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PostPosted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 12:22 am    Post subject: Kirkoswald Reply with quote

Kirkoswald ( Kyle & Carrick District)
The Kirkoswald war memorial is a grey granite celtic cross with wheel-head which stands on the main road at the north west corner of the old kirkyard on the south side of the village.






WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
Andrews John McC. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Crombie Henry A.S.C
Crossan David R.I.A.
Dalrymple Thomas Gordon Highlanders
Dobie William R. Highland Light Infantry
Easton Alexander R.H.A.
Gibson William C. C.E.F.
Harkness Neil Royal Scots Fusiliers
Jamieson David A.I.F.
Lyons George Royal Scots
McCracken William Royal Army Service Corps
McCrindle William A. R.N.R.T.
McCulloch David Machine Gun Corps
McCutcheon Robert Royal Scots Fusiliers
McEwan Robert Royal Scots Fusiliers
McFadzean James G. Scottish Horse
McNicoll Archibald C.E.F.
Milroy James King's Own Scottish Borderers
Ritchie David R.H.A.
Rodger John S. C.E.F.
Rogers Alexander Royal Garrison Artillery
Ross Robert Lovat Scouts
Scott Andrew Black Watch
Shinnan William C.E.F.
Slaven Edward King's Own Scottish Borderers
Slaven John Royal Scots Fusiliers
Sloan Thomas W. Gordon Highlanders
Swindale Thomas R. Royal Scots Fusiliers



WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
Andrew Robert James Royal Air Force
Andrew Thomas R.N.P.S.
Marshall James Kings Own Scottish Borderers
Sutherland James Royal Navy
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 8:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 19, 2009 8:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

OS Map Ref NS 239 075

UKNIWM Ref No 56977
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 6:50 pm    Post subject: Thomas Dalrymple GH Reply with quote

Thomas Dalrymple Pte 310338 7th Gordon Highlanders b Maidens,Ayrshire e Ayr Died of Wounds Home 27/05/1917 Son of the late Mrs. Mary Dalrymple. Born at Kirkoswald, Ayrshire. Kirkoswald Old Churchyard Grave 946
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 6:52 pm    Post subject: Thomas W. Sloan GH Reply with quote

Thomas W. Sloan Private S/7525 1st Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Kirkoswald,Ayr e Ayr Age 38 Killed in Action West-Vlaanderen, Belgium 25/09/1915 Son of Mary Sloan, of Maidens, Ayrshire; husband of Jane Burns Sloan, of 47, Whitehall, Maybole, Ayrshire. Evening Times has 26th. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38 Evening Times 14-10-15 Page 6
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2016 2:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SLAVEN, J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 17547
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 6th/7th Bn
Date of Death: 16/9/1916
Grave Reference: II C 12
Cemetery: Dernancourt Military Cemetery Extension

Wigtownshire Free Press (26/10/1916):

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SWINDALE, THOMAS RENNIE
Initials: TR
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 17843
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 21/3/1918
Age: 23
Additional Information: Son of James William and Jessie F. Swindale (nee Rennie); husband of Annie Swindale (nee Ingram), of 174, Dalrymple St., Girvan, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: III A 12
Cemetery: Chapelle British Cemetery, Holnon

Also named on Girvan War Memorial
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ANDREWS, JOHN MCCRINDLE
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Seaman
Service Number: 5335B
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, SS Nora
Date of Death: 7/11/1918
Age: 32
Additional Information: Son of Margaret Andrews, of 7, Sea View, Maidens, Ayrshire.
Panel Reference: 31.
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CROMBIE, H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 13653
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders, 3rd Bn, transf to (114786) 722nd Coy, Labour Corps
Date of Death: 15/2/1918
Age: 39
Additional Information: Husband of Annie Crombie, of Ruglen, Kilkerran, Maybole, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: II D 5A
Cemetery: Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CROSSAN, D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Service No: 602188
Regiment/Service: Royal Horse Artillery, 1st/1st (Ayrshire) Bty
Date of Death: 10/10/1918
Grave Reference: W63
Cemetery: Jerusalem War Cemetery


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DOBIE, WR
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Service No: 332191
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 9th (Glasgow Hdrs) Bn
Age: 21
Date of Death: 2/12/1917
Additional information: Son of John and Mary Dobie, of 3, Bay Terrace, Girvan, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: II G 6
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Cemetery


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: EASTON, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 602103
Regiment/Service: Royal Horse Artillery, 18th Bde HQ
Date of Death: 19/07/1917
Age: 22
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Mary Grace Easton, of Wellington Lodge, Bath Place, Ayr.
Grave Reference: D 12
Cemetery: Beersheba War Cemetery
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GIBSON, WC
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 426049
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry, 8th Bn
Date of Death: 13/7/1916
Age: 24
Additional Information: Son of Robert and Margaret Andrew Gibson (nee Coulter), of Wearyneuk, Maidens, Ayrshire, Scotland.
Grave Reference: 929
Cemetery: Kirkoswald Old Churchyard
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HARKNESS, N
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 40043
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 6th/7th Bn
Date of Death: 13/10/1916
Grave Reference: III G 35
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: JAMIESON, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 3121
Regiment/Service: Australian Pioneers, 3rd
Date of Death: 24/3/1917
Age: 25
Additional Information: Son of John and Agnes Jamieson; husband of Mary Jamieson, of 97, River St., Perth, Western Australia. Born at Turnberry, Ayrshire, Scotland.
Grave Reference: 312
Cemetery: Kirkoswald Old Churchyard
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