The Scottish Military Research Group - Commemorations Project Forum Index The Scottish Military Research Group - Commemorations Project
(Registered Scottish Charity No. SC043826). Please visit our homepage at www.scottishmilitaryresearch.co.uk
 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

Aberlady, East Lothian

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    The Scottish Military Research Group - Commemorations Project Forum Index -> Lothians - Civic Memorials
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Adam Brown
Curator


Joined: 14 Dec 2006
Posts: 7356
Location: Edinburgh (From Sutherland)

PostPosted: Sat Feb 24, 2007 2:29 pm    Post subject: Aberlady, East Lothian Reply with quote

Aberlady War Memorial
Location: Memorial Gardens beside A198 at West end of village
OS REf: NT 460 797

This memorial was erected to four Aberlady men lost in the Boer War and was reused for both World Wars. I will try and get a transcription of the names atht aren't clear as soon as I can.











Adam
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
DelBoy



Joined: 12 Jul 2007
Posts: 4862
Location: The County of Angus

PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:16 pm    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

BOER WAR

Sergt. Major W. Ramsay Hunter, Kitcheners Bodyguard
Lance Sergt. G.D. Ferguson, Seaforth Highlanders
Corporal H. Harvey, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Private A. Duncan 2nd Gordon Highlanders
Trooper W. Welch, 2nd Scottish Horse

WW1

Lieut. Col. G.E. Hope M.C., Grenadier Guards
Capt. Hugo Francis Lord Elcho, Royal Gloucestershire Hussars
Capt. W.C. Taylor, Royal Field Artillery
Lieut W. Dalgliesh M.C., Royal Scots
Second Lieut. R.J. Dewar, D.C.M., Royal Field Artillery
Sec. Lieut. Hon. Ivo. A. Charteris, Grenadier Guards
Sec. Lieut. R.S. Scarlett, Royal Scots

Driver J. Murray, Royal Garrison Artillery
Sergt. James Bird, Royal Scots
Private W. Brims, Royal Scots
Private J. Cunningham, Royal Scots
Private C. Eeles, Royal Scots
Private J.C. Guy, Royal Scots
Private H. Hannay, Royal Scots
Private T. Ritchie, Royal Scots
Private J. Templeton, Royal Scots
L-Cpl. P. McPhail, Royal Fusiliers
(??). J. Alexander, Royal Scots Fusiliers
L-Cpl. T. Bird, Scottish Rifles
(????). J. McIntosh, Black Watch

WW2

Thomas W.H.M. Gillies, Royal Navy
James Scott, Royal Army Service Corps


Last edited by DelBoy on Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:22 pm; edited 1 time in total
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
DelBoy



Joined: 12 Jul 2007
Posts: 4862
Location: The County of Angus

PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:17 pm    Post subject: Lt.Col. George Everard Hope M.C. Reply with quote

Name: HOPE, GEORGE EVERARD
Initials: G E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Regiment/Service: Grenadier Guards
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers
Secondary Unit Text: attd. Cdg. 1st/8th Bn.
Date of Death: 10/10/1917
Awards: M C
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. A. 1.
Cemetery: RAMSCAPPELLE ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
DelBoy



Joined: 12 Jul 2007
Posts: 4862
Location: The County of Angus

PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:20 pm    Post subject: Capt. (Lord) Hugo Francis Charteris (Elcho) Reply with quote

Name: ELCHO, HUGO FRANCIS CHARTERIS
Initials: H F C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: ALIAS
Date of Death: 23/04/1916
Additional information: See CHARTERIS, the true family name.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: JERUSALEM MEMORIAL

Name: CHARTERIS, Lord HUGO FRANCIS
Initials: H F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Gloucestershire Hussars
Age: 32
Date of Death: 23/04/1916
Additional information: Son of the 11th Earl and Countess of Wemyss, of Gosford, Aberlady, Edinburgh; husband of Lady Elcho (nee Lady Violet Catherine Manners (now Lady Violet Benson), of 32, Montagu Square, London, W. His brother, Yvo Alan Charteris also fell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 3.
Memorial: JERUSALEM MEMORIAL
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
DelBoy



Joined: 12 Jul 2007
Posts: 4862
Location: The County of Angus

PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:23 pm    Post subject: Capt. W.C. Taylor Reply with quote

Possibly...

CWGC
Name: TAYLOR, WILLIAM CURRIE
Initials: W C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Date of Death: 07/11/1918
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. W/236.
Cemetery: EDINBURGH (ROSEBANK) CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: TAYLOR
Firstname: William Currie
Date Death: 07/11/1918
Other: (14th D.A.C.).
SNWM roll: ROYAL HORSE AND ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY
Rank: Lt. (A/Capt.)
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
DelBoy



Joined: 12 Jul 2007
Posts: 4862
Location: The County of Angus

PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:25 pm    Post subject: Lt. William Dalgliesh M.C. Reply with quote

Name: DALGLIESH, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 12/11/1917
Awards: M C
Additional information: Son of William Dalgliesh, of Bickerton, Aberlady, East Lothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 10.
Memorial: JERUSALEM MEMORIAL
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
DelBoy



Joined: 12 Jul 2007
Posts: 4862
Location: The County of Angus

PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:27 pm    Post subject: 2nd.Lt. Robert Johnman Dewar D.C.M. Reply with quote

Name: DEWAR, ROBERT JOHNMAN
Initials: R J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 153rd Bde.
Secondary Regiment: 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys)
Secondary Unit Text: formerly
Age: 23
Date of Death: 05/10/1918
Awards: D C M
Additional information: Son of Peter McCall Dewar and Catherine Crawford Johnman Dewar, of Elcho House, Aberlady, East Lothian. Native of Roslin, Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: BB. 3.
Cemetery: POTIJZE BURIAL GROUND CEMETERY
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
DelBoy



Joined: 12 Jul 2007
Posts: 4862
Location: The County of Angus

PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:28 pm    Post subject: 2nd.Lt. (The Hon.) Ivo Alan Charteris Reply with quote

Name: CHARTERIS, The Hon. YVO ALAN
Initials: Y A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Grenadier Guards
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Secondary Unit Text: (Special Reserve)
Age: 19
Date of Death: 17/10/1915
Additional information: Son of 11th Earl of Wemyss and Countess of Wemyss, of 62, Cadogan Square, London. His brother, Lord Elcho also fell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: L. 10.
Cemetery: SAILLY-LABOURSE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
DelBoy



Joined: 12 Jul 2007
Posts: 4862
Location: The County of Angus

PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:29 pm    Post subject: 2nd.Lt. Robert Stubbs Scarlett Reply with quote

Name: SCARLETT, ROBERT STUBBS
Initials: R S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 16th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 20/12/1917
Additional information: Son of Thomas Aitken Scarlett and Emily Robertson Scarlett, of 204, Newhaven Rd., Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. D. 20.
Cemetery: WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
ADP



Joined: 13 Jun 2008
Posts: 466
Location: Edinburgh

PostPosted: Sun Jan 24, 2016 9:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name & Rank: Lance Sergeant G D Ferguson
Service Number: 2000
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders
Died 11-Dec-1899 Magersfontein, South Africa

Born: George Ferguson, 08-Dec-1867 Fisherrow (Inveresk parish)
Married: 31-Dec-1897 in Aberlady to Catherine Henderson Murray.
Occupation on marriage certificate: Corporal, 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
On other documents: George Dickson Ferguson (Dickson was his mother's maiden surname).

Family at Fort George by May 1899, when son John Dickson Ferguson was born. G D Ferguson's rank given as sergeant.

Commemorated on Aberlady War memorial, and Seaforth Highlanders Boer War regimental memorial in Dingwall.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    The Scottish Military Research Group - Commemorations Project Forum Index -> Lothians - Civic Memorials All times are GMT
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum


Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group. Hosted by phpBB.BizHat.com