Archibald McLaren Scotland

Biography of Archibald McLaren

Francis McLaren
Francis McLaren

Surgeon-Lieutenant Archibald McLaren was born in Glasgow and graduated MB, ChB from the University in 1941.

McLaren was killed on 15 July 1942 when the armed merchant cruiser SS Gloucester Castle was attacked and sunk by a German surface raider, the Michel, off the Ascension Isles.


Archibald McLaren
Born 12 October 1914, Glasgow, Scotland.
Died 15 July 1942.
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1941;
University Link: Graduate
Father's Details: Neil McLaren
War Service: Surgeon Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Grave / Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial, England
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 1st Jan 2008

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Scotland Scotland
Place of Birth

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University Roles

  • Graduate

WWII Roll of Honour