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Liberton Churchyard, South Lanarkshire

 
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 7:44 pm    Post subject: Liberton Churchyard, South Lanarkshire Reply with quote

Liberton is outside Carnwath on the road to Biggar.

Photographs kindly supplied by John Kennedy.





Name: WALKER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Date of Death: 18/07/1916
Service No: S/10410
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 15 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Surname WALKER
Firstname John
Service Number S/10410
Date Death 18/07/1916
Decoration
Place of birth Peebles
Other 7th Bn. formerly 8935, 5th Res. Cav. Regt.
SNWM roll THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

Surname WALKER
Firstname John
Service Number 8935
Date Death 18/07/1916
Decoration
Place of birth Peebles
Other latterly S/10410, 7th Bn. The Seaforth Highlanders.
SNWM roll COMMANDS AND STAFF; CAVALRY (EXCLUDING GREYS AND SCOTTISH YEOMANRY)
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

Aditional Information: Youngest son of William C. and Elizabeth Walker (nee Anderson)
Born at Glack, Manor, Peebles 24th September 1895.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 7:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This tomb can be seen in the background of the above photographs.

In memory of HUGH, 4th son of the Revd. J. Fraser, Surgeon of the 60th Regiment, the Royal Rifle Corps
Who having served his country in many lands - died at Syndenham, Kent on the 23rd October 1865 in the 72nd year of his age.
He is buried within this enclosure.
ANDREW, 5th son who served in 45th Regt. M.N.I., from 1812 to 1432 when he retired, and was made Honorary Lieut. Col., in 1854
He served in the Advocate Generals Department and on retiring was for a time in the 2nd Lanarkshire Militia
Died at Guernsey 19th September 1884 aged 83 years.



This stone also commemorates their eldest son Pringle (son of The Revd' John and Mrs. Jane Fraser, nee Smith),
Captain in the service of the Honourable East India Company in the 7th Regiment, M.N.I.
He died 21st July 1820 aged 33 years at Secunderabad, where his mortal remains repose, far from his native village.



Patrick Fraser, M.D., born at Liberton Manse 6th March 1805, died at Stoke D'Abernon, Cobham, Surrey 12th November 1896
Husband of Martha Maria Fraser. Formerly Physician to the Queen of Portugal, Knight of the Tower and Sword,
Holder of the Crimean Medal and Sebastopol Clasp and the Turkish War Medal for service as Staff Surgeon to the British Army in the Crimea
And Physician to the London Hospital.

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