave'. George was the son of George Lunan F.C.S. (a pharmaceutical chemist) and Sarah Jane Lunan of 50 Garscube Terrace, Murrayfield, Edinburgh.

Additional Information: Date Added: Thursday 25 June, 2015
George remembered, along with his family, at Deans Cemetery, Edinburgh [Photograph kindly provided b...
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Additional Information: Date Added: Sunday 17 June, 2012
George's final resting place [Photograph courtesy of Chris Ludlam]

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