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PostPosted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 3:45 pm    Post subject: Greenlaw Parish Churchyard Reply with quote

http://www.cwgc.org/find-a-cemetery/cemetery/74157/GREENLAW%20PARISH%20CHURCHYARD

Locality: Berwickshire
Identified Casualties: 6
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 3:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BURNS, ANDREW C.

Rank:
Private
Date of Death:
26/07/1942
Age:
40
Regiment/Service:
Home Guard

3rd Scottish Border Bn.
Grave Reference:
Grave 597.
Cemetery:
GREENLAW PARISH CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:
Son of George Alexander and Isabelle Common Burns; husband of Margaret Storrie Riddell Burns, of Greenlaw.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 3:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Company Serjeant Major JOHN DOUGLAS
Service No:
40057
Date of Death:
06/12/1918
Regiment/Service:
King's Own Scottish Borderers

2nd Bn.
Awards:
D C M
Grave Reference:
396.
Cemetery:
GREENLAW PARISH CHURCHYARD


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DOUGLAS, R

Rank:
Private
Service No:
45297
Date of Death:
28/07/1918
Regiment/Service:
King's Own Scottish Borderers

4th Bn.
Grave Reference:
395.
Cemetery:
GREENLAW PARISH CHURCHYARD


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 3:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

JENKINSON, W

Rank:
Private
Service No:
S/5646
Date of Death:
22/08/1918
Age:
23
Regiment/Service:
Seaforth Highlanders

9th Bn.
Grave Reference:
475.
Cemetery:
GREENLAW PARISH CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:
Son of Isabella Jenkinson, of High St., Greenlaw, Berwickshire, and the late Thomas Jenkinson.


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MOFFAT, W

Rank:
Private
Service No:
4490
Date of Death:
13/09/1916
Age:
20
Regiment/Service:
King's Own Scottish Borderers

4th Bn.
Grave Reference:
412.
Cemetery:
GREENLAW PARISH CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:
Son of James and Agnes Moffat, late of Greenlaw.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 3:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PIERCY, GEORGE BOWMAKER

Rank:
Lieutenant
Date of Death:
28/08/1921
Age:
38
Regiment/Service:
Royal Scots

4th Bn.
Grave Reference:
In Old ground.
Cemetery:
GREENLAW PARISH CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:
Son of the late James Piercy, of 35, Cardigan Terrace, Heaton, Newcastle; husband of Mary Jane Hood (formerly Piercy), of 75, Micklegate, York. Enlisted 1914.






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PostPosted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 6:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DerekR wrote:
Company Serjeant Major JOHN DOUGLAS
Service No:
40057
Date of Death:
06/12/1918
Regiment/Service:
King's Own Scottish Borderers

2nd Bn.
Awards:
D C M
Grave Reference:
396.
Cemetery:
GREENLAW PARISH CHURCHYARD




The London Gazette
Publication date:28 December 1917 Supplement:30450 Page:59
40057 Sjt. J. Douglas, K O.S B. (Greenlaw).

Publication date:16 April 1918 Supplement:30636 Page:4660
40057 Sjt. J. Douglas, K.O.S.B. (Greenlaw).
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on all occasions. He led his platoon in action with great courage and ability, organised bombing parties to clear hostile dug-outs, and by his energy and good leadership greatly contributed to the success, of the operations
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