Name:- Wilson, Philip John Conning
Age :- 20
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.
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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