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Kirkcowan Cemetery ***COMPLETE***
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 30, 2009 9:07 pm    Post subject: Kirkcowan Cemetery ***COMPLETE*** Reply with quote

OS Map Ref NX 329 605

At the south end of the village on the site of an old church. The CWGC names it as Kirkcowan New Cemetery but it is a continuation of the old churchyard without a wall or anything dividing it so I have put all the gravestones I found together.

Number of CWGC burials 2



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Name: FERRIES, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Fusilier
Regiment/Service: Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
Age: 20
Date of Death: 04/06/1946
Service No: 14864767
Additional information: Son of John and Mary McKenna Ferries, of Kirkcowan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. H. Grave 201.
Cemetery: KIRKCOWAN NEW GRAVEYARD



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Name: HAMILTON, DOUGLAS FINLAY
Initials: D F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 1st Bn
Date of Death: 08/03/1918
Service No: 31733
Additional information: Husband of Mrs. Gilmour (formerly Hamilton), of Penninghame House, Newton Stewart.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VIII. 100.
Cemetery: KIRKCOWAN NEW GRAVEYARD

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 16, 2009 9:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FERRIES
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 23/10/1918
Service No: S/5468
Additional information: Son of David and Joanna Ferries, of Boreland, Kirkcowan, Wigtownshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: S. II. AA. 11.
Cemetery: ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN



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Name: GIBSON, A. McC.
Initials: A M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 12th Bn.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 25/02/1917
Service No: 41726
Additional information: Son of Margaret Gibson, of Spittal Bridge, Kirkcowan, Wigtownshire, and the late Peter Gibson.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. D. 28.
Cemetery: FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS



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PostPosted: Mon Nov 16, 2009 9:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McGARVA, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Essex Regiment
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Age: 39
Date of Death: 23/07/1918
Service No: 17301
Additional information: Son of John and Annie McGarva, of Kilterson, Kirkcowan, Wigtownshire; husband of Sarah Jane McGarva, of 82, Amity Rd., West Ham, London.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XX. C. 23.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Mon Nov 16, 2009 9:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

From Armed Forces Memorial

Surname McKEAND
Forenames/Initials Peter Andrew Hannay
Rank Wg Cdr
Service Royal Air Force
Service Number 119332
Station
Decorations DSO, DFC, AFC, & Bar
Place of Birth/Home Town Rangoon, Burma
Date of Birth 29 November 1921
Age 38
Date of Death 27 October 1960
Included on Armed Forces Memorial No
Included on Roll of Honour Yes



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Name: McKENZIE, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: South African
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: South African Infantry
Unit Text: 4th Regt.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Service No: 8092
Additional information: Born at Kirkcowan. Son of Margaret McKenzie, of 3, Station St., Stranraer, and the late A. W. McKenzie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XV. N. 10.
Cemetery: CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ



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Name: McKENZIE, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 23/04/1917
Service No: 20916
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Margaret McKenzie, of Shennanton, Kirkcowan, Wigtownshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 5.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 16, 2009 10:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

From Armed Forces Memorial

Surname PATERSON
Forenames/Initials Michael John
Rank LCpl
Service Army
Service Number 24713866
Regiment/Corps KOSB
Place of Birth/Home Town Dumfries
Date of Birth 26 May 1968
Age 21
Date of Death 13 December 1989
Cemetery Name Kirkgowan Cemetery
Grave Row C
Grave Number 8
Included on Armed Forces Memorial Yes
Included on Roll of Honour Yes

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Name: HYSLOP, DAVID RAE
Initials: D R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Nav./Bomber)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 37 Sqdn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 10/04/1945
Service No: 1568361
Additional information: Son of Robert and Elizabeth Hyslop, of Garlieston, Wigtownshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IX. D. 5.
Cemetery: BARI WAR CEMETERY

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Name: SPROAT, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 23/02/1945
Service No: 3196558
Additional information: Son of William and Agnes Sproat, of Kirkcowan, Wigtownshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 21. D. 16.
Cemetery: TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 11, 2010 5:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Missing photo of John Ferries now added which completes this cemetery.

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BELL, DAVID
Rank:Private
Service No:100046
Date of Death:06/10/1918
Regiment/Service:Canadian Forestry Corps
78th Coy.
Grave Reference
CemeteryLEON (ST. ANDRE) CEMETERY
Additional Information:





David died in the Influenza epidemic and he and three of his colleagues are buried in this cemetery in South-West France.
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CROZIER, DAVID
Rank:Gunner
Service No:126172
Date of Death:22/04/1917
Age:37
Regiment/Service:Royal Field Artillery
43rd Bty.
Grave ReferenceII. O. 3.
CemeteryPHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE
Additional Information:
Son of David and Jeanie Crozier, of Kirkcowan, Wigtownshire.


The red sandstone marker is the family grave.


Faithful unto Death
In Memory of Gunner David Crozier 43rd Bty RFA aged 37 years who was killed in action April 22nd 1917 and is buried in Philosophe British Cemetery France.
Erected in affectionate remembrance by his brothers and sisters.
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