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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2007 6:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GRAHAM, THOMAS EDWIN
Initials: T E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Border Regiment
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 05/05/1918
Service No: 16735
Additional information: Son of William Robert and Rachel Graham, of 23, Ellenboro Place, Grasslot, Maryport.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 1403.
Cemetery: SALONIKA (LEMBET ROAD) MILITARY CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2007 8:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Two brothers are listed on this gravestone.

Name: GRIERSON, WILLIAM JOHN
Initials: W J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 155 (The Lanarkshire Yeomanry) Field Regt.
Date of Death: 01/02/1944
Service No: 322020
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 8. L. 8.
Cemetery: CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY

Name: GRIERSON, ADAM SMITH
Initials: A S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 30/04/1945
Service No: 3190431
Additional information: Son of John and Margaret Ann Grierson, of Annan, Dumfriesshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 21. B. 2.
Cemetery: TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2007 8:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Robert Hodgson, soldier, died 25 Sep 1988 age 65

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2007 1:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HOPPER
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 1st/8th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 02/11/1917
Service No: 33659
Additional information: Son of Mrs Phyllis Hopper, of 23, North St., Arman, Dumfriesshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XVI. C. 13.
Cemetery: GAZA WAR CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2007 1:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HOUGHTON, SAMUEL
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Black Prince."
Date of Death: 31/05/1916
Service No: 3980B
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 23.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2007 1:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HYSLOP, JOHN PETER
Initials: J P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: "D" Coy. 5th/6th Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 07/11/1918
Service No: 41112
Additional information: Second son of Peter and Janet Hyslop, of Hillside, Annan, Dumfriesshire. Born at Tregallon, Troqueer, Dumfries.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: In South-East part.
Cemetery: ECUELIN CHURCHYARD

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2007 1:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Quite difficult to read, but my attempt at a transcript:

Also Pilot Sgt Frank Innes their elder son killed on duty in a RAF flying accident at Theddlethorpe (?) Lincs 13th July 1936 aged 22 years interred North Thoresby Lincs



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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2007 2:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In loving memory of Alexander Irving born 9th December 1917 died suddenly 16th April 1984 ...........served with the 3/2 Gurkha Regiment

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2007 2:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: IRVING
Initials: W
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Age: 42
Date of Death: 23/09/1915
Service No: 63466
Additional information: Son of the late William and Mary Irving, of Galaberry, Annan, Dumfriesshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. D. 2.
Cemetery: PLOEGSTEERT WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2007 4:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Colonel Frederick George Jackson of RSF and 21st Regimental District who died 11th November 1932 aged 94 years



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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2007 4:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: JOHNSTON, ROBERT WILLIAM
Initials: R W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Age: 35
Date of Death: 16/01/1943
Service No: T/219442
Additional information: Son of William and Sarah Johnston, of Kirtlebridge, I)umfriesshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. C. 3.
Cemetery: BONE WAR CEMETERY, ANNABA





and a quite unusual memorial placed on the gravestone

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2007 4:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sacred to the memory of Halbert Russell Johnstone Lieutenant 19th Company 6th Batt Imperial Yeomanry who died on the 6th January 1902 from wounds received in action on the 4th when commanding the company at Onverwacht SA aged 27

JOHNSTONE - Lieutenant Halbert Russell - 19th Co. 6th Batt. Imperial Yeomanry
Wounded at Onverwacht, 4th Jan. 1902. Died 2 days later. Aged 27. Son of R. Johnstone, of Yokohama. Born, March 1874.



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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2007 4:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This gravestone lists two brothers

Name: LISTER
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 09/04/1918
Service No: 16968
Additional information: Son of David and Janet Lister, of Mouldyhills, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. L. 2.
Cemetery: ROYAL IRISH RIFLES GRAVEYARD, LAVENTIE

Name: LISTER, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 05/09/1915
Service No: 1898
Additional information: Son of David and Janet Lister, of Mouldyhills, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XII. A. 9.
Cemetery: REDOUBT CEMETERY, HELLES

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2007 9:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This gravestone mentions two brothers, one lost in the Boer campaign and one in the Great War.

Pte Alexander Loudon Val Coy KOSB died of Enteric at Pretoria 26th July 1900 aged 20 years

Name: LOUDON, DAVID LITTLE
Initials: D L
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regiment)
Age: 35
Date of Death: 31/10/1917
Service No: 117359
Additional information: Brother of Miss J. L. Loudon, of 25, Port St., Annan, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XI. D. 6.
Cemetery: POELCAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2007 9:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LUPTON
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Seruern"
Date of Death: 27/04/1919
Service No: J/59349
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Prot. 443.
Cemetery: MALTA (CAPUCCINI) NAVAL CEMETERY



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