Lindsay, Peter

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Lindsay, Peter

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Peter Lindsay was born in Glasgow on 4th July 1892, one of three children of Jane and Peter Lindsay, a decorator. Lindsay, a lithographic artist, attended The Glasgow School of Art from 1908 to 1919 as an evening student studying drawing and painting, life drawing, design, and architecture. He received the Haldane evening bursary of £40 in 1913. During the First World War, Lindsay served as a gunner and signaller in the 129th Siege Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery and a sapper in the Royal Engineers. Lindsay enlisted on 12th December 1915 and his regimental number was 190014. Lindsay received the British War Medal and Victory Medal. He worked as a munitions worker from 1916 to 1918. Lindsay is commemorated on The Glasgow School of Art's First World War Roll of Honour.

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