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Penicuik Old Parish Church

 
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 2:41 pm    Post subject: Penicuik Old Parish Church Reply with quote

This is situated at the foot of Kirkhill Road Penicuik, Midlothian.

There are 5 Commonwealth War Graves situated in this Graveyard.









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PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 2:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BIRRELL, WILLIAM GEORGE
Rank: Major General
Date of Death: 23/08/1918
Age: 59
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Awards: Twice Mentioned in Despatches
Grave Reference: 162. 3. Near North boundary.

Additional Information:Son of James and Elizabeth Martin Birrell, of Uttershill, Penicuik. Served in Egyptian (1882-85), Burma (1885-89) (Mentioned in Despatches), and Soudan (1898) Campaigns. Also served on Gallipoli and as D.D.M.S., Southern Command. M.B.





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PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 2:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BROWN, ROBERT PATERSON
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 10953
Date of Death: 03/06/1920
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: 570. 1. In South-East part.

Additional Information: Son of George and Elizabeth Brown, of Penicuik.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 2:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CLAPPERTON, JAMES MCNEIL
Rank: Private
Service No: 20107
Date of Death: 28/11/1916
Age: 47
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots transf. to (9188) Royal Defence Corps
Grave Reference: 481. 1.

Additional Information:
Husband of Ann Wilson Clapperton, of 3, Valleyfield Rd., Penicuik.

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COX, J N
Rank: Sapper
Service No: 422977
Date of Death: 24/11/1918
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Grave Reference: 445. 2. In South-East corner.





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PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 2:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

THOMSON, JOHN THOMAS
Rank: Pioneer
Service No: 129541
Date of Death: 21/07/1917
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers Special Bde.
Grave Reference: 231. 1. In North part.



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