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LT. DAVID BLACK, ROYAL AIR FORCE.
David Black – age 18 – Second Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps and General List.
David had worked for a short time in the estate office at Castlemilk, St. Mungo, Dumfriesshire and was employed by the Scottish Amicable Assurance Society. He was commissioned to the RFC on 5 July 1917 and was on his first flight with a Training Squadron when his aircraft crashed near Lincoln.
Born 1899 in Dryfesdale. Son of David and Mary Ferguson Black of Mayfield, Lockerbie and of 80 Barrington Drive, Glasgow.
Died on Service on 3 October 1917 and buried in Lockerbie (Dryfesdale) Cemetery. (CWG)
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie and on the Glasgow Roll of Honour.


PTE. JAMES BLACKSTOCK, ENGLISH & IRISH REGTS.
James Blackstock – age 28 – Private (58901) 22nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. (City of London)
James was a baker in Lockerbie when he enlisted as Private (S/4/22611) in the Army Service Corps. He was posted to the 4th Royal Fusiliers in France in September 1917 and transferred to the 22nd Battalion.
Born1889 in Dryfesdale. Son of the late Mary (Scott) Blackstock and of John Blackstock of Townhead, Lockerbie
Missing in Action on 4 December 1917 and named on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, France.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE. JAMES J. BLACKSTOCK, ROYAL SCOTS. {
James Jardine Blackstock – age 19 – Private (59721) 12th Battalion, Royal Scots.
James was a farm servant at Fairholm Farm, Lockerbie when he was mobilised as Private (3616 & 121383) in the Lothian and Border Horse Yeomanry in March 1917. He was posted to the Royal Scots in France in April 1918.
Born 1899 in Maryhill, Glasgow, where his father was a policeman. Son of Joseph and Marion (Syme) Blackstock, of South Lodge, Dryfeholm, Applegarth, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 18 August 1918 and buried in Le Peuplier Military Cemetery, Caestre, France.
Also named on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial.
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TPR. WILLIAM G. BROATCH, CAVALRY.
William Graham Broatch – age 26 – Private (28622) 18th (Queen Mary's Own) Hussars.
A well known local footballer and athlete, William was employed as a traveller with a seedsman in Dumfries and lived at 14 Cardoness Street when he enlisted. He went to France on 18 May 1915 but only a week later he died in 1st North Midlands Field Ambulance Casualty Clearing Station.
Born 1888 in Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire. Son of David and Elizabeth Janet (Graham) Broatch of Jardine Hall Mains, of Dryfesdalegate and of "Esk Dene" Lockerbie.
Died of Wounds on 25 May 1915 and buried in Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, France.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.


S.SMTH. SAMUEL BROCKBANK, ROYAL ARTILLERY.
Not listed by CWGC/SNWM
Samuel Brockbank – age 26 – Shoeing Smith (148225) Royal Field Artillery.
Samuel died at home in Bankshill, Tundergarth.
Born in 1891 in Kirkpatrick Fleming, Dumfriessshire as Samuel Gourley. Son of Ellen (Gourley) Brockbank and step-son of Andrew Brockbank (Blacksmith) of Bankshill.
Died on 6 July 1917 and buried in Tundergarth Parish Churchyard.
Also named on the Tundergarth Parish War Memorial.


PTE. JOHN BROWN, ROYAL SCOTS.
John Brown – age 24 – Private (42843) 12th Battalion, Royal Scots.
John was a hairdresser in Motherwell when he enlisted there in December 1915. He was mobilised as Private (48143) in the Royal Scots Fusiliers in September 1917 and went to France where he was transferred to the Royal Scots on 26 February 1918. He was reported missing in action on 23 March and found to be a prisoner of war. He is recorded as being at a camp in Munster in Germany.
Born in 1894 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of William and Sarah (Gardiner) Brown of 10 Townhead Street and of 33 Livingstone Place, Lockerbie.
Died on 25 December 1918 and buried in Glorieux French National Cemetery, Verdun.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.

There are only two British soldiers buried in this cemetery. The other man, Thomas Downie of the Durham Light Infantry, had also been a prisoner of war and died in an American Army Hospital. It is possible that the two men were too ill to travel and died before they could be repatriated.

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RFN. WILLIAM BROWN, CAMERONIANS.
I cannot identify this man, however the D&G Standard 15/5/1918 p.3 reported that Mr W. Brown of Main Street, Lockebie had been officially informed that his two sons William & Gordon are missing. Both had served in the KOSB but had been transferred recently to the Scottish Rifles. Gordon had served since the beginning of the war and had been in action at the retreat from Mons and the Marne. He had been wounded four times.
The D&G Standard 25/5/1918 p.3 reported that William was a Prisoner of war but there was no news about Gordon.
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PTE. JAMES G. BRYDEN, SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS.
James Goddard Bryden – age 34 – Private (S/13773) 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders.
James was a tailor with Mr. Charteris in Lockerbie when he enlisted. He was a well known local footballer and athlete. James reportedly died of sunstroke.
Born 1883 at Greenknow in Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of the late Janet Bryden and of Joseph Martin. Husband of Janet (Shannan) Bryden of 9 Townhead Street, Lockerbie who he married in 1906 in Lockerbie.
Died on Active Service on 19 July 1917 and buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq.
Also named on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE. CHARLES BURGE, A&SH.
Charles Burge – age 32 – Corporal (S/5364) 12th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
Charles was a concrete worker when he enlisted as Private (5998) in the Gordon Highlanders on 9 September 1914. However a couple of weeks later he was transferred to the Argylls and landed with his battalion at Boulogne in September 1915. They soon moved to Marseilles and onto Salonica in northern Greece where they landed in November. Charles was promoted to Corporal in March 1916 but due to illness was admitted to the 43rd General Hospital and evacuated to Malta in October 1916. He rejoined his battalion in December.
Born 1886 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of the late Charles Burge of Townhead Street, Lockerbie and of Agnes (Jardine) Burge of 49 Rannoch Street, Cathcart, Glasgow.
Missing in Action on 9 May 1917 and named on the Dorian Memorial, Greece.

and his brother

PTE. WILLIAM BURGE, ENGLISH & IRISH REGTS
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William Burge – age 40 – Private (41801) 2/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
In 1901 William, aged 23, was a baker in Annan and in 1911 was in Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire. He enlisted in Galashiels as Private (04093) in the Army Service Corps but was transferred to the 43rd Training Battalion and was posted to the Lincolns in France. The 2/4th Lincolns had been serving in Ireland but moved to France in February 1917.
Born in 1878 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale as William Alexander Burge. Son of the late Charles Burge of Townhead Street, Lockerbie and of Agnes (Jardine) Burge of 49 Rannoch Street, Cathcart, Glasgow.
Missing in Action on 22 March 1918 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.


PTE. HAROLD BYERS, A&SH.
Harold Byers – age 21 – Private (202573) 1/7th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
Born 1897 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale as Harold Anderson Byers. Son of Mary (Byers) McCaig and step-son of Robert McCaig of 35 Lambhill Street, Plantation, Glasgow who had married in 1902 in Dryfesdale.
Missing in Action on 11 April 1918 and named on the Loos Memorial, France.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie and on the Glasgow Roll of Honour.
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L/CPL. COLIN CAMPBELL, KOSB.
John Colin Campbell – age 21 – Lance Corporal (1751) "C" Company, 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Colin had been educated at New Southgate High School and at Southgate County School before taking up a farming job in Stirlingshire. In 1912 he became poultry manager to Messrs McJerrow in Lockerbie and enlisted in August 1914. He landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915 but was wounded at Achi Baba on 12 July and evacuated to hospital in Alexandria where he died.
Born 1894 in Barnet, London. Son of James and Clarissa Campbell, of 70 Alexandra Park Road, Muswell Hill, London.
Died of Wounds on 20 July 1915 and buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie as John Colin Campbell.


SGT. JOHN CAMPBELL, KOSB.
I cannot trace this man and I suspect that he is in fact the man detailed above.


PTE. JOHN NICOL CAMPBELL, KOSB.
Not listed by CWGC/SNWM.
John Campbell – age 37 – Private (25123) 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
John was a gardener's labourer when he enlisted in January 1916. He joined his battalion in France in September 1916 but suffered from myalgia during 1917 and was treated at hospitals in France before being evacuated to hospital in Birmingham where he was adjudged to be no longer fit for war service. John was discharged from the army in January 1918 and awarded a Silver War Badge (303364) but a year later he died of cerebral embolism at his home in Lockerbie.
Born 1881 in Newington Edinburgh - indexed as John Nicholas Campbell. Son of John and Margaret (Wotherspoon) Campbell. Husband of Mary Jane (Wilson) Campbell of 17 Mains Street, Lockerbie who he married in 1908 in Dryfesdale.
Died on 14 March 1919 and buried in Lockerbie (Dryfesdale) Cemetery.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.


LT. ROBERT B. CAMPBELL, KOSB.
Robert Burns Campbell – age 23 – Lieutenant, 5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Robert had been educated at Christ's Hospital School and at Edinburgh University where he was a student of Science from 1911 to 1914. He was commissioned to the 5th KOSB from the University Officer Training Corps in November 1914 but was posted to the 6th Battalion in France.
Born 1894 in St. Mungo, Dumfriesshire. Son of Robert and Mary (Hourston) Campbell of Castlemilk Home Farm and of Howcleugh, Lockerbie who had married in Orkney in 1888.
Missing in Action on 3 May 1917 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.
Also named on the St. Mungo Parish War Memorial in the parish church in Kettleholm village, on the Edinburgh University Roll of the Fallen and on the University Old College Memorial.

and his brother

LT. WILLIAM B. CAMPBELL, KOSB
.
The Reverend William Barton Campbell – age 27 – Second Lieutenant, 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
William had been educated at Lockerbie Academy and at Edinburgh University where he was a student of Arts and Divinity from 1909 to 1915. He had been awarded his M.A. degree in 1913 and was training to be a missionary. He was commissioned from the University Officer Training Corps in May 1915 and joined his battalion in Egypt. William was killed at Gaza.
Born 1890 in St. Mungo, Dumfriesshire. Son of Robert and Mary (Hourston) Campbell of Castlemilk Home Farm and of Howcleugh, Lockerbie who had married in Orkney in 1888.
Missing in Action on 19 April 1917 and named on the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.
Also named on the St. Mungo Parish War Memorial in the parish church in Kettleholm village, on the Edinburgh University Roll of the Fallen, on the University Old College Memorial and on the Church of Scotland Ministers Memorial in St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh.
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PTE. JOHN CARLYLE, KOSB.
John Carlyle – age 17 – Private (2639) King's Own Scottish Borderers.
John was serving with the 2/5th KOSB when he died from measles and tuberculosis at his home in Applegarth.
Born 1897 in Applegarth, Dumfriesshire. Son of William and Mary Stewart (McShane) Carlyle of Mount Pleasant and of Kirkcroft, Applegarth.
Died on Service on 23 April 1915 and buried in Applegarth Parish Churchyard Extension. (CWG)
Also named on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial.


PTE. GEORGE CARRUTHERS, RASC.
George Carruthers – age 31 – Private (S/256296) 880th Mechanical Transport Company, Army Service Corps.
George was a baker in Annan when he enlisted. He died in hospital of pneumonia after influenza and the majority of those buried at Skopje were men of the ASC (MT), who died of influenza after the Armistice with Bulgaria.
Born 1887 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of David and Jane (Strong) Carruthers of High Street, Lockerbie.
Died on Service on 23 October 1918 and buried in Skopje British Cemetery, Republic of Macedonia.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE. JAMES CARRUTHERS, KOSB.
James Carruthers – age 31 – Private (25869) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
James was living in Glasgow when he enlisted in the 2nd KOSB.
Born 1886 in Tundergarth, Dumfriesshire. Son of George and Agnes (Kelly) Carruthers of Upper Westwoodand and of Bankshill, Tundergarth.
Missing in Action on 13 April 1917 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.
Also named on the Tundergarth Parish War Memorial in the parish church.

and his brother

PTE. WILLIAM F. CARRUTHERS, HLI
.
William Francis Carruthers – age 23 – Private (22835) 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry.
William was a joiner in Lockerbie when he enlisted. He joined his battalion in Mesopotamia where he was fatally wounded and buried in Narrows Cemetery. He was re-interred in Amara after the war.
Born 1893 in Tundergarth, Dumfriesshire. Son of George and Agnes (Kelly) Carruthers of Upper Westwoodand and of Bankshill, Tundergarth.
Died of Wounds on 5 December 1916 and buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq.
Also named on the Tundergarth Parish War Memorial in the parish church.
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PTE. JAMES CLARK, KOSB.
James Clarke – age 37 – Private (241599) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
James was a baker's van man in Lockerbie when he enlisted. He joined his battalion in Egypt and served in Palestine.
Born 1880 in Caldewgate, St Mary, Carlisle, Cumberland. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Clark of Caldewgate. Husband of Jane or Jennie (Wilson) Clarke of Townhead Street, Lockerbie who he married in 1900 in Carlisle.
Missing in Action on 28 November 1917 and named on the Ramleh War Memorial, Israel.
Also named on the All Saints Episcopal Church Memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE. ROBERT CLARK, ENGLISH & IRISH REGTS.
Robert Little Clarke – age 32 – Private (15/1180) 15th Battalion, (1st Leeds) West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Robert had worked in the Scotch drapery trade in Leeds for about ten years and he enlisted there in January 1915. He landed with his battalion in Egypt in December 1915 where they manned the Suez Canal defences at Kantara before they moved to France in March 1916. Robert was killed on the first day of the battle of the Somme.
Born 1885 in Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire where his father was the police constable. Son of William Clarke (Registrar) and of Ellen (McCaw) Clarke of Lochmaben. Dumfriesshire.
Missing in Action on 1 July 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.
Also named on the Lochmaben War Memorial and on the Barras United Free Church memorial in Lochmaben.


CPL. RICHARD COMMON, MM, CAMERONIANS.
Richard Common, Military Medal – age 26 – Corporal (25879) 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Richard was a ploughman on his father's farm when he enlisted as Private (126242) in the Royal Field Artillery in 1916. He was posted to the Cameronians and was awarded a MM as 25879 L/C. R. Common, Sco. Rif. (Lockerbie) “for gallantry and devotion to duty east of Ypres in August 1917”. His body was buried by the Germans and was re-interred in Muille-Villette in July 1919.
Born 1892 in Hutton & Corrie, Dumfriesshire. Son of Walter and Elizabeth Helen (Halliday) Common of Meikle Whitriggs, Hutton, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 27 March 1918 and buried in Ham British Cemetery, Muille-Villette, Somme, France.
Also named on the Hutton and Corrie Parish War Memorial in Boreland and on the Waterbeck Church memorial.


L.CPL. THOMAS B. COMMON, ENGLISH & IRISH REGTS.
Thomas Bell Common – age 34 – Lance Corporal (7913 & 762038) 1/28th Battalion, London Regiment (Artists' Rifles)
Thomas was a Commercial Traveller and Agent and was living at 10 Roseneath Terrace in Edinburgh when he enlisted in June 1916. He joined his battalion in France in November 1916.
Born 1883 in Tundergarth, Dumfriesshire as Thomas Common. Son of the late James Bell Common and of Janet Bell (Irving) Common of Dryfesdale.
Husband of Lillian Constance (Corley) Common who he married in 1909 in London.
In 1911 he and Lillian were at 49 Lanark Villas, Maida Vale, Paddington, London and later Lillian was at 6 Bernard Street, Russell Square, London.
Missing in Action on 30 October 1917 and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.
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PTE. E. J. CONCHIE, KOSB.
Edward John Conchie – age 23 – Private (4019 & 301571) 1/7th Battalion, Royal Scots.
Edward was chauffeur to Dr. Reid of Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire and was living at 44 Queen Street when he enlisted in January 1916. He was mobilised in May and joined his battalion in Egypt in October 1916. He died in the 1/3rd Lowland Field Ambulance and was buried in the Franciscan Monastery Cemetery at el Kubeibeh in Palestine but was re-interred in Jerusalem after the war.
Born 1893 at Annfield Cottage, Tinwald, Dumfriesshire. Son of Henry and Margaret Armstrong (Petrie) Conchie of Middleshaw Cottage, St. Mungo and of Rosehill Cottage, Closeburn, Dumfriesshire.
Died of Wounds on 26 November 1917 and buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel.
Also named on the Lochmaben War Memorial and on the St. Mungo Parish War Memorial in the parish church in Kettleholm village.


CPL. DUNCAN COOPER, KOSB.
Duncan Cooper – age 22 – Corporal (989 & 240072) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Duncan was a chemist with Mr D. Walker in Lockerbie and a member of the Lockerbie Territorials 5th KOSB when he was mobilised in August 1914. He landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915 and then served in Egypt and Palestine. He was given leave in November 1917 and was returning to his battalion onboard the Troopship “Aragon”, which had sailed from Marseilles and was waiting to enter Alexandria harbour, when she was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine UC-34.
Born 1895 at 21 Butt Street in Annan, Dumfriesshire. Son of Hannah Cooper (widow of George Thomson, who had died in 1893)
In 1911 Duncan, aged 15, was an apprentice chemist and was living with his uncle and aunt, Nicol and Isabella Moffat of North Hayrigg, Lockerbie. He named Nicol as his next of kin.
Killed by enemy action/Lost at Sea on 30 December 1917 and named on the Chatby Memorial, Egypt.
Also named on the All Saints Episcopal Church Memorial in Lockerbie.


L/CPL. HENRY L. CRAWFORD, ROYAL SCOTS.
Henry Lauder Crawford – age 23 – Lance Corporal (21283) 15th Battalion, Royal Scots.
Harry was a drapers salesman when he enlisted in February 1915. He was posted to the 15th Royal Scots in September and landed with them at Le Havre in January 1916. He was badly wounded on 5 August and died 3 days later in the 11th General Hospital at Dannes-Camiers near Boulogne.
Born 1893 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of the late Margaret Gray (Lauder) Crawford and of James Crawford of 59 Sydney Place, Lockerbie.
Died of Wounds on 8 August 1916 and buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, France.
Also named on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church Memorial in Lockerbie.
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RFN. GEORGE CREIGHTON, CAMERONIANS.
George Creighton – age 28 – Private (40758) 1st Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
George had been serving as Private (10901) with the 1st KOSB in India. He returned with his battalion to England before landing at Gallipoli in April 1915. He then served in Egypt and France and at some point transferred to the Scottish Rifles.
Born 1890 in Dumfries. Son of George and Janet (Balmer) Creighton of Roberthill, Lockerbie.
Missing in Action on 21 September 1918 and named on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France.
Also named on the Tundergarth Parish War Memorial in the parish church.

and his nephew

PTE. WILLIAM CREIGHTON, MACHINE GUN CORPS
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William Creighton – age 18 – Private (158716) 30th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps.
William enlisted as Private (32742) in the King's Own Scottish Borderers but was transferred to the MGC before he went to France. He was killed days before the Armistice and was buried in Belleghem Churchyard but was re-interred in Tournai in September 1920.
Born 1899 at Beck Cottages, Dryfesdale. Son of Elizabeth Creighton.
Grandson of George and Janet (Balmer) Creighton of Roberthill, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 6 November 1918 and buried in Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension, Belgium.
Also named on the Tundergarth Parish War Memorial in the parish church.


L/CPL. ROBERT CUMMING, CANADIANS.
Robert Cumming – age 33 – Private (737033) 16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry.
Robert, aged 17, was a ploughman at Gillesbie Farm in Hutton when he enlisted as Trooper (5401) in the 2nd Dragoon Guards in 1901, for 9 months. He was a street-car motorman in Calgary, Alberta when he enlisted there in May 1916. He sailed from Halifax, Nova Scotia in September 1916 and was posted to the 16th Battalion in France in November 1916. Robert died of his wounds in the Canadian Corps Main Dressing Station.
Born 1884 at Boreland, Hutton & Corrie, Dumfriesshire. Son of Janet Cumming and grandson of Robert Gordon Cumming and Jane Cumming of Dinwoodie, Lockerbie. Husband of Annie Cumming of 2421, 24A Street, Glengarry, Calgary, Alberta.
Died of Wounds on 9 April 1917 and buried in Quatre-Vents Military Cemetery, Estree-Cauchy, France.
Also named on the Hutton and Corrie Parish War Memorial in Boreland.
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RFN. CHARLES CURRAN, CAMERONIANS
PTE. JAMES CURRAN, RSF
PTE. DOCHERTY CURRAN, GORDON HIGHLANDERS
PTE GEORGE DOCHERTY, GORDON HIGHLANDERS
.

the sons of James and Elizabeth Curran.

James Curran (senior)
was a ploughman when, at the age of 36, enlisted as Private (8146) in the King's Own Scottish Borderers in October 1914 and was posted to the 1st KOSB in Gallipoli in July 1915. He was wounded a month later and evacuated to hospital in Bristol. He was posted to the 6th KOSB in France in January 1916 but due to illness was evacuated home again in September. He returned to the 1st KOSB in France in March 1917 but was adjudged to be unfit for front line duties and was returned to the UK. In early 1918 at Ayr he was transferred as Private (528700) to the 460th and then the 516th Agricultural Companies of the Labour Corps and was discharged from the army in February 1919. (Source: Service Record)


RFN. CHARLES CURRAN, S.R.
Charles Curran – age 19 – Private (23227) 11th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Charles was employed at Jardine Hall Mains when he enlisted as Private (20510) in the Royal Scots Fusiliers. He was posted to the Cameronians in Salonica in northern Greece where he was badly wounded by shrapnel. Charles died in the 31st Casualty Clearing Station near Sarigol.
Born 1896 in Tongland, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of James and Elizabeth (Docherty) Curran of North Lodge, Jardine Hall, Applegarth, of High Law Cottage, Lockerbie and of Tinwald House, Tinwald, Dumfriesshire.
Died of Wounds on 27 November 1916 and buried in Sarigol Military Cemetery, Kriston, Greece.
Also named on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial.


and his brother

PTE. JAMES CURRAN, R.S.F
.
James Curran – age 18 – Private (17920) 6th/7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers.
James joined the 2nd RSF in France in December 1915. He was wounded in 1916 and evacuated to hospital in Randlestown in Co. Antrim where his father was also being treated. James was the youngest and only surviving son.
Born 1898 in Kirkcudbright. Son of James and Elizabeth (Docherty) Curran of North Lodge, Jardine Hall, Applegarth, of High Law Cottage, Lockerbie and of Tinwald House, Tinwald, Dumfriesshire.
Missing in Action on 31 July 1917 and named on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.
Also named on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial.

and a third brother (D&G Standard 13/10/1917 p.6 - has a joint photograph)

PTE. DOCHERTY CURRAN, GORDONS
Also named on the memorial as:
PTE GEORGE DOCHERTY, GORDON HIGHLANDERS
.
George Docherty – age 22 – Private (S/3534) 9th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
George joined the 1st Gordons in France in January 1915.
Born 1894 in Ringford, Tongland, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of Elizabeth (Docherty) Curran and step-son of James Curran of North Lodge, Jardine Hall, Applegarth, of High Law Cottage, Lockerbie and of Tinwald House, Tinwald, Dumfriesshire.
Died of Wounds on 30 June 1917 and buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, France..
Also named on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial.
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PTE, ANDREW DALGLIESH, HLI.
Andrew Dalgliesh – age 19 – Private (41651) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Andrew enlisted in Glasgow and was posted as Private (45790) to the 2nd Highland Light Infantry in France before he was transferred to the KOSB.
Born 1899 in Hutton & Corrie, Dumfriesshire. Son of William and Margaret Magdalene (Cowan) Dalgliesh of Berryscawr, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 18 August 1918 and buried in Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul, France.
Also named on the Hutton and Corrie Parish War Memorial in Boreland.


PTE. WILLIAM DALGLIESH, KOSB.
William Dalgliesh – age 19 – Private (23489) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Born 1898 in Annan, Dumfriesshire. Son of James and Janet Dalgliesh of Croftfoot, St. Mungo and of Howcleugh, Castlemilk, Lockerbie.
Missing in Action on 3 May 1917 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.
Also named on the St. Mungo Parish War Memorial in the parish church in Kettleholm village.


PTE. JOHN DICKSON, KOSB.
John Dickson – age 22 – Private (1892) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
John was a shepherd on the Castlemilk Estates when he enlisted.
Born 1892 at Leithenhall, Wamphray, Dumfriesshire as John Brydon Dickson. Son of the late Adam Dickson and of Annie (Kirkpatrick) Dickson of Leithenhall Cottages and of Newton Wamphray, Beattock, Dumfriesshire. Missing in Action on 12 July 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named on the Wamphray Parish War Memorial.


PTE. RICHARD DINWOODIE, KOSB.
Richard Dinwoodie – age 19 – Private (23636) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Richard was working in the office of the Commercial Bank in Lockerbie when he enlisted. He was posted to the 7th/8th Battalion before transferring to the 1st KOSB. He died in hospital in Rouen.
Born 1897 in Applegarth, Dumfriesshire. Son of James and Jane (Glendinning) Dinwoodie of Cemetery Lodge, Lockerbie.
Died of Wounds on 14 December 1916 and buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie and on the Commercial Bank Memorial and Roll of Honour in Edinburgh.


PTE GEORGE DOCHERTY, GORDON HIGHLANDERS.
See Docherty Curran above.



LT. ROBERT DOUGLAS, KOSB.
Robert Douglas – age 42 – Lieutenant, 1st/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Robert had served his apprenticeship as an architect in Lockerbie and had practiced in Glasgow and in Ayr before taking over a practice in Lockerbie about 9 years earlier. He landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915 but was fatally wounded at Achi Baba on 12 July. Robert died on board a hospital ship and was buried at sea. He was Mentioned in Despatches.
Born 1872 in Dryfesdale. Son of the late Martha (Robison) Douglas and of John Douglas of Lockerbie Hill and of Murrayfield, Lockerbie. Husband of Catherine McDougal (Scott) Douglas of The Bungalow, Lockerbie and of 72 Falcon Avenue. Edinburgh who he married in 1901 in Dryfesdale.
Died of Wounds on 15 July 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial in Lockerbie.
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LT. WILLIAM DOUGLAS, KOSB.
William Millar Douglas – age 28 – Second Lieutenant: 5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
William was a member of the London Galloway Association and had been employed as a clerk in Parr's Bank in Regent Street, London since 1906 when he enlisted as Private (2073) in the 1/4th (Ross Highland) Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. He landed with his battalion at Le Havre in November 1914 but was wounded in January 1915. He returned to his unit in July but was wounded again in September. While recovering he was recommended for officer training and was commissioned in the 5th KOSB in September 1916.
Born 1889 at Islington, London. Son of Robert and Mary (Millar) Douglas of Islington, London, of Ashmount, Lockerbie and of St. Ninian's, Castle Douglas. Grandson of the late Alexander Douglas of Mid-Kelton, Castle Douglas.
Missing in Action on 19 August 1917 and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
Also named on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial in Lockerbie and on the Royal Bank of Scotland's Roll of Honour.


PTE. ROBERT DUNCAN, RSF.
Robert Duncan – age 26 – Private (7482) 1/5th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers.
Robert landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915.
Born 1889 in Paisley, Renfrewshire. Son of the late James Paton Duncan and of Wilhelmina (Parnham) Duncan of Spedlins, Applegarth, Lockerbie.
Missing in Action on 31 August 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial.


PTE. JOHN B. EDGAR, ENGLISH & IRISH REGTS.
John Bell Edgar – age 21 – Private (3175) 1/13th Kensington Battalion, London Regiment.
After attending Dumfries Academy John had become a civil servant in London. He was living in Kensington when he enlisted in September 1914 and he joined his battalion in France in February 1915.
Born 1894 in Hutton & Corrie, Dumfriesshire. Son of James Bell Edgar (Schoolmaster) and Barbara Bell Edgar of Boreland Schoolhouse, Hutton, of Dryfe View, Lockerbie and of 19 Bellevue Crescent, Edinburgh.
Missing in Action on 9 May 1915 and named on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium.
Also named on the Hutton and Corrie Parish War Memorial in Boreland, on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie and on the Dumfries Academy War Memorial.


PTE. THOMAS ELLIOT, KOSB.
Thomas Elliott – age 22 – Private (28536) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Thomas was reported to have been severely wounded and sent to a dressing station but had not been seen since 16 August.
Born 1895 in Tundergarth, Dumfriesshire as Elliott. Son of Janet Elliott of Cleughside Cottages, Lockerbie and of Springfield, Gretna, Dumfriesshire.
Died of Wounds on 16 August 1917 and buried in Artillery Wood Cemetery, Belgium.
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The sons of the late Rev. John Tully Falside of the United Free Manse, Davington, Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire. The brothers are also named on the Eskdalemuir Parish War Memorial and on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church in Lockerbie.


PTE. JAMES FALSIDE, KOSB.
James Falside – age 19 – Private (27096) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Born 1898 in Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire.
Youngest son of the late Rev. John Tully Falside and of his second wife Jemima Jessie (Macintosh) Falside of 33 Livingston Place, Lockerbie.
Missing in Action on 25 August 1917 and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

and his brother

L/CPL. JOHN C. R. FALSIDE, KOSB
.
John Cuthbert Rutherford Falside – age 19 – Lance Corporal (1460) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
John was a trainee solicitor in Lockerbie and a member of Territorial 5th KOSB. He was mobilised in August 1914 and landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in early June 1915. Three weeks later he was killed.
Born 1896 in Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late Rev. John Tully Falside and of his second wife Jemima Jessie (Macintosh) Falside of 33 Livingston Place, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 29 June 1915 and buried in Skew Bridge Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey.

and their older brother

REV. WILLIAM J. FALSIDE CF. KOSB
.
William James Falside – age 35 – Chaplain 4th Class, Army Chaplains' Department.
William had graduated from Glasgow University and was awarded his MA in 1906. He became the minister at the Howgate United Free Church near Penicuik in Mid-Lothian in September 1911 and he enlisted from there as Private (81959) in the Royal Army Medical Corps in January 1916. He served in East and West Africa before he was commissioned as a Chaplain to the Forces in December 1917 and served in Ireland before going to Italy. He contracted influenza on the journey and died of pneumonia in the Faenza Military Hospital near Bologna.
Born 1883 in Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late Rev. John Tully Falside and of his late wife Elizabeth (Semple) Falside.
Died on Service on 7 October 1918 and buried in Faenza Communal Cemetery, Italy.
Also named on the Howgate Village War Memorial, the Howgate Church Roll of Honour and on the Penicuik War Memorial, all in Mid-Lothian, and on the Glasgow University Roll of Honour.
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AB. WILLIAM R. FARISH, ROYAL NAVY.
Thought to be:
William Robinson Farish – age 37 – but I cannot trace his military records.
William was a Canteen Manager when he died of a mental illness at the family home in Lockerbie.
Born 1882 in Carlisle. Son of Gordon and Margaret (Robinson) Farish of 43 Sydney Place, Lockerbie.
Died on 11 February 1920 and buried in Lockerbie (Dryfesdale) Cemetery.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE. JOHN FARRIES, KOSB.
John Farries – age 23 – Private (45226) 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
John died in the 56th Casualty Clearing Station at Grevillers eleven days after the armistice.
Born 1895 in Tundergarth, Dumfriesshire. Son of William and Agnes (Jardine) Farries of Tundergarth.
Died on Service on 22 November 1918 and buried in Grevillers British Cemetery, France.
Also named on the Tundergarth Parish War Memorial in the parish church.


PTE. EDWARD P. FERGUSSON, ARMY CYLIST CORPS.
Edward Petrie Fergusson – age 38 – Private (2496) Highland Cyclist Battalion, Army Cyclist Corps.
Edward was a plumber in Lockerbie when he enlisted in 1916. He was transferred as Private (441914) to the Labour Corps and died in Stockport, Cheshire.
Born 1880 in Kirkmichael, Dumfriesshire as Edward Petrie. Son of Margaret (Petrie) Fergusson and step-son of James Fergusson. Husband of Isabella (Kerr) Fergusson of High Street Lockerbie who he married in 1910 in Anderston, Glasgow.
Died on Service on 17 January 1918 and buried in Lockerbie (Dryfesdale) Cemetery. (CWG)
Also named on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial in Lockerbie.
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PTE. WILLIAM GIBSON, SOUTH AFRICANS.
William Gibson – age – Private (5872) 4th Regiment, South African Infantry.
William served his apprenticeship as an engineer at the Caledonian Railway at Polmadie and at the St. Rollox Works in Springburn, Glasgow. He went to South Africa in about 1903 and at the outbreak of war took part in the campaign in German South-West Africa. He volunteered for overseas service and was posted to the South African Scottish in France in August 1916.
Born c.1882 in Glasgow. (but I cannot identify – family were at Cathcart Road in Govan/Hutchesontown in 1891&1901)
Son of William Gibson (railway engine driver) of Motherwell, of Polmadie and of 29 Livingston Place, Lockerbie, and of Margaret Crosbie (Gibb) Gibson of 30 Boyd Street, Crosshill, Glasgow. (William died in the Victoria Infirmary in Glasgow in 1915)
Husband of Kate Gibson of 85 Bree Street, Johannesburg.
Died of Wounds on 21 October 1916 and buried in Becourt Military Cemetery,Becordel-Becourt, Somme, France.

There is a William Gibson named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial and on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial but there is no indication of which is which.

PTE. WILLIAM GIBSON, HLI. {
William Brown Gibson – age 40 – Private (45484) 12th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry.
William had worked with Mr. Charteris, Clothier, in Lockerbie. As Private (35635) Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) he was posted to the “M” Scottish Base Depot in France before being transferred to the HLI.
Born 1878 at Corriebridge, Hutton & Corrie, Dumfriesshire. Son of William and Helen (Bell) Gibson of Corriebridge, Lockerbie. Husband of Isabel (Gibson) Gibson of 110 East Claremont Street, Edinburgh who he married in 1916 in Leith.
Killed in Action on 28 September 1918 and buried Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium.
Also named on the Hutton & Corrie Parish War Memorial in Boreland.
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