The Scottish War Graves Project Forum Index The Scottish War Graves Project
Part of the Scottish Military Research Group (Registered Scottish Charity No. SC043826). Please visit our homepage at www.scottishmilitaryresearch.co.uk
 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

Kirkgunzeon Parish Churchyard ***COMPLETE***

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    The Scottish War Graves Project Forum Index -> Dumfries & Galloway
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
kenmorrison



Joined: 05 Oct 2008
Posts: 733

PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:02 am    Post subject: Kirkgunzeon Parish Churchyard ***COMPLETE*** Reply with quote

Kirkgunzeon Parish Church is in the centre of the village. There are two entrances, the most obvious is opposite the village primary school.
Kirkgunzeon is just off the Dumfries to Dalbeattie road (A711) about 5 miles from Dalbeattie.
OS ref. NX 866 667
CWG - none.

Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
kenmorrison



Joined: 05 Oct 2008
Posts: 733

PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CARTER, DAVID MUIRHEAD
Initials: D M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: "B" Bty. 83rd Bde.
Date of Death: 01/10/1917
Service No: 223763
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 4 to 6 and 162.
Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial

Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
kenmorrison



Joined: 05 Oct 2008
Posts: 733

PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GILLIES
Initials: D J S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 17/08/1916
Service No: 24043
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. B. 20.
Cemetery: ST.SOUPLET BRITISH CEMETERY




Last edited by kenmorrison on Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:29 am; edited 1 time in total
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
kenmorrison



Joined: 05 Oct 2008
Posts: 733

PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HAMILTON, JAMES PATERSON
Initials: J P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: "A" Bty. 18th Bde.
Date of Death: 03/10/1918
Service No: 221376
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 3 and 4.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL


Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
kenmorrison



Joined: 05 Oct 2008
Posts: 733

PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PATON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 16th Bn.
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Service No: 20658
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 6D and 7D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL


Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
kenmorrison



Joined: 05 Oct 2008
Posts: 733

PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROAN, WALTER LORRAINE
Initials: W L
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/service: Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 08/04/1917
Service No: 116304
Additional Information: Son of Walter Lorraine Roan and Euphemia Roan of Beeswing, Dumfries, Scotland. Born at Craigley, Urr, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 12.
Cemetery: ARRAS ROAD CEMETERY, ROCLINCOURT.


Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
kenmorrison



Joined: 05 Oct 2008
Posts: 733

PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WATSON, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/service: Army Service Corps
Unit Text: 622nd M. T. Coy.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 20/09/1916
Service No: M2/117443
Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Janet Watson of Ivy Cottage, Kirkgunzeon, Dumfries, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. D. 6.
Cemetery: DAR ES SALAAM WAR CEMETERY

Mod Edit Adam. It's probably worth transcribing that Pte Watson died at Handeni, East Africa in what is now Tanzania and was then German East Africa


Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
kenmorrison



Joined: 05 Oct 2008
Posts: 733

PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

COL. A. C. HYSLOP OF LOTUS
Late of the Madras Artillery. Died in Edinburgh 20 December 1868 aged 71 years.
Also his wife Sarah Jane only daughter of Col. Frith CB of the Madras Artillery.
Elsewhere in the Churchyard (but couldn't find) is the grave of:
WILLIAM HYSLOP OF LOTUS
Lt. Col. on the retired list of H. M. Indian Army. Commandant of the 3rd Madras Light Cavalry. Died 21 August 1864 aged 70 years.

Lotus is just outside Beeswing village on the Loch Arthur/ New Abbey road.



Last edited by kenmorrison on Wed Jul 29, 2009 11:08 am; edited 1 time in total
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
kenmorrison



Joined: 05 Oct 2008
Posts: 733

PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 11:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

PHILLIP McCLELLAN SMITH
Posted earlier in the Q&R section - still not sure of military connection.
See update below.



Last edited by kenmorrison on Fri Nov 13, 2015 10:48 am; edited 1 time in total
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
kenmorrison



Joined: 05 Oct 2008
Posts: 733

PostPosted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 10:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks to Irene Bryson of Kirkgunzeon who has found that "Phillip Smith listed as "killed in action" in Kenya was indeed Chief Inspector in the Kenya police force. He had been home on holiday in Kirkgunzeon and only back in Kenya for a week or so when he was ambushed and shot by locals. His brother went to Kenya for his funeral and brought back the flag from his coffin, it's still with family in the village."
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    The Scottish War Graves Project Forum Index -> Dumfries & Galloway All times are GMT
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum


Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group. Hosted by phpBB.BizHat.com