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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2007 8:06 pm    Post subject: Hawick - Allars Church Memorial (T) Reply with quote

Allars Church Memorial - Hawick

Brass plaque 5ft x 3ft now housed in Hawick Wilton Lodge Museum after the former Allars Church, in the Cross Wynd was demolished.
The Great War plaque was unveiled in September 1921 by Mr Charles Spalding, senior elder, the service conducted by the Rev.James Wotherspoon, B.D.

OS map ref NT490193
UKNIWM Ref: 44302 + 44303

Lists 19 men from the Great War and 7 from the Second World War.



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2007 8:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pte George Armstrong 28-Mar-18 17th bn Royal Scots
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=852222

Rifleman John Beattie South Africans Died in Rhodesia 1916. Not commemorated by CWGC

Pte Andrew Currie 06-Nov-17 31st Bn. Canadians
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=923185

L/Cpl Alex.Nichol Davidson 23-Aug-18 1st Bn. Gordon Highlanders
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=1741630

Cpl David Houliston 06-Oct-15 1st Bn. Gordon Highlanders
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=502371

Sapper James Clark Hunter 04-Feb-19 RE
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=664730

Cpl James Inglis 20-Jul-18 6th Bn. Seaforth Highlanders
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=309221

Pte James Turnbull Johnstone 09-Mar-17 ASC
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=898467

Pte William G. Marchbank 03-Sep-16 5th Bn. Black Watch
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=804548

Cpl William J. McCallum 25-Mar-18 6th Bn. KOSB
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=1584615

Gunner William Ogg 27-May-18 119 Royal Garrison Artillery
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=1759583

Sgt William Paterson 11-Apr-17 2 Scots Greys
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=307155

Pte George Purves 30-Sep-18 17 Royal Scots
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=160512

Pte George Henry Scott 15-Nov-18 2 Royal Fusiliers
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=545058

Driver G. William Smith 12-Oct-16 ASC
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=630274

Cpl Archibald Elliot Turnbull 03-May-18 9 Scottish Rifles
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=2938580

Pte William Mark Turnbull 01-Jul-16 16 Royal Scots
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=817303

Pte William Walker 01-Jul-16 15 Royal Scots
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=818611

Trooper Robert Wilson 01-Nov-14 2 Scots Greys
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=448717
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2011 3:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"To the glory of God and in memory of the men of this church who fell in the Great War 1914-1919"

Sgt D Houliston, Gordons
Sgt W Patterson, Scots Greys
Cpl J Inglis , Seaforths
Cpl W.J McCallum, KOSB
Cpl A.E Turnbull, Cameronians
L/Cpl A.N Davidson, Gordons
Sapper J.C Hunter, R.E.
Gunner W.Ogg, R.G.A
Trooper R. Wilson Scots Greys
Pte G. Armstrong, Royal Scots
Pte J. Beattie South Africans
Pte A. Currie Canadians
Pte J. T. Johnstone R.A.S.C
Pte W. G. Marchbank, Black Watch
Pte G. Purves, Royal Scots
Pte G.H Scott, Royal Fusiliers
Pte G.W Smith, R.A.S.C
Pte W.M Turnbull, Royal Scots
Pte W. Walker, Royal Scots

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2011 6:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WW2 plaque listing 7 names




IN FOND REMEMBRANCE THIS WAR MEMORIAL OF
ALLARS CHURCH HAWICK GIFTED TO THIS MUSEUM BY
ITS FORMER MEMBERS & GRATEFULLY RECALLING ALSO
THE FOLLOWING YOUNG MEN OF THIS CHURCH WHO FELL IN
THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 1945


Philip Armstrong, RA
William Hunter, Black Watch
Eric W Marsden, AFVR
George Murray, RSF
James S Riddle, IMS
David S Scott, RN
John Smith, KOSB
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

From what I can see Allars Church was a United Free Church during the First World War.

It looks like the church closed in 1949 which could explain why there was no memorial for the Second World War until after the church closed.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 02, 2015 5:32 pm    Post subject: David Smith Houliston Reply with quote

David Smith Houliston Cpl 3/7307 1st Gordon Highlanders b Kelso,Roxburgh 15/04/1891 e Hawick 24 Died of Wounds F & F 06/10/1915 Son of Isabella Houliston, of 15, Waverley Terrace, Hawick. 1901 Census: 13 Cross Wynd, Hawick. Service Records: 21 Pages: Occ: Warehouseman. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Etaples Military Cemetery Fr 0040 Plot II Row C Grave 02
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Alexander Nichol Davidson L/Cpl S/20506 1st Gordon Highlanders b Hawick,Roxburgh e Hawick,Roxburgh Age 19 Killed in Action F & F 23/08/1918 Son of Mrs. Isabella Davidson, of 11, Douglas Rd., Hawick, Roxburghshire. Father: James. 1901 Census: 2 Union Street, Hawick. Vis-En-Artois Memorial M. R. 16 Panel 10
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