This is one of a series of posts to mark the international Rugby players who died during The Great War. If anyone has further information on the men concerned, I’d be most grateful if it could be added to the thread. Gareth Milroy, Eric (‘Puss’) played for Scotland Internationals: 12 : 1910 W- ; 1911 E- ; 1912 W- (1t) I- E+ SA- ; 1913 F+ W- I+ E- ; 1914 I- E- Eric Milroy was born on 4 December 1887, Edinburgh, son of Alexander McLeod and Margaret Walteria Milroy of 16 Abbotsford Park, Edinburgh. Played as a Scrum half for: George Watson’s College, Watsonians, Edinburgh University Profession: Chartered accountant Remarks: Illness prevented him playing more than 3 matches on the Great Britain tour of South Africa in 1910; he was not capped on the tour. He was one of the six members of the last pre-War Scottish team who were killed in action. War service: Lieutenant, 8th Battalion, Royal Highlanders (Black Watch), 26th Brigade, 9th (Scottish) Division. He was killed in action on 18 July 1916, at Delville Wood, and is commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France [Pier and Face 10 A].