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PostPosted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 4:52 pm    Post subject: Selkirk (Shawfield) Cemetery Reply with quote

Selkirk (Shawfield) Cemetery

Contains 29 CWGC graves.

Photographs courtesy of Mr George Douglas, Selkirk.
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Name: AITCHISON, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps
Age: 24
Date of Death: 01/11/1917
Service No: T2/14411
Additional information: Son of Thomas Aitchison and Janet Sheil Aitchison, of 17, Chapel St., Selkirk.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 1021.


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Name: BAPTIE
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: London Regiment (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles)
Unit Text: 15th Bn.
Date of Death: 30/10/1918
Service No: 540045
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 925.




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Name: BEATTIE, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 495 Bty., 77 Searchlight Regt.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 05/12/1940
Service No: 1571824
Additional information: Son of Robert and Helen Beattie, of Selkirk.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. H. Grave 2043.


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Name: CASSIE, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Age: 24
Date of Death: 25/01/1915
Service No: 11639
Additional information: Son of John Cassie, of 72, Forest Rd., Selkirk.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 315.

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Name: COLLIER
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Date of Death: 27/12/1915
Service No: 26134
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: SELKIRK (SHAWFIELD) CEMETERY


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Name: COWAN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 45
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Service No: 375554
Additional information: Husband of Margaret Cowan, of 6, Bleachfield Rd., Selkirk.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 1190.


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Name: DICKSON, JOSEPH
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 02/05/1918
Service No: 20626
Additional information: Son of James and Janet Dickson.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 1163.


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Name: DOUGLAS
Initials: W S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Age: 44
Date of Death: 11/10/1918
Service No: 4510
Additional information: Husband of Alice Blacklock Douglas.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 1197.


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Name: DOUGLAS
Initials: J H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Date of Death: 17/10/1918
Service No: S/1724
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 332.
Cemetery: SELKIRK (SHAWFIELD) CEMETERY



The headstone remembers the 4 Douglas sons who perished. They are all listed on both the Selkirk and Hawick War Memorials.

Name: DOUGLAS, JOHN SANDERSON JARDIN
Initials: J S J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 13/10/1914
Service No: 10225
Additional information: Son of James and Agnes Douglas, of 15, Green Terrace, Selkirk.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 15.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

Name: DOUGLAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 310th Bde.
Date of Death: 15/04/1917
Service No: 776624
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. K 6.
Cemetery: H.A.C. CEMETERY, ECOUST-ST. MEIN

Name: DOUGLAS, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Tank Corps
Unit Text: "E" Bn.
Age: 40
Date of Death: 20/11/1917
Service No: 93045
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Douglas, of 15, Green Terrace, Selkirk; husband of Lydia E. Douglas (nee Chaplin), of 13, West Mayfield, Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 13.
Memorial: CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL
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Name: DUFFY
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Date of Death: 05/02/1919
Service No: 202905
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 1202.


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Name: EMOND
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 1st Garrison Bn.
Age: 51
Date of Death: 17/05/1918
Service No: 51377
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 1194.


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Name: FREER
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: "B" Bty. 51st Bde.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 04/06/1919
Service No: 156405
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 860.


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Name: GEDDES, ALEXANDER JOHN
Initials: A J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Age: 27
Date of Death: 08/09/1945
Service No: T/98790
Additional information: Son of James and Christina Dodds Geddes, of Selkirk.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. K. Grave 2502.


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Name: GIBSON, AGNES MONICA
Initials: A M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Auxiliary Territorial Service
Age: 38
Date of Death: 18/06/1942
Service No: W/96606
Additional information: Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Norton; wife of Thomas Gibson, of Selkirk.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. H. Grave 2009.


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