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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GAW, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 15th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 13/04/1918
Service No: 45264
Additional information: Husband of Isabella Thomson Gaw, of 22, St. Andrew St., Castle Douglas.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XI. A. 3.
Cemetery: BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GORDON, WILLIAM MCADAM
Initials: W M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Unit Text: 256th Coy.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 27/11/1917
Service No: 50447
Additional information: Son of William and Agnes Gordon, of Castle Hill, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 18.
Cemetery: RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HAINING, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 10/04/1918
Service No: 27035
Additional information: Son of William and Agnes Haining, of Larghill, Crocketford, Dumfries.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. A. 2.
Cemetery: DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: IRVINE, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Age: 36
Date of Death: 04/05/1917
Service No: 35763
Additional information: Husband of Bessie Murray Irvine, of 90, King St., Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: SAVONA MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LITTLE, WILLIAM KENNEDY
Initials: W K
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 13th Bn.
Date of Death: 21/06/1918
Service No: 276305
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 1 and 2.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL



WILLIAM KENNEDY LITTLE – age 27 – Private (276305) 13th Battalion, Royal Scots.
William was a motorman at the Newlands Depot of the Glasgow Corporation Tramways when he enlisted in June 1916. He was mobilised in August 1917 and joined his battalion in France on 2 April 1918.
Born 1891 at Castle Douglas, Kelton Parish.
Son of the late Robert and Agnes (Kennedy) Little of Castle Douglas.
Husband of Christina (Davidson) Little of 70 Eastwood Avenue, Shawlands, Glasgow who he married in October 1914 in Uddingston, Bothwell, Lanarkshire.
Missing in Action on 21 June 1918 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.
Named on the Glasgow Roll of Honour and on the Newlands Depot Memorial of the GCT, now in the Parkhead Depot.


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LIVINGSTON, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 27/03/1918
Service No: 32322
Additional information: Son of the late George and Lucy E. Livingston, of 75, King St., Castle Douglas, Kircudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 37.
Memorial: POZIERES MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LOCKERBY, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
Unit Text: 20th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 10/04/1917
Service No: 49570
Additional information: Son of George and Elizabeth Lockerby, of Scroggie Hill, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 6.
Cemetery: HENIN CRUCIFIX CEMETERY

Name: KIRK, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 13th Bn.
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Service No: 46151
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 11 to 14 and 162.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL




ALEXANDER KIRK – age 29 – Private (46151) 13th Battalion, Royal Scots.
Alexander was a carter and living in Dalbeattie when he enlisted in June 1916. He was mobilised in March 1917, went to France in July and joined his battalion on 6 August 1917. Two weeks later he was killed near Ypres.
Born 1888 at Buittle, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of Alexander and Hannah Augusta (Johnstone) Kirk of Palnackie, Buittle. Husband of Mary Janet Thompson (Lockerbie) Kirk of 102 Southwick Road, Dalbeattie who he married in 1912 at Crossmichael. [Later Mrs McGeorge of Maxwellfield, Crossmichael]
Missing in Action on 22 August 1917 and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial.


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 1:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LUCAS
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Acting Bombardier
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 1/1st East Lancs. Bde.
Date of Death: 03/12/1915
Service No: 1153
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 3202.
Cemetery: GIBRALTAR (NORTH FRONT) CEMETERY

This stone is almost illegible but reads:
Bombadier John Lucas died at Gibraltar in 1915 aged 19.

JACK LUCAS – age 19 – Acting Bombardier (1153) 1/1st East Lancashire Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.
John (Jack) Lucas was living at 30 Dab Lane, Blackburn and was a driver with Thwaites Brewery when he enlisted in Blackburn Battery of the Territorial RFA in May 1914. He was mobilised August 1914 and landed with his Brigade in Egypt in September where they defended the Suez Canal before moving to Gallipoli in May 1915. Jack contacted dysentery in September and was evacuated to hospital in Gibraltar where he died.
Born 1896 at Blackburn, Lancashire. Son of Walter and Johann (Herries) Lucas of 148 St Michael's Street, Dumfries and later of 102 Cotton Street, Castle Douglas. Johann's mother, Joan (Solley) Herries later married John Garret. In 1901, John Lucas, age 5 and born in England, was living with his grandparents John and Mary Garret at Viewhill Cottage, Back King Street, Castle Douglas.
Died on Active Service on 3 December 1915 and buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 1:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MURRAY, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 27/09/1917
Service No: 332933
Additional information: Son of William and Margaret Murray, of Rhonehouse, Castle Douglas; husband of Mary Emma Murray, of 15, King St., Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 131 to 132.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL


This stone is almost illegible but reads:
William Murray husband of Mary Whiteley missing September 1917 aged 29.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 1:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McVAN, ALLAN
Initials: A
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Unit Text: 40th Bn.
Date of Death: 31/08/1918
Service No: 459
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 1:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RAE, BENJAMIN
Initials: B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 02/06/1915
Service No: 3/6908
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 38.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 1:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RAE, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 04/10/1917
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 132 to 135 and 162A.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 1:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RAE, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Unit Text: 44th Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 06/10/1917
Service No: 63
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Margaret Rae, 114, Queen Street, Castle Douglas, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. E. 12.
Cemetery: NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 1:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH, ROBERT PATERSON
Initials: R P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 02/08/1917
Awards: M C
Additional information: Son of William and Janet Smith, of Castle-Douglas, Kirkcudbright.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. C. 29.
Cemetery: BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY No.3

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 1:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Third Engineer
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine
Unit Text: S.S. "Pomeranian" (Glasgow)
Age: 35
Date of Death: 15/04/1918
Additional information: Son of William and Elizabeth A. Smith, husband of Henrietta Smith (nee Clendinning), of 203, Weir St., Glasgow. Born at Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL



WILLIAM SMITH – age 35 – Third Engineer, S.S. Pomeranian (Glasgow) Mercantile Marine.
Born c.1883 at Glasgow. Son of William and Elizabeth (Aitchison) Smith of Railway Terrace, Castle Douglas. Husband of Henrietta (Clendinning) Smith of Weir Street, Glasgow who he married in 1910 at Pollokshields, Glasgow. Lost at Sea on 15 April 1918 when the “Pomeranian”, en route from London to St. Johns, New Brunswick, was torpedoed and sunk by U-Boat UC77 off Portland Bill.
Commonwealth War Grave – Tower Hill Memorial, London.
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