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Ettleton Old Churchyard, nr Newcastleton

 
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 2:47 pm    Post subject: Ettleton Old Churchyard, nr Newcastleton Reply with quote

Ettleton Old Churchyard, lies 1 mile south of the village of Newcastleton.

Contains 2 CWGC graves.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 2:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DAVIDSON, DAVID STEWART MCQUILLIN
Initials: D S M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 18/11/1940
Service No: 3190273
Additional information: Son of John William Davidson, and of Grace Davidson (nee McQuillin), of Newcastleton.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Row 2. Grave 56.

http://www.cwgc.org/search/certificate.aspx?casualty=2812362

See also this thread: Theydon Bois



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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 2:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WILSON, JOSEPH MURRAY
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Cochrane
Age: 21
Date of Death: 07/05/1946
Service No: C/KX143932
Additional information: Son of Robert William and Nancy Wilson, of Dunbar, East Lothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Row 7. Grave 216.

http://www.cwgc.org/search/certificate.aspx?casualty=2812363






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PostPosted: Tue Mar 04, 2008 7:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CHARTERS, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Pilot Officer
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 206 Sqdn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 02/12/1944
Service No: 184685
Additional information: Son of John James Snadden Charters and Helen Burnet Charters, of Newcastleton, Roxburghshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 210.
Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 04, 2008 7:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

HENRY, John
Rank: Cpl
Service: Royal Marines
Service Number: CH/X 5389
Ship/Unit: 45 Cdo RM
Place of Birth/Home Town: Castleton, Roxburghshire
Date of Birth: 04 June 1930
Age: 20
Date of Death: 10 January 1951
Cemetery Name: Batu Gajah Cemetery
Cemetery Address: Batu Gajah, Malaya
Grave Number: 529
Included on Armed Forces Memorial: Yes
Included on Roll of Honour: Yes

AFM

http://www.forcesmemorial.org.uk/roll-of-honour/roll-of-honour-profile.asp?profile=81247





Corporal Henry is commemorated on the memorial at 'God's Little Acre', Batu Gajah, erected by the Perak Planters Association. He was originally buried there but according to this webiste he was exhumed

http://www.angelfire.com/mp/memorials/malayax1.htm

CHX5389 Corporal John Henry - killed in action 10 January 1951 (ambush in Cameron Highlands area). Aged 20. (45 Commando). Buried at Batu Gajah (later exhumed, cremated at Sek Keng Cheng Crematorium, Kuala Lumpur and ashes returned to the UK)
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