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Ian M



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PostPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 5:09 pm    Post subject: Selkirk West United Free Church Reply with quote



Selkirk Parish Church



Interior




West United Free Church and the Forest Church United, Selkirk


This memorial, and several others from former Selkirk Churches, are now in this Church.


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PostPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 5:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A nice memorial. Good to see Ian getting some of the church memorials on, excellent work.
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PostPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 6:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

dhubthaigh wrote:
A nice memorial. Good to see Ian getting some of the church memorials on, excellent work.

Aye, he's been well trained. Wink

I'm a bit disappointed to say that I've been in that church but despite looking, I never spotted the plaque.
(I'll go and face the corner now Embarassed )
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PostPosted: Sat May 10, 2008 6:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Andrew Smith Birrell is also commemorated on the Lilliesleaf War Memorial:

Name: BIRRELL, ANDREW SMITH
Initials: A S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Additional information: Son of Andrew and Kate Birrell, of Lilliesleaf, Roxburghshire; husband of Katherine Hutton Young Wright Birrell, of 199, Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. B. 21.
Cemetery: TILLOY BRITISH CEMETERY, TILLOY-LES-MOFFLAINES
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Name: LILLICO, PETER MARSHALL
Initials: P M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 16/03/1917
Service No: 277388
Additional information: Son of William and Eliza Lillico, of Goslaw Green, Selkirk. Civil occupation: gardener.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. H. 21.
Cemetery: AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 14, 2008 3:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

UKNIWM Ref: 44370
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