SON OF NEIL AND MARY M. DUNCAN ROSE, OF I, FORD PLACE, FINNART ST., GREENOCK. SERVED IN SOUTH AFRICA (1914) WITH RAND RIFLES, ALSO IN GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA.
Military Cross, Distinguished Conduct Medal. For conspicuous gallantry in action. With a small party, he cut through 18 feet of very thick wire under heavy fire. Later with the help of another officer, he skilfully placed two torpedoes in the enemy's wire.