Saturday, 6 February 2016

Captain M Leckie

Surname(s)          Leckie
First name(s)       Malcolm
Family details      Son of James Blyth Leckie and Selina Leckie of Monkstown, Crowborough,                            Sussex
Education            Blackheath Preparatory School then privately abroad
College                Guy's Hospital
College Dates      1899-1907
Dept / course       Conjoint Diploma
Qualifications       M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P.
Military unit          Royal Army Medical Corps
Date enlisted        1908
War / conflict        World War One (1914-1918)
Campaigns          Egypt, France
Decorations         D.S.O. Mentioned in Despatches
Citation(s)            D.S.O. For gallant conduct and exceptional devotion to duty in attending wounded                            at Frameries, where he was himself wounded
Date of death       28 August 1914
Age at death        34
Rank at death      Captain
Place of death      Frameries near Mons
Cause of death     Died of wounds received on the 24th in the retreat from Mons
Burial place           Frameries Communal Cemetery, Belgium

Brother-in-law of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

In Vol. II of "The History of Spiritualism" Doyle expressed a belief in the Angel of Mons.

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