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Glasgow, 164-172 Yorkhill Street, Pearson Hall

Drill Hall (20th Century), Drill Hall (First World War), Military Headquarters (20th Century), Military Headquarters (First World War)

Site Name Glasgow, 164-172 Yorkhill Street, Pearson Hall

Classification Drill Hall (20th Century), Drill Hall (First World War), Military Headquarters (20th Century), Military Headquarters (First World War)

Alternative Name(s) Battalion Hq Highland Light Infantry; Territorial Army Headquarters

Canmore ID 168009

Site Number NS56NE 1916

NGR NS 56566 65891

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/168009

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  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Glasgow (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

World War One Audit of Surviving Remains (24 October 2013)

In 1914 the hall was the HQ of a number of units and base for some of their constituent companies and squadrons: HQ and "A" to "H" Companies, 6th battalion, Highland Light Infantry; No. 4 Company Lowland Divisional Transport and Supply Column, Army Service Company; HQ and "A" and "B" Sections, Lowland Mounted Field Ambulances; HQ and "A" to "C" Sections, 1st and 2nd Lowland Divisional Field Ambulances; 3rd and 4th General Hospitals, RAMC.

Now converted to housing (see NS56NE 4834-43).

Information from HS/RCAHMS World War One Audit Project (GJB) 24 October 2013.

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Project (March 2013 - September 2013)

A project to characterise the quantity and quality of the Scottish resource of known surviving remains of the First World War. Carried out in partnership between Historic Scotland and RCAHMS.

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