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PostPosted: Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:03 pm    Post subject: Prestonpans New Cemetery Reply with quote

Prestonpans New Cemetery is located on Nethershot Road Prestonpans, East Lothian EH32 9AW.

According to CWGC web site there are 27 CWGC stones from both WWI (12 stones)and WWII (15 stones). Like most cemeteries there are also family stones with military connections.



View of the cemetery from the gates.


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BAIRD
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Secondary Regiment: Labour Corps
Secondary Unit Text: transf. to (579291) 858th Area Employment Coy.
Date of Death: 14/11/1918
Service No: 702
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: G. 666.
Cemetery: PRESTONPANS NEW CEMETERY
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BLAIKIE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Deck Hand
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Vivid."
Age: 25
Date of Death: 13/10/1918
Service No: 22251/DA
Additional information: Husband of Isabella Blaikie, of 27, High St., Cockenzie, East Lothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: J. 812.
Cemetery: PRESTONPANS NEW CEMETERY


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DARLING, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Guards Machine Gun Regiment
Secondary Regiment: Scots Guards
Secondary Unit Text: formerly (9968)
Age: 23
Date of Death: 26/06/1918
Service No: 800
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Additional information: Son of William and Margaret Darling, of 22, Middle St., Cuthill, Prestonpans.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: F. 55.
Cemetery: PRESTONPANS NEW CEMETERY


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DONALDSON, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Skipper
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M. Drifter "Fizzer."
Age: 57
Date of Death: 06/06/1916
Additional information: Husband of Elizabeth Horne Donaldson.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: J. 838.
Cemetery: PRESTONPANS NEW CEMETERY


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EDMOND, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 2nd/8th Bn.
Age: 45
Date of Death: 07/01/1917
Service No: 1451
Additional information: Son of George and Janet Edmond. Born at Prestonpans.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: J. 755.
Cemetery: PRESTONPANS NEW CEMETERY


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HAMILTON
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Defence Corps
Date of Death: 15/07/1916
Service No: 9149
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: J. 810.
Cemetery: PRESTONPANS NEW CEMETERY


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HORNE
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Deck Hand
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M. Trawler "Anworth."
Date of Death: 10/12/1916
Service No: 9711/DA
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: K. 840A.
Cemetery: PRESTONPANS NEW CEMETERY


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MAIN
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Date of Death: 07/05/1917
Service No: 325274
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: F. 502.
Cemetery: PRESTONPANS NEW CEMETERY


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McDONALD
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Defence Corps
Date of Death: 18/04/1918
Service No: 9126
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: F. 499.
Cemetery: PRESTONPANS NEW CEMETERY


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THOMSON
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Age: 23
Date of Death: 30/05/1919
Service No: 7344
Additional information: Son of William and Agnes Cunningham Thomson, of East Parkhead Farm, Bellshill, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: J. 765.
Cemetery: PRESTONPANS NEW CEMETERY


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WILSON
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Vivid."
Age: 24
Date of Death: 14/10/1920
Service No: 6579/A
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Agnes Wilson, of Blyth's Buildings, Port Seton, Haddingtonshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 414.
Cemetery: PRESTONPANS NEW CEMETERY


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YORKSTON
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Date of Death: 03/12/1920
Service No: S/3526
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: N. 1112.
Cemetery: PRESTONPANS NEW CEMETERY
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BAXTER, EDWARD ALBERT
Initials: E A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 9 Res. Regt.
Age: 48
Date of Death: 28/03/1943
Service No: 1547408
Additional information: Son of Edward and Mary Baxter; husband of Wilhelmina S. Baxter, of Prestonpans.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. R. Grave 161.
Cemetery: PRESTONPANS NEW CEMETERY


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