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PTE. RICHARD SHEARER, ROYAL AIR FORCE.
Richard Ewart Shearer – age 19 – Air Mechanic 2nd Class (55892) Clearing Depot (Farnborough) Royal Flying Corps.
Richard died of pneumonia in the Military Hospital in Ayr.
Born 1897 in Moniaive, Glencairn, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late Nicholas Hyslop (Corbet) Shearer and of David Shearer of Hightae, Lockerbie.
Stepson of Harriet (Brown) Shearer.
Died on Service on 17 February 1917 and buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire. (CWG)
Also named on the Royal Four Towns War Memorial in Hightae Village.


L/CPL. JOHN SIM, CAMERON HIGHLANDERS.
John Sim – age 23 – Lance Corporal (S/18631) 5th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders.
John was a farm servant and ploughman when he enlisted as Private (17502) in the 12th Battalion of the Highland Light Infantry in September 1914 but he was discharged due to defective vision a month later. He enlisted again in June 1915 and joined the 5th Camerons in France in October 1915.
Born 1893 Dryfesdale. Son of William Harris Sim and Helen (Burgess) Sim of Roberthill Farm, Lockerbie.
Missing in Action on 18 October 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.
Also named on the Hutton & Corrie Parish War Memorial in Boreland and on the Dryfesdale Parish Church in Lockerbie.


PTE. IRVING SMITH, ROYAL SCOTS.
Irving Smith – age – Private (59423) 12th Battalion, Royal Scots.
Irving 18 was a ploughman at Nether Hutton Farm, Sibbaldbie, Dumfriesshire when he enlisted as Private (23794) in the KOSB in January 1916 He was transferred to the 79th Training Battalion in June before being transferred again as Private (38274) to the 3rd Scottish Rifles in December and then sent to France in March 1918 where he was posted to the 12th Royal Scots.
Born 1897 in Durisdeer, Dumfriesshire. Son of Thomas and Mary Smith of Nether Hutton and of Muirhouse, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 1 October 1918 and buried in Dadizeele New British Cemetery, Belgium.
Also named on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial.
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PTE. WILLIAM SMITH, GORDON HIGHLANDERS.
William Smith – age 19 – Private (202228) 1/7th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
Born 1898 at Broomhouse Cottages, Dryfesdale as John William Johnston Smith. Son of Susan Petrie Smith. Grandson of the late Annie (McGill) Smith and of John Smith of 38 Townhead Street, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 26 March 1918 and buried in Beaumetz-les-Cambrai Military Cemetery No.1, France.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE. THOMAS STARKEY, KOSB.
Thomas Starkey – age 20 – Private (2058 & 240596) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Thomas enlisted in October 1914 and he landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915. He was wounded in July and evacuated to hospital in Manchester. He later served in Egypt and Palestine and was killed at Gaza.
Born 1897 in Dryfesdale as Thomas Waugh Starkey. Son of James and Mary (Bell) Starkey of Bridge Street and of 35 Victoria Square, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 19 April 1917 and buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine.
Also named on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE. JAMES STEEL, HLI.
James Steele – age 25 – Private (6175 & 332912) 1/9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry.
James worked with his father as a horse-shoer at 26 Bridge Street in Lockerbie when he joined the Army Service Corps as a specially enlisted Shoeing Smith (TS8247) in June 1915. However he was discharged a month later as “not likely to become an efficient soldier”. He re-enlisted as Private (1248) in the Lanarkshire Yeomanry but was posted to the HLI. Records indicate that he was then attached to the Royal Engineers as a Private (6181 & 425921) in the 34th Railway Operating Company and a Signal Company.
Born 1892 at New Kayes in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire. Son of James and Maggie (Lockhart) Steele of 55 Bridge Street, Lockerbie who had married in 1891 in Lesmahagow.
Killed in Action on 20 October 1917 and buried in Ration Farm (La Plus Douve) Annex, Belgium.
Also named on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial in Lockerbie.
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PTE. WILLIAM STEEL, ROYAL SCOTS.
Not listed by CWGC/SNWM.
William Steel – age 19 – Private (47134) Royal Scots.
William was a horse-shoer and was living at 30 Bridge Street, Lockerbie when he enlisted for Home Service with the 2nd Garrison Battalion of the Royal Scots in May 1917. He was posted to the 3rd (Reserve) Battalion but was discharged from the army in January 1918 as “not physically fit for war service” due to spinal nerve damage causing partial paralysis. It was adjudged that this was a pre-existing condition and not due to military service. He died of influenza and pneumonia at home in Lockerbie.
Born 1899 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of John Graham Steel and of Isabella Margaret (Bell) Steel of 30 Bridge Street, Lockerbie
Died on 22 November 1918 and buried in Lockerbie (Dryfesdale) Cemetery.
Also named on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE. JAMES STUDHOLME, BLACK WATCH.
James Studholme – age 19 – Private (S/11869) 2nd Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
James was a painter in Lockerbie when he enlisted. He joined his battalion in Mesopotamia in 1916.
Born 1897 in Dryfesdale as John James Studholme. Son of John and Mary Elizabeth Studholme of Dryfebridge, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 22 April 1916 and buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq.
Also named on the All Saints Episcopal Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE. JOHN SWORD, A&SH.
Thought to be:
John Sword – age 18 – Private (2238) 1st Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
John was a farm servant when he enlisted in August 1914. He was posted to his battalion in France in February 1915 but died of a head wound in the 13th General Hospital in Boulogne.
Born 1897 in Gretna, Dumfriesshire. Son of William and Jemima (Hall) Sword of Hollee, Kirkpatrick Fleming, Dumfriesshire.
Died of Wounds on 28 May 1915 and buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France.
Also named on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial and on the Kirkpatrick Fleming Parish War Memorial together with his brother William Sword, Gunner (59087) "X" 9th Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery who died of his wounds on 19 July 1916.
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PTE. JAMES TELFER, KOSB.
James Telfer – age 22 – Lance Corporal (1010 & 240082) 1/5th Battalion (Dumfries and Galloway) King's Own Scottish Borderers.
James was employed in a grocer's shop in Lockerbie when he enlisted. He landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915 and was reported as wounded in August. He later served in Egypt and Palestine and was badly wounded there on 14 November 1917. James died four days later in the 19th General Hospital in Alexandria.
Born 1895 in Ewes, Langholm, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late James Telfer of Mosspeeble, Ewes, Langholm and of the late Jane (Buchanan) Telfer of Johnsfield, Lockerbie. Grandson of Mrs Buchanan of Mains Street. Lockerbie.
Died of Wounds on 18 November 1917 and buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE. WILLIAM TELFORD, KOSB.
William Telford – age 24 – Private (23852) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
William was posted initially to the 1st KOSB.
Born 1893 in Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire as William Douglas Telford.
Son of the late William Telford and of Sarah (Geddes)Telford of Bengall, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 9 April 1917 and buried in Bailleul Road West Cemetery, St. Laurent-Blangy, France.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.


L/CPL. WILLIAM W. TEMPLETON, CANADIANS.
William Wylie Templeton – age 25 – Lance Corporal (153502) 43rd Battalion, Cameron Highlanders of Canada, Canadian Infantry.
Known as Wylie to his family, he had been a policeman with Dumfriesshire Constabulary for three years, serving at Dumfries, Moffat, Canonbie and Lockerbie, before he emigrated to Canada to join the Winnipeg Police Force in May 1913. He also joined the local militia, the 79th Cameron Highlanders of Canada. He enlisted in Winnipeg, Manitoba in July 1915 and visited his family in November on his way to join his battalion in France. Wylie was wounded in June 1916 and evacuated to the Bethnal Green Military Hospital in London where he died.
Born 1890 in Blackpark Farm, Holywood, Dumfriesshire. Son of Jane Templeton of Pilmuir Farm, Lockerbie and of John Hiddleston Stobie, police constable of 137 Drygate, Glasgow.
Died of Wounds on 3 June 1916 and buried in Lockerbie (Dryfesdale) Cemetery. (CWG)
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie and on the Winnipeg Police Department memorial.
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CPL. ADAM THOMSON, KOSB.
Adam Thomson – age 22 – Corporal (14921) 7th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
In 1911 Adam was working in the gardens at Paterdale Hall, Penrith, Westmoreland. He was then an under gardener at Auchencheyne Gardens, Moniaive for two years before becoming an under gardener at Castlemilk, St. Mungo, Dumfriesshire from where he enlisted in September 1914. He landed with his battalion at Boulogne in July 1915 but was killed two months later at the battle of Loos.
Born 1892 in Kilwinning Ayrshire. Son of Adam and Isabella (Graham) Thomson of Rossall College, Fleetwood, Lancashire and of Stump Cross, Bolton-by-Bowland, Clitheroe, Lancashire.
Missing in Action on 25 September 1915 and named on the Loos Memorial, France.
Also named on the St. Mungo Parish War Memorial in the parish church in Kettleholm village.


L/CPL. CHARLES S. THOMSON, HLI.
Charles Stewart Thomson – age 21 – Lance Corporal (1991) 1/5th (City of Glasgow) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry.
Charles enlisted in Glasgow and landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in July 1915. He was wounded and evacuated to hospital in Dundee where he died of his wounds.
Born 1894 in Kilmun, Argyllshire. Son of the late Charles Thomson of Jardine Hall, Applegarth, Lockerbie and of Jessie Jane (McNaughton) Thomson of Cleughfoots, Lockerbie.
Died of Wounds on 14 December 1915 and buried in Applegarth Parish Churchyard Extension. (CWG)
Also named on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial.

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SGT. GEORGE THOMSON, DCM. KOSB
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George Thomson, Distinguished Conduct Medal – age 29 – Sergeant (5282 & 241579) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
George worked for a butcher in Lockerbie before he enlisted. He joined his battalion in Egypt and served in Palestine before the battalion moved to France in April 1918. He was awarded a DCM as 241579 Cpl. (A./Sgt.) G. Thomson, l/5th Bn., K.O.S.B., T.F. (Lockerbie) "He has continuously shown great courage and initiative. In particular at the action of Beugneux, on 29th July, he showed marked gallantry and leadership of men, and when all his officers had become casualties, he brought the company out of action.” George was killed in the battalion's last action of the war at Tieghem. He was re-interred at Harlebeke in June 1920.
Born 1889 Bowhouse Cottage, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire.
Son of the late Charles Thomson of Jardine Hall, Applegarth, Lockerbie and of Jessie Jane (McNaughton) Thomson of Cleughfoots, Lockerbie. Husband of the late Janet (Richardson) Thomson who he married in 1914 in Johnstone, Dumfriesshire. Janet died in December 1918 in Applegarth.
Killed in Action on 31 October 1918 and buried in Harlebeke New British Cemetery, Belgium.
Also named on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial.


PTE. ROBERT C. THOMSON, RSF.
Robert Copland Thompson – age 30 – Private (23990) 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers.
Robert was employed at Balstack Farm, Bankshill when he enlisted. He went to France after just three months of training and was one of four brothers serving. Robert was initially reported wounded and missing but his burial place was found and he was re-interred in Delville Wood.
Born 1887 in Hutton & Corrie, Dumfriesshire as Thompson. Son of Thomas and Mary Jane (Copland) Thompson of Bankshill, Tundergarth, Dumfriesshire.
Killed in Action on 30 July 1916 and buried in Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France.
Also named on the Tundergarth Parish War Memorial.
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CPL. JOHN TOCHRANE, ROYAL SCOTS.
John Tochrane – age 28 – Corporal (59602) 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots.
John was a chauffeur and living at 5 Bruce Street, Annan, Dumfriesshire when he enlisted as Private (22959) in the King's Own Scottish Borderers in January 1916. He was mobilised in March 1916 and served in the 3rd Reserve Battalion until April 1918 when he was promoted to Corporal and posted to the 6th KOSB in France. He was transferred to the 2nd Royal Scots on 15 April but was wounded on 20 May and admitted to the 26th General Hospital in Etaples where he died just over a week later.
Born 1880 in Tundergarth, Dumfriesshire. Son of John and Helen or Ellen (Ward) Tochrane, of Corrie Common, Lockerbie.
Died of Wounds on 29 May 1918 and buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, France.
Also named on the Tundergarth Parish War Memorial.


CPL. HENRY TOD, KOSB.
Note: All records spell the name as Todd.
Henry Todd – age 30 – Corporal (159) 5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Henry was a joiner when he enlisted in the Territorials in April 1908. He was mobilised in August 1914 and was serving at Inverkeithing in Fife when he became ill. Henry died of pneumonia in the 2nd Scottish General Hospital at Craigleith in Edinburgh.
Born 1884 in Ecclefechan, Hoddom, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late George and Annie (McDonald) Todd. Husband of Margaret (Creighton) Todd of Bogside, Lockerbie who he married in 1909 in Tundergarth, Dumfriesshire.
Died on Service on 23 December 1914 and buried in St. Mungo Old Parish Churchyard.
Also named on the St. Mungo Parish War Memorial in the parish church in Kettleholm village.


PTE. JAMES D. WARD, KOSB.
James Davidson Ward – age 24– Private (44156) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
James enlisted as Private (1474) in the Lanarkshire Yeomanry in 1916 and joined the 7th/8th KOSB in France in December 1916 before transferring to the 6th KOSB.
Born 1894 in Tundergarth, Dumfriesshire. Son of David Park Ward and of Janet (Davidson) Ward of Whitecastles Dairy, Corrie and of Cleuchside in Hoddom, Dumfriesshire. Husband of Sarah Ann (Johnstone) Ward of Marjoriebanks, Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire who he married in 1916 in Lochmaben.
Missing in Action on 25 April 1918 and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.
Also named on the Hutton & Corrie Parish War Memorial in Boreland and on the Lochmaben Parish War Memorial and on the Waterbeck Church memorial.
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PTE. FRED WARDHAUGH, ENGLISH & IRISH REGTS.
Frederick Wardhaugh – age 31 – Private (26957) 11th Battalion, Border Regiment.
Fred was an assistant greyhound trainer and was living with his uncle Thomas Steel and his family at Sand House Brampton Cumberland when he enlisted. Also in the household was a domestic servant, Mary Jane Waters, who Fred married in 1913. Fred went to France in late-1916 and was killed at Beaumont Hamel two months later.
Born 1886 Elvinfoot. Crawford, Lanarkshire. Son of Robert and Jane (Moscrop) Wardhaugh, gamedealers, of 14 High Street, Lockerbie. Husband of Mary Jane (Waters) Wardhaugh of The Market Place, Brampton, Cumberland who he married in 1913 in Longtown, Cumberland.
Missing in Action on 10 February 1917 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.
Also named on the All Saints Episcopal Church memorial in Lockerbie and on the War Memorials in Brampton.

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PTE. JAMES WARDHAUGH, ENGLISH & IRISH REGTS
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James Edward Wardhaugh – age 30 – Lance Corporal (12053) The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
James, like his brother, was an assistant greyhound trainer and worked at The Kennels, Croxteth, West Derby, Liverpool. He enlisted in Liverpool in August 1914 and was posted to the 11th Battalion of The King's. He landed in France on 19 May 1915 but was badly wounded at Ypres 10 days later and after treatment in France was evacuated to Stobhill Hospital in Glasgow in June 1915. He returned to duty in September with the 3rd Reserve Battalion at Pembroke Dock in South Wales but had to return to hospital and was admitted to the 3rd Western General in Cardiff in February 1916 where he was adjudged to be unfit for any further service. James was discharged from the army in April 1916 but died in Liverpool three years later from the effects of his wounds.
Born 1889 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of Robert and Jane (Moscrop) Wardhaugh, gamedealers, of 14 High Street, Lockerbie.
Died on 5 June 1919 and buried in Lockerbie (Dryfesdale) Cemetery. (CWG)
Also named on the All Saints Episcopal Church memorial in Lockerbie.
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PTE. S. WARREN, RASC.
Samuel Warren – age 30 – Private (37446) 2/4th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.
Samuel enlisted as Driver (T/2/017767) in the Army Service Corps in October 1914 and went to France in July 1915. He was transferred to the YLI.
Born 1888 at Albie Chapel, Middlebie Parish, Waterbeck, Dumfriesshire.
Son of James and Maggie (Nish) Warren of Whitehill, Lockerbie. Husband of Janet Ellen (Carruthers) Warren of Craigieside, New Abbey, Kirkcudbrightshire who he married in 1913 at New Abbey.
Missing in Action on 27 July 1918 and named on the Soissons Memorial, France.
Also named on the St. Mungo Parish War Memorial in the parish church in Kettleholm village, on the New Abbey War Memorial and on the Roll of Honour of the Sweetheart Abbey Lodge of the Independent Order of Oddfellows Manchester Unity and Friendly Society.


DVR. DAVID WHITE, ROYAL ARTILLERY.
David White – age 32 – Corporal (7298) 64th Army Brigade Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery.
David had been a coachman at the Buccleuch Arms Hotel in Moffat before being employed at the Castlemilk hunting stables in St. Mungo. He had been at the front since June 1915 as a Driver and Corporal.
Born 1885 in Johnstone, Dumfriesshire. Son of William White of St. Ann's, Raehills, Johnstonebridge (formerly forester on the Annadale Estate at Moffat) and of Margaret (Rogerson) White of Upper Murthat Cottage, Beattock, Dumfriesshire.
Killed in Action on 19 October 1917 and buried in Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No.3, Belgium.
Also named on the St. Mungo Parish War Memorial in the parish church in Kettleholm village, on the Moffat War Memorial (as Cpl.) and on the Johnstone Parish War Memorial (as Bombardier)


TPR. JOHN WHITE, CAVALRY.
John White – age 21 – Private (50331) 7th Company, Imperial Camel Corps.
John had worked in a grocer's business in Lockerbie before he enlisted as Private (1243) in the Lanarkshire Yeomanry. He joined the unit in Egypt in 1916 and became Private (295808) when the regiment merged with the Ayrshire Yeomanry to form the 12th (Ayr and Lanark) Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers on 4 January 1917. Later he joined the Camel Corps and was killed at the first battle of Amman.
Born 1897 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of John and Agnes (Scott) White of Park Square and of 25A, Bridge Street, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 28 March 1918 and buried in Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery, Syria.
Also named on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial in Lockerbie and on the Imperial Camel Corps Memorial in London.
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PTE. ANDREW G. WILSON, TANK CORPS.
Andrew Graham Wilson – age 19 – Private (306120) 6th Battalion, Tank Corps.
Andrew enlisted in Greenock as Private (420581) Renfrewshire, Royal Engineers.
Born 1899 in St. Mungo, Dumfriesshire. Son of Andrew and Mary Robertson (Graham) Wilson of St. Mungo.
Killed in Action on 8 October 1918 and buried in Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension, France.
Also named on the St. Mungo Parish War Memorial in the parish church in Kettleholm village, on the Eaglesfield District War Memorial and on the Kirtle Church memorial in Kirtlebridge.


TPR. EBENEZER WILSON, CAVALRY.
Ebenezer Wilson – age – Private (2222) 1/1st Lanarkshire Yeomanry.
Although born in Lockerbie Ebenezer was brought up in Glasgow where his father worked as a Telegraph Linesman and Foreman. He was a joiner when he enlisted and he landed with his unit at Gallipoli in October 1915. He was killed as the Expeditionary Force was in the process of evacuating the peninsula at Cape Helles.
Born 1885 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale as Ebenezer Chesney Wilson.
Son of Andrew and Margaret (Bell) of 3 Renfrew Street, Glasgow and of Park Place, Lockerbie. Husband of Margaret Stewart (Orr) Wilson who he married in 1913 in Darvel, Ayrshire.
His daughter Mary Stewart Orr Wilson was born in 1914 in Kilmarnock.
Killed in Action on 27 December 1915 and buried in Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial in Lockerbie and on the Kilmarnock War Memorial.


GNR. JOHN G. S. WILSON, ROYAL ARTILLERY.
John George Stewart Wilson – age 29 – Gunner (135806) Royal Field Artillery.
John was a ploughman at Townhead Farm, Stonehouse, Lanarkshire when he married in 1913. He died in the Military Hospital in Tipperary, Ireland of wounds received in action.
Born 1889 in St. Mungo, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late James and Janet (Wilson) Wilson of St. Mungo. Husband of May McPhail (Wallace) Wilson of North Lodge, Carstairs who he married in 1913 in Stonehouse, Lanarkshire.
Died of Wounds on 12 April 1918 and buried in Carstairs Cemetery, Lanarkshire. (CWG)
Also named on the St. Mungo Parish War Memorial in the parish church in Kettleholm village and on the Carstairs Parish War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WW2 Casualties are now on this memorial.
For details see: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1420
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Not on this memorial but named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie are:

FRANCIS A. W. CAMERON.
Francis Angus Watson Cameron – age 16 – Private (478) Welland Canal Force, 44th Regiment of Militia.
Francis enlisted in March 1916 at St. Catherines, Ontario. His body was found in the canal a mile below Port Robinson on 4 October 1916. He had not responded to the 0500 challenge on 27 September, and the guard was immediately turned out and dragging began immediately. He was considered an excellent swimmer.
Born 1899 in Lockerbie. Son of the late Angus Cameron (a school teacher) and of Margaret Irvine Cameron of 25 Sunny Bank Place, Aberdeen. The family were still resident in Lockerbie in 1911.
Died on Service on 27 September 1916 and buried in Welland (Woodlawn) Cemetery, Ontario, Canada. (CWG)


IRVINE WILSON.
Irving Wilson – age 26 – Private (460431) 44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry.
Irving's parents David and Janet had married in Dryfesdale in 1884 before emigrating to Canada and Irving was born in Toronto. However by 1901 Janet and Irving, aged 11, were at Kirkwood Stables in Dalton, Dumfriesshire where his mother was caretaker. Irving served his apprenticeship as a baker with Messrs J & A Mackenzie's of Townhead Street, Lockerbie before he and his mother returned to Canada and settled in Winnipeg. He enlisted there in June 1915.
Born 1890 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Son of the late David Wilson and of Janet (Halliday) Wilson, of 538 Ellis Avenue, Winnipeg.
Killed in Action on 18 October 1916 and buried in Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, France.
His half brother, Matthew Irving Halliday, Private (19080) 1st Battalion, Canadian Infantry, died on 6 November 1915 in Brompton Hospital in London and is buried in Lockerbie (Dryfesdale) Cemetery. (CWG)
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:33 am    Post subject: Listing Reply with quote

I can't find the listing reference on the HES portal?
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:45 am    Post subject: Re: Listing Reply with quote

stuartn wrote:
I can't find the listing reference on the HES portal?

I used the map to find it as I knew exactly where it was.
http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB37563

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 24, 2018 7:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Paul,

Thanks for that.
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