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PostPosted: Thu Jan 25, 2007 10:00 pm    Post subject: Gavinton, (Langton Parish) Reply with quote

I'm afraid i don't have any photos but I do have a transciption:

Langton Parish War Memorial, Gavinton, Berwickshire

To Langton’s sons who died in the War 1914-1919 and 1939-1945

Faithful Unto Death

Captain W.C. Walker M.C. Camerons
Staff-Sgt. James Scouler Royal Field Artillery
L/Cpl. James Ireland King’s Own Scottish Borderers
Pte. John M. Mercer Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Pte. Henry G. Mercer King’s Own Scottish Borderers
Pte. Walter Patterson Royal Scots
Pte. John Scott Royal Scots
Pte. Thomas Scott King’s Own Scottish Borderers
Pte. William Black King’s Own Scottish Borderers
Pte. Robert Forrest Australian Infantry Force
Pte. Francis W. Elliot King’s Own Scottish Borderers
Pte. Robert Houliston M.T. A.S.C.

Greater Love Hath No Man Than This

Sgt. George Howie King’s Own Scottish Borderers

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 25, 2007 10:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A few years ago I did a little bit of investigation and found out some deatils on thsoe named:

Langton Parish War Memorial, Gavinton, Berwickshire

1914-1918

BLACK, William Pte. King’s Own Scottish Borderers
Listed on the Langton Parish War Memorial, Gavinton

ELLIOT, Francis William 45472 Pte. 4th Bn. King’s Own Scottish Borderers
Died home 12.7.18. Born Langton. Enlisted Duns. Home Duns.
Buried in Langton Parish Churchyard, Gavinton.
Listed on the Langton Parish War Memorial, Gavinton

FORREST, Robert 921 Pte. 3rd Bn. Australian Infantry.
Died 22.7.16. Age 25. Son of Samuel and Nancy Pate Forrest of Middle Field, Duns. Born Lanark.
Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Somme, France
Listed on the Langton Parish War Memorial, Gavinton

HOULISTON, Robert P. M2/106928 Pte. 24th Motor Ambulance Convoy.
Royal Army Service Corps.
Died 26.2.1919. Age 28. Husband of Mary Tait Redpath Houliston, of Gavinton.
Buried in Belgrade Cemetery, Namur, Belgium.
Listed on the Langton Parish War Memorial, Gavinton

IRELAND, James 201050 L/Cpl. 2nd Bn. King’s Own Scottish Borderers
Killed in action 18.9.18 Son of Mrs. Margaret Elliot of Stobswood, Duns. Born Dornock. Enlisted Duns, Berwickshire. Home Gavinton.
Buried in Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, France.
Listed on the Langton Parish War Memorial, Gavinton.

MERCER, Henry Gray 201345 Pte. 1/4th Bn. King’s Own Scottish Borderers
Died of wounds 4.10.18. Age 21 Son of George and Elizabeth Middlemiss Mercer of Langton Kennels, Duns. Born Langton. Enlisted Duns. Home Duns.
Buried in Proville British Cemetery, France
Listed on the Langton Parish War Memorial, Gavinton.

MERCER, John Middlemiss S/3544 Pte. 11th Bn. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Died 27.9.15 Age 20 Son of George and Elizabeth Middlemiss Mercer of Langton Kennels, Duns.
Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France.
Listed on the Langton Parish War Memorial, Gavinton

PATTERSON, Walter 19891 Pte. 16th Bn. Royal Scots
Died 3.5.17 Age 33. Son of Walter and Janet Patterson of Gavinton, Duns.
Buried in Roeux British Cemetery, France.
Listed on the Langton Parish War Memorial, Gavinton

SCOTT, John Pte. Royal Scots
Listed on the Langton Parish War Memorial, Gavinton

SCOTT, Thomas Pte. King’s Own Scottish Borderers
Listed on the Langton Parish War Memorial, Gavinton

SCOULLER, James Staff-Sgt. Royal Field Artillery
Listed as Scouler on Langton Parish War Memorial, Gavinton

WALKER, W.C. M.C. Captain. Camerons
Listed on the Langton Parish War Memorial, Gavinton

1939-1945

HOWIE, George 3190379 Sgt. 4th Bn. King’s Own Scottish Borderers
Died 7.1.45 Age 23. Son of James and Elizabeth Howie. Husband of Catherine Howie of Buckie, Banffshire.
Listed on the Langton Parish War Memorial, Gavinton


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 11, 2013 11:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Buildings of Scotland - Borders, p321

Carved Celtic cross War Memorial, c1920.
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