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PostPosted: Thu Dec 25, 2014 6:13 am    Post subject: Adam Moodie Reply with quote

Adam Kelty Moodie Pte 260101 5th Gordon Highlanders b Fettercairn 7 Aug 1885 e Largs Killed in Action F & F 23/06/1917 Son of Adam & Jane (nee Watson) Moodie, Fettercairn. 1891 Census: Inch. 1901 Census: Inch, Fettercairn. Father's Occ: Public Schoolmaster. B 1886. Soldiers Effects: Widow: Helen A. (Nee Duncan). Pension Ledgers: Wid: Helen. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 58 Dundee PJ 28-07-17 Page 10
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 25, 2014 6:21 am    Post subject: Archibald Dow Jamieson Reply with quote

Archibald Don Jamieson L/sjt S/5374 10th Gordon Highlanders b Glass, Aberdeen. 19 Nov 1891 e Glasgow Age 23 Killed in Action F & F 25/09/1915 Son of Mrs Jamieson, 3 Kelvin St; Largs, Ayrshire. Son of Alexander Jamieson. Service Returns: 118 /AF 500. Age 24. Pension Ledgers: Mo: Jessie. ( nee McLaren. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119 ADJ 06-10-16 RoH
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 25, 2014 6:42 am    Post subject: William Forsyth Purves Reply with quote

William Forsyth Purves Private 288053 1st/6th Bn. Gordon Highlanders transf. to (56 Purves 9410) 54th Prisoners of War Coy. Labour Corps b Hutchesonton, Glasgow 18-1-1873 Age 49 Died Pas de Calais, France 09/11/1918 Son of John Elliot Purves and Isabella Forsyth Purves (nee Short),Some records have Mother as (Isabella Colville Forsyth) of Manseburn House, Largs, Ayrshire. Native of Glasgow. 1881 Census: 1891 Census: 6 Lamb St; Occ: Stableman. Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte Fr 0065 Plot VI Row F Grave 12A
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 9:47 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. William F. Purves, Gordons Reply with quote

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William Forsyth Purves Private 288053 1st/6th Bn. Gordon Highlanders transf. to (56 Purves 9410) 54th Prisoners of War Coy. Labour Corps b Hutchesonton, Glasgow 18-1-1873 Age 49 Died Pas de Calais, France 09/11/1918 Son of John Elliot Purves and Isabella Forsyth Purves (nee Short),Some records have Mother as (Isabella Colville Forsyth) of Manseburn House, Largs, Ayrshire. Native of Glasgow. 1881 Census: 1891 Census: 6 Lamb St; Occ: Stableman. Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte Fr 0065 Plot VI Row F Grave 12A


The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, 14th November, 1918.
"Deaths on Service.
PURVES.-
At 30th General Hospital, France, on 9th November, 1918 (of influenza), William Forsyth Purves, Gordon Highlanders, second son of the late John Elliot Purves, of Coldstream, and Mrs. Short, Manseburn, Largs."


SDGW - Born Glasgow; enlisted Largs.
Some service records exist for this soldier.
Transferred to Labour Corps 16th July, 1918.

30 General Hospital, Calais.

SNWM - WW1
Surname PURVES
Forename William
Rank Pte
Service number 569410
Decoration
Place of birth Glasgow
Date of death 9 November 1918
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Died of wounds.
SNWM roll LABOUR CORPS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to LABOUR CORPS
Other detail formerly 6614. A.& S. Highrs.

Backpay amounting to 4 0s 1d was distributed amongst the following in July, 1919:- Mother, Isabella Short; Brothers, Joseph and John ; Sisters, Jane Peters, Isabella Mackie, Mary Emslie.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 06, 2015 10:26 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Lieut. John F. Campbell - A. & S.H. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Saturday, 14th April, 1917.
"Died on Service.
CAMPBELL.-
Died of wounds, on 10th April, John Fyshe Campbell, Second Lieutenant, A. and S. H., beloved and only son of John Campbell, Boyd Street, Largs."

Some service records exist for this soldier.
Born Largs, Ayrshire. Bank Clerk (Clydesdale Bank - Helensburgh). Single. 28, John Street.
Pte. 1103 9th. Bn. A. & S. H. 8th April, 1909. Dumbarton. (4 years enlist.)
Medical, 22nd April, 1909. Approved, 7th June, 1909, Helensburgh.
Lance-Corporal re-engaged Territorial Force for 1 year 7th April, 1914.
Promoted Corporal 9th September, 1914.


SNWM - WW1
Surname CAMPBELL
Forename John Fyshe
Rank 2nd Lieut
Service number
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 10 April 1917
Theatre of death Unknown
Cause of death Died of wounds.
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 9th Bn. (T.).

CWGC - CAMPBELL, John Fyshe
Rank: Second Lieutenant.
Date of Death:10/04/1917. Age: 28. (Died of wounds.)
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 8th Bn.
Grave Reference: VI. B. 1.
Cemetery: AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Additional Information: Son of John and Annabella Campbell, of 42, Boyd St., Largs, Ayrshire.

1891 Census Ayrshire, Largs, 103 Main Street, recorded (transcription):- John F. Campbell (2), Grandson, born Largs; Margaret Fysh (63), born Largs; John Campbell (36), Ironmonger, son-in-law, born Lanarks., Glasgow; Annabella Campbell (39), Daughter, born Largs; 1 older sibling born Largs.

1901 Census Largs, 42, Boyd Street:- Campbell family, as 1891, with mother-in-law Margaret Fyshe (73) at 44, Boyd Street (Ice Cream Shop) - that's the way I read the Anc. transcript.


Also listed on the Largs Roll of Honour:- http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=6868
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 9:32 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. John H. Begg, H.L.I. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Friday, 27th. July, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
BEGG.-
Killed in action on 15th July, Pte. John Howat Begg, H.L.I., only surviving son of Mrs Begg, Cumberland House, John Street, Largs."

1901 Census Fife, Dunfermline, Mause Row, recorded (transcription):- John H. Begg (7), Scholar, son, born Fifeshire, Crossgates; Robert Begg (39), Minister U.F. Church, born Glasgow; Janet B.H. Begg (31), Wife,born Glasgow; siblings, all born Crossgates; grandmother, born Glasgow.

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Surname BEGG
Forename John H
Rank Pte
Service number 31594
Decoration
Place of birth Crossgates Fife
Date of death 15 July 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Other detail 15th Bn.

SDGW - Born Crossgates, Fife; enlisted Largs.
Service Medal and Award Roll records full name:- John Howat Begg, 15th. H.L.I., 31594 Pte.
Army register of soldier's backpay and War Gratuity records all monies paid to Janet B.H. (mother).
John H. Begg, 15th.Bn. H.L.I., Pte. 31594. Died 15.7.1917, France or Belgium in action.


CWGC - BEGG, John H.
Rank: Private.
Service No: 31594.
Date of Death: 15/07/1917 Age: 23.
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 15th Bn.
Grave Reference: VII. A. 4.
Cemetery: RAMSCAPPELLE ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of the late Rev. Robert Begg, B.D., and of Mrs. Begg, Cumberland House, John St., Largs, Ayrshire.

Also listed on Largs Roll of Honour and on the memorial within Largs Parish Church:- http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?p=70261#70261
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