Name:-   Wilson, Philip John Conning

Nationality:-    UK

Age :-   20

Rank:-   Lieutenant

Number:-  

Medal:-

Service:-   Army

Regiment / ship:-  1st Bn., Cameron Highlanders

Date of death:-   9th May 1915

Cemetery / Memorial:-    Le Touret Memorial

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    Panel 41 and 42

Family information:-    Son of the Hon. Lord Ashmore and Lady Ashmore, of "Ashmore", Perthshire, and 42 Heriot Row, Edinburgh.

Extra information:-

Ashmore is 8 miles North from Blairgowrie, on the Glenshee road (A93).  On memorial at Netherton Church, Glenshee.

Blairgowrie Advertiser 11th September, 1915 page 4

Here you will find an article entitled "Sheriff Wilson of Ashmore's Son Officially Reported Killed"

Confermations & Inventories 1914

Wilson, Philip John Conning, 9, Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh, Lieut., 1st Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, was likked in action, 9 May 1915, in France, testate. Confirmation greanted at Edinburgh, 6 November, to John Wilson, K.C., Sheriff of Renfrew and Bute, of 9, Drumsheugh Gardens aforesaid, and Ashmore, Perthshire. Executor dative qua father. Value of Estate 252, 17s.

The value of the Estate in 2006 using average earnings ratio would have been 87,668.48p

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