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Private William McCombie

 
 

Claro Times - 27th March 1915

Photo - Private William McCombie, who, at the time of joining the Gordon Highlanders, was a gardener for Lady Jane Furness, Grantley Hall, Ripon. Formerly he was one of the gardeners at Ribston Hall, near Knaresborough.

 

Claro Times - 27th March 1915

Private William McCombie, whose photograph appears in this issue, was at the time of enlisting in the Gordon Highlanders two months ago, one of the gardeners at Grantley Hall, Ripon, the place of Lady Jane Furness. He was the recipient of a handsome present from her ladyship on joining the Colours. Formerly he was a gardener at Ribston Hall, near Knaresborough, the residence of Major Dent, and is well known in the village of Ribston. Private McCombie is in training with the Gordons at Aberdeen.

 

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