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Location: St John's Town of Dalry

PostPosted: Fri Oct 10, 2008 3:07 pm    Post subject: Dumfries (High) Cemetery Reply with quote

OS Map Ref NX 981 754

This is on Craigs road, South-East of the town.

Number of CWGC burials 15

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ADAMSON
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Date of Death: 12/08/1919
Service No: WR/193988
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 21.
Cemetery: DUMFRIES CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BARTON, JOHN GEOFFRY
Initials: J G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps
Unit Text: 9th Queen's Royal Lancers
Age: 21
Date of Death: 22/08/1945
Service No: 323981
Additional information: Son of Capt. Philip Geoffry Barton and Irene May Barton, of Auchenskeoch, Kirkcudbrightshire. Commoner Prefect, Winchester College.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Grave 1071A.
Cemetery: DUMFRIES CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BELL, JOHN A.
Initials: J A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Signalman
Regiment/Service: Royal Corps of Signals
Unit Text: 21 Army Tank Bde. Sigs.
Date of Death: 14/12/1941
Service No: 2367378
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. F. Grave 27.
Cemetery: DUMFRIES CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CLACHRIE
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 3rd/5th Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Labour Corps
Secondary Unit Text: transf. to (358429)
Age: 44
Date of Death: 17/10/1919
Service No: 4280
Additional information: Son of Robert and Mary Clachrie, of 115, Craigs Rd., Dumfries.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. of B. 303.
Cemetery: DUMFRIES CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DAVIDSON
Initials: R E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Acting Bombardier
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 49th Reserve Bty.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 26/07/1916
Service No: 88498
Additional information: Son of Robert Davidson, of Criffel View, Annan Rd., Dumfries. Born at Dumfries.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 910.
Cemetery: DUMFRIES CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GREEN
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps
Unit Text: M.T.
Date of Death: 05/01/1918
Service No: M2/100491
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. of B. 220.
Cemetery: DUMFRIES CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GRIEVE
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Quartermaster Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 71st Div. Ammunition Col.
Date of Death: 26/04/1917
Service No: 47603
Additional information: Husband of G. S. Grieve, of 29, Eastfield Rd., Dumfries.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. of B. 237.
Cemetery: DUMFRIES CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McCUBBIN, JOHN EDGAR
Initials: J E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 130 Field Regt.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 05/02/1940
Service No: 921118
Additional information: Son of Ben and Thomasina McCubbin, of Dumfries.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A of B. Grave 617.
Cemetery: DUMFRIES CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MISKELLY, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 15/04/1940
Service No: 740837
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. G. Grave 211.
Cemetery: DUMFRIES CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MUNDELL
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
Unit Text: 2nd/10th Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Labour Corps
Secondary Unit Text: transf. to (267582)
Date of Death: 09/11/1918
Service No: 6865
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. D. 191.
Cemetery: DUMFRIES CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2008 10:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PATERSON
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 24th Signal Coy.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 24/02/1915
Service No: 66483
Additional information: Son of James and Margaret Paterson, of Maxwelltown; husband of the late Jane Miller Kennedy Paterson.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 170.
Cemetery: DUMFRIES CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2008 10:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RAE, DONALD MAC
Initials: D M
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Unit Text: 19th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 15/01/1919
Service No: 4761
Additional information: Son of Arthur and Annie Rae, of "Tres Bon", View St., Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. of B. 289.
Cemetery: DUMFRIES CEMETERY

I don't often give much thought to the inscription at the bottom but this one brought a lump to my throat.



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2008 10:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SHAW, HENRY NIVEN
Initials: H N
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Date of Death: 01/06/1940
Service No: 7611495
Additional information: Son of William and Elizabeth Shaw, of Dumfries.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A of B. Grave 78.
Cemetery: DUMFRIES CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2008 10:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: STEWART
Initials: M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Date of Death: 01/01/1918
Service No: 799
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 825A.
Cemetery: DUMFRIES CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave

He died of wounds received at Gallipoli on the 'inglorious 12th'

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