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Duddingston Parish Churchyard

 
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Adam Brown



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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 11:55 pm    Post subject: Duddingston Parish Churchyard Reply with quote

A small churchyard surrounding the old Duddingston Parish Church beside Duddingston Loch in Edinburgh.

OS Ref: NT 283 726

1 Great War CWGC grave

Private Alexander Hay, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 1918

1 Non-CWGC Second World War name

Major Squire Duff-Taylor MC, 1941

The Wall of the church opposite Private Hay's grave has the church's war memorial


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2007 9:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HAY, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Age: 18
Date of Death: 08/01/1918
Service No: 23763
Additional information: Son of John and Jeanie Hay, of "Mayfield," Duddingston. Born at Duddingston.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: North of West end of Church.
Cemetery: DUDDINGSTON PARISH CHURCHYARD




Private Hay's grave is opposite the entrance to the church and the Church War memorial with his name on it.


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2007 9:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Major Squire Duff-Taylor M.C.
Royal Scots Fusiliers - South African War
Royal Dublin Fusliers - Great War
Intelligence Corps from 1939.
Died 5th December 1941

Major Duff-Taylor is not commemorated on the CWGC database.

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