RENNIE, GORDON JAMES Rank:CaptainDate of Death:12/02/1916Age:29Regiment/Service:South African Infantry 6th Regt. Grave ReferenceV. A. 1.CemeteryTAVETA MILITARY CEMETERY Additional Information: Son of John Thomson Rennie and Lucy Rennie, of Ardhuncart Lodge, Morsal, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; husband of Dorothy Steele Rennie. Also served in German South-West Africa. Born at Durban. KIA Salaita Hill, Sth Africa.
Revolutionary War hero General Horatio Gates (1728–1806), was painted long after he led his troops to victory at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777. Although his military career was turbulent, the English-born Gates is represented in the uniform of a brigadier general, decorated with the medal that Congress ordered struck to commemorate his triumph at Saratoga.