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PostPosted: Sat Dec 23, 2006 11:36 am    Post subject: Mid Calder War Memorial, West Lothian Reply with quote

Mid Clader War Memorial
Location: Gates to local cemetery. Off Main Street at South end of Village.
OS Ref:NT 074 673
Number of Great War Names: 50
Number of WW2 Names: 24


The Community War Memorial for Mid Calder is the impressive gateway to the local cemetery.











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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 4:57 pm    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

WW1

Lieut. P. Allan, C.H.
Pte. G. Aitken, S.H.
L/Cpl. W. Benson, S.R.
Cpl. S.Boyd, Aust.F.
Pte. J.M.R. Calder, R.S.
Pte. James Carr, R.S.
James Conn, Munitions
Pte. A. Clarkson, R.N.D.
Pte. J. Clarkson, H.L.I.
Pte. W. Connelly, S.G.
Pte. W. Cunningham, R.H.
Drivr. R. Dawson, R.F.A.
Pte. W. Dinnie, Can.F.
Pte. R. Findlay, R.S.
Pte. J. Halloran, R.S.
Gr. D. Hay, R.G.A.
Pte. J. Inglis, R.S.
Pte. M. Kennedy, C.H.
Pte. P. King, R.S.F.
Pte. A. Laing, D.G.
Pte. W. Mackie, R.S.
Pte. J. Mallon, R.E.F.
Pte. R. Mitchell, R.S.
Pte. J. Murray, R.S.
Pte. L. Murray, R.S.
Cpl. J. McArthur, S.H.
Pte. C. McGinty, R.D.F.
Pte. G. McLaughlin, R.S.
Pte. J. McLaughlin, R.S.
Sergt. R. O'Neil, A.&.S.H.
Pte. J. Owen, S.G.
Pte. J. Paris, Tank C.
Pte. R. Peden, R.A.M.C.
Pte. J. Potter, S.R.
Pte. R. Potter, R.H.
Sergt. G. Preston, R.S.
Cpl. R. Preston, R.S.
Pte. J. Rogers, Aust.F.
Cpl. J. Russell, Can.F.
Cpl. C. Scott, R.S.
Gr. A. Scott, R.F.A.
Pte. H. Scoular, R.H.
Pte. J. Seffen, R.S.
Gr. J.C. Sutherland, R.F.A.
Cpl. H.C. Walker, R.S.
Pte. W. Wardlaw, H.L.I.
Pte. S. Webster, H.L.I.
Pte. R. Wilkinson, S.G.
C.S.M. J. Yates, R.S.

WW2

F/O. T. Anderson, R.A.F.
A.B. William Brown, R.N.
Spr. Thomas Cairns, R.E.
Rflmn. A. Chambers, Cameronians.
Sgt. C. Crawford, A.&.S.H.
A.C.1. J. Doherty, R.A.F.
Sgt. F/Eng. D. Fell, R.A.F.
Sgt. A/G. H. Fowler, R.A.F.
2nd Lt. R.V. Gibson, G.H.
P/O. C.E. Hamilton, A.A.F.
Sgt. G. Howieson, R.A.F.
A.C. W. Inglis, R.A.F.
A.C.1. H. Kilpatrick, R.A.F.
Smn.Gr. P.J. Malloy, R.N.
Eng.Rm.Art. R. Martin, R.N.
A.B. H.D. McCrudden, R.N.
Stkr. J. McIntyre, R.N.
Pte. G.A. McKerracher, R.S.
Eng.Rm.Art. W. Nathanial, R.N.
Eng.Rm.Art. T. Norris, R.N.
Fslr. G. Porteous, R.N.F.
Gr. Gordon Smith, R.A.
Ast.Ck. R. Taggart, R.N.
L/C. F.A. Wilkinson, R.B.G.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:00 pm    Post subject: 2nd Lt. Peter Allan Reply with quote

Name: ALLAN, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 3rd Bn. attd. 5th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 19/07/1918
Additional information: Son of Robert and Jane Allan, of 219, Pumpherston, Mid Calder, Midlothian. Born Oakbank, Kirknewton, Midlothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. C. 79.
Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:15 pm    Post subject: Pte. George Aitken Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: AITKEN
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 30/09/1918
Service No: RA/10249
Additional information: Son of Robert and Isabella Aitken, of Wellheads, Mid Calder, Midlothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 42.
Cemetery: RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: AITKEN
Firstname: George
Service Number: S/10429 (S/10249)
Date Death: 30/09/1918
Place of birth: West Calder Midlothian
Other: 1st Bn. formerly 94694 R.F.A.
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:23 pm    Post subject: Pte. W. Benson Reply with quote

Name: BENSON, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Date of Death: 23/07/1918
Service No: 26640
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: SOISSONS MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:32 pm    Post subject: Cpl (Sgt) S. Boyd Reply with quote

possibly...

Name: BOYD, SAMUEL
Initials: S
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Unit Text: 20th Bn.
Date of Death: 20/09/1917
Service No: 4070
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 7 - 17 - 23 - 25 - 27 - 29 - 31.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:34 pm    Post subject: Pte. James Muir Reside Calder Reply with quote

Name: CALDER, JAMES MUIR RESIDE
Initials: J M R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: "B" Coy. 15th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 22/10/1917
Service No: 49046
Additional information: Son of William and Jessie Calder, of 2, Society Place, Pumpherston, Mid Calder, Midlothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 11 to 14 and 162.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:37 pm    Post subject: Pte. James Carr Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: CARR
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 41
Date of Death: 01/10/1916
Service No: 23409
Additional information: Son of James and Jane Carr, of Pumpherston, Mid-Calder, Midlothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 12.
Cemetery: LAHANA MILITARY CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: CARR
Firstname: James
Service Number: 23409
Date Death: 01/10/1916
Place of birth: Glasgow
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:47 pm    Post subject: Jame Conn Reply with quote

James Conn, Munitions

A civilian munitions worker it would seem. So unlisted on CWGC or SNWM.

His death may have been outwith Scotland. A James Conn was born in Mid Calder in 1891 but none close to his age died in Scotland between 1914-1921.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:49 pm    Post subject: Pte. Andrew Clarkson Reply with quote

Name: CLARKSON, ANDREW
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Marine Light Infantry
Unit Text: "B" Coy. Chatham Bn. R.N. Div
Age: 22
Date of Death: 07/06/1915
Service No: CH/433(S)
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Mary Clarkson, of Market St., Mid Calder, Midlothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 2 to 7.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:51 pm    Post subject: Pte. John Clarkson Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: CLARKSON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 15th Bn.
Date of Death: 11/08/1918
Service No: 24606
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 9 and 10.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: CLARKSON
Firstname: John
Service Number: 24606
Date Death: 11/08/1918
Place of birth: Mid Calder Midlothian
Other: 15th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:18 pm    Post subject: Pte. William Connelly Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: CONNELLY
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 21/12/1914
Service No: 9539
Additional information: Husband of Margaret Dibble (formerly Connelly), of 12, Smithfield St., Gorgie, Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: R.C. 823.
Cemetery: NETLEY MILITARY CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: CONNELLY
Firstname: William
Service Number: 9539
Date Death: 21/12/1914
Place of birth: Mid Calder Midlothian
SNWM roll: SCOTS GUARDS
Rank: Gdsn
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:27 pm    Post subject: Pte. Walter Cunningham Reply with quote

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CWGC
Name: CUNNINGHAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 18/08/1916
Service No: S/9898
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. H. 26.
Cemetery: ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY, MIRAUMONT

SNWM
Surname: CUNNINGHAM
Firstname: Walter
Service Number: S/9898
Date Death: 18/08/1916
Place of birth: Borthwick Midlothian
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:36 pm    Post subject: Dvr. Robert Dawson Reply with quote

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Name: DAWSON
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: "C" Bty. 124th Bde.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 26/02/1919
Service No: 93654
Additional information: Son of John Dawson, of 8, Pumpherton, Mid-Calder.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 52.
Cemetery: MID-CALDER CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: DAWSON
Firstname: Robert
Service Number: 93654
Date Death: 26/02/1919
Place of birth: Dalkeith
SNWM roll: ROYAL HORSE AND ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY
Rank: Dvr
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 9:11 pm    Post subject: Pte. William Rait Dinnie Reply with quote

Name: DINNIE, WILLIAM RAIT
Initials: W R
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)
Unit Text: 85th Bn.
Age: 45
Date of Death: 29/04/1917
Service No: 737072
Additional information: Son of William and Jean Murray Dinnie; husband of the late Elizabeth Wallace Rodger Dinnie; father of Agnes Lily Dinnie, of 136, Pumpherstone, Mid Calder, Midlothian, Scotland. Born at St. Cyrus, Kincardineshire. Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. C. 12.
Cemetery: LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY, VIMY
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