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PostPosted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 11:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

From The Scotsman Monday 24th October 1921.

    WEST LINTON

    The war memorial, which consists of a red freestone monument with bronze tablet, and on which is inscribed 32 names, is situated on the common between the Parish Church and the old toll-house. Sir James Ferguson, Bart. of Spital Haugh, who was convenor of committee introduced Sir Donald MacLean, M.P., who after addressing those present unveiled the monument.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 8:40 pm    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

WW1

Lt. James A.H. Fergusson H.L.I.
S.S. William McGill 5th Dragn. Gds.
Majr. Arthur W. Sanderson 7th R.S.
Lt. Eric J. Thomson 7th R.S.
Sc Lt. Francis W. Thomson 7th R.S.
Pte. Willm. D. Chalmers 4th K.O.S.B.
Pte. George Garden Seaforth Hrs.
Cpl. David Urquhart 5th Camrn. Hrs.
Pte. James Moore 8th R.S.
Pte. Peter Caird 10th Gordon Hrs.
Gnr. James Kirkhope R.G.A.
Pte. James D. Sutherland 8th R.S.
Pte. Peter Finlayson H.L.I.
Pte. Alexander Gill Gordon Hrs.
Pte. James Hayton 13th R.S.
Pte. Alex. Wilson 6th Gordon Hrs.

Lc. Cpl. Alex. Rodger Australn. I.F.
Pte. David H. Paterson Lpl. Scot.
Pte. Alex. F. Farquharson A. & S.H.
Pte. John Sibbald 16th R.S
Pte. Adam Muir 8th R.S.
Lc. Cpl. John Muir Canadian Scot.
Pte. William Soutar M.G.C.
Sc. Lt. Douglas V. Gillespie R.A.F.
Pte. John Fraser K.O.S.B.
Pte. Robert Bruce 2nd R.S.
Capt. Robt. Dickson D.C.M. 7th D.L.I.
Pte. Hugh McGill R.S.F.
Pte. John C. Cunningham P.P.C.L.I.
Lt. David B. Halley R.A.F.
Lt. Colin Bruce H.L.I.
Pte. Francis Bell R.S.

WW2

Sgt. Robert Adam R.C.F.
F. Sgt. James D. Cameron R.A.F. V.R.
Sub-Lt. William Courtney F.A.A.
W.O. David T. Hughes R.A.F.
Dvr. Peter W.S. Lawson R.A.S.C.
A.B. Alastair McNeill R.N.
Sgt. William Russell R.A.F.
2nd Lt. Stuart C. Watt R.A.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2012 6:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Designed by Peter Macgregor Chalmers.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 03, 2014 3:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

FRANK BELL

Rank:
Private
Service No:
13843
Date of Death:
03/11/1918
Age:
26
Regiment/Service:
Royal Scots

1st/9th Bn.
Grave Reference:
I. A. 17.
Cemetery:
DON COMMUNAL CEMETERY, ANNOEULLIN
Additional Information:
Son of Robert and Helen Bell, of The Club Rooms, Newcastleton, Roxburghshire. Native of Lazonby Carlisle.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 30, 2014 5:50 pm    Post subject: Peter Caird Reply with quote

Peter Caird Pte S/11197 8th/10th Gordon Highlanders b Kirriemuir,Forfar e West Linton Age 24 Killed in Action F&F 18/09/1916 Son of the late Peter and Sarah Caird. "D" Coy. Coatbridge RoH: Photo: Address 36 Whiffet St; Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15B & 15C Coatbridge & West Linton
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 30, 2014 5:51 pm    Post subject: Alexander Gill Reply with quote

Alexander Gill: Had a few on my database but nothing with West Linton.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 30, 2014 5:53 pm    Post subject: Alexander Wilson Reply with quote

Alexander Wilson Pte 285038 6th Gordon Highlanders b W.Linton,Peebles e Jedburgh Killed in Action F&F 23/04/1917 Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FERGUSSON, JAMES ADAM HAMILTON
Initials: JAH
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 20/9/1914
Age: 22
Additional Information: Son of Sir James Fergusson, Bart., of Spitalhaugh, West Linton, Peebleshire.
Memorial: La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial

Also named on Newlands and Peebles War Memorials.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MCGILL, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Shoeing Smith
Service Number: 6003
Regiment/Service: 5th Dragoon Guards, (Princess Charlotte of Wales's)
Died: 16/11/1914
Additional Information: Son of William and Martha Gargin McGill, of Carlops, Penicuik, Midlothian.
Panel Reference: Panel 5
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

and his brother

Name: MCGILL, HUGH
Rank: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 295758
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 12th (Ayr and Lanark Yeomanry) Bn
Date of Death: 19/7/1918
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of William and Martha McGill, of Carlops by Penicuik, Midlothian. Enlisted 1914.
Panel Reference: Panel 4
Memorial: Ploegsteert Memorial

Both are also named on Carlops and Peebles War Memorials.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SANDERSON, AW
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 7th Bn
Date of Death: 28/6/1915
Age: 35
Additional Information: Son of William Sanderson and Charlotte Milne Dalrymple Sanderson; husband of Ethel Catherine Watson Sanderson, of Lyne Villa, 252, Ferry Rd., Edinburgh. Of Leith.
Grave Reference: Sp Mem C7
Cemetery: Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery

Also named on Peebles War Memorial.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Brothers who died on the same day

Name: THOMSON, ERIC JAMES
Initials: EJ
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 7th Bn
Date of Death: 28/6/1915
Age: 22
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Catherine Thomson, of 30, Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh.
Panel Reference: Panel 26 to 31
Memorial: Helles Memorial

Name: THOMSON, FRANCIS WISHART
Initials: FW
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 7th Bn, "C" Coy
Date of Death: 28/6/1915
Age: 24
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Catherine Thomson, of 30, Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh.
Panel Reference: Panel 26 to 31
Memorial: Helles Memorial

Both are also named on Peebles and edinburgh Academy War Memorials.


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