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Cockburnspath (Bankhead Cemetery) ***COMPLETE***

 
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 19, 2010 11:32 pm    Post subject: Cockburnspath (Bankhead Cemetery) ***COMPLETE*** Reply with quote

Turn of the A1 on to the road signposted for Cockburnspath and take the first on your left and you will find this "new" cemetery a short distance along the road.

There are no CWGC graves but there is one WWII family stone and 3 later military stones.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 19, 2010 11:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BURNS, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 05/02/1945
Service No: 3022679
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 274.
Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
Possible match as according to SNWM he was born in Hutton Berwickshire.



MI:
Erected by Thomas W Burns in loving memory of his wife Maty Denholm who died 4th April 1954 aged 69 also the above Thomas W Burns who died 1st December 1968 aged 81 and their son William lost on active service 1945 age 22.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 19, 2010 11:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



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In memory of George Frederick Duddell Vernon, Colonel R.E, 1897-1965 husband of Betty Whiteley Hood 1907-1997 parents of Diana Josephine born 1934. Emily Georgina born 1936. Frederick Nicholas born 1938.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 19, 2010 11:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



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In memory of Thomas Steele Dykes, retired farmer of Redheugh and Dowland who died 7th January 1989 aged 85 loved husband of Margaret Strachan.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 20, 2010 12:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote



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In memory of Lt Cdr Thomas Hood OBE RNR, Master Mariner and Farmer Townhead born Cockburnspath 1905 died Edinburgh 1998 dear husband of Janet MacArthur born Haywards Heath 1913 died Edinburgh 2006
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