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Hawick (St.Cuthbert) Episcopalian Churchyard

 
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DerekR



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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 11:51 pm    Post subject: Hawick (St.Cuthbert) Episcopalian Churchyard Reply with quote

Located on the side of the B6399 as it leaves Hawick for Newcastleton.

Contains 3 CWGC graves.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 11:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 13th Bn.
Date of Death: 18/09/1915
Service No: 24614

SDGW state that James was born and resided in Preston.
13th HLI, Formed at Gosport Nov 1914 as a service Bn of K4 in 97 Brigade, 32nd Division, 10/4/1915 became a 2nd Reserve Bn May 1915 to Stobs, Roxburgh,







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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 11:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: THOMPSON, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Warrant Officer (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 22
Date of Death: 25/03/1945
Service No: 1551830
Additional information: Son of Robert and Margaret Thompson, of Hawick.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 199.





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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 11:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PALMER, BERNARD OCTAVIUS DREW
Initials: B O D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Marines
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Age: 37
Date of Death: 02/04/1942
Additional information: Son of William Henry Palmer, and of Clara Balfour Palmer (nee Lockyer); husband of Muriel Aileen Palmer (nee Pollard), of Swindon, Wiltshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 198.



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PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2008 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Family grave of Douglas Hunter, one of several Hawick locals who fell with the 9th Bn. Black Watch at Loos:

HUNTER, DOUGLAS
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service No: S/6805
Additional information: Son of Robert and Hannah Hunter, of 15, Trinity St., Hawick, Roxburghshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 78 to 83.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2008 4:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Family gave of George Gass:

GASS, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 28/06/1918
Service No: 202274
Additional information: Son of George and Helen Gass, of 2, Beaconsfield Terrace, Hawick, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 4. Row D. Grave 6.
Cemetery: TANNAY BRITISH CEMETERY, THIENNES

Admin addition: George Gass was employed by the Bank of Scotland at their Glasgow, Hutchesontown branch. I believe I have a photograph of the man as supplied by Derek.


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2008 4:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Family grave of Robert Campbell:

Name: CAMPBELL, ROBERT HENRY CLARK
Initials: R H C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Unit Text: 99th Field Amb
Age: 25
Date of Death: 23/09/1918
Service No: 81014
Additional information: Son of Sarah I. Campbell, of 6, Slitrig Bank, Hawick, and the late John Campbell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 15.
Cemetery: ROCQUIGNY-EQUANCOURT ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, MANANCOURT




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PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2008 5:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Naylor family grave recording the deaths of 2 sons in the Great War:
(note the CWGC scanning errors on the text)

Name: NAYLOR, JAMES FERNS
Initials: J F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 16/05/1915
Service No: 11228
Additional information: Son of Reuben and Ethel Ferns Naylor, of 7, Heensland Terrace, Hawick.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VIII. A. 7.
Cemetery: BROWN'S ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY, FESTUBERT

Name: NAYLOR
Initials: J R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 01/02/1917
Service No: S/27514
Additional information: Son of Joseph R. and Ellen F. Naylor, of 2, Weensland Place, Hawick.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. B. 14.
Cemetery: ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2008 9:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote



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PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2008 9:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote



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