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22853   Private Peter Biggar
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 13th Battalion, Royal Scots (British Army)
Died: 12/06/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 19
Peter Biggar was born in Addiewell, Midlothian, Scotland. He was the son of Patrick and Elizabeth Biggar, and lived in Stewartstown, County Tyrone. Peter moved back to Scotland and was living in Edinburgh when he enlisted in with the Royal Scots. It was reported that he died as a result of an accident, though he is listed as killed in action
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Vermelles British Cemetery
  Vermelles, Pas de Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 3-D-3
CWGC Casualty 251050
Vermelles is a village 10 kilometres north-west of Lens. From Lens take the N43 towards Bethune to its junction with the D75 in Mazingarbe. At Mazingarbe, take the second turning on the right and Vermelles Communal Cemetery will be found 800 metres further along on the right hand side of the road.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 124
References and Links
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1 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
2 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Peter Biggar's grave can be purchased here