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Capt W Maxwell, Buittle church

 
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spoons



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Location: St John's Town of Dalry

PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2007 10:55 pm    Post subject: Capt W Maxwell, Buittle church Reply with quote

UKNIWM Ref: 44357

Location inside Buittle church OS Map Ref: NX 808 598

Please note that this memorial is currently incorrectly listed under the surname YOUNGER on UKNIWM. I have notified them of the error but it has not yet been fixed on the website.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 07, 2009 10:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MAXWELL
Initials: W J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Egyptian Army
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 10th Soudanese Regt.
Date of Death: 26/08/1916
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 11. C. 12.
Cemetery: KHARTOUM WAR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The name error has now been corrected, Thnaks
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

William Jardine Maxwell age 34 Captain: 2nd Battalion, Cameron Highlanders attached to 10th Soudanese Regiment, Egyptian Army.
William was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in September 1904, and served in South Africa, China, India and Egypt. He was promoted to Captain in October 1914 while seconded to the Egyptian Army and died of blackwater fever at Abiad Darfur, Sudan.
Born 1882 at Terraughtie House, Troqueer, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of William Jardine Herries-Maxwell and Dorothea Fitzgerald (Maitland-Kirwan)
Herries-Maxwell of Munches, Buittle.
Died on Active Service on 26 August 1916 and buried in Khartoum War Cemetery, Sudan.
Also remembered, with his brother John, on the Dalbeattie War Memorial.
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