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Mid J R H Faed, New Galloway
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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2007 8:41 pm    Post subject: Mid J R H Faed, New Galloway Reply with quote

UKNIWM Ref: 44430

The memorial is in St Margaret's Episcopal Church, New Galloway. OS Map Ref: NX 635 779

He is the only Faed listed on SNWM and CWGC

Name: FAED, JAMES RONALD HERDMAN
Initials: J R H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Midshipman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Goliath."
Age: 15
Date of Death: 13/05/1915
Additional information: Son of James and Eleanor Annie Faed, of Medwyn Head, Peebleshire, and The Bungalow, New Galloway, Kirkcudbrightshire. Was present at actions off Belgian coast and Dar-es-Salaam, German East Africa.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 8.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL

From the text on CWGC, it seems that he might also be listed on a memorial in Peebleshire.

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2007 9:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Must be one of the youngest from Kirkcudbrightshire to die in WW1. Here is the young man:


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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2007 5:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This thread really fuelled my interest - a 15 year old boy who "Gave his life for his country".
I did a little digging and found the following birth index entry:
Births Jun 1899
Faed James Ronald H Hampstead 1a 655
His father, James Faed Jnr., was a celebrated artist and came from a family well known in this field;
Here is a link to some fascinating info. on James Faed Jnr.
http://www.futuremuseum.co.uk/Default.aspx?Id=555&mode=collection
Here is a link to some info. on his grandfather - James Faed
http://www.archiveshub.ac.uk/news/04080602.html
James RH Faed's mother was Eleanor Faed m.s. Herdman.
James RH Herdman was living with his maternal grandparents at the time of the 1901 Scottish Census.
James RH Herdmans, grandfather - John Herdman - was a flour mill owner and lived in a 23 roomed house named Hazelbank, Corstorphine Road, Haymarket, Edinburgh. They had 6 domestic servants.
This is a link to the Faed family website
http://www.faedfamily.co.uk/
The newspaper photo was a great addition to see.
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2007 5:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have e-mailed Colin Faed who maintains the family website drawing his attention to this thread.
I have asked, if he thinks appropriate, to add some comment to the thread.

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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2007 6:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I never cease to be amazed at what information can result from posting a memorial. It helps you realise these were real people and real lives.
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2007 7:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

spoons wrote:
I never cease to be amazed at what information can result from posting a memorial. It helps you realise these were real people and real lives.


I know exactly what you mean spoons. That is another facet of this site. Turning these people, however briefly, into 'remembered' lives.

I hope I'm not over-egging the thread but here is an excellent wee piece of resource on the Faeds
http://www.gatehouse-of-fleet.co.uk/thefaeds.htm
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2007 7:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Amazing info - well done to all concerned.
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PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2007 6:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you Mark for your email,
Whilst on the way to a family re-union in Kirkcudbright in August 2000 I spent a day in Edinburgh and on a visit to the Castle, I visited the war memorial to see the record of Ronald Faed's death in action. Despite the fact he died over 40 years before I was born, and I already knew what had happened to him, I felt quite emotional to see the record, It somehow bought it home to me in a way that simply being told about it by my Father never had.
Ronald was my Great-Uncle's son, (my second cousin?).

My Grandfather had and often used cameras, so I have family photos going back to 1898. One dated 1901 has been titled by my late Father "Ronald Faed, lost in HMS Goliath 1915" Also there is a photo which seems to be dated 1921 and titled "War Memorial Glenluce" I can only assume this lists Ronald on it.
Hopefully I'll manage to post the photos, if not, here's the urls

http://www.faedfamily.co.uk/RonaldFaed1899-1915.jpg
http://www.faedfamily.co.uk/WarMemorial.jpg



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PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2007 6:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Colin,
Welcome to the Forum.
It's great to hear from a family with direct links to what we've posted.
It makes it all worthwhile indeed.
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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2007 1:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Colin,
Thanks for taking the time & trouble to post. I know that everyone here will be most appreciative of the info.
I was especially stunned at 'wee' James Faed in his pram - with mum I presume.
Hard to think that, an undoubtedly promising life, was taken away not too long after.
I think most of the like-minded folk on this forum get a 'sense' of this - because thats why we do it.
Hopefully Glenluce will be posted soon and I'll be looking out for the name of James Ronald Herdman Faed - NOT FORGOTTEN.

regards,
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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2007 1:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Glenluce is certainly on my list to 'collect' - I need to take a full day to get that far west and collect several, so the best I can say is sometime in the next 2 months.

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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2007 1:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Paul,

I knew we could count on you. You're doing a great job - and time is no issue. I know what it's like - it took me 7 hours to get up into and around the Rannoch area last week. I thought I may have got all the Atholl Kirks in as well - but no chance.

cheers,
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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2007 7:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have added the Glenluce memorial to the site. No sign of Ronald Faed though.
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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2007 7:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stewarty has posted a modern photograph of the Glenluce Memorial here:
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?p=5604#5604
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 8:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here is a picture of the church:

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