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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 3:31 pm    Post subject: LIMEKILNS, CHARLESTOWN & PATTIESMUIR Reply with quote

The UKNIWM has this titled as per the 'subject';



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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 3:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



GREAT WAR





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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 3:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The memorial is situated in a commanding position, overlooking the Firth of Forth, on a hill called Beggars Knoll.

The Forth Road Bridge can just about be seen in the left distance of this photograph;

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 3:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HILL
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit Text: 16th Heavy Bty.
Age: 38
Date of Death: 21/10/1916
Additional information: Son of the late John and Amelia Hill, of York; husband of Winifred M. A. Hill, of New Cottage, Limekilns, Dunfermline, Fifeshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. I. 3.
Cemetery: WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 04, 2008 2:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CRAWFORD, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 25/09/1916
Service No: S/14469
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. David Crawford, of West End, Charlestown, Fifeshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 10 A.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

No relation, although I did serve in the Black Watch when I was 17.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2011 10:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This man is also listed on the Duns War Memorial in Berwickshire

SKINNER, WILLIAM HUGH
Initials: W H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 36
Date of Death: 19/12/1917
Service No: 232209
Awards: M M
Additional information: Son of Andrew and Jessie Skinner, of Halkettshall, Limekilns, Fifeshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXXI. D. 11.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

He is listed in the Death notices of 'The Scotsman' of 27th December 1917 as being the organist at Duns Parish Church. The Duns memorial lists his Military Medal. This memorial doesn't.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:00 am    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

ERECTED BY
THE PEOPLE OF THIS DISTRICT
AS A TOKEN OF THASNKSGIVING
FOR PEACE
AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE
OF THE NOBLE SELF-SACRIFICE
OF THEIR RELATIONS AND
FRIENDS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
ON ACTIVE SERVICE
IN THE CAUSE OF
TRUTH HONOUR AND FREEDOM
1914 - 1918

Pte. David Ewan, R.H.
Pte. Harry Ferguson, R.H.
Pte. Geo. Ritchie, R.H.
Pte. Jas. Wilson, Gordon H.
Pte. Joseph Kay, A.&.S.H.
Pte. Geo. Kean, H.L.I.
Pte. Thos. Robertson, H.L.I.
Pte. Jas. White, R. Fus.

Lieut. Jas. Hill, R.G.A.
Bombr. Donald Dunlop, R.G.A.
Ch.Ofcr. And. Simpson, Mer. Marine
Ch.Eng. David Wilson, Mer. Marine
Pte. A. Law M.M., Can. Inf.
L-Sgt. Robt. McLaren, R.S.
L-Cpl. Jas. Wood, R.S.
Pte. Jas. Cant, R.S.
Ch. Eng. Js. T. Simpson, Mer. Marine

Pte. Albt. J.H. Williams, R.S.
L-Cpl. Wm. Skinner, Northd. Fus.
Gnr. Thos. McLaren, F.F.A.
Dvr. Wm. Knox, R.F.A.
A.B. Jn. McC. Carscadden, R.N.
Pte. Jas. R. Bell, Cam H.
Pte. John Reid, Cam. H.
Pte. Geo. Birrell, N. Hants. Reg.
Pte. Alex. Crawford, R.H.

1939- 1945

L-Cpl. Richard Barbour, Scots Guards
Cpl. John Duff, A.&.S.H.
L.N.A. Ronald W. J. Duff, R.N.
P.O. Albert C.J. Ealkenstein, R.A.F.
Pte. Alexander Hunter, H.L.I.
Sapper Henry Lothian, R.E.
Bdr. Peter McDougall, R.A.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:20 am    Post subject: Pte. Archibald Law M.M. & Bar Reply with quote

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Pte. A. Law M.M., Can. Infy. (Actually M.M. & Bar)

Canadian Attestation papers

Born Glasgow.
M.M. gazetted 18th June, 1917, Bar to M.M. gazetted 21st August 1917

CWGC
LAW, A
Rank: Private
Service No: 161143
Date of Death: 25/10/1918
Age: 29
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry 102nd Bn.
Awards: M M and Bar
Grave Reference: I. A. 23.
Cemetery: QUEANT ROAD CEMETERY, BUISSY
Additional Information: Husband of Jessie Law, of Main St., Limekilns, Dunfermline Fife, Scotland.

SNWM
unlisted
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PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 5:29 pm    Post subject: postcard Reply with quote

This old postcard titles the memorial "Limekilns, Charlestown and Pattiesmuir".



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PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 9:34 pm    Post subject: Re: postcard Reply with quote

DelBoy wrote:
This old postcard titles the memorial "Limekilns, Charlestown and Pattiesmuir".


Based on that I have amended the title.

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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 12:14 am    Post subject: Pte. George Kean Reply with quote

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Pte. Geo. Kean, H.L.I.

CWGC says 19th Btn. & SNWM says 16th Btn.

CWGC
KEAN, G
Rank: Private
Service No: 43060
Date of Death: 18/11/1916
Age: 23
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 19th Bn.
Grave Reference: C. 8.
Cemetery: FRANKFURT TRENCH BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL
Additional Information: Son of John and Janet Kean, of Sandilands, Limekilns, Fifeshire.

SNWM
Surname: KEAN
Firstname: George
Service Number: 43060
Date Death: 18/11/1916
Other: 16th Bn. formerly 1171 H.C.B.
SNWM roll: THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 12:33 am    Post subject: Dvr. William Knox Reply with quote

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Dvr. Wm. Knox, R.F.A.

Date of death differs by a day between CWGC & SNWM. If born at Dunfermline how can he be a native of Sea Houses?


CWGC
KNOX, WILLIAM
Rank: Driver
Service No: 387
Date of Death: 22/04/1917
Age: 23
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery 24th Div. Ammunition Col.
Grave Reference: II. E. 9.
Cemetery: BULLY-GRENAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY, BRITISH EXTENSION
Additional Information: Son of John and Catherine Knox, of Main St., Limekilns, Dunfermline. Native of Sea Houses, Northumberland.

SNWM
Surname: KNOX
Firstname: William
Service Number: 387
Date Death: 21/04/1917
Place of birth: Dunfermline
SNWM roll: ROYAL HORSE AND ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY
Rank: Dvr
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 12:54 am    Post subject: L-Sgt. Robert McLaren Reply with quote

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L-Sgt. Robt. McLaren, R.S.

CWGC
McLAREN, ROBERT
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Service No: 351129
Date of Death: 23/04/1917
Age: 40
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots 9th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. B. 15.
Cemetery: LEVEL CROSSING CEMETERY, FAMPOUX
Additional Information:Son of Robert and Janet McLaren, of Limekilns, Fifeshire.

SNWM
Surname: McLAREN
Firstname: Robert
Service Number: 351129
Date Death: 23/04/1917
Other: 9th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Rank: A/L Sgt
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 1:02 am    Post subject: Pte. John Reid Reply with quote

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Pte. John Reid, Cam. H.

CWGC
REID, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service No: S/29809
Date of Death: 23/09/1917
Age: 23
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 5th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 136 to 138.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of William and Margaret Reid, of Red Row, Limekilns, Dunfermline.

SNWM
Surname: REID
Firstname: John
Service Number: S/29809
Date Death: 23/09/1917
Place of birth: Dunfermline
Other: 5th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 1:10 am    Post subject: Pte. Thomas Robertson Reply with quote

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Pte. Thos. Robertson, H.L.I.

CWGC
ROBERTSON, THOMAS
Rank: Private
Service No: 43070
Date of Death: 09/06/1918
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 16th Bn.
Grave Reference: III. B. 7.
Cemetery: BERLES NEW MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of John and Margaret Robertson, of Main St., Limekilns, Fife.

SNWM
Surname: ROBERTSON
Firstname: Thomas
Service Number: 43070
Date Death: 09/06/1918
Place of birth: Limekilns Fife
Other: 16th Bn. formerly 2442 H.C.B.
SNWM roll: THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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