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mhomac



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 29, 2016 2:01 pm    Post subject: Closeburn Cemetery Reply with quote




McKIE, LOUI
Rank: Leading Aircraftwoman
Service No: 433863
Date of Death: 13/10/1943
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Women's Auxiliary Air Force
Grave Reference: Sec. A. Grave 45.
Cemetery: CLOSEBURN CEMETERY
Additional Information: Daughter of James Douglas McKie, and of Hannah McKie, of Thornhill.
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mhomac



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 29, 2016 2:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



ROGERSON, ALEXANDER MALCOLM
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Service No: 996988
Date of Death: 07/12/1945
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference: Sec. F. Grave 90.
Cemetery: CLOSEBURN CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 29, 2016 2:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



JARDINE, WILLIAM
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 3190211
Date of Death: 23/07/1943
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 7th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. E. 8.
Cemetery: CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, SICILY
Additional Information: Son of Robert Jardine, and of Kate Murray Jardine, of Thornhill, Dumfriesshire.
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mhomac



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 29, 2016 2:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote






KIRKPATRICK, JOHN
Rank: Second Radio Officer
Date of Death: 26/07/1943
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy M.V. Fishpool (West Hartlepool)
Panel Reference: Panel 49.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of John and Helen Kirkpatrick, of Closeburn, Dumfriesshire.
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mhomac



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 29, 2016 2:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote






No information could be found. The gravestone is difficult to read.
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kenmorrison



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PostPosted: Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Morag - I think this is your man

MARTIN, E.
Rank:Private
Service No:1263700
Date of Death:29/09/1918
Age:32
Regiment/Service:1st Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion
Grave Reference:C. 1.
Cemetery:ST. OLLE BRITISH CEMETERY, RAILLENCOURT
Additional Information:Son of Thomas and Christina Martin, of Drumlanrig Mains, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. Native of Closeburn, Dumfriesshire.
See Saskatchewan Virtual War Memorial
http://svwm.ca/casualty-display/?ID=A000003696

ps are you moving into God's own counties???
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mhomac



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PostPosted: Wed Mar 30, 2016 8:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you once again Ken. You always solve my problems!
No.. we are not moving. Just love that part of the country especially as my Grandmother came from the area.
Morag
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kenmorrison



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2016 7:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Always glad to help and wanted to check if we should be co-opting you onto the D&G "sub-committee" Very Happy

And I do like the little poppies stuck on the stones.

Edward is named on the Closeburn Memorial.
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/warmemscot-ftopic632.html&highlight=closeburn
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