Gavin, R Ross

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Gavin, R Ross

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Robert Ross Gavin was born on the 29th August 1896, the only child of Mary Show and Robert, a brush manufacturer. Gavin attended The Glasgow School of Art from 1914 to 1915 as an evening student of life drawing while working as a lithographic artist, and 1919 to 1921 as a student of drawing and painting, while working as a designer. During the First World War, Gavin served in the Scottish Rifles as a 2nd lieutenant. After the war, he married Agnes Murdoch Duff in Kilmarnock in 1925, and he died in Glasgow at the age of 91, in 1988. Gavin is commemorated on The Glasgow School of Art's First World War Roll of Honour.

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