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PTE. TOM JARDINE, ROYAL SCOTS.
Thomas Jardine – age 18 – Private (51642) 12th Battalion, Royal Scots.
Tom enlisted in July 1917 and was mobilised in September as Private (48078) in the Royal Scots Fusiliers. He went to France and was transferred to the 12th Royal Scots on 2 April 1918 but was killed three weeks later.
Born 1900 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of John and Margaret Halliday (McKinnon) Jardine of 71 High Street, Lockerbie.
Missing in Action on 25 April 1918 and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium
Also named on the Trinity Church memorial in Lockerbie.


RFN. THOMAS J. G. JARDINE, CAMERONIANS.
Believed to be the same man as:
PTE. THOMAS JARDINE, ENGLISH & IRISH REGTS
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Thomas James Gibson Jardine – age 35 – Rifleman (43803) King's Royal Rifle Corps posted to 1/13th London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles)
Thomas had served his time as a coach painter in Lockerbie and was working in Lesmahagow when he enlisted as Private (23465) in the King's Own Scottish Borderers. He was transferred as Private (291523) to the Gordon Highlanders and then as Private (G/64444) to The Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regiment before joining the KRRC in France.
Born 1883 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale as James Thomas Gibson Jardine. Son of Thomas Jardine and of Elizabeth Gibson of Church Place, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 29 August 1918 and buried in H.A.C. Cemetery, Ecoust - St. Mein, France
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.
His younger brother, Andrew Jardine, was killed on 22 February 1917 while serving with the Canadian Infantry and his details are above.
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PTE. SIMON JOHNSTON, KOSB.
Simon Johnston – age 22 – Private (2682 & 240864) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Simon enlisted in the 5th KOSB Reserve in December 1914. He joined the battalion in Egypt in 1916 and served in Palestine. He was killed at Gaza.
Born 1894 in Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of John and Mary Ann (Renwick) Johnston of Well Road Cottage, Lockerbie.
Missing in Action on 19 April 1917 and named on the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.
Also named on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE. GEORGE JOHNSTONE, KOSB.
George Johnstone – age 24 – Private (23286) 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Born 1894 in Applegarth, Dumfriesshire. Son of George and Isabella (Walker) Johnstone, of Blindhillbush, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 30 June 1918 and buried in Tannay British Cemetery, Thiennes, France.
Also named on the Hutton & Corrie Parish War Memorial in Boreland and on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial in Applegarth church.


L/CPL. GEORGE JOHNSTONE, GORDON HIGHLANDERS.
George Johnstone – age 21 – Lance Corporal (S/11088) 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
George was employed as a grocer in Aberfeldy, Perthshire when he enlisted and he joined his battalion in France in August 1915.
Born 1895 at Gallaberry in Dryfesdale. Son of William and Janet (Burgess) Johnstone of 34 Bridge Street, Lockerbie.
Missing in Action on 19 July 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie and on the Aberfeldy War memorial.


PTE. JAMES JOHNSTONE, KOSB.
James Johnstone – age 25 – Private (22910) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Born 1891 in Wishaw, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire. Son of the late Matthew Johnstone and of Mary (Dorian) Johnstone of 7a Townhead Street, 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.


CPL. JAMES JOHNSTONE, CANADIANS.
James Johnstone – age 26 – Corporal (150254) 1st Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps.
James was working as a truck driver when he enlisted at Brandon, Manitoba in July 1915. He had spent 3 years in the Territorial 5th KOSB before he emigrated. He arrived in England in October 1915 and was posted to the MG Company in France in March 1916.
Born 1890 Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late William Johnstone, former postmaster at Corrie Common Post Office, Hutton & Corrie Dumfriesshire, and of Mary Johnstone of 488 Bannerman Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Killed in Action on 30 March 1917 and buried in Ecoivres Military Cemetery Mont-St. Eloi, France.
(See also William Johnstone - below)
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PTE. JOSEPH JOHNSTONE, CANADIANS.
Joseph Johnstone – age 30 – Private (808784) 50th Battalion, Canadian Infantry.
Joseph had emigrated to Canada when he was 18 and was in charge of a horse ranch at High River, south of Calgary, Alberta when he enlisted in February 1916. He sailed from Halifax, Nova Scotia in August and joined his battalion in France in February 1917. He was wounded at Vimy Ridge in April and treated at the 3rd Canadian General Hospital in Boulogne before being evacuated to hospital at Canterbury. He rejoined his battalion in September 1917 but was killed just over a month later.
Born 1887 at Broomhills, Whamphray, Beattock, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late James Johnstone and of Mary (Hastings) Johnstone of Johnsfield, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 26 October 1917 and buried in Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood, Belgium.
Also named on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE. ROBERT JOHNSTONE, ENGLISH & IRISH REGTS.
Robert's name was added to the CWGC Debt of Honour Register on 10 October 2018.
Robert Johnstone – age 38 – Private (38515) 8th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.
Robert was a farmer when he enlisted as Private (23349) in the King's Own Scottish Borderers in December 1915. He was mobilised in March 1916 and posted to the 1st Battalion in France in July. He was transferred to the KOYLI in December but evacuated home due to illness in February 1917.
Robert was discharged from the army due to diabetes mellitus in April 1917 and awarded a Silver War Badge (186921) He died of the disease in the family home at Banks in Tundergarth, Dumfriesshire.
Born 1881 in Brydekirk, Dumfriesshire. Son of Robert Bell Johnstone and of Margaret (Currie) Johnstone of Banks, Tundergarth.
Died on 3 August 1919 and buried in Tundergarth Churchyard.
Also named on the Tundergarth Parish War Memorial in the parish church and on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE. WILLIAM JOHNSTONE, CANADIANS.
Is this James Johnstone? (See details above)
The D&G Standard of 28/4/1917 p.2 reported that Private W. Johnstone, Canadian Infantry, had been killed in action in France. He was the son of the late Mr. William Johnstone of Corrie Common.
James Johnstone – age 26 – Corporal (150254) 1st Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps was killed in action on 30 March 1917 and was the son of the late William Johnstone, former postmaster at Corrie Common Post Office.
Canadian records do not have a “William” in this time frame and census records do not have a son named William.


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PTE. DAVID KELLY, HLI.
David Kelly – age 26 – Lance Corporal (62172) 133rd Company, Machine Gun Corps.
David was serving as Private (11118) with the 1st Battalion of the Highland Light Infantry when they landed at Marseilles, from India, in November 1914. They were soon in action including at Givenchy, where his brother Francis was killed (see below) before they were sent to Mesopotamia in December 1915. Later he transferred to the MGC.
Born 1891 Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of the late Janet (Irving) Kelly of 35b Bridge Street, Lockerbie and of Michael Kelly of 6 Leslie Street, Motherwell and of 34 Parkhead Rows, Bellshill, Lanarkshire.
Missing in Action on 25 March 1917 and named on the Basra Memorial, Iraq.

and his brother

PTE. FRANCIS KELLY, HLI
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Francis Kelly – age 26 – Private (11329) 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry.
Francis was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Highland Light Infantry when they landed at Marseilles, from India, in November 1914.
Born 1889 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of the late Janet (Irving) Kelly of 35b Bridge Street, Lockerbie and of Michael Kelly of 6 Leslie Street, Motherwell and of 34 Parkhead Rows, Bellshill, Lanarkshire.
Missing in Action on 19 December 1914 and named on the Le Touret Memorial, France.


PTE. ROBERT KENNEDY, KOSB.
Robert Kennedy – age 20 – Private (17955) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Robert joined his battalion at Gallipoli on 18 July 1915. Less than a month later he was reported as missing.
Born 1895 in Applegarth, Dumfriesshire.
Son of John and Nicholas (Bell) Kennedy of Dinwoodie Mains Cottage, Applegarth.
Most of the family were still in Applegarth in 1911 but by 1915 his brother James and sister Mary Jane were in Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire and their parents, John and Nicholas, died there in 1942.
Missing in Action on 11 August 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named on the Hutton & Corrie Parish War Memorial in Boreland.
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PTE. CLELLAND KERR, ENGLISH & IRISH REGTS.
Clelland Cree Watson Kerr – age 24 – Private (23043) 26th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers.
Clelland served his apprenticeship at the Clydesdale Bank in Lockerbie, where his father was Stationmaster at that time (c.1911), before he was promoted to the Paisley Road branch in Glasgow. He was promoted again and transferred to the Bank's Head Offices in London from where he enlisted at Croydon in December 1915.
Born 1892 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire. Son of Samuel and Elizabeth or Lizzie McIvor (Watson) Kerr of “Davaar” Albany Drive and of “The Beeches”, Lanark.
Missing in Action on 18 September 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie, on the Lanark War Memorial and on the Clydesdale Bank memorial in Glasgow.


PTE. WALTER KERSHAW, KOSB.
Walter Kershaw – age 30 – Private (25035) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Walter was posted to the 7th/8th KOSB before transferring to the 1st Battalion.
Born 1886 in Clitheroe, Lancashire. Son of the late Leonard and Sarah (Hardgrave) Kershaw. Husband of Ellen (McNeish) Kershaw of Murraythwaite Lodge, Dalton, Dumfriesshire and of Knockbeath, Lockerbie who he married in 1914 at Roberthill in Dryfesdale.
Missing in Action on 26 February 1917 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie, on the Dalton Parish War Memorial and on the Roll of Honour in Dalton Parish Church.


PTE THOMAS KIRK, GORDON HIGHLANDERS.
Thomas Kirk – age 23 – Private (S/3190) 2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
Thomas was posted to his battalion in France in July 1915. He was killed two months later at Loos.
Born 1892 at March House in Crawford. Lanarkshire. Son of Janet Kirk, later Mrs. Robert Coupland of 47 Mains Street, Lockerbie. Nephew and adopted son of William and Mary Kirk of March House, Crawford, Lanarkshire.
Missing in Action on 25 September 1915 and named on the Loos Memorial, France.
Also named on the Crawford Parish War Memorial.
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PTE. GEORGE KIRKPATRICK, ROYAL SCOTS.
George Gardiner Kirkpatrick – age 30 – Private (7871) 1/8th Battalion, Royal Scots, attached to the 11th Battalion.
George was a stonebreaker and was living at 56 Bridge Street, Lockerbie when he enlisted in March 1916. He was posted to his battalion in France in July and was transferred to the 11th Battalion on 1 August 1916 but was killed a month later.
Born 1886 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of the late David and Elizabeth (Gardiner) Kirkpatrick. He named his aunt Mrs. Janet B. Jardine of 57 Bridge Street, Lockerbie as his next of kin.
Killed in Action on 1 September 1916 and buried in Villers Station Cemetery, Villers-au-Bois, France.
Also named on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial in Lockerbie.

and his brother

PTE. WILLIAM KIRKPATRICK, ROYAL SCOTS
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William Gardiner Kirkpatrick – age 35 – Private (4530 & 351608) 1/9th (Highlanders) Battalion, Royal Scots.
William had also been a stonebreaker and lived with his brother but may have been in Airdrie in Lanarkshire when he enlisted. He had been at the front for 3 months when he was killed.
Born 1883 in Dumfries. Son of the late David and Elizabeth (Gardiner) Kirkpatrick. He named his aunt Mrs. Janet B. Jardine of 57 Bridge Street, Lockerbie as his next of kin.
Killed in Action on 9 April 1917 and buried in Rocincourt Valley Cemetery, France.
Also named on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial in Lockerbie.


CPL. ALEXANDER LAURIE, KOSB.
Alexander Laurie – age 22 – Lance Corporal (1897 & 240515) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Alexander joined his battalion in Egypt and served in Palestine before moving to France in April 1918. In August 1918 the battalion fought as part of the French 10th Army at the battle of the Marne and Alexander died on his wounds in the 63rd Casualty Clearing Station at Senlis.
Born 1896 in Hutton & Corrie, Dumfriesshire. Son of William and Jane (Wallace) Laurie of Nether Hutton and of Balgray Hill, Lockerbie.
Died of Wounds on 2 August 1918 and buried in Senlis French National Cemetery, Oise, France.
Also named on the Hutton & Corrie Parish War Memorial in Boreland and on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial.
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PTE. WILLIAM LAW, CANADIANS.
William Law – age 34 – Private (153569) 43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry.
William was a printer when he enlisted at Winnipeg, Manitoba in August 1915. He had served with the local militia regiment, the 79th Cameron Highlanders of Canada, and he sailed with the overseas battalion, the 43rd Cameron Highlanders of Canada in November 1915. They landed in France in February 1916.
Born 1884 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale as William Johnstone Law. Son of the late George Swan Law and of Maggie (Johnstone) Law, later Mrs. Margaret Read of 52 Lowell Street, off County Road Liverpool. In 1901 William and his sister Elizabeth Ann were living with their grandparent William and Elizabeth Johnstone in Lockerbie while their mother Maggie (a widow) was at North Shore St. Paul, West Derby, Liverpool with Aileen Jean Law, 7 and George Law, 2. Maggie re-married in 1903 in West Derby, Liverpool to George Read and in 1911 she was at 72 Olivia Street Liverpool with Aileen Jean Read 17, George Read, 12 and John Frederick Read, 6.
William named his sister Mrs David Wightman (Elizabeth Ann Law) of 79 High Street Lockerbie as his next of kin.
Missing in Action on 8 October 1916 and named on the Vimy Memorial, France.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE. JAMES LINTON, KOSB.
James Linton – age 27 – Private (40628) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
James was living in Glasgow when he enlisted as Private (4179) in the Highland Light Infantry. He was posted to the KOSB in France.
Born 1890 at Newton, Wamphray, Dumfriesshire. Son of James and Helen (Wright) Linton of Newton, Wamphray and of the Station House, Whitrigg Kirkbride, Wigton, Cumberland.
Killed in Action on 9 April 1917 and buried in Bailleul Road East Cemetery, St. Laurent – Blangy, France.


PTE. JOHN E. LINTON, CAMERON HIGHLANDERS.
John Edgar Linton – age 21 – Private (S/17249) 2nd Battalion, Cameron Highlanders.
John was a gamekeeper on the Corrie Estate of Sir Robert Jardine of Castlemilk, St Mungo when he enlisted in February 1915. He joined his battalion in France on 27 May and was killed a month later.
Born 1894 in Colmonell, Ayrshire. Son of John and Catherine McGowan (Seaton) Linton of Gibson's Hill, Tundergarth, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 27 July 1915 and buried in Chapelle-d'Armentiers Old Military Cemetery, France.
Also named on the St. Mungo Parish War Memorial in the parish church in Kettleholm village, on the Tundergarth Parish War Memorial and on the Hutton and Corrie Parish War Memorial in Boreland.
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PTE. GEORGE LITTLE, CANADIANS.
George Little – age – Lance Corporal (443769) 54th Battalion, Canadian Infantry.
George had worked on his father's farm at Fishbeck in Applegarth before he emigrated to Canada in 1910 and was farming when he enlisted in Vernon, British Columbia in August 1915. He sailed from Canada in November 1915 and landed in France in August 1916.
Born 1890 in Kirkmahoe, Dumfriesshire. Son of James and Jeanie or Jane (Macdonald) Little of Fishbeck, Applegarth, Lockerbie.
Missing in Action on 17 October 1916 and named on the Vimy Memorial, France.
Also named on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial and on the Vernon Cenotaph in British Columbia.


PTE. JOHN MALTMAN, KOSB.
John Maltman – age 32 – Private (18285) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
John joined his battalion at Gallipoli in July 1915. They were evacuated from Gallipoli in January 1916 and moved to Alexandra in Egypt and from there sailed to Marseilles for service in France.
Born 1884 in Borgue, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of James and Agnes (Monaghan) Maltman. Husband of Maggie (Anderson) Maltman of Greenburn, Applegarth and of Mount Pleasant, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire who he married in 1906 at Longwood, Tongland, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Died of Wounds on 16 July 1916 and buried in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
Also named on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial.


PTE. JOHN MAXWELL, KOSB.
John Maxwell – age 28 – Private (4659 & 241277) 1/5th Battalion (Dumfries and Galloway) King's Own Scottish Borderers.
John was a motor van driver living with his wife and family in Lockerbie when he enlisted in April 1915. He joined his battalion in Egypt in November 1916 and was wounded at Gaza in April 1917.
Born 1889 in Borgue, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of the late George and Janet (Scott) Maxwell of Park of Tongland, Kirkcudbrightshire. Husband of Christina (McCormack) Maxwell who he married in 1909 at Park of Tongland.
Killed in Action on 8 November 1917 and buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie and on the Tongland Parish War Memorial in Ringford village.
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SGT. JOHN MIDDLETON, GORDON HIGHLANDERS.
John Middleton – age 38 – Sergeant (6506) 3rd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
John was a signalman when he enlisted in August 1898 and he served with the 1st and 2nd Battalions in India and South Africa. In August 1914 he was with the 1st Gordons in Plymouth but he was transferred to the newly formed 8th Battalion and landed with them at Boulogne in May 1915. He was wounded in head and blinded in one eye in October and evacuated to hospital in Boulogne before being invalided back to England. In December he was posted to the 3rd Reserve Battalion in Aberdeen but while serving there John contracted pneumonia and died in the 1st Scottish General Hospital in Aberdeen.
Born 1877 in Kirkmichael, Dumfriesshire with his twin brother James. Son of James and Sarah (Burns) Middleton, of Cleuchside Cottage, Lockerbie.
Husband of Rhoda Maria (Webber) Middleton of East Lodge, Castlemilk, St. Mungo, Dumfriesshire and of Hessenford, Cornwall who he married in 1911 in St. Germans, Cornwall, while he was with the 1st Gordons in barracks at Colchester.
Died on Service on 22 March 1916 and buried in Lockerbie (Dryfesdale) Cemetery. (CWG)
Also named on the St. Mungo Parish War Memorial in the parish church in Kettleholm village and on the Hessenford War Memorial in Cornwall.
His brother, William Middleton, Sergeant (4968) 2nd Gordon Highlanders, Natal Field Force was killed at Elandslaagte, a small village on the railway line between Ladysmith and Dundee (Natal), on 21 October 1899.


PTE. JAMES MILLIGAN, BLACK WATCH.
James Milligan – age 24 – Private (315905) 13th Battalion (Scottish Horse Yeomanry) Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
James was employed with his father at Quhytewoolen Dairy, Lockerbie when he enlisted as Private (5570) in the 1/2nd Scottish Horse Yeomanry in May 1915. He was posted to Egypt where the 13th Battalion, Black Watch was formed from men from the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Scottish Horse at Abbassia in Egypt on 1 October 1916. The battalion then moved to Salonika where, in October 1917, James contracted malaria and then dysentery. He died in the 42nd General Hospital.
Born 1895 in Gatehouse-of-Fleet, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of Samuel and Elizabeth Jane (Ferguson) Milligan of Draw Bridge Cottage, Gatehouse, of Quhytewoolen Dairy, Lockerbie and of Valgreen Farm, Murroes, Dundee.
Died on Active Service on 24 January 1918 and buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece.
Also named on the Anwoth and Girthon Parishes War Memorial in Gatehouse-of-Fleet, on the Anwoth Parish Church memorial, now in Gatehouse Parish Church, on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie and on the Murroes War Memorial in Dundee.
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PTE. JOHN MILLIGAN, KOSB.
John Milligan – age 21 – Private (12077) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
John was a dairyman at Castlemilktown, St. Mungo, Dumfriesshire when he enlisted. He landed with his battalion at Boulogne in May 1915 but four months later John was killed at the Battle of Loos.
Born 1894 in Terregles, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of Mary Ann Milligan, of Ellerslie Cottage, Duncow, Dumfriesshire. Nephew of Mrs. Anderson of Greenbrae House 93 Lockerbie Road, Terregles.
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.


GNR. ARTHUR P. MOFFAT, ROYAL ARTILLERY.
Arthur Peter Moffat – age 21 – Gunner (126156) 34th Division Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery.
Born 1897 in Hutton & Corrie, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late John and Elizabeth Moffat of Hutton.
Missing in Action on 21 March 1918 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.
Also named on the Hutton & Corrie Parish War Memorial in Boreland.

and his brother

PTE. WALTER H. MOFFAT, KOSB
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Walter Halliday Moffat – age 26 – Private (23859) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Walter served initially in the 1st KOSB. He died in the Military Hospital in Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland.
Born 1893 in Hutton & Corrie, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late John and Elizabeth Moffat of Hutton.
Died on Service on 8 April 1919 and buried in Hutton Parish Churchyard. (CWG)
Also named on the Hutton & Corrie Parish War Memorial in Boreland.
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PTE. WILLIAM MOFFAT, CANADIANS.
William Moffat – age 25 – Sapper (2188362) 7th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops.
William had worked at Castlemilk Home Farm, St. Mungo before he emigrated to Canada in 1913. He was farming at Indian Head, Saskatchewan when he enlisted at Regina in February 1917 and joined the Saskatchewan Railway Construction Company. He arrived in France on 29 March. William suffered mulitple gunshot wounds on 11 October and was evacuated to the 13th General Hospital in Boulogne but died there three days later.
Born 1892 in Middlebie, Dumfriesshire. Son of William and Helen Moffat of Threewellbrae, St. Mungo, Lockerbie.
Died of Wounds on 14 October 1917 and buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France.
Also named on the St. Mungo Parish War Memorial in the parish church in Kettleholm village.


PTE. MICHAEL MORRIN, ROYAL SCOTS.
Michael Morrin – age 37 – Private (38807) 13th Battalion, Royal Scots.
Michael was a groom at Dryfeholm, Applegarth, Lockerbie. His remains were recovered from the battlefield at Passchendaele and buried in Tyne Cot in September 1919.
Born 1880 Kirkmichael, Dumfries as Michael Cowan Morrin. Son of the late Thomas Morrin and of Jane (Carruthers) Morrin of Dryfeholm Farm, Applegarth, Lockerbie. Husband of Mary (Buchan) Morrin who he married in 1904 in Lumphanan, Aberdeenshire.
Killed in Action on 1 August 1917 and buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium.
Also named on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial and on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.


GNR. HUGH MORTON, ROYAL ARTILLERY.
Hugh Morton – age 23 – Gunner (87315) 144th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery.
Hugh was a ploughman on his father's farm at Lammonbie, Applegarth when he enlisted in December 1915. He was mobilised in May 1916 and posted to the RGA Depot at Bexhill. He went to France with his battery in September. Born 1894 Hutton & Corrie, Dumfriesshire. Son of John and Helen (Murray) Morton, of Lammonbie, Applegarth, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 23 August 1917 and buried in Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium.
Also named on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial and on the Trinity Church memorial in Lockerbie.
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PTE. FRANCIS MUNDELL, KOSB.
Francis James Mundell – age 29 – Private (25746) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Francis enlisted in the 2nd KOSB before becoming a signaller in the 6th Battalion.
Born 1888 in St. Mungo as Francis James M. Mundell.
Son of James and Jessie Mundell of Highlaw Farm, St. Mungo.
Died of Wounds on 14 December 1917 and buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme, France.
Also named on the Hoddom Parish War Memorial in Ecclefechan, Dumfriesshire and on the St. Mungo Parish War Memorial in the parish church in Kettleholm village.


PTE. GEORGE MUNDELL, A&SH.
Note: Most records spell his name as Mundle.
George Mundle – age 32 – Private (235280) 9th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders.
George enlisted as Private (5053) in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and served with them as Private (302481) Later he transferred to the 9th Seaforths.
Born 1885 in Chapelknowe, Half Morton, Dumfriesshire. Son of William and Margaret (Davidson) Mundle of Newton, Kirkpatrick Fleming, Dumfriesshire. Husband of Maggie Jane F. (Cochrane or Ireland) who he married in 1905 in Dornock, Dumfriesshire. In 1911 George, Maggie and their son Robert, age 4, were at Peatford, Dryfesdale.
Missing in Action on 11 April 1918 and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.
Also named on the Trinity Church memorial in Lockerbie and on the Kirkpatrick Fleming Parish War Memorial.
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Note: the D&G Standard of 8/12/1917 p.3 refers to David Murdoch of Blenkins and that his grandson Walter was in hospital in Kantara with a gunshot wounds to his right foot sustained on 19/11/1917 and that his brother Peter was in hospital in Palestine with dysentery.
However the D&G Standard of 21/8/1918 p.2 reports Walter's death and details, and that his brother William of the Suffolk Regiment had been killed on 24 /5/1918 in France.
All three men are named on the Middlebie Parish War Memorial, on the Eaglesfield War Memorial and on the memorial to Springkells Estate Workers on the former Kirkconnel church near Eaglesfield.
Only Peter and Walter are named on the Lockerbie War Memorial and on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PETER MURDOCH, KOSB.
Peter Murdoch – age 25 – Private (1349 & 240224) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Peter was living in the Lockerbie area when he enlisted there. He landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915 and later served in Egypt and Palestine before the battalion moved to France in April 1918. He was buried at Oulchy Le Chateau but was re-interred at Raperie in September 1919. Born 6/1/1893 Newbie Cottage, Annan as Peter Reid. Son of Peter Reid and of Agnes Murdoch (later Mrs Richard Young, m.1901) of Ashyards Gate, Eaglesfield, Lockerbie. Grandson of David Murdoch of Blenkins, Eaglesfield, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 29 July 1918 and buried in Raperie British Cemetery, Villemontoire, France.


WALTER MURDOCH KOSB.
Walter Murdoch – age 26 – Private (1753 & 240435) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Walter was educated at Eaglesfield school and was a farm servant at The Grange, Tundergarth, Dumfriesshire when he enlisted at Lockerbie in August 1914. He landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915 and later served in Egypt and Palestine. He was wounded in Palestine in November 1917 and treated in hospital at Kantara in Egypt before the battalion moved to France in April 1918. He was wounded again in July and died in the 1st Australian General Hospital in Rouen.
Born 30/1/1893 Newbie Cottage, Annan. Son of Jane Murdoch. Grandson of David Murdoch, of Blenkins, Eaglesfield, Lockerbie.
Died of Wounds on 2 August 1918 and buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France.
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CPL. THOMAS McADAM, CAMERONIANS.
Thomas McAdam – age 33 – Corporal (14624) 11th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Thomas was employed on farm work at Lagg of Dunscore when he enlisted in September 1914. He landed with his battalion at Boulogne in September 1915 but they sailed for Salonica in November.
Born 1886 in Dryfesdale. Son of John and Jane McAdam of Locharthur Cottages, Beeswing, New Abbey, Kirkcudbrightshire and of Dubruscan, Amisfield, Dumfriesshire.
Killed in Action on 19 September 1918 and buried in Doiran Military Cemetery, Greece.
Also named on the New Abbey Parish War Memorial, on the Dunscore Parish War Memorial and on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial.


PTE. JOHN McARTHUR, CAMERON HIGHLANDERS.
John Renwick MacArthur – age 31 – Private (17944) 2nd Battalion, Cameron Highlanders.
John was a gamekeeper with the Duke of Buccleuch when he enlisted in April 1915. He sailed from Liverpool in August 1916 and joined his Battalion's machine gun section in Salonica on 3 September but was killed a month later.
Born 1885 in Hutton & Corrie, Dumfriesshire. Son of William and Jane Macarthur, of Dryfe Lodge, Boreland, Lockerbie. Husband of Mary Ellen (Crawford) Macarthur of Laught, Blacknest and of High Fardingbank, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire who he married in 1907 in Dumfries.
Killed in Action between 1 & 2 October 1916 and buried in Struma Military Cemetery, Greece.
Also named on the Hutton & Corrie Parish War Memorial in Boreland and on the Morton Parish War Memorial in Thornhill.


PTE. JOHN McCARLIE, KOSB.
John McCarlie – age 31 – Private (5272 & 241573) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
John was a gamekeeper with Sir R. W. Buchanan Jardine of Castlemilk, St. Mungo, Dumfriesshire. He joined his battalion in Egypt in 1916.
Born 1885 in Inch Parish, Wigtownshire. Son of James and Margaret (Glen) McCarlie of Inch, Wigtownshire. Husband of Mary A. (Moffat) McCarlie of Barhill Cottage and of Waterside Cottage, Kettleholm, St. Mungo who he married in 1908 in Moffat, Dumfriesshire.
Killed in Action on 14 August 1917 and buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine.
Also named on the St. Mungo Parish War Memorial in the parish church in Kettleholm village and on the Inch Parish War Memorial in Castle Kennedy, Wigtownshire.
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GNR. ROBERT McCLEARY, ROYAL ARTILLERY.
Robert Jardine McCleary – age 28 – Saddler (103072) 21st (Reserve) Battery, Royal Field Artillery.
Robert, who had a shop at 23 High Street, Lockerbie, enlisted in early July 1915. He landed in France on 22 July as a “specially enlisted saddler” but died on the following day.
Born 1887 in Langholm, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late Nathan and Mary Anne Dawson (Galloway) McCleary of Langholm. Brother of Mrs. Mary Alice Howit and of William Galloway McCleary.
Died on Active Service on 23 July 1915 and buried in Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre, France.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE, JOHN A. McCLELLAND, KOSB
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John Alexander McClelland – age 24 – Private (1353) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
John had served his apprenticeship as an architect in Lockerbie and was a well known local footballer. He had been in the Territorials for some years and was serving in “H” company in Newton Stewart when he was mobilised. John contracted pneumonia while in training and died in the Craigleith Military Hospital in Edinburgh.
Born 1890 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of Samuel and Janet (Craig) McClelland of 47 Sydney Place, Lockerbie.
Died on Service on 21 January 1915 and buried in Lockerbie (Dryfesdale) Cemetery. (CWG)
Also named on the Trinity Church memorial in Lockerbie.

and his brother

PTE. ROBERT C. McCLELLAND, KOSB
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Robert Craig McClelland – age 21 – Private (1284 & 240195) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Robert landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915 and then served in Egypt and Palestine.
Born 1896 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of Samuel and Janet (Craig) McClelland of 47 Sydney Place, Lockerbie.
Died of Wounds on 8 November 1917 and buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine.
Also named on the Trinity Church memorial in Lockerbie.

Another brother, WILLIAM CRAIG McCLELLAND, Sapper (2479 & 418033) 3/1st Lowland Divisional Signal Company, Royal Engineers (formerly 52nd Lowland Divisional Signal Company) was awarded a Distinguished Conduct Medal “For conspicuous gallantry on 21st July, 1915, at Gallipoli, when he laid and repaired cable lines under very heavy fire. He was wounded while doing so.”
He was evacuated to Edinburgh Infirmary and recovered from his wounds.
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