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Caerlaverock Parish Churchyard ***COMPLETE***
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2008 5:54 pm    Post subject: Caerlaverock Parish Churchyard ***COMPLETE*** Reply with quote

OS Map Ref: NY 025 692

Just to the north of the village of Bankend.

Number of CWGC burials 8



Not a war grave, but it is of interest that this graveyard contains the burial of Robert Paterson (Old Mortality) who did much to commemorate the covenanters.



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2008 6:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is a private stone on a CWGC grave for David and a private commemoration for his brother Thomas.

Name: BOUSKILL
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 11th Bty. 84th Bde.
Date of Death: 20/12/1918
Service No: 84530
Awards: M M
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: CAERLAVEROCK PARISH CHURCHYARD

Name: BOUSKILL, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 8th/10th Bn.
Date of Death: 31/07/1917
Service No: S/10572
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 38.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL


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Name: CROSBIE, COLIN
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Age: 40
Date of Death: 16/04/1941
Service No: 2967518
Additional information: Husband of Jane S. Crosbie, of Dumfries.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: CAERLAVEROCK PARISH CHURCHYARD

This is a private stone on a CWGC grave.

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Name: FERGUSON, GORDON DUNBAR
Initials: G D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Staff Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Age: 35
Date of Death: 24/12/1920
Service No: 1026
Additional information: Son of Adam and Fanny Amelia Ferguson, of Shorepark, Glencaple, Dumfries; husband of Eunice Mary Ferguson, of 17, Proctor Rd., Hoylake, Cheshire. Born at Bootle, Liverpool.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: CAERLAVEROCK PARISH CHURCHYARD

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Name: HIGGINS, THOMAS GIBSON
Initials: T G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 207 Sqdn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 22/12/1943
Service No: 1501767
Additional information: Son of Robert Hamilton Higgins and Mary Jane Higgins, of Dumfries.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: CAERLAVEROCK PARISH CHURCHYARD

This is a private stone on a CWGC grave



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2008 8:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SWAN, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 15th Bn.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 25/01/1920
Service No: 18024
Additional information: Son of James and Margaret Swan, of Bankend, Caerlaverock.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: CAERLAVEROCK PARISH CHURCHYARD

This is a private stone on a CWGC grave

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Name: WRIGHT, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Age: 22
Date of Death: 21/08/1941
Service No: 189701
Additional information: Son of Major R. G. Wright and Mrs. Wright, of Richmond, Yorkshire. B.A. (Cantab).
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: CAERLAVEROCK PARISH CHURCHYARD

Very unusual to see this type of private stone on a CWGC grave



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Name: BLACKLEY, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Unit Text: Remount Depot (Ormskirk),
Age: 36
Date of Death: 03/01/1919
Service No: R/423180
Additional information: Son of William Blackley; husband of Mary Robson Blackley, of 20, Smith St., Hillhead, Glasgow. Born in the Falkland Islands.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: CAERLAVEROCK PARISH CHURCHYARD

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave





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Name: FISHER, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: "B" Bty. 122nd Bde.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 06/08/1918
Service No: 175365
Additional information: Son of Archibald and Jane Fisher; husband of Margaret Fisher, of Woodlands Cottage, Caerlaverock. Born at Caerlaverock.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: CAERLAVEROCK PARISH CHURCHYARD

This is a private stone in a CWGC listed grave







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Name: COLE
Initials: R S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 27/07/1915
Service No: 1529
Additional information: Husband of J. Cole, of 24, Colden St., Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. C. 4.
Cemetery: WOBURN ABBEY CEMETERY, CUINCHY

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 29, 2008 7:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

John Craig killed in the battle of Loos 25 September 1915

not sufficient information to identify him from CWGC or SNWM, he is not listed on the Caerlaverock church or Bankend civic memorials.



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Name: DALGLEISH, ANGUS
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: M.V. Anadara (London)
Age: 26
Date of Death: 24/02/1942
Additional information: Son of Robert John and Jane Dalgleish, of Glencaple, Dumfriesshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 8.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Sun Nov 01, 2009 2:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

John Edgar who died in the West Indies on board HMS Heruev 10th August 1805 aged 24 years



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Name: HUNTER, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 04/04/1918
Service No: 16062
Additional information: Son of W. Hunter, of Woodbine House, Spycraig Rd., Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire, and the late William Hunter. Born at Greenhead, Cearlaverock, Dumfriesshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXXIII. D. 25.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

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Name: McGOWAN, ROWLAND
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 27/05/1915
Service No: 2038
Additional information: Son of John and Grace McGowan, of Laurieston House, Auldgirth, Dumfriesshire. A Dental Surgeon.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Enclosure No.2 VI. A. 38.
Cemetery: BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY

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