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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 2:47 am    Post subject: Pte. Robert Alles Reply with quote

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Pte Robert Alles A&SH

(Glasgow Herald 8th March 1915)
"Private Robert Alles, of the 1st Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, second son of Mr James Alles, 555 Govan Road, who was reported wounded a few days ago, died in Netley Military Hospital on February 28. His body was brought to Kinross, of which place he was a native, and he was laid to rest with full military honours in Kinross New Cemetery on Wednesday last. The members of the local Town Council attended the funeral and as the cortege passed the school which Private Alles attended as a boy the children formed up and paid their respects to the past pupil of the school."

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ALLES, R
Rank: Private
Service No: 10160
Date of Death: 28/02/1915
Age: 27
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st Bn.
Grave Reference: E. 216A.
Cemetery: KINROSS EAST BURYING GROUND
Additional Information: Son of James and Georgina Bain Alles, of 7, Carmachal St., Govan, Glasgow.

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Surname ALLES
Firstname Robert Elder
Service Number 10160
Date Death 28/02/1915
Decoration
Place of birth Govan Lanarkshire
Other 1st Bn.
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank Pte
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Capt Henry Maitland Macintosh was the son of the minister (Rev William Macintosh) and was born in Kelso. He represented Great Britain at the 1912 Olympic games and was part of the gold medal winning sprint relay team. He was killed in action on the Somme on 26th July 1918.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 02, 2012 5:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

KINROSS SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION.
Mrs Finnan, who resides in Swansacre, Kinross, received a letter yesterday from a cousin at the front, informing her that her husband, Private John Finnan, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, had been killed by a bomb on the 23d inst.
He was 34 years of age, and was formerly a miner. Their eldest son was drowned when skating on Loch Leven in November last.
Dundee Courier 30 March 1916
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 02, 2012 6:21 pm    Post subject: Herbert N S Anderson Reply with quote

Herbert N S Anderson 2nd Lt Royal Flying Corps born Kinross Age 18 Died Beverley 24-Dec-17 Son of Murdoch Christie Anderson and Josephine Lydia Anderson, The Hollies, Kinross. 1901 Census: Muirs Brackle Moss. Kinross East Burying Ground U. K. Kinross E.166 Fraserburgh Herald 17-06-19 Fraserburgh & Kinross
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:02 am    Post subject: Lt. William Keay-Falcomer Reply with quote

dhubthaigh wrote:
Name: FALCONER, WILLIAM KEAY
Initials: W K
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 25/04/1915
Additional information: Son of William Keay Falconer, J.P., and Margaret More Morrison Keay Falconer, of "Levenbank," Kinross.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 1.
Cemetery: SEAFORTH CEMETERY, CHEDDAR VILLA

BLAIRGOWRIE ADVERTISER: TWO YEARS OF WAR - AUGUST 1916
KILLED:-
Lieutenant W Keay Falconer, (nephew of Mrs MacIntosh, Allan Street, Blairgowrie), 7th A. & S. Highlanders.


(Glasgow Herald 4th May 1915)
"Information has been received at Kinross that Lieutenant W. Keay-Falconer, junr., 7th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, was killed in action near Ypres early on April 25. Lieut. Keay-Falconer, who was 20 years of age, was educated at Edinburgh Academy, and for the last two years served in the O.T.C. connected with his school. On leaving school he got a commision as second lieutenant in the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (T.F.), and was promoted first lieutenant in the autumn of last year after his battalion was mobilised and stationed at Beford. He volunteered for service abroad immediately on the outbreak of the war, and went to France with his regiment in December. In addition to his education at Edinburgh Academy he took a vacation course at an educational institute at Namur. He spoke French fluently, and was in consequence of much use to his comrades when abroad. Lieutenant Keay-Faklconer was the only son of Mr W. Keay-Falconer, Clerk of Lieutenancy, and Sheriff and County Clerk of Kinross-shire."

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:23 pm    Post subject: Affleck, Greig & Murray Reply with quote

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Pte J. Affleck, A.&.S.H.
Pte Robert Greig, A.&.S.H.
Pte Peter Murray, A.&.S.H.


(Glasgow Herald 7th May 1915)
"Information was received in Kinross yesterday that the following three men had been killed in action:- Private John H. Affleck and Private Robert Greig, both of the 1st Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders; and Peter Murray, jun. a Territorial in the 7th Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders."

Pte. J. Affleck, A.&.S.H.

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AFFLECK, JOHN
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 69
Date of Death: 24/04/1915
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 42 and 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

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Surname: AFFLECK
Firstname: John
Service Number: 69
Date Death: 24/04/1915
Place of birth: Alloa Clackmannanshire
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: L Cpl
Theatre of death: F.& F.

Pte Robert Greig, A.&.S.H.

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GREIG, ROBERT
Rank: Private
Service No: 57
Date of Death: 25/04/1915
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 42 and 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

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Surname: GREIG
Firstname: Robert
Service Number: 57
Date Death: 25/04/1915
Place of birth: Kinross
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.

Pte. Peter Murray, A.&.S.H.

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MURRAY, PETER
Rank: Private
Service No: 2585
Date of Death: 25/04/1915
Age: 25
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders "G" Coy. 1st/7th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 42 and 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. P. Murray of 6, Bridgend, Kinross.

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Surname: MURRAY
Firstname: Peter
Service Number: 2585
Date Death: 25/04/1915
Other: 1/7th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 5:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

James Heggie Pte S/22632 7th Gordon Highlanders e Stirling Age 18 Killed in Action F&F 14/04/1918 Son of James and Annie Heggie, of 34 Swarland, Kinross. Soldiers Will 3 Pages. Ploegsteert Memorial M. R. 32 Panel 9 Dundee PJ 20-07-18 Page 3: Missing
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 5:49 pm    Post subject: Albert Edward Ling Reply with quote

Albert Edward Ling Private S/20338 1st/6th Bn. Gordon Highlanders e Stirling Age 19 Died of Wounds Seine-Maritime, France 29/03/1918 Son of John and Selina Ling, of Laing's Cottages, High St., Kinross. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre Fr 0085 Div. 62. III. A. 5.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 5:50 pm    Post subject: Peter Robertson Reply with quote

Peter Robertson Lance Corporal S/16260 1st Garrison Bn. Gordon Highlanders e Menstrie Age 36 Died Pakistan 30/10/1918 Son of the late William Robertson, of Ochil Rd., Menstrie, Clackmannanshire. Husband of Cecilia Blyth Gardiner Robertson, of 34. Swarland. Kinross. Rawalpindi War Cemetery 2. A. 5.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 5:51 pm    Post subject: William Wilson Reply with quote

William Wilson Private S/8401 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Beath,Fife e Alloa Age 25 Killed in Action Somme, France 06/09/1916 Soldiers Effects: Widow: Alison. Occ: Miner at Aitken Pit, Kelty. Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15B & 15C Dundee Evening Telegraph 9-10-16 Page 2
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:15 am    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) report Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 19, 2020 3:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pte ROBERT P. KING, A&SH.

Named on the Galashiels War Memorial in Selkirkshire as:

PTE. ROBERT KING. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Robert Patterson King age 22 Private (S/21538) 1/5th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
Robert and his family moved from Halliburton Place, Galashiels to Kinross after 1911 and Robert enlisted there. His battalion, after service in Palestine, moved from Egypt in 1918, landing at Marseilles in April.
Born 1896 in Galashiels. Son of Robert John King and Joan Douglas (Dobbie) King of 12 Smith Street, Kinross.
Killed in Action on 29 July 1918 and buried in Oulchy-Le-Chateau Churchyard Extension, Aisne, France.
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