Machin, Charles S

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Machin, Charles S

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Charles S Machin was born on the 4th of September 1894, one of 5 children (Annie, Joseph, John and Margaret) of Margaret and John, a crate maker. Machin attended The Glasgow School of Art from 1914 to 1916 as an evening student of drawing and painting in 1914, and an evening student of life drawing in 1915. During the First World War, Machin served first in the Cameron highlanders, and then in the 15th battalion Tank Corps as a private. He was killed in action on the 25th of August 1918, while serving in France. Machin is commemorated on The Glasgow School of Art's First World War Roll of Honour.

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