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PTE. JAMES McCLOUNIE, KOSB.
James McClounie – age 31 – Private (2536) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
James was employed as a porter with Caledonian Railway Company at Lockerbie Station and latterly acted as a guard on the Dumfries branch. He enlisted in the KOSB in September 1914 but was posted as Private (14622) to the 11th Battalion of the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) However he was discharged two months later on 3 November as “not being likely to become an efficient soldier.” He obviously tried again as he landed with the 1/5th KOSB at Gallipoli in June 1915.
Born 1884 at Woodbine House, Spycraig Road, Dalbeattie as James Murray Clounie. Son of James and Mary (Murray) McClounie of 4 Commercial Buildings, Lockerbie. [Mary (Murray) McClunie died in Lockerbie in 1929]
Missing in Action on 12 July 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie, on the Dumfries War Memorial and on the Caledonian Railway Company memorial in Glasgow Central Station.


PTE JOHN McGAUCHIE, ROYAL SCOTS.
John McGauchie – age 23 – Private (32491) 17th Battalion, Royal Scots.
John was employed at Maqueston Farm near Thornhill, Dumfriesshire when he enlisted. He was gassed and admitted to the 18th General Hospital in Dannes-Camiers in November 1917. John was fatally wounded in the following March and died in the 105th Field Ambulance.
Born 1894 in Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of the late Elizabeth (Dunlop) McGauchie and of John McGauchie of Newfield, Lockerbie and of Sinclair Burn, Ecclefechan, Lockerbie.
Died of Wounds on 28 March 1918 and buried in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.
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LS. WALTER McGINLAY, ROYAL NAVY.
Walter McGinlay – age 29 – Leading Seaman (Clyde Z/1002) Hawke Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.
Walter was a quarryman when he enlisted in October 1914. He was posted to the Hawke Battalion in February 1915 and went with them to Gallipoli.
Born 1886 in Troqueer, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of James and Jessie (Lockerbie) McGinlay of Skedholm, Greenhill Lockerbie. Husband of Susan Beatty (Ewart or Euart) McGinlay of 8 Friars Croft Street, Irvine, Ayrshire and of 2 Well Street, Lockerbie who he married in 1906 in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire.
Missing in Action on 29 June 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named on the Irvine War Memorial.

and his brother

SGT. WILLIAM McGINLAY, KOSB
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William McGinlay – age 33 – Sergeant (7933) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
William had served with the KOSB for about 13 years and was in Lucknow in India in August 1914. The battalion returned to the UK in December and then sailed again for Gallipoli, landing at Cape Helles on 25 April 1915. William was killed on the following day.
Born 1882 in Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of James and Jessie (Lockerbie) McGinlay of Skedholm, Greenhill Lockerbie. Husband of Ann (Todd) of 33a Bridge Street Lockerbie who he married in 1903 in Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland. In 1911 William (a Lance Sergeant) and Ann and their family were at East Street, in Berwick.
Missing in Action on 26 April 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE. DUNCAN McKELLAR, KOSB.
Duncan John McKellar – age 20 – Private (1895) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Duncan was a gamekeeper on Sir Robert Jardine's Wamphray Estate in Dumfriesshire when he enlisted in September 1914. He landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915.
Born 1895 in Cumbrae, Bute. Son of the late Peter McKellar of Downcraig Ferry House, Cumbrae and of Sarah (McCallum) McKellar of 85 Ardbeg Road, Rothesay, Bute.
Missing in Action on 12 July 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named on the Wamphray Parish War Memorial in the Parish Church and on the North Bute War Memorial at Port Bannatyne.
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CAPT. FRED W. MACKENZIE, M.B. CH.B. RAMC.
Frederick Wallace MacKenzie – age 28 – Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps.
Fred was educated at Lockerbie and Dumfries Academies and he studied medicine at Edinburgh University where he qualified in 1912. He returned to become a lecturer in anatomy and was commissioned in the RAMC in October 1914. Initially he was attached to the Royal Sussex Regiment at Shoreham before he was posted to the 18th General Hospital in France in early 1915. However he became ill and was evacuated home in July 1915. He never fully recovered and two years later, after a contracting a chill, he died at the family home in Lockerbie.
Born 1889 in Dryfesdale. Son of the late Michael MacKenzie and of Margaret (Ormiston) MacKenzie of Lockerbie. Husband of Elizabeth (Black) MacKenzie of Thistle Villa, Glasgow Road, Lockerbie who he married in 1916 in Morningside, Edinburgh.
Died on 30 July 1917 and buried in Lockerbie (Dryfesdale) Cemetery. (CWG)
Also named on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE. JAMES EDWARD MACKENZIE, HLI.
Jame Edward MacKenziw – age 28 – Private (2829) 17th Battalion (3rd Glasgow) Highland Light Infantry.
James assisted in father's grocery business in Bridge Street, Lockerbie when he enlisted in January 1915. He landed with his battalion at Boulogne in November 1915.
Born 1888 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of James Edward MacKenzie and of Eva (Woodman) MacKenzie of Kintail, Lockerbie.
Missing in Action on 1 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 his brother

PTE. JOHN WILLIAM MACKENZIE, CANADIANS
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John William MacKenzie – age 27 – Private (103142) 54th Battalion, Canadian Infantry.
John had served his apprenticeship in the Commercial Bank in Lockerbie before he accepted a post in British Bank of North America in Canada in 1913. He was a bank clerk when he enlisted in the 67th (Western Scots) Battalion at Victoria in British Columbia in October 1915 and sailed from Halifax, Nova Scotia in April 1916. The battalion landed at Le Havre in August. John was admitted to the 11th General Hospital at Dannes-Camiers with a fractured arm in February 1917 and evacuated to hospital in Leeds. He returned to France in June and was posted to the 54th Battalion on 4 August. A month later he was killed.
Born 1890 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of James Edward MacKenzie and of Eva (Woodman) MacKenzie of Kintail, Lockerbie.
Missing in Action on 6 September 1917 and named on the Vimy Memorial, France.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.
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AIR MECH. DUNCAN McKINNON, ROYAL AIR FORCE.
Duncan McKinnon – age 28 – Air Mechanic 1st Class (22616) 101 Squadron, Royal Air Force.
101 Squadron was formed at Farnborough in July 1917 and went to St Andre-aux Bois, France as a night bomber squadron. Duncan died of pneumonia in hospital in Rouen.
Born 1890 Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of Catherine McKinnon. Grandson of Thomas and Euphemia McKinnon of Park Place Lockerbie who had brought him up.
Died on Active Service on 22 October 1918 and buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France.
Also named on the Trinity Church memorial in Lockerbie.


GNR. WILLIAM MACLAUGHLAN, CANADIANS.
Note: All of William's military records, including his signature, spell the family name as McLaughlin, however the family's notice of his death on service in the local newspaper has McLachlan.
William McLaughlin – age 36 – Gunner (40218) 1st Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery.
William was a labourer when he enlisted at Valcartier, Quebec in September 1914. He reported that he had previously served for three years in the Royal Field Artillery. He sailed from Canada in October 1914 and landed in France in February 1915. William was wounded in June and admitted to 2nd General Hospital in Le Havre but was able to rejoin his unit in August. At the end of 1916 he was taken ill when on leave and was admitted to the 3rd Scottish General Hospital in Glasgow and was unable to rejoined his unit in France until August 1917. He was fatally wounded when his battery came under fire at Cite St. Pierre near Lens.
Born c.1882 Maxwelltown, Kirkcudbrightshire. (Source: Service record but cannot trace on GRoS) Son of Thomas and Elizabeth P. McLaughlin of Commercial Buildings and of Well Road, Lockerbie and of Flatts of Cargen, Troqueer, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Died of Wounds on 25 January 1918 and buried in Aix-Noulette Communal Cemetery Extension, France.
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PTE. HUGH McLEAN, KOSB.
Hugh McLean – age 27 – Private (1755 & 240437) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Hugh had served his time as a baker at Townhead in Lockerbie. He landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915. He then served in Egypt and Palestine.
Born 1890 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of Alexander and Elizabeth (Pool) McLean of 136 High Street, Lockerbie.
Died of Wounds on 20 April 1917 and buried in Deir el Belah War Cemetery, Palestine.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.


L/CPL. PETER McROBERT, KOSB.
Peter McRobert – age 22 – Lance Corporal (23695) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Peter was a shepherd at Potburn, Ettrick, Selkirkshire when he enlisted in May 1916. He joined the 7th/8th KOSB in France in September 1916.
Born 1895 in Tundergarth, Dumfriesshire. Son of James and Jane (Armstrong) McRobert of White Knowe, Hutton and of Cowburn Cottage, Corrie, Dumfriesshire.
Killed in Action on 16 December 1917 and buried in Heudicourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
Also named on the Hutton & Corrie Parish War Memorial in Boreland, on the Eskdalemuir War Memorial and on the Ettrick Parish War Memorial.


PTE. JOHN McROBERT, KOSB.
I cannot trace this man.
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PTE. CHARLES NICOLSON, KOSB.
Charles Gillan Nicholson – age 19 – Private (1757) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Charles was educated at Lockerbie Academy and was a motor mechanic when he enlisted in August 1914. He landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915.
Born 1896 in Dumfries. Son of William and Sarah (Gillon) Nicholson of 56 Mains Street, Lockerbie.
(William was a Corporal and Sergeant (4246) with the 2/5th KOSB)
Missing in Action on 12 July 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial Gallipoli Turkey.


TPR. HUGH OSBORNE, CAVALRY.
Hugh Osborne – age 27 – Private (225777) 10th (Lovat's Scouts) Battalion, Cameron Highlanders.
Hugh was working on his father's farm at Morton Mains near Thornhill when he enlisting as Private (1232) in the 3rd Scottish Horse Yeomanry in May 1915. Men from this unit were transferred to the Lovat's Scouts to help form the 10th Cameron Highlanders in Egypt in October 1916. They were posted to Salonica in Northern Greece before moving to France in June 1918. Hugh died of pneumonia in the 7th Canadian General Hospital in Etaples.
Born 1891 in Ochiltree, Ayrshire. Son of Robert and Nellie or Helen (Wardrop) Osborne of Morton Mains, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire. In 1901 the family were at Wynholm Farm, Hutton & Corrie Parish near Lockerbie but by 1911 they were in Morton Parish.
Died on Active Service on 31 October 1918 and buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, France.
Also named on the Morton Parish War Memorial in Thornhill.
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PTE. JOHN PAGAN, HLI.
John Pagan – age 35 – Private (12660) 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry.
John was living at 6 South York Street in Glasgow and was store man in a biscuit factory when he married in 1908. He joined the 12th HLI in France on 8 September 1915. He was posted to the 1st HLI in Mesopotamia (Iraq) but was drowned when the Troopship “Cameronia”, sailing from Marseille to Alexandria, was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-33, east of Malta.
Born 1882 in Tinwald, Dumfriesshire. Son of Janet Pagan (later Mrs. Joseph Wilson) Janet and Joseph married in 1905 and were living in Lockerbie in 1911 where Joseph was a railway signalman. Husband of Catherine (Palmer) Pagan of 176 Adelphi Street, Glasgow who he married in 1908 in Hutchesontown, Glasgow.
Killed by enemy action/Lost at Sea on 15 April 1917 and named on the Chatby Memorial, Egypt.
Also named on the St. Mungo Parish War Memorial in the parish church in Kettleholm village and on the Glasgow Roll of Honour.


CPL. THOMAS PAGAN, A&SH.
Thomas Lawson Pagan – age 35 – Lance Corporal (7885) 2nd Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
Thomas was a carter when he enlisted the Argylls in Annan in January 1901. He served in India for 6 years before he moved to South Africa until 1909 when his time expired and he was transferred to the Army Reserve. He was mobilised and rejoined his battalion, landing at Boulogne in early August 1914. Initially he was reported to have died on 9 April 1915 while a prisoner of war but this report was later cancelled and he was presumed to have died in the previous August, three weeks after he had landed in France.
Born 1879 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of the late Charles and Mary or Margaret (Blackstock) Pagan of 4 Commercial Buildings, Lockerbie. Husband of Ellen Coupland (Ferguson) Pagan of 29 Whitehill Road, Burnbank by Hamilton, Lanarkshire who he married in 1911 in Gretna, Dumfriesshire.
Missing in Action on 26 August 1914 and named on the La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France.


PTE. DAVID G. PATTERSON, KOSB.
David Graham Patterson – age 21 – Private (2549 & 240806) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
David was educated at Goudhurst, Cranbrook in Kent and enlisted in November 1914. He joined his battalion in Egypt in 1916 and served in Palestine. He died of pneumonia in the 24th Stationary Hospital at Kantara in Egypt.
Born 1896 in Chesham, Amersham, Buckinghamshire. Son of the late David Graham Patterson of Chesham, Buckinghamshire and of Carruthers, Middlebie, Dumfriesshire, and of Williamina Byers (Park) Patterson of Burn Grange, Ecclefechan, Hoddom, Dumfriesshire.
Died on Active Service on 8 August 1917 and buried in Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
Also named on the Eaglesfield District War Memorial, on the Middlebie Parish War Memorial and on the Waterbeck Church memorial.


PTE. ROBERT PATERSON, KOSB.
Robert Patterson – age 28 – Private (16789) 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Robert was a farm servant at Douglas Hall, Applegarth when he enlisted in November 1914. He joined his battalion in France in April 1915.
Born 1887 in Applegarth, Dumfriesshire. Son of the Thomas and Mary Patterson of Muirhousefoot, Applegarth, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 28 May 1916 and buried in Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, France.
Also named on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial.
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PTE. JOSEPH PURDIE, ROYAL NAVY.
Joseph Purdie – age 19 – Private (CH/20312) Royal Marine Light Infantry, 3rd Royal Marine Battalion, Royal Naval Division.
Detachments of the RMLI were placed on various islands in the Aegean and there was known to be one guarding the Royal Naval Air Service sea-plane base on Thassos, just off the coast of mainland Salonica in northern Greece. Joseph enlisted in November 1915 and died of disease.
Born 1898 in Troqueer, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of John and Margaret (Kissock) Purdie of Annanhill, Applegarth, Lockerbie.
Died on Active Service on 8 July 1917 and buried in Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery, Greece.
Also named on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial.


PTE. DAVID B. RENWICK, KOSB.
David Byers Renwick – age 19 – Private (40216) 7th/8th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
David was a farm servant at Powillimount Farm, Preston Mill, Southwick, Kirkcudbrightshire when he enlisted in December 1914. He went to France in early August 1916.
Born 1897 in Dryfesdale. Son of the late James Renwick and of Ellen (Byers) Renwick of Nether Dargavel, Collin, Dumfriesshire.
In 1901 the family were in Applegarth but by 1911 James had died and the family were in Southwick, Kirkcudbrightshire. When David's brother William Byers Renwick was conscripted in June 1918 the family were at Nether Dargavel.
Missing in Action on 15 September 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.


SGT. IRVING RICHARDSON, KOSB.
Irving Richardson – age 34 – Sergeant (1921 & 240524) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Irving enlisted in October 1914 and landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915. He was wounded in July 1915 but later served in Egypt and 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 Irving was wounded on 29 July while leading a party of Lewis gunners when they came under shell fire. (Private James Nelson of Middlebie was killed in this incident) Irving died in the 63rd Casualty Clearing Station in Senlis.
Born 1886 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of Robert and Jane (Beattie) Richardson of 49 Bridge Street and 20 Park Place, Lockerbie. Husband of Mary Steel (Rae) Richardson of 11 Park Place, Lockerbie who he married in 1915 in Dryfesdale.
Died of Wounds on 2 August 1918 and buried in Senlis French National Cemetery, France.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.

and his brother (two of the seven brothers who served)

CPL. JAMES RICHARDSON, KOSB
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James Richardson – age 24 – Corporal (1756 & 240438) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
James was a joiner when he enlisted in January 1915. He landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915 and later served in Egypt and Palestine.
Born 1894 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of Robert and Jane (Beattie) Richardson of 49 Bridge Street and 20 Park Place, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 19 April 1917 and buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine.
Also named on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.
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PTE. JOHN G. RICHARDSON, KOSB.
John Graham Richardson – age 36 – Private (24967) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
John was a coal merchant at Lockerbie Mineral Station when he enlisted. Born 1881 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of the late Mary (Graham) Richardson and of David Richardson of 27 Livingston Place, Lockerbie.
Died of Wounds on 4 December 1917 and buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt British Cemetery, Manancourt, France.
Also named on the Trinity Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE. MATTHEW RICHARDSON, KOSB.
Matthew Bryson Richardson – age 21 – Private (14744) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Matthew transferred from the Lockerbie branch to be the accountant in the Clydesdale Bank in Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire in April 1914. He enlisted in September 1914 but he was drowned in the Aegean sea when the troopship Royal Edward was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine UB14. Of the about 900 casualties, about 60 were from the 9th (Reserve) Battalion, KOSB as replacements for losses in the 1st Battalion.
Born 1894 at Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire. Son of James and Martha (Bryson) Richardson of Courstein, Lockerbie.
Killed by enemy action/Lost at sea on 13 August 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named on the Dalbeattie War Memorial, on the Royal British Legion Roll of Honour now in Dalbeattie Parish Church and on the Clydesdale Bank Memorial in Glasgow.


PTE. ROBERT RICHARDSON, KOSB.
Robert Richardson – age 25 – Private (24901) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Robert died of his wounds as a Prisoner of War at the German Lazerette in Aachen and he was buried in the Military Cemetery there but was re-interred in Cologne after the war.
Born 1892 in Kirkmichael, Dumfriesshire. Son of James and Mary (Pagan) Richardson of Applegarth and of Kirkburn, Lockerbie.
Died of Wounds on 30 May 1917 and buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany.
Also named on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial.
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PTE. JACK ROBERTS, KOSB.
Not listed by CWGC/SNWM but under review. Jack's name was entered in the CWGC Debt of Honour Register on 12 April 2019.
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John (Jack) Henry Roberts – age 21 – Private (10402) 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
John was just 14 and a musician at the Duke of York's Royal Military School in Chelsea when he enlisted in the KOSB in March 1909. He landed with his battalion at Le Havre on 15 August 1914 as part of the original British Expeditionary Force. He was wounded and taken prisoner in November and held at the Stadtisches, Krankenhaus (Hospital), Eisleben near Leipzig before being transferred to a prison camp in February 1915. He was repatriated in an exchange of wounded prisoners and spent time in a London Hospital in July 1915 where he was diagnosed with tuberculosis. He was discharged from the army in August 1915 and awarded a Silver War Badge (490648). Jack returned to Lockerbie where he died at Harcourt Place in July 1916.
Born 1895 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of late Sergeant James Roberts, KOSB (janitor at Lockerbie Academy) and of Catherine Roberts formerly of School Lodge, Glasgow Road, Lockerbie and of Brixton London.
Died on 26 July 1916 and buried in Lockerbie (Dryfesdale) Cemetery.
Also named on the All Saints Episcopal Church memorial in Lockerbie.


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CPL. DAVID ROBSON, KOSB.
Thought to be:
David Robertson
– age 23 – Corporal (23850) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
David was a shepherd at Penlaw Farm, Corrie, Lockerbie when he enlisted. He joined the 1st KOSB in France in early 1916 and had been wounded twice. He was posted to the 6th KOSB.
Born 1894 at Stockerton Farm, Kirkcudbright. Son of Robert and Bessie Robertson of Middlegill Cottage, Moffat, of Craigielands Lodge, Beattock, Dumfriesshire and latterly of Eglinton Mains, Irvine, Ayrshire.
Missing in Action on 24 March 1918 and named on the Pozieres Memorial, France.
Also named on the Hutton & Corrie War Memorial in Boreland as Cpl. D. Robson, France, 1918 and on the Kirkpatrick Juxta Parish War Memorial in Beattock as Pte. David Robertson, KOSB together with his brother James Robertson – age 23 – Private (20225) 1st Battalion, KOSB who died on 22 November 1915 at Gallipoli, Turkey.


PTE. JAMES RODDICK, RSF.
James Roddick – age 33 – Private (23998) 6th/7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers.
James was a telegraphist when he enlisted as Private (22943) in the King's Own Scottish Borderers in December 1915. He was mobilised in March 1916 and was posted to the 2nd RSF in France in June. He was wounded on 9 July and evacuated to the 2nd Western General Hospital in Stockport. He returned to France and joined the 1st RSF in November but in January 1917, due to illness, he was evacuated again this time to West Bridgeford Military Hospital in Nottingham. He retuned to his battalion in France in June but was transferred for the final time on 8 August and two weeks later he was killed.
Born 1885 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of James and Janet (Henry) Roddick of 87 High Street, Lockerbie.
Missing in Action on 22 August 1917 and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium
Also named on the Trinity Church memorial in Lockerbie.

and his brother

CPL. THOMAS RODDICK, CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
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Thomas Roddick – age 28 – Corporal (S/17059) 6th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders.
Thomas had served his apprenticeship in Lockerbie and was a chemist's assistant when he enlisted at Windsor, Berkshire in January 1915. He joined his battalion in France on 1 September 1916.
Born 1888 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of James and Janet (Henry) Roddick of 87 High Street, Lockerbie.
Missing in Action on 10 October 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.
Also named on the Trinity Church memorial in Lockerbie.
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RFN. SAMUEL C. ROGERSON, CAMERONIANS.
Samuel Campbell Rogerson – age 19 – Private (6186) 1/20th Battalion, London Regiment.
Samuel was living in Burgh by Sands, Cumberland when he enlisted in Carlisle as Private (10/23939) in the Border Regiment. He was posted to the London Regiment.
Born 1897 at Millbank Cottage in Applegarth, Dumfrieshire as Samuel Campbell. Son of Catherine (Campbell) Rogerson and step-son of William Bell Rogerson of Carruther's Hill, Waterbeck, Middlebie, Dumfriesshire.
Killed in Action on 24 July 1916 and buried in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery, France.
Also named on the Eaglesfield District War Memorial, on the Middlebie Parish War Memorial and on the Waterbeck Church memorial.


PTE. THOMAS ROGERSON, KOSB.
Not listed by CWGC/SNWM.
Thomas Rogerson – age 24 – Private (1886) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Thomas was an ironmonger in Lockerbie when he enlisted in September 1914. He landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915 and was wounded in July. He was evacuated to the 21st General Hospital in Alexandria, Egypt where he contracted enteric fever and he was evacuated back to the UK in October 1915. Thomas was discharged from the army due to illness and was awarded a Silver War Badge (108250) in June 1916. He died from influenza and pneumonia at his home of Scaur Cottage, Kirkton, Dryfesdale.
Born 1893 in Johnstone, Dumfriesshire. Son of William and Jessie (Kennedy – formerly Mrs Halliday) Rogerson of Dykehead, Johnstone and of Sibbaldbie Post Office. Husband of Mary Cooper (Lyon) Rogerson who he married in July 1918 in Libberton, Lanarkshire.
Died on 21 November 1918 and buried in Lockerbie (Dryfesdale) Cemetery.
Also named on the Applegarth & Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial.


PTE. THOMAS ROGERSON, SOUTH AFRICANS.
Thomas Rogerson – age 35 – Private (9531) 10th Regiment, South African Infantry.
Thomas had worked in his father's grocery business but he moved to Newcastle-upon-Tyne where he was a confectioner before he emigrated to South Africa. The 7th, 8th and 10th Regiments were sent to reinforce the South African units battling in the town of Kondoa Irangi, in German East Africa. Thomas contacted dysentery and died. His body was re-interred at Dar-es-Sallam in 1975.
Born 1882 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of John and Janet (Stoddart) Rogerson of 63 Waverley Gardens, Glasgow.
Died on Active Service on 23 May 1916 and buried in Dar-es-Sallam War Cemetery, Tanzania.
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PTE. JOSEPH ROTHERAY, KOSB.
Thought to be:
Joseph Rothery – age 23 – Private (4247 & 241075) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Joseph served his apprenticeship as a grocer in his home town of Maryport and when he enlisted in June 1915 he was employed by Johnstone & Son, Grocers in Dumfries. He joined his battalion at Gallipoli in September 1915 and later served in Egypt and Palestine.
Born 1894 in Maryport, Cumberland. Son of John and Elizabeth (Kirkbride) Rothery of Curzon St. Maryport, Cumberland.
Missing in Action on 19 April 1917 and named on the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.
Also listed on the Maxwelltown/Troqueer War Memorial and on the St. George's Church Memorial in Dumfries.


PTE. WILLIAM ROXBURGH, ENGLISH & IRISH REGTS.
William Roxburgh – age – Private (9063) 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment.
In 1911 William, aged 20, was serving with the 2nd Battalion in Malta. By August 1914 they were at Alexandria in Egypt and returned to the UK before landing at Le Havre in November 1914.
Born in 1891 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of the late William and Esther (McNulty) Roxburgh. He named his sister Emily as his next of kin.
Killed in Action on 10 January 1915 and buried in Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy, France.


CPL. THOMAS SANDERS, KOSB.
Thomas Sanders – age 28 – Corporal (40152) 7th/8th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Thomas was a baker in Lockerbie and had been a member of the Lockerbie Company of the Territorial 5th KOSB. He was a keen musician with the Boys Brigade and Lockerbie Town bands. He enlisted from 45 Mains Street, Lockerbie in January 1915 and he had been in France for eight months when he died in the 19th Casualty Clearing Station in Duisans.
Born 1888 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale. Son of the late Archibald Sanders and of Mary (Davidson) Sanders of Mains Street, Lockerbie. Husband of Ellen (Smith) Sanders of 66 Main Street or Princes Street, Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire who he married in 1911 in Lochmaben.
Died of Wounds on 28 April 1917 and buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France.
Also named on the Trinity Church memorial in Lockerbie.
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LT. ANDREW RIDDELL SCOTT, KOSB.
Andrew Riddell Scott – age 22 – Lieutenant, "C" Company, 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Andrew was commissioned from Lance Corporal in November 1914 and joined his battalion at Gallipoli in July 1915. He was invalided home from there before he rejoined his battalion in Egypt.
Born 1894 in Bridgeton, Glasgow. Son of John and Mary Scott of Market Place, Lockerbie.
Died of Wounds on 24 April 1917 and buried in Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
Also named on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial in Lockerbie.


PTE. JACOB SCOTT, HLI.
Jacob Scott – age 39 – Private (39219) 14th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry.
Jacob was a stone mason. He was captured in late March 1918 and sent a postcard to his wife in April to say that he was a prisoner of war. He died in the Military Hospital in Julich, to the west of Cologne, and was buried there but was re-interred in Cologne after the war.
Born 1879 in Kirkpatrick Fleming, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late Elizabeth (Given) Scott and of John Scott. Husband of Agnes (Dunkeld) Scott of High Farthingbank, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire and of 13 Victoria Park, Lockerbie who he married in 1910 in Ruthwell, Dumfriesshire.
Died on Service on 13 October 1918 and buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany.
Also named on the Hutton & Corrie Parish War Memorial in Boreland.


PTE. JOHN SCOTT, KOSB.
John Scott – age 22 – Private (2609) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
John was a farm servant at Hazelberry, Tundergarth when he enlisted in the 2/5th KOSB. He was drafted to the 1/5th KOSB and landed with them at Gallipoli in June 1915.
Born 1893 in St. Mungo, Dumfriesshire. Son of Johnstone and Joan (Graham) Scott of Castlemilkmill and of Eskdalerigg, St. Mungo, Dumfriesshire.
Died of Wounds on 12 July 1915 and buried in Skew Bridge Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named on the Tundergarth Parish War Memorial in the parish church and on the Trinity Church memorial in Lockerbie.
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SPR. JOHN J. SHANNAN, ROYAL ENGINEERS.
Note: most civil records show the family name as Shannon.
John James Shannan – age 25 – Sapper (424150) 39th Division Signal Company, Royal Engineers.
John was a clerk employed by the Caledonian Railway Company at Wemyss Bay Station, after working as a porter at Dinwoodie Station in Applegarth, Dumfriesshire. He had been in France for 6 months when he was killed.
Born c.1891 in the USA. (Source:1901 census as James Shannon)
Son of the late James Shannon and of Euphemia (Paterson) Shannon of Dalmakethar, Applegarth and of 5A Townhead Street, Lockerbie.
Missing in Action on 31 July 1917 and named on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.
Also named on the St. Cuthbert's United Free Church memorial in Lockerbie, on the Skelmorlie and Wemyss Bay War Memorial and on the Caledonian Railway Company memorial in Glasgow Central Station.


PTE JAMES SHANNON, TANK CORPS
James Shannon – age 21 – Private (307991) 15th Battalion, Tank Corps.
James enlisted as Private (143553) in the Royal Field Artillery. He was posted as Private (26701) to the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) and served with the 1st and 9th Battalions before transferring to the Tank Corps.
Born 1897 in Middlebie, Dumfriesshire.Son of the late Rebecca (Carrick) Shannon and of John Shannon of Old Pennersaughs, Ecclefechan, Dumfriesshire. Rebecca died in 1901 and James was living with his uncle and aunt, Gavin and Mary Johnstone at Axletreewell Farm, Hoddom near Ecclefechan. He named Mary as his next of kin.
Died of Wounds on 28 September 1918 and buried in Sunken Road Cemetery, Boisleux-St. Marc, France.
Also named on the Middlebie Parish War Memorial and on the Eaglesfield District War Memorial.


L/CPL. JAMES A. J. SHAW, KOSB.
James Alexander Johnstone Shaw – age 24 – Private (16857) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
James enlisted in November 1914 and joined the 1st KOSB at Gallipoli in May 1915. He was wounded in June and later contracted dysentery and was evacuated home. He was posted to the 7th/8th KOSB in France in March 1916 and after two periods in hospital, during which he also served with the 2nd KOSB, he joined the 1/5th KOSB in France after they had arrived from Palestine. James was killed in the battalion's last action of the war at Tieghem. He was re-interred at Harlebeke in June 1920.
Born 1894 in St. Mungo, Dumfriesshire. Son of Benjamin and Jane (Carruthers) Shaw of Path Head, St. Mungo, of Westerhall East Lodge, Westerkirk and of Drumlanrig Bridge, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire.
Killed in Action on 31 October 1918 and buried in Harlebeke New British Cemetery, Belgium.
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