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PostPosted: Sat Jan 10, 2009 8:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hector B Campbell MBE (Mil)
287 High St, Dalbeattie
who died 8th April 1983
aged 79 years

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 10, 2009 9:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

John Carruthers died 16th April 1918 aged 44 years

Not able to identify him precisely from CWGC, he could be one of 2 possibles

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 10, 2009 9:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CARSON, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: South African
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: South African Infantry
Unit Text: 4th Regt.
Secondary Regiment: Royal Durban Light Infantry, S.A. Forces
Secondary Unit Text: formerly 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 16/07/1916
Service No: 5439
Additional information: Son of the late James and Whelimina Marjory Carson, of 53 Alpine St., Dalbeattie, Scotland. Also served in German South West Africa.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 4 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 10, 2009 9:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CAVEN, JOSEPH
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 17th Bn.
Secondary Regiment: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Secondary Unit Text: formerly (5700)
Age: 35
Date of Death: 01/04/1917
Service No: 42016
Additional information: Son of the late John and Jessie Caven.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 15 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DOBIE, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Stoker
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Invincible."
Age: 22
Date of Death: 31/05/1916
Service No: 3240S
Additional information: Son of John and Jane Dobie, of 39, Maxwell St., Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 23.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thomas M Foulds
2nd Gordon Highlanders
died at Ladysmith, South Africa
12th March 1900 aged 21 years

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FORTEATH, WILLIAM ROBERT
Initials: W R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Laforey
Age: 21
Date of Death: 30/03/1944
Service No: D/JX 239132
Additional information: Son of Wilhelmina Forteath, of Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 85, Column 2.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CARSON, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: South African
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: South African Infantry
Unit Text: 4th Regt.
Secondary Regiment: Royal Durban Light Infantry, S.A. Forces
Secondary Unit Text: formerly 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 16/07/1916
Service No: 5439
Additional information: Son of the late James and Whelimina Marjory Carson, of 53 Alpine St., Dalbeattie, Scotland. Also served in German South West Africa.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 4 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Sat Jan 17, 2009 9:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GILLESPIE
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 14/03/1917
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 25 and 63.
Memorial: BASRA MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 17, 2009 9:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Surname GOWANS
Firstname David
Service Number 24727
Date Death 01/07/1916
Decoration
Place of birth Dalbeattie Kirkcudbrightshire
Other 11th Bn.
SNWM roll SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM IRISH REGIMENTS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 17, 2009 9:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HALLIDAY, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 19/04/1917
Service No: 240212
Additional information: Son of James Halliday, of 102, Southwick Rd., Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXII. G. 13.
Cemetery: GAZA WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 17, 2009 9:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HARVEST, GORDON LINDSAY
Initials: G L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade)
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 21/06/1917
Awards: M C
Additional information: Son of Daniel Richard and Mabel Harvest, of 38, Campden Rd., South Croydon, Surrey.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. K. 4.
Cemetery: ACHIET-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:26 pm    Post subject: David Gowans Reply with quote

David Gowans is remembered on the WW1 memorials at Colvend and Dalbeattie - some further detail:

Name: Gowans, David
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Service No: 24727
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 4D and 5B.
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial

1 July 1916 was the first day of the First Battle of the Somme where the Ulster Division attacked the German trenches at Thiepval.

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Name: KEAN, CAROL REUBEN
Initials: C R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Boy Telegraphist
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Galatea
Age: 17
Date of Death: 15/12/1941
Service No: D/JX 170171
Additional information: Son of William and Ethel Kean, of Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 50, Column 3.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Sun May 10, 2009 8:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: KENNEDY, GEORGE WILLIAM
Initials: G W
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Company Sergeant Major
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
Unit Text: 42nd Bn.
Age: 35
Date of Death: 16/11/1917
Service No: 418239
Awards: D C M, M M, Mentioned in Despatches
Additional information: Son of George W. Kennedy, of Auchenskeoch, Dalbeattie, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXII. DD. 12A.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY



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