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BURNTISLAND, COUPER U.F. (FORMER) WW1

 
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 26, 2007 8:06 pm    Post subject: BURNTISLAND, COUPER U.F. (FORMER) WW1 Reply with quote

This memorial is now situated within St Columba's Church Burntisland after Couper Church was turned into flats.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 5:35 pm    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

William M. Gourlay 2nd Lieut. R.A.F.
George Rodger 2nd Lieut. 2nd Leicester Regt.
Robert Meldrum Sgt. R.A.S.C. M.T.
John S. Alexander L/Cpl. K.O.S.B.
George Barclay Pte. London Scottish
James Ewing Pte. 3rd Seaforths
James Henderson Pte. 1/7th Black Watch
Alexander Langlands Pte. 8th Black Watch
William Meldrum Pte. 5th Camerons


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 5:44 pm    Post subject: William Miller Gourlay Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: GOURLAY, WILLIAM MILLAR
Initials: W M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: 91st Sqdn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 01/10/1918
Additional information: Son of Mrs. H. M. Gourlay, of 47, Magdalen Green, Dundee (late of Burntisland, Fife), and the late Mr. R. R. Gourlay.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 175.
Cemetery: CATERHAM AND WARLINGHAM (CATERHAM) BURIAL GROUND

SNWM
Surname: GOURLAY
Firstname: William Millar
Date Death: 01/10/1918
Other: 91 Sq.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL AIR FORCE
Rank: 2/Lieut
Theatre of death: England.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 5:49 pm    Post subject: George Swan Rodger Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: RODGER, GEORGE SWAN
Initials: G S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Leicestershire Regiment
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 09/01/1917
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 12.
Memorial: BASRA MEMORIAL

SNWM
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 5:56 pm    Post subject: Robert Meldrum Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: MELDRUM, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Secondary Regiment: Supply and Transport Corps
Secondary Unit Text: attd
Age: 22
Date of Death: 20/11/1919
Service No: DM2/207458
Additional information: Son of Robert and Margaret Meldrum, of 4, Harbour Place, Burntisland, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Face 23.
Memorial: DELHI MEMORIAL (INDIA GATE)

SNWM
Surname: MELDRUM
Firstname: Robert
Service Number: 207458
Date Death: 20/11/1919
Place of birth: Burntisland
SNWM roll: ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS
Rank: A/Sgt
Theatre of death: India.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 6:08 pm    Post subject: John Stewart Alexander Reply with quote

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Name: ALEXANDER, JOHN STEWART
Initials: J S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 14/07/1916
Service No: 16240
Additional information: Son of David and E. Alexander, of Argyll Villa, Bentfield, Burntisland, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 4 A and 4 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: ALEXANDER
Firstname: John Stewart
Service Number: 16240
Date Death: 14/07/1916
Place of birth: Bathgate Linlithgow
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 6:13 pm    Post subject: George Barclay Reply with quote

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Name: BARCLAY, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: London Regiment (London Scottish)
Unit Text: 1st/14th Bn.
Date of Death: 09/09/1916
Service No: 5627
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 9 C and 13 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: BARCLAY
Firstname: George
Service Number: 5627
Date Death: 09/09/1916
Place of birth: London
SNWM roll: LONDON SCOTTISH
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 6:19 pm    Post subject: James Walker Ewing Reply with quote

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Name: EWING, JAMES WALKER
Initials: J W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 02/03/1917
Service No: S/13171
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Elizabeth Walker Ewing.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 21. 112.
Cemetery: BURNTISLAND CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: EWING
Firstname: James
Service Number: S/13171
Date Death: 02/03/1917
Place of birth: Burntisland
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: Home.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 6:39 pm    Post subject: James Henderson Reply with quote

Pte. James Henderson 1/7th Black Watch
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 6:48 pm    Post subject: Alexander Langlands Reply with quote

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Name: LANGLANDS, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Date of Death: 03/05/1917
Service No: S/40516
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 6.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: LANGLANDS
Firstname: Alexander
Service Number: S/40516
Date Death: 03/05/1917
Place of birth: Burntisland Fife
Other: 8th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 6:55 pm    Post subject: William Meldrum Reply with quote

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Name: MELDRUM, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 17
Date of Death: 18/10/1916
Service No: S/20912
Additional information: Son of the late William Meldrum, of 3, West Leven St., Burntisland, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 15 B.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: MELDRUM
Firstname: William
Service Number: S/20912
Date Death: 18/10/1916
Place of birth: Burntisland
Other: 5th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:41 pm    Post subject: WMR number Reply with quote

WMR 56507
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