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St Martin's New Cemetery, Haddington ***COMPLETE***
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 8:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WILKINSON, PETER TURVEY
Initials: P T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Warrant Officer (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 23
Date of Death: 22/10/1944
Service No: 1348307
Additional information: Son of Colin Clarence and Beatrice Wilkinson, of Wardie, Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 27.
Cemetery: HADDINGTON (ST. MARTIN'S) NEW BURIAL GROUND


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1348307 Warrant officer P T Wilkinson Pilot Royal Air Force 22nd October 1944 age 23
"But if the while we think of thee all losses are restored and sorrows end"

Warrant Officer Peter Turvey Wilkinson - Pilot RAF. Mosquito No LR 559. He died 22 October 1944 when the Mosquito he was in crashed into a house on the outskirts of Haddington. He was the son of Mr Colin Clarence Wilkinson and Mrs Beatrice Turvey Wilkinson of Boswall Green, Edinburgh.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 8:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WILLIAMS, ROBERT EDWARD
Initials: R E
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Flying Officer (Nav.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Air Force
Age: 20
Date of Death: 20/04/1945
Service No: J/46275
Additional information: Son of David Robert and Miriam Ada Williams, of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 31.
Cemetery: HADDINGTON (ST. MARTIN'S) NEW BURIAL GROUND


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Flying Officer R E Williams Navigator Royal Canadian Air Force 20th April 1945 age 20
"While he lies in peaceful sleep, his memories we shall always keep"
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 8:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WILSON, CHARLES SINCLAIR HUGONIN
Initials: C S H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment)
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 13/12/1942
Service No: 64639
Additional information: Son of Arthur F. M. Wilson and Joan L. Wilson; husband of Gwendolyn R. Wilson, of (Tullane.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Grave 139.
Cemetery: HADDINGTON (ST. MARTIN'S) NEW BURIAL GROUND


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Captain C S H Wilson The Highland Light Infantry 13th December 1942 age 27
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 8:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 9:05 pm    Post subject: WWI Family graves Reply with quote

ADAMSON, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 36
Date of Death: 04/10/1918
Service No: 40982
Additional information: Husband of Jane D. Adamson, of 38, Hardgate, Haddington, East Lothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 6.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL



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In loving memory of George Murray Cairns who died 16th July 1970 aged 58 years beloved husband of Sarah Adamson who died 22nd December 1975 aged 63 years, also her father Robert Adamson killed in action in France 4th October 1918 aged 36 and her mother Jane Drummond McGregor died 28th February 1942 aged 65.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 9:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



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In loving memory of George Chappell who died 29th April 1937 aged 76 years also his wife Agnes Cockburn who died 5th February 1940 aged 77 years and his son Sergt J R Chappell DCM A&S Highlanders killed in France 24th November 1917 aged 24 years
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 9:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

COCKBURN, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Date of Death: 27/04/1918
Service No: 42484
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 68 to 70 and 162 and 162A.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

SNWM - Born Haddington



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In loving memory of my dear parents John Cockburn died 10th December 1938 aged 81 years, Edith Kennedy died 30th November 1945 aged 78 years, their son John killed at Somme France Cameronian Scottish Rifles 18th April 1918 aged 18, Janet Cockburn Paxton died 21.9. 93 aged 84

NB - different date of death.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 9:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DICKSON
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 27/05/1918
Service No: 49216
Additional information: Son of John and Jane Ann Dickson; husband of Christina Dickson, of Gifford Rd., Haddington, East Lothian. Native of Gullane, East Lothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: LXVIII. D. 35.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY



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Erected in memory of James Dickson 2nd Royal Scots who died on 27th May 1918 interred in Military Cemetery Etaples France, also his wife Christina Ann Turner who died on 17th May 1966 aged 87, also their beloved younger daughter Christina Ann who died on 20th October 1941 aged 24 years
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 9:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DRUMMOND, ARCHIBALD
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Company Serjeant Major
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 18/06/1918
Service No: S/43868
Additional information: Husband of Maggie Duncan Drummond, of 14, Hope Park, Haddington.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. C. 17.
Cemetery: ANZIN-ST. AUBIN BRITISH CEMETERY



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In memory of Archibald Drummond plummer beloved husband of Maggie D Whitecross who was killed in action 18th June 1918 aged 33 years, also their dear son David, Solicitor Haddington who died 17th February 1939 aged 29 years, also the above Maggie D Whitecross who died at Lockerbie 27th April 1964 aged 81 years.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 9:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MATHIESON, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 03/05/1917
Service No: 40954
Additional information: Son of Robert and Jane Lyall Mathieson, of 3, Sidegate Lane, Haddington, East Lothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 6.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL



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In memory of Jane Lyall wife of Robert Mathieson died 21st December 1932 aged 70 also their son David killed in action in France 3rd May 1917 aged 21 and the above Robert Mathieson died 4th July 1938 aged 76 also their daughter Alison died 15th December 1960 aged 66 and their son John Lyall beloved husband of Annie Stewart died 12th February 1961 aged 63.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 9:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MILLER, KIDD
Initials: W K
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 3rd/6th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 04/08/1916
Service No: 3228
Additional information: Son of William and Elizabeth Hay Miller, of 86, High St., North Berwick.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. G. 90.
Cemetery: BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY



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In loving memory of Elizabeth H Wilkie wife of William Miller died 18th May 1932 aged 71 also their son William Kidd died of wounds in France 5th August 1916 aged 29 and the above William Miller died 13th August 1946 aged 89 also their daughter Janet died 5th May 1948 aged 55
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 9:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PURVES, ROBERT ANDREW LOMAX
Initials: R A L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 3rd/9th Bn.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 29/08/1916
Service No: 4397
Additional information: Son of Andrew John Reid Purves and Eliza Martha Lomax, his wife, of Athelston Lodge, Preston, Prestonpans, Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 53.
Cemetery: DANTZIG ALLEY BRITISH CEMETERY, MAMETZ



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In memory of Andrew J Purves died 29th October 1942 and his wife Elizabeth Lomax died 11th February 1936 also their son Robert who was killed in the Great War.

Mod Edit Adam:Private Purves's death was actually a suicide. His service record details that he attached a lanyard to the trigger of his rifle and shot himself. Thanks to Alistair McEwen for providing that information
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TIFFANY
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: "B" Bty. 50th Bde.
Date of Death: 13/10/1918
Service No: 230563
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXX. B. 21.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY



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In loving memory of Euphemia Goodall widow of Sidney Tiffany who died 19th August 1940 aged 58 years and the above Gunner S Tiffany RFA who died of wounds 13th October 1918 aged 38 years Interred in Military Hospital Cemetery Poperinghe Belguim
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 10:06 pm    Post subject: WWII Family graves Reply with quote

BRADFORD, HENRY
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 13/06/1942
Service No: 2693141
Additional information: Husband of Christina Bradford, of Haddington, East Lothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 53.
Memorial: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL



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In loving memory of our dear mother Christina Reid Riddell who died 17th January 1969 aged 55 also our dear father and her beloved husband Henry Bradford (Harry) L/Sgt 2nd Batt Scots Guards lost in action at Bir el Rigel Libya 13th June 1942 aged 34.
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