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Adam Brown



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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 11:56 pm    Post subject: Colinton Parish Churchyard Reply with quote

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9 WW1 CWGC graves
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 12, 2009 7:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cemetery: COLINTON PARISH CHURCHYARD
Country: United Kingdom
Locality: unspecified
Location Information: The churchyard, in the South-West part of the city, lies between Colinton railway station and Colinton Dell, through which the water of Leith runs. The War Graves are in the newer part towards the Dell.
No. of Identified Casualties: 10
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 12, 2009 7:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: STEWART, ROY MURRAY
Initials: R M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 37
Date of Death: 04/04/1944
Service No: 3056450
Additional information: Son of John and Georgina M. C. Stewart, of Edinburgh; husband of Helen Smith Rankine Stewart, of Kelty, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. T. Grave 16.
Cemetery: COLINTON PARISH CHURCHYARD, SOUTHERN EXTENSION

A member of No.3 Platoon, "A" Company, 7th Bn. KOSB, who was instantly killed when their glider crashed near Warnford on the 4th April 1944.
Source: "Off At Last - An Illustrated History of the 7th (Galloway) Battalion of the KOSB by Robert Sigmund.
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ADP



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Location: Edinburgh

PostPosted: Sun Aug 30, 2009 6:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Burial Ground: Colinton Churchyard
Location: Dell Road, Edinburgh
OS Grid Ref: NT215691


Firstly below I have listed the 9 from the CWGC index for this burial ground. To follow that will be the others I found on their family headstones, not indexed on the CWGC list for this cemetery.

The cemetery location is outlined on the 1940s OS map shown below.



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PostPosted: Sun Aug 30, 2009 6:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BROWN
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Date of Death: 01/08/1915
Service No: 3855
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: COLINTON PARISH CHURCHYARD

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 30, 2009 6:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FORRESTER, PATRICK HAMILTON
Initials: P H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 11/10/1915
Additional information: Son of Henry and Jessie Forrester, of Woodfield, Colinton.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: COLINTON PARISH CHURCHYARD

Also listed on the Colinton Parish War Memorial







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PostPosted: Sun Aug 30, 2009 6:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: KING
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 18
Date of Death: 08/03/1918
Service No: 36718
Additional information: Son of Septimus and Annie King, of 1, St. Ann's Park, Juniper Green, Midlothian. Born at Juniper Green, Midlothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: COLINTON PARISH CHURCHYARD

Also listed on the Colinton Parish War Memorial



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PostPosted: Sun Aug 30, 2009 6:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MITCHELL
Initials: J
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Unit Text: 75th Bn.
Date of Death: 08/11/1916
Service No: 139221
Additional information: Son of David Mitchell, of "Homefield," Lanark Rd., Juniper Green, Midlothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: COLINTON PARISH CHURCHYARD

Also listed on the Colinton Parish War Memorial



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PostPosted: Sun Aug 30, 2009 6:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: NOTMAN, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Middlesex Regiment
Unit Text: "B" Coy. 19th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 29/10/1916
Service No: PW/1929
Additional information: Son of Mary Notman, of Slateford, Midlothian, and the late James Notman.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: COLINTON PARISH CHURCHYARD

Also listed on the Colinton Parish War Memorial

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 30, 2009 6:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: STEEDMAN, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn.
Age: 18
Date of Death: 03/01/1916
Service No: 3123
Additional information: Son of William and Elizabeth Noble Steedman, of Bonaly Farm, Colinton. Born at Colinton.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: COLINTON PARISH CHURCHYARD

Also listed on the Colinton Parish War Memorial

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 30, 2009 6:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WALES, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 289th Army Troops Coy.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 23/02/1919
Service No: 176449
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Martha Wales; husband of Isabella Wales, of Hailes Quarry, Slateford, Edinburgh. Born at Corstorphine, Midlothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: COLINTON PARISH CHURCHYARD

Also listed on the Colinton Parish War Memorial

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 30, 2009 6:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WHEATLEY, RALPH RUTHVEN
Initials: R R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: King's Royal Rifle Corps
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 16/02/1919
Additional information: Son of Mr. B. Abercromby Wheatley, of Hope Cottage, Colinton, E.dinburgh. Born at Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: COLINTON PARISH CHURCHYARD

Also listed on the Colinton Parish War Memorial

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 30, 2009 6:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WOOD
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Secondary Regiment: Labour Corps
Secondary Unit Text: transf. to (636872) 465th Agricultural Coy.
Date of Death: 09/02/1919
Service No: 170279
Additional information: Husband of Helen Combe Wood, of North Lodge, Ravelston, Blackhall, Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: COLINTON PARISH CHURCHYARD

Also listed on the Colinton Parish War Memorial

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Surname BALFOUR
Firstname David Ian
Service number C013406T
Date of death 04/05/1982
Decoration
Place of birth Edinburgh
Other H.M.S. SHEFFIELD.
SNWM roll THE ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINES
Rank Lieut Cmdr RN
Theatre of death Falkland Islands





Plaque within the Balfour family mausoleum.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BROWN, HUGH FALCONER
Initials: H F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 5th Bty. 45th Bde.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 04/05/1916
Service No: 79555
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Brown; husband of Mary Lonie Brown, of 23, Orwell Place, Edinburgh. Born at Juniper Green.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. D. 18.
Cemetery: ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Also listed on the Colinton Parish War Memorial

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