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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 9:51 pm    Post subject: Innerleithen Reply with quote

Innerleithen is situated in the Scottish Borders. It is 6 miles East of Peebles and 12 miles West of Galashiels. Grid ref: NT331367

The Innerleithen Cemetery is situated on the B709 Traquair Road:



The CWGC has the number of Identified Casualties as being 24. They are buried in Sections:

A - 1
B - 5
C - 7
D - 1
E - 2
F - 6
H - 2



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 9:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: AITCHISON, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
Unit Text: 14th Bn.
Age: 40
Date of Death: 15/10/1916
Service No: 441507
Additional information: Husband of E. M. Aitchison, of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 978.
Cemetery: INNERLEITHEN CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 9:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BELL, WILLIAM JAMES
Initials: W J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 37
Date of Death: 27/01/1917
Service No: 7244
Additional information: Husband of Elizabeth Hislop Bell, of Traquair Gardens, Innerleithen.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 164.
Cemetery: INNERLEITHEN CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 11:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BLAKE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Age: 46
Date of Death: 02/05/1918
Service No: WR/307352
Additional information: Husband of Isabella Blake, of 84, High St., Innerleithen. Served in the South African Campaign.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 1247.
Cemetery: INNERLEITHEN CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 11:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BRUNTON, GEORGE KINNON
Initials: G K
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 18/02/1944
Service No: 3056663
Additional information: Son of Thomas Brunton and of Margaret Brunton, of Walkerburn.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. F. Grave 1753.
Cemetery: INNERLEITHEN CEMETERY



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Name: CAMPBELL, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Home Guard
Unit Text: 1st Peeblesshire Bn.
Age: 54
Date of Death: 20/08/1944
Additional information: Son of John and Tomina Welsh Campbell; husband of Elizabeth Walker Campbell, of Innerleithen.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. C. Grave 1157.
Cemetery: INNERLEITHEN CEMETERY



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Name: CRAIG, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Ganges
Age: 18
Date of Death: 14/08/1945
Service No: C/JX724408
Additional information: Son of Isabella Craig, of Innerleithen.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. F. Grave 1808.
Cemetery: INNERLEITHEN CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 11:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CROSBIE, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Trooper
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps
Unit Text: 1st Lothians and Border Horse
Age: 21
Date of Death: 28/12/1940
Service No: 7890266
Additional information: Son of Robert and Maggie W. Crosbie, of Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. H. Grave 2102.
Cemetery: INNERLEITHEN CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 11:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: KERR, GEORGE HALL
Initials: G H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Age: 29
Date of Death: 01/10/1917
Service No: S/15934
Additional information: Son of John and Elizabeth Hall Kerr, of 45, Traquair Rd., Innerleithen.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 1563.
Cemetery: INNERLEITHEN CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 11:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LEES, THOMAS HISLOP
Initials: T H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 26/10/1945
Service No: 3056661
Additional information: Son of George and Mary Lees, of Walkerburn; husband of Mary Rodger Lees.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. F. Grave 1803.
Cemetery: INNERLEITHEN CEMETERY



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Name: McLEMAN, The Rev. ALASTAIR
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Chaplain 4th Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Chaplains' Department
Secondary Regiment: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 2nd Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 02/06/1940
Service No: 91868
Additional information: Son of George Low McLeman and Edith McLeman; husband of Margaret McLeman, of Lasswade, Midlothian. M.A.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. F. Grave 1832.
Cemetery: INNERLEITHEN CEMETERY




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Name: MELROSE, JOHN MCINTOSH
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Officer Cadet
Regiment/Service: Royal Corps of Signals
Age: 21
Date of Death: 21/03/1944
Service No: 14656946
Additional information: Son of George Alexander and Marion Jane Wight Melrose, of Innerleithen. B.Sc. (Edin).
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. F. Grave 1842.
Cemetery: INNERLEITHEN CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 11:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MURRAY, ALBERT
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 31/12/1915
Service No: 15229
Additional information: Son of William Murray, of "Holylee," March St., Peebles.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 793.
Cemetery: INNERLEITHEN CEMETERY






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Name: OLIVER, EDWARD
Initials: E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 2nd/8th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 24/02/1916
Service No: 7502
Additional information: Son of Isabella Oliver and the late Alexander Oliver, of Isle Croft, Innerleithen. Born at Galashiels, Selkirkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 1291.
Cemetery: INNERLEITHEN CEMETERY



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Name: PEDEN, ADAM
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 03/09/1918
Service No: 353386
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Peden, of Beatties Buildings, Walkerburn.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 1175.
Cemetery: INNERLEITHEN CEMETERY



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