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LCPL J M Hannah, Parton

 
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2007 10:08 pm    Post subject: LCPL J M Hannah, Parton Reply with quote

UKNIWM Ref: 44440

Location, inside Parton Church at OS Map Ref: NX 697 700

Surname HANNAH
Firstname James
Service Number S/11551
Date Death 16/06/1917
Decoration
Place of birth Girchon Kirkcudbright
Other 1st Bn.
SNWM roll THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS
Rank L/Cpl
Theatre of death F.& F.

Name: HANNAH, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 16/06/1917
Service No: S/11551
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 8 and 9.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2007 10:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lance Corporal, S/11551, James Murray Hannah

The third son of Mr Peter Hannah, Parton. Killed in action age 33 years. Prior to enlisting he was a shepherd with Mr Cranston, Mitchellslacks, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire.

(Mitchellslacks Moor was used in the film, The 39 Steps).
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2016 2:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

James Murray Hannah age 33 Lance Corporal (S/11551) 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
James was a shepherd at Mitchellslacks, Closeburn, Dumfriesshire when he enlisted in February 1916. He was posted to 8/10th Battalion in France in July 1916 and transferred to 1st Battalion. He was a member of the Lewis Gun Section when he was shot by a sniper near Monchy-le-Preux.
Born 1884 at Borland, Girthon, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of Peter and Jane (McLellan) Hannah of Parton. Husband of Jeannie McKeand (Miller) Hannah of Gatelawbridge, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire who he married in 1905 in Mochrum Parish, Wigtownshire.
Missing in Action on 16 June 1917 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.
Also named on the Patron Parish War Memorial, on the Parton Parish Church memorial and on the village Roll of Honour; on the Closeburn Parish War Memorial and on the Morton Parish War Memorial in Thornhill.
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