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HALLIDAY, B. McN. R.A.M.C.
Not listed by CWGC but under review.
Bernard McNeish Halliday – age 30 – Private (6055) Royal Army Medical Corps.
Bernard was educated at Annan Academy and by 1901 his family had moved to the Isle of Man.
He was a motor car driver when he enlisted as Private (6055) in Douglas on the Isle of Man in January 1912. He trained as a cook and was working in the kitchens at the Rest Camp Hospital in Southampton when he was diagnosed with tuberculosis in January 1918. He was discharged from the army on 21 February 1918 and awarded a Silver War Badge (B74897). Bernard went to live at 15 Oakdale Road, Waterloo, Liverpool.
Born 1888 in Annan as Bernard McNeish Halliday. Son of James and Emily Elizabeth or Bessie (Airley) Halliday of Sulby, Lezayre, Isle of Man who married in 1884 in Santon, Isle of Man.
Died on 7 June 1919.
Also named on the Annan Academy memorial.


HALLIDAY, J. K.O.S.B.
James Currie Halliday – age 24 – Private (12288) 6th Bn. King's Own Scottish Borderers.
James enlisted in August 1914 and landed with his battalion at Boulogne in May 1915 but four month later was killed at the Battle of Loos.
Born 1891 in Moffat, Dumfriesshire. Son of Andrew and Isabella (Currie) Halliday of Spittalriddinghill Cottage, Brydekirk and of North Howes, Annan.
Missing in Action on 25 September 1915 and named on the Loos Memorial, France.
Also named on the Brydekirk Parish War Memorial, on the Brydekirk Parish Church memorial and on the Hoddom Parish War Memorial in Ecclefechan.


HANCOCK, J. R. S. CAMERON H.
John Hancock – age 23 – Private (S/14067) 7th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders.
John enlisted in October 1914 and landed with his battalion at Boulogne in July 1915 but was killed two months later during the battle of Loos.
Born 1892 Carlisle, Cumberland as John Richard S. Hancock. Son of Thomas and Hannah Hancock of Avon Cottage, Annan.
Missing in Action on 25 September 1915 and named on the Loos Memorial, France.


HENDERSON, R. K.O.S.B.
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HENDERSON, W. K.O.S.B.
William Henderson – age 20 – Lance Corporal (40488) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers
William was educated at Gretna school and Annan Academy before he joined the Commercial Bank of Scotland in Annan. He enlisted in the 9th Royal Scots in January 1916 but was posted to the KOSB.
Born 1896 in Gretna, Dumfriesshire. Son of Thomas and Barbara Jane (McTaggart) Henderson of Rose Cottage, Stapleton Road, Annan.
Died of Wounds on 18 August 1917 and buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium.
Also named on the Annan Parish Church memorial, on the Annan Academy memorial and on the Commercial Bank of Scotland memorial in the RBS branch in St. Andrew's Square, Edinburgh.


HENRY, D. K.O.S.B.
David Henry – age 22 – Private (240352) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
David was a member of the Territorial 5th KOSB and he was mobilised as Private (1595) in August 1914. He landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915 and then served in Egypt and Palestine where he was fatally wounded at Gaza.
Born 1895 in Annan. Son of William and Elizabeth (McCaig) Henry of 13 George's Street, Annan.
Died of Wounds on 20 April 1917 and buried in Deir el Belah War Cemetery, Palestine.

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HENRY, W. SCO. RIF
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William Henry – age 19 – Private (38360) 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
William was employed at Dornock before enlisting in March 1918.
Born 1899 in Annan. Son of William and Elizabeth (McCaig) Henry of 13 George's Street, Annan.
Missing in Action on 26 March 1918 and named on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.
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HINSELWOOD, W. B. R. SCOTS.
Note: most military records use Hinsalwood.
William Byres Hinselwood – age 19 – Private (202149) 7th/8th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
William enlisted as Private (3713) in the Royal Scots and as Private (376004) joined the 16th Battalion in France before he was transferred to the KOSB.
Born 1898 in Ecclefechan, Hoddom, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late Margaret (Byers) Hinselwood and of John Hinselwood of 24 George Street, Annan.
Missing in Action on 19 August 1917 and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.
Also named on the Annan Parish Church memorial.


HOOD, R. R. HIGHRS.
Robert Hood – age 32 – Private (S/8811) 8th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Robert was employed by the Caledonian Railway Company when he enlisted.
Born 1885 at Ruthwell Railway Station, Dumfriesshire as Robert John Hood.
Son of William and Margaret Brown (Shennan) Hood of 19 St. John's Road, Annan. Husband of Mary Maxwell (Gibson) Hood who he married in 1907 in Dryfesdale, Dumfriesshire.
Missing in Action on 18 July 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.
Also named on the Caledonian Railway Company memorial in Glasgow Central Station.


HOPPER, D. SCO. RIF.
David Hopper – age 23 – Private (33659) 1/8th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
David was a propagator to trade. His enlistment had been exempted until June 1917 as he was the sole support to his mother and grandmother.
Born 1894 in Annan. Son of Phyllis Hopper of 23 North Street, Annan.
Killed in Action on 2 November 1917 and buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine.
Also named on the Annan Parish Church memorial.
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HOUGHTON, S. ROYAL NAVY.
Samuel Houghton – age 30 – Seaman (3980B) H.M.S. Black Prince, Royal Naval Reserve.
Samuel was a fisherman and, as a naval reservist, he was mobilised in August 1914. The cruiser “Black Prince” was sunk during the Battle of Jutland.
Born 1885 in Annan. Son of Richard and Alice Maria (Jackson) Houghton of Annan. Husband of Jemima (Ferguson) Houghton of 2 Vine Court, Downie's Wynd, Annan who he married in 1910 in Annan.
Killed in Action/Lost at Sea on 31 May 1916 and named on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire


HOWAT, W. GORD. HIGHRS.
William Howatt – age 26 – Private (171) 2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
William was educated at Glasgow Street School in Maxwelltown, Kirkcudbrightshire and in 1901 he was a message boy, aged 13, living with relatives James and Grace Howatt in Glasgow Street. In 1911 he was serving with the 2nd Gordons in India but in August 1914 they were at Cairo in Egypt. The battalion returned to England and then landed at Zeebrugge on 7 October 1914. William was killed three weeks later.
Born 1888 in Edinburgh. Son of William and of Janet (Rae) Howatt.
Nephew of ex-Dean Rae of Annan.
Missing in Action on 30 October 1914 and named on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.


HUGHES, W. S. K.O.S.B.
William Stuart Hughes – age 46 – Company Quartermaster Sergeant (1786) 5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
William was educated at Annan Academy, was a plumber in Annan and had served with the Territorial 5th KOSB when he enlisted in August 1914. He was posted as Colour Sergeant to the 12th Scottish Provisional Battalion in May 1915 but was discharged from the army as physically unfit for further service on 24 March 1916 and was awarded a Silver War Badge (45773) William died at his home a year later.
Born 1870 in Annan. Son of the late Edward Henry Stuart Hughes and Mary (Lawson) Hughes. Husband of Annie (Shennan) Hughes of 32 Ednam Street, Annan who he married in 1896 in Annan.
Died on 28 March 1917 and buried in Annan Cemetery. (CWG)
Also named on the Annan Academy memorial.
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HUNTINGDON, G. R.A.
George Huntington – age 24 – Gunner (76931) 6th Battalion, Reserve Brigade and Tank Command Depot, Royal Field Artillery.
George suffered from the effects of a gas shell attack on 21 March 1918 and was evacuated to hospital in Manchester. He died in the Catterick Military Hospital at Richmond, Yorkshire.
Born 1894 in Annan. Son of the late Henry Huntington and of Hellen (McQue) Huntington of 29 Murray Street, Annan.
Died on Service on 29 November 1918 and buried in Annan Cemetery. (CWG)


HYSLOP, J. P. SCO. RIF.
John Peter Hyslop – age 27 – Private (41112) 5th/6th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
John was educated at Annan Academy and in 1911 John and his brother Herries were working in the drapery trade in Newcastle-upon-Tyne but by 1916, with Herries and another brother, Maxwell, already in the army, John was assisting his father as a farmer and livestock dealer in Annan. He enlisted as Private (1618) in the Lanarkshire Yeomanry in May 1916 and was posted initially to the 10th Scottish Rifles. John was killed in the last week of the war.
Born 1891 at Tregallon, Troqueer, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of Peter and Janet (Herries) Hyslop of Hillside, Annan.
Killed in Action on 7 November 1918 and buried in Ecuelin Churchyard, France.
Also named on the Annan Academy memorial.
His brothers were Herries Hyslop, Bombardier (63684) Royal Garrison Artillery and Lieutenant Maxwell Hyslop.


IRVING, W. A. CAMERON H.
Not listed by CWGC
William Anderson Irving – age 28 – Private (S/12892) 6th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders.
William was a labourer when he enlisted in September 1914 and he landed with his battalion at Boulogne in July 1915. He was wounded in August 1916 and again in February 1917 when he was evacuated to Waveney Hospital in Ballymena and to hospital in Belfast until December but in May 1917 he was adjudged to be no longer fit for war service and he was discharged from the army on 17 June 1918 with the award of a Silver War Badge (416178)
William died of tuberculosis at Kenziels, Annan. His usual residence was Watchhill, Annan.
Born 1890 in Annan. Son of the late John and Sarah (Anderson) Irving.
Brother of Sarah Ann Irving of Watchhill, Annan.
Died on 21 June 1919 and buried in Annan Cemetery.
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IRVING, W. CANADA.
William Irving – age 42 – Lance Corporal (63466) 4th Battalion, Canadian Infantry.
William was an engine cleaner when he enlisted in Quebec in January 1915. He had previously served for 8 years with the Border Regiment. He sailed from Halifax, Nova Scotia in February 1915 and landed in France and joined his battalion in May. William was killed four months later.
Born 1874 in Annan. Son of the late William Irving and of Mary (Edgar) Irving of Galaberry, Annan and of Whaling Road, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Killed in Action on 23 September 1915 and buried in Ploegsteert Wood Military Cemetery. Belgium.


IRVING, W. GORD. HIGHRS.
The D&G Standard 19/5/1917 p.5 reported that his mother Mrs. Johnstone had been told of William's death and that her other son George of the Australians had been wounded. I have identified the family from George's service record at the National Archives of Australia.
William Irving – age 26 – Lance Corporal (S/3619) 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
William served his apprenticeship as a grocer in Annan and joined his battalion in France in April 1915. He was promoted to Lance Corporal in January 1916.
Born 1890 in North Street, Annan as William Beattie Dalrymple. Son of William Beattie and of Mary Ann Dalrymple of Ecclefechan, Dumfriesshire.
In 1891 William, age 1, was with Mrs. Mary Irving and her family at North Street, Annan as a “cousin” and in 1901, aged 11, with William and Mary Johnstone as a “relative”. In 1911, aged 21 and a assistant grocer, he was still with them at North Street. On each census he is listed as William Dalrymple
Missing in Action on 18 July 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.
George Irving, Private 368 & 2094, survived his wound and returned to Australia in June 1919.


JAMIESON, J. LANC. FUS.
John Jamieson – age 29 – Second Lieutenant, 9th Battalion, attached to the 19th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers.
John was a member of the Territorials in Annan where he was a Sergeant and had worked for his uncle at Jamieson Brothers, seedsmen in Annan, for fourteen years, travelling through the south west of Scotland, Cumberland and the Midlands. He was commissioned in August 1917.
Born 1887 in Glenluce, Wigtownshire. Son of the late Thomas Jamieson of Old Halls, Dunragit, Wigtownshire and of Margaret Jane (McBratney) Jamieson of Violetbank Farm, Annan.
Killed in Action on 3 April 1918 and buried in Quesnoy Farm Military Cemetery, France
Also named on the Annan Parish Church memorial.
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JARDINE, D. J. GORD. HIGHRS.
Douglas Johnston Jardine – age 25 – Private (202025) 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
Douglas was educated at Annan Academy and was an apprentice plumber in Annan when he enlisted as Private (709) in the Territorial 5th KOSB in April 1910. He was mobilised in August 1914 and landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915 but he contracted diphtheria in November and was evacuated to the 17th General Hospital in Alexandria. He was still in Egypt when his time expired and he was discharged from the army in April 1916. At some point he re-enlisted and was posted to the Gordons in France.
Born 1893 at Croftheads, Annan. Son of Bailie Joseph Jardine and of Mary Jane (Bound) Jardine of Ednam Street, Annan.
Killed in Action on 4 May 1918 and buried in Sandpits British Cemetery, Fouquereuil, France.
Also named on the Annan Academy memorial.

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JARDINE, R. J. K.O.S.B
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Robert Johnston Jardine – age 22 – Corporal (384) 5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Robert was educated at Annan Academy and has just completed his apprenticeship as a joiner in Annan when, as a member of the Territorials, he was mobilised in August 1914. The battalion were in training at Bannockburn, St Ninians, Stirlingshire when Robert died of heart failure.
Born 1890 at Croftheads, Annan. Son of Bailie Joseph Jardine and of Mary Jane (Bound) Jardine of Ednam Street, Annan.
Died on Service on 17 August 1914 and buried in Annan Cemetery. (CWG)
Also named on the Annan Academy memorial.


JOHNSTONE, A. K.O.S.B.
Alexander Johnstone – age 22 – Lance Corporal (122) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
As a member of the Territorials, Alexander was mobilised in August 1914 and landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915. He was killed during the battle at Achi Baba Nullah and his effects were sent home by his father Sergeant William Johnston also of the 1/5th KOSB.
Born 1893 in Annan. Son of William (a postman) and Elizabeth (McMahon) Johnstone (b. India) of 10 George Street, Annan They had married in 1892 in Plymouth. On the 1901 census William is absent (possibly with the KOSB in South Africa) and Elizabeth is a “Soldier's Wife”.
Missing in Action on 13 July 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
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JOHNSTONE, J. BORD. REG.
John Johnstone – age 38 – Private (18827) 8th Battalion, Border Regiment.
John was living in Wigton, Cumberland when he enlisted. He landed with his battalion at Boulogne in September 1915.
Born 1878 in Annan. Son of the late Samuel Johnstone and of Mary (Murphy) Johnstone of 5 Thomas Street, Annan. Husband of Maggie Johnstone of Wigton, Cumberland.
Missing in Action on 15 July 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.
Also named on the Annan Parish Church memorial.

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JOHNSTONE, W. K.O.S.B
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William Johnstone – age 34 – Private (6879) 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
William was a labourer aged 19 when he enlisted in the KOSB in December 1899. He was posted to the 1st KOSB in April 1900 and joined the 2nd KOSB in March 1904. He served in South Africa, India , Burma and Aden before he was transferred to the Army Reserve in December 1907. William was mobilised and landed with his battalion at Le Havre on 15 August 1914 but was killed eleven days later.
Born 1880 in Annan. Son of the late Samuel Johnstone and of Mary (Murphy) Johnstone of 5 Thomas Street, Annan.
He named his mother Mary, his brother James of 11 Rose Street, Annan and his sister-in-law Maggie, wife of John, as his legatees.
Missing in Action on 26 August 1914 and named on the La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France.
Also named on the Annan Parish Church memorial.


KEILLER, P. J. B. R.A.M.C.
Patrick James Blackley Keiller – age 27 – Private (37145) 36th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps.
In 1911 Patrick was a stationers assistant living at 85 Fernley Road, Sparkhill, Birmingham and he enlisted from there. He landed with his unit as part of the 13th Division in France in May 1915.
Born 1891 in Brydekirk, Dumfriesshire. Son of William James Keiller and of Agnes (Blackley) Keiller of Port Street, Annan.
Killed in Action on 28 March 1918 and buried in Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert, Somme, France.
Also named on the Annan Parish Church memorial.
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KERR, J. K.O.Y.L.I.
John Kerr – age 27 – Private (38352) 8th Batalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.
James was employed at Provost Mills in Annan when he enlisted. He was posted as Private (23197) to the 1st King's Own Scottish Borderers but was transferred to the KOYLI in France.
Born 1888 in Annan as John Clark Kerr. Son of Robert and Mary (Wartley) Kerr of 17 George Street, Annan.
Missing in Action on 1 October 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Mising of the Somme, France.


LAIDLAW, W. M.M. A. & S.H.
William Laidlaw, Military Medal – age 25 – Lance Sergeant (S/3092) 10th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
William was a riveter at the Cochrane & Company Works at Newbie, Annan when he enlisted in the Argylls in August 1914. He had previously served in the Territorial 5th King's Own Scottish Borderers. He was with the 3rd Reserve Battalion until October 1915 when he joined his battalion in France. He was wounded in May 1916 but was able to rejoin his battalion three months later. He was awarded a M.M. for bravery in the field and was promoted to Sergeant in May 1917.
Born 1892 in Tundergarth, Dumfriesshire. Son of Charles and Jemima Thomasina (Armstrong or Clark or Linn) Laidlaw of Three Trees Road, Newbie, Annan.
Killed in Action on 12 June 1917 and buried in Crump Trench British Cemetery, Fampoux, France.
Also named on the Middlebie Parish and the Eaglesfield District War Memorials and on the Cochrane Company Roll of Honour.
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LAMBLEY, J. R.A.M.C.
John Lambley – age 34 – Private (155443) Royal Army Medical Corps Depot.
John was a Captain in the Salvation Army at the hall in Greencroft Wynd in Annan when he enlisted in July 1918. He had just completed his training when he died of influenza and pneumonia in the Fylde Auxiliary Hospital at Kirkham, near Blackpool.
Born 1884 Great Gonerby, Grantham, Lincolnshire. Son of Annie Lambley.
In 1891 he was living with his grandmother Rebecca Lambley in Great Gonerby. He married Evelyn Beatrice Guy in 1905 in Nottingham, but Evelyn died in 1909 in Kent. In 1911 he was with his mother Annie 39 and his stepfather, Harry Heart, in Merrow, Guildford, Surrey. He was 26 and a widower, and was with his son John Henry James who had been born in Deptford, Kent in 1908.
Husband of Edith A. (White) Lambley of 33 Moat Road, Annan and of 2 Acacia Villas, Woodbridge Road, Guildford, Surrey who he married in 1912 in Guildford.
Died on Service on 5 October 1918 and buried in Annan Cemetery. (CWG)


LATIMER, A. D. LAN. YEO.
Agnew Dickson Latimer – age 21 – Private (203296) 5th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Agnew was educated at the Annan Academy and was working in the shop and offices of a bookseller and publisher in Annan when he enlisted as Private (2175) in the 1/1st Lanarkshire Yeomanry in August 1914. He landed with his unit as dismounted troops at Gallipoli in October 1915 but he contracted enteric fever and was evacuated to hospital where he was operated on for appendicitis. He was evacuated home and then posted as Private (3649) to the 1/5th Scottish Rifles in France in November 1916.
Born 1895 in Annan. Son of Robert Rome Latimer and Agnes (Dickson) Latimer of 22 Carlyle Place, Annan.
Killed in Action on 14 April 1917 and buried in Heninel-Croisilles Road Cemetery, France.
Also named on the Annan Parish Church memorial and on the Annan Academy memorial.
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LAURIE, R. CAMERON H.
Robert Laurie – age 29 – Private (7227) 1st Battalion, Cameron Highlanders.
Robert had been a grocer's apprentice in Annan until he joined the army. He served with the 2nd Camerons in India until his term expired. He was working at the Cochrane & Company Works at Newbie, Annan when he re-enlisted in August 1914 and joined the 1st Camerons who were in Edinburgh. He landed with his battalion at Le Havre on 14 August, one of the first British formations to move to France. Robert was killed a year later at the battle of Loos.
Born 1886 in Annan as Robert McPherson Laurie. Son of the late James Laurie of Howgill, Annan and of Marion (McPherson) Laurie of Croftheads Cottages, Annan.
Missing in Action on 25 September 1915 and named on the Loos Memorial, France.
Also named on the Cochrane Company Roll of Honour.


LEES, A. K.O.S.B.
Andrew Lees – age 22 – Private (18867) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Andrew enlisted in May 1915 and joined the 1st KOSB at Gallipoli in October 1915. He then served in Egypt until the battalion moved to France in April 1916.
Born 1895 in Wilton, Roxburghshire as Andrew Scott Lees. Son of Robert and Margaret Lees of 4 Silver Walk, Annan.
Missing in Action on 9 June 1917 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.


LEITCH, J. A. R.S.F.
James Andrew Leitch – age 37 – Private (24045) 1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers.
James was educated at Annan Academy and was a grocer in Annan when he enlisted as Private (23147) in the KOSB in March 1916. He was posted to the 2nd RSF in France in June but a few weeks later he was wounded and treated at the 1st South African General Hospital in Abbeville before being evacuated to the 3rd Western General Hospital at Newport, South Wales in July 1916. He returned to France and joined the 1st RSF in November 1916 but was evacuated again due to illness to the Red Cross Hospital at Cardonald, Glasgow in December. He rejoined his battalion in June 1917 but was killed three months later.
Born 1880 in Annan. Son of the late Andrew and Jane (French) Leitch of 5 Shankland Court, Annan and of 97 & 99 High Street, Annan. Brother of Alexander Leitch of West View, North Street, Annan.
Missing in Action on 26 September 1917 and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.
Also named on the Annan Parish Church memorial and on the Annan Academy memorial.
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LINTON, E. S. R.A.F.
Edward Smith Linton – age 21 – Sergeant (26059) 18th Training Depot Station, Royal Air Force.
Edward was educated at Annan Academy. He enlisted as Private (1292) in the 1/5th KOSB and landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915. He contracted enteric fever and was treated on the hospital ship “Seang Bee” in July before being evacuated home. He left Annan again in December 1915 and transferred to the Royal Flying Corps in June 1916. He was Mentioned in Despatches by the Commander-in-Chief of the Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force for distinguished and gallant services and devotion to duty. He was killed in a flying accident in Egypt.
Born 1897 in Annan. Son of the late Joseph Linton and of Mary (Gass) Linton of Murrayfield Cottages, Annan.
Died on Service on 4 February 1919 and buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
Also named on the Annan Parish Church memorial and on the Annan Academy memorial.

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LINTON, M. G. A. & S.H
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Matthew Gass Linton – age 23 – Private (9187) 14th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
Matthew was a clerk with the Caledonian Railway Company and was living at 144 Buccleuch Street in Glasgow when he enlisted there. He was in a squad repairing the parapet of their trench when they were hit by a shell. Four men were killed.
Born 1892 in Annan. Son of the late Joseph Linton and of Mary (Gass) Linton of Murrayfield Cottages, Annan.
Killed in Action on 16 July 1916 and buried in Maroc British Cemetery, Grenay, France.
Also named on the Annan Parish Church memorial, on the Caledonian Railway Company memorial in Glasgow Central Station and on the Glasgow Roll of Honour.
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LISTER, A. H. M.M. R.A.
Adam Harkness Lister, Military Medal – age 32 – Fitter Staff Sergeant (138893) 251st Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery.
Adam served in the Witwatersrand Rifles (known as the "Wits Rifles") as part of the South African Defence Force during the invasion of German South West Africa (Namibia) in 1915. At the end of the campaign troops were allowed to volunteer for overseas service and Adam landed at Plymouth on 2 September 1915. He married a week later and on 5 October he enlisted as Private (M2/13001) in the Army Service Corps, Motor Transport in Glasgow. He was posted to the 18th Anti Aircraft Battery in France in November 1915 and promoted to Corporal in June 1916. He was transferred to the RGA in November 1916 and was promoted and posted to the 251st Siege Battery in September 1917. He was awarded a M.M. as 138893 Fitt. S./Sjt. A. H. Lister, R.G.A. (Motherwell) in August 1918. Adam was wounded in October 1918 and died five days later in the 30th Casualty Clearing Station at Ficheux.
Born 1886 in Kirkpatrick Fleming, Dumfriesshire. Son of John and Isabella (Harkness) Lister of Beechgrove and of St. Bees Cottage, Annan. Husband of Charlotte Edwards (Robertson) Lister of Airbles Street, Motherwell and of St. Bees Cottage, Annan who he married in 1915 in Kelvin, Glasgow.
Died of Wounds on 8 October 1918 and buried in Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux, France.
Also named on the Annan Parish Church memorial.


LITTLE, J. R. SCOTS.
Johnstone Little – age 19 – Private (44255) 1/9th (Highlanders) Battalion, Royal Scots.
Johnstone was employed as a carter at Dornock when he enlisted in April 1917. He was called up as Private (2/17766) to a Training Battalion before being posted as Private ( 56495) to the 12th H.L.I. in France on 31 March 1918 but was transferred to the Royal Scots. He had been at the front for three weeks when he was killed.
Born 1899 in Applegarth, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late James and Elizabeth (Shaw) Little of Preston Hall, Annan. Brother of John Little, of Knockburn Cottage, Ecclefechan, Dumfriesshire and of Jane Little of Longfords Cottage, Annan.
Killed in Action on 22 April 1918 and buried in Raperie British Cemetery, Villemontoire, Aisne, France.

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LITTLE, F. K.O.S.B
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Frank Little – age 21 – Private (241173) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Frank enlisted as Private (4498) in August 1915. He joined his battalion in Egypt and served in Palestine where he was killed at Gaza.
Born 1896 in Applegarth, Dumfriesshire as Francis Davidson Little. Son of the late James and Elizabeth (Shaw) Little of Preston Hall, Annan. Brother of John Little, of Knockburn Cottage, Ecclefechan, Dumfriesshire and of Jane Little of Longfords Cottage, Annan.
Killed in Action on 19 April 1917 and buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine.
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LOCKART, G. AUSTRALIA.
George Lockhart – age 25 – Private (300) 49th Battalion, Australian Infantry.
George had served his apprenticeship as a butcher in Annan before he emigrated to Australia in about 1910. He was living at Helen Street, Fortitude Valley, Queensland when he enlisted at Enoggera Barracks in August 1914 and he sailed with the 9th Battalion from Brisbane in September 1914. He took part in the landings at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915 where he was wounded. He was evacuated back to Egypt due to illness in August but returned to his unit in October. After the withdrawal from Gallipoli he was transferred to 49th Battalion in Egypt in February 1916 and landed at Marseilles on 12 June but he was wounded two months later at Pozieres and died six days later in the 1st Canadian General Hospital in Etaples.
Born 1891 in Annan. Son of Robert and Jane (Dickson) Lockhart of 6 Nicholsons Place, Annan.
Died of Wounds on 19 August 1916 and buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, France.


LOUDON, D. L. CANADA.
David Little Loudon – age 35 – Lance Corporal (117359) 2nd Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles.
David was educated at Annan Academy and was a carpenter when he enlisted in Calgary, Alberta in January 1915. He sailed from Canada in October and he landed in France in January 1916. He was wounded at Ypres and evacuated to the 3rd London General Hospital in Wandsworth, London in May 1916. He rejoined his unit in France and was promoted to Lance Corporal in April 1917. David was killed near Passchendaele.
Born 1881 in Annan. Son of the late David Cunningham Loudon and of Agnes Rogerson (Little) Loudon of 25 Port Street, Annan. Brother of Miss Jeanie Little Loudon of 25 Port Street, Annan.
Killed in Action on 31 October 1917 and buried in Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Belgium.
Also named on the Annan Academy memorial.
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LUPTON, R. ROYAL NAVY.
Richard Lupton – age 33 – Able Seaman (J/59349) H.M.S. Severn, Royal Navy.
Richard had worked at the Cochrane & Company Works at Newbie, Annan but he was described as a fisherman when he enlisted in September 1916. He was posted to the Cruiser HMS Hyacinth on the Cape of Good Hope Station in December 1916 and to the Monitor HMS Severn in April 1917. He was uprated to AB in July 1917. The “Severn” served on the East Africa station until 1918 and, after a long refit in Alexandria, also served on the lower Danube until March 1919. Richard died of pneumonia at the Royal Naval Hospital on Malta.
Born 1886 in Dornock, Dumfriesshire as Richard Carruthers. Son of the late Richard Lupton and of Mary (Carruthers) Lupton of Annan. Husband of Elizabeth (Notman) Lupton of 6 Hays Place, Annan who he married in 1909 in Annan.
Died on Service on 27 April 1919 and buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery, Malta.
Also named on the Cochrane Company Roll of Honour.


LUPTON, J. SO. AFR. INF.
Joseph Lupton – age 31 – Private (6685) 3rd Regiment, South African Infantry.
In 1901 Joseph was an assistant fish dealer in his father's business in Annan. He was mining in South Africa when he enlisted for overseas service in Potchefstroom in the North-West Province in October 1915. He joined his battalion in France on 7 June 1916 but was killed two months later in Delville Wood.
Born 1885 in Dalton-in-Furness, Ulverston, Lancashire. Son of the late Joseph and Alice (Robinson) Lupton of Dalton-in-Furness and of Annan. Husband of Margaret Thompson (Graham) Lupton of 36 Scotch Street, Annan who he married in 1904 in Annan.
Margaret died of influenza at Stanley Place, Annan on 8 December 1918.
Missing in Action on 1 August 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.
Also named on the Dalton-in-Furness War Memorial.

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LUPTON, R. SO. AFR. INF
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Robert Lupton – age 35 – Sergeant (4921) 3rd Regiment, South African Infantry.
Robert was a baker in Annan when he enlisted as Private (6378) in the 1st Battalion of the King's Own Scottish Borderers in March 1898. He served in South Africa War from January 1900 and was posted to the 2nd KOSB in March 1902. He served in India and in Burma before he was transferred to the Army Reserve in March 1906. He remained in the Reserves and in 1910 he went to work in a mine in South Africa. He was discharged from the army at the end of his term of service at Pretoria in South Africa in March 1914 but he enlisted in the South African Force in August 1914 and took part in the campaign in German South West Africa (Namibia) after which he volunteered for overseas service. Robert, like his brother, was killed in Delville Wood.
Born 1881 in Dalton-in-Furness, Ulverston, Lancashire. Son of the late Joseph and Alice (Robinson) Lupton of Dalton-in-Furness and of Annan. Husband of Mary (Messenger) Lupton who he married in 1907 in Annan.
Killed in Action on 16 July 1916 and buried in Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France.
Also named on the Dalton-in-Furness War Memorial.


LYNN, G. A. & S.H.
George Lynn – age 24 – Private (278190) 2nd Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
George was a labourer when he enlisted as Private (6655) in the 2/7th Argylls in October 1916. He went to France and was posted to the 14th Battalion in May 1917. He was admitted to the 49th Casualty Clearing Station due to illness and was moved to the 16th General Hospital at Le Treport in March 1918.
At that time this hospital was operated by the 10th Base Hospital of Pennsylvannia, USA.
He was then posted to 1/8th Argylls in April but was wounded in May and evacuated to the University War Hospital in Southampton. He returned to France in October and was posted to the 2nd Argylls on 1 November 1918 but was killed five days later.
Born 1894 in Annan as George Linn. Son of George and Helen (Robertson) Linn or Lynn of 12 Rose Street Annan.
Killed in Action on 6 November 1918 and buried in Aulnoye Communal Cemetery, France.
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