Otway Trevor MacRitchie Leckie

Key Information

Name: Otway Trevor MacRitchie Leckie
 August 18 1882

Regt: 104th Rifles    Indian Army; Capt., 1911.
DoD: April 13 1915
Academic Career: CGS 1891-1900

Biographical Information:

  • Otway was the eldest of three sons born to Dr. David Leckie and his wife, Agnes Isabella Kean Brown. He and his brother, Arthur James Bruce were born in Calcutta, India, but William Victor was born in Scotland. By the time the boys came to Carlisle grammar school, the family was living at 11, Chatsworth Square. David Leckie had graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1869; was a Surgeon in 1873; and a Surgeon Major in 1883 and then a Lieutenant-Colonel. Later his middle boy Arthur was to become a doctor graduating as an MD from the University of Edinburgh in 1912.