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PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2008 10:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MEEK, WILLIAM ALEXANDER
Initials: W A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: S.S. Benalbanach (Leith)
Age: 27
Date of Death: 07/01/1943
Additional Information: Son of William and Gulielma Meek
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 16.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2008 10:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MILLER, ADAM
Initials: A
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 21/12/1917
Service No: 1864
Additional information: Son of Adam and Isabella Miller (nee Gibson), of Paradise, Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland. Native of Eyemouth, Berwickshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 7 - 17 - 23 - 25 - 27 - 29 - 31.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2008 10:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MILLER, THOMAS MURRAY
Initials: T M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 27/01/1916
Additional information: Son of the Rev. and Mrs. John Miller, of the United Free Church Manse, Eyemouth, Berwickshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 19.
Cemetery: MAZINGARBE COMMUNAL CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2008 10:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: NISBET, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 15/04/1915
Additional information: Only son of William and Isabella Nisbet (nee Dunn), of Victoria Rd., Eyemouth, Berwickshire. Native of Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Y. 16.
Cemetery: KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2008 10:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PATERSON, JAMES ARCHIBALD EWART
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 30/09/1918
Service No: 18429
Additional Information: Son of William and Isabella Lugton Paterson (nee Ewart)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sp. Mem. 1.
Cemetery: LEDEGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2008 10:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PATTERSON, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Deck Hand
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M. Trawler "St. Ives."
Age: 18
Date of Death: 21/12/1916
Service No: 11020DA
Additional information: Son of Robert and Elizabeth Patterson (nee Burgon), of St. Ellas Place, Eyemouth, Ayton, Berwickshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 19.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2008 11:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PATERSON, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 03/11/1917
Service No: 51129
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Margaret Paterson (nee Collin)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 27.
Cemetery: FAVREUIL BRITISH CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2008 11:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PURVES, JOSEPH
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Cadet
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: S.S. Benvorlich (Leith)
Age: 18
Date of Death: 19/03/1941
Additional information: Son of Robert and Catherine Cormack Purves, of Eyemouth, Berwickshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 16.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2008 11:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROBERTSON, LEONARD DOUGAL
Initials: L D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 13/11/1917
Awards: M C
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Jane Robertson (nee Dougal), of Eastfield Cottage, Dunbar, East Lothian. Born at Eyemouth, Berwickshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: P. 25.
Cemetery: RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY

See the last post on page 4 of this thread for photos of CWGC grave at Ramleh





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PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2008 11:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SWANSTON, ROBERT DOUGAL
Initials: R D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Skipper
Regiment/Service: Fishing Fleet
Unit Text: Fishing Vessel Maisie (Berwick)
Age: 44
Date of Death: 21/09/1945
Additional information: Son of Hugh and Mary Swanston (nee Dougal); husband of Margaret D. C. Swanston, of Eyemouth, Berwickshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 127.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

And his brother

TOMMY, late M.G.C.
Drowned while bathing at Killiedraughts, 15th June 1920 aged 23?





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PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2008 11:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: THOMPSON, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 5th/6th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 03/10/1918
Service No: 200962
Awards: M M
Additional Information: Son of Robert and Margaret Thompson (nee Gray)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 6.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2008 11:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WADDELL, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 14th Bn
Age: 22
Date of Death: 06/09/1916
Service No: 12573
Additional information: Son of Hannah Waddell, of 29, Albert Rd., Eyemouth, Berwickshire. Grandson of Robert Waddell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. K. 28.
Cemetery: MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY, GRENAY



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PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2008 11:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WAITE, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 12/07/1915
Service No: 6464
Additional Information: Son of James and Agnes Wait (nee Kerr)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 84 to 92 or 220 to 222.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

Note that the spelling of the surname differs between the inscription and the CWGC listing.




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PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2008 11:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WINDRAM, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Deck Hand
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.M.S. "Blackmorevale."
Age: 34
Date of Death: 01/05/1918
Service No: 5765DA
Additional information: Son of John and Margaret Windram (nee Cowe) of 8, Chapel St., Eyemouth. Husband of Agnes Lough Windram, of 17, George St., Eyemouth, Berwickshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL

Age at death on inscription is 33 years.



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PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2008 11:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WOOD, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 13/11/1917
Additional information: Son of John Wood (Solicitor) and Rebecca J. Wood, of Victoria House, Eyemouth, Berwickshire. Went to France with 1st Bn. London Scottish in Sept., 1914. Served also on Gallipoli and in Egypt.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: P. 24.
Cemetery: RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY

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