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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:51 pm    Post subject: Falconer, James H. Reply with quote



Name: James Heron Falconer
Age: 22
Date of Death: Thursday 17 October 1918
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 13th (Scottish Horse) Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 315746
Cemetery/Memorial: Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau, Nord, France. Grave Reference: III. B. 10.

Additional Info. Killed at Le Cateau, France. Son of William Falconer and Margaret Heron of 10 Castle Terrace, Tayport.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:52 pm    Post subject: Ferguson, John. Reply with quote



Name: John Ferguson
Age: 33
Date of Death: Thursday 11 May 1916
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 13th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 21142
Cemetery/Memorial: Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Grave Reference: Panel 10 to 13.

Additional Info. Born in Dalgetty, Fife, enlisted in Tayport, Forfarshire.
Son of Andrew R Ferguson and Margaret Penman.
His Brothers Robert, William and Andrew also fell.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:53 pm    Post subject: Ferguson, Robert. Reply with quote



Name: Robert Ferguson
Age: 31
Date of Death: Friday 14 July 1916
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 11th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 21054
Cemetery/Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Grave Reference: Pier and Face 6D and 7D

Additional Info. Born in Dalgetty, Fife, enlisted in Tayport, Forfarshire.
Son of Andrew R Ferguson and Margaret Penman.
His Brothers John, William and Andrew also fell.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:55 pm    Post subject: Ferguson William E. Reply with quote



Name: William Ewart Ferguson
Age: 23
Date of Death: Saturday 17 February 1917
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit/Ship/Squadron: Howe Battalion Royal Naval Division
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. Clyde Z/4575
Cemetery/Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Grave Reference: Pier and Face 1A.

Additional Info. Born in Dalgetty, Fife, enlisted in Tayport, Forfarshire.
Son of Andrew R Ferguson and Margaret Penman.
His Brothers John, Robert anmd Andrew also fell.
GWGC Website states 'Hood Battalion'.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:58 pm    Post subject: Gibson, George W. Reply with quote


Name: George Wilson Gibson
Age: Not Recorded
Date of Death: Wednesday 11 April 1917
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 48th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 2665
Cemetery/Memorial: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Somme, France. Additional Info. Place of birth Tayport, Scotland
Religion Presbyterian
Occupation Labourer
Marital status Single
Age at embarkation 29.3
Height 5' 11"
Weight 155 lbs
Next of kin Father, James Gibson, Tayport, Fifeshire, Scotland
Previous military service Nil
Place of enlistment Perth, Western Australia
Rank from Nominal Roll Private
Unit from Nominal Roll 48th Battalion
Fate Returned to Australia 11 April 1917
Miscellaneous details Name does not appear on Embarkation Roll."
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:59 pm    Post subject: Gilmour, James S. Reply with quote



Name: James Simpson Gilmour
Age: 34
Date of Death: Wednesday 11 July 1917
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 71st Field Coy
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 108957
Cemetery/Memorial: Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq Grave Reference: XV. F. 12.

Additional Info. Died in Hospital in Baghdad
Only son of James Simpson Gilmour and Janet Culross Gilmour of 30 Craig Rd. Tayport, Fifeshire."


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:01 pm    Post subject: Greig, Melville. Reply with quote



Name: Melville Greig
Age: 36
Date of Death: Sunday 20 October 1918
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 205 Field Coy.
Honours/Awards: Military Medal
Service No. 79374
Cemetery/Memorial: Harlebeke New British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave Reference: VII. D. 7.

Additional Info. Son of Melville and Eliza Smith Grieg of 16 Henderson Street, Tayport.
Headstone in Belgium reads 'He Died That We Might Live'."
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:04 pm    Post subject: Greig, T. 'Philip' A. Reply with quote


Name: Thomas 'Philip' Alexander Greig
Age: 36
Date of Death: Sunday 01 October 1944
Rank: Guardsman
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 1st Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 2700987
Cemetery/Memorial: Castiglione South African Cemetery, Italy. Grave Reference: I. C. 9.

Additional Info. Son of James and Agnes Wilson Greig. Husband of Rachel Gorrie Greig all of Tayport, Fife.
Headstone in Italy reads 'Rest Eternal Grant Them After Weary Fight Shed On Them Radiance Of Thy Heavenly Light'."
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:06 pm    Post subject: Hay, James S. Reply with quote



Name: James S. Hay
Age: 19
Date of Death: Friday 12 April 1918
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit/Ship/Squadron: A' Coy. 8th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 118252
Cemetery/Memorial: Godewaersvelde British Cemetery, Nord, France. Grave Reference: I. Q. 5.

Additional Info. Son of Henry M.and Jessie McDougall Hay of 70 William St. Tayport, Fife. Headstone in France reads: He Giveth His Beloved Sleep.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:07 pm    Post subject: Henry, George F. Reply with quote



Name: George Fitzroy Henry
Age: 19
Date of Death: Monday 31 December 1917
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 7th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. S/23085
Cemetery/Memorial: Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-le-Grand, Somme, France. Grave Reference: III. D. 19.

Additional Info. Son of Captain and Mrs Thomas Henry of Lime Cottage, Elizabeth Street, Tayport.
Headstone in France reads 'One of Scotland's Pride' "
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:09 pm    Post subject: Jack, David G. Reply with quote


Name: David Guthrie Jack
Age: 23
Date of Death: Saturday 01 March 1941
Rank: Third Radio Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit/Ship/Squadron: MV Athel Templar (Liverpool)
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Cemetery/Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial, London Grave Reference: Panel 12

Additional Info. Youngest Son of Peter Christie Jack and Mary Young.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:19 pm    Post subject: Jarvis, Charles W.B. Reply with quote



Name: Charles Wemyss Barron Jarvis
Age: 34
Date of Death: Sunday 30 July 1916
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Queen's Own (Royal) West Kent Regiment
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 3rd Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Cemetery/Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Grave Reference: Pier and Face 11C

Additional Info. Son of the late Captain and Mrs Jarvis of Hillside, Tayport, Fife. Attested the 1st Battalion."
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:21 pm    Post subject: Johnston, James. Reply with quote


Name: James Johnston
Age: 42
Date of Death: Wednesday 07 November 1917
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 4/5th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. S/12791
Cemetery/Memorial: Voormezeele, Enclosures Nos 1 & 2, Belgium. Grave Reference: I. L. 54.

Additional Info. Son of George Johnston and Mary Scott. His brother John also fell.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:22 pm    Post subject: Johnston, John. Reply with quote


Name: John Johnston
Age: 29
Date of Death: Wednesday 18 October 1916
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 8th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. S/12793
Cemetery/Memorial: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France Grave Reference: III. G. 1.

Additional Info. Son of George Johnston and Mary Scott. His brother James also fell.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:24 pm    Post subject: Keay, Thomas. Reply with quote


Name: Thomas Keay
Age: 48
Date of Death: Sunday 13 February 1916
Rank: Master
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine
Unit/Ship/Squadron: S.S. Wilston (Glasgow)
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. Not Applicable
Cemetery/Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial, London.

Additional Info. Son of John and Helen Scott Keay.
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