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Mike Morley



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Location: Roberton, Lanarkshire

PostPosted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RICHARDSON, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 4th Bn
Date of Death: 26/7/1918
Age: 25
Additional Information: Son of John and Christina 0. Richardson, of Crossgatehead House, Polmont, Stirlingshire. Arts Student, Edinburgh University. Native of Manor, Peeblesshire.
Grave Reference: V D 9
Cemetery: Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery

Also named on Peebles War Memorial.
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Kenneth Morrison



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Location: Rockcliffe Dalbeattie

PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Poor guy nearly made it through the war.

From Edinburgh Uni. Roll of the Fallen.

RICHARDSON, ROBERT (b. 1893).
Peebles High School. Student of Arts, 1913-15. 4th and I2th Royal Scots,
Private Dec. 1915; L/Corporal Jan. 1917; Officer Cadet April 1917; 2nd Lieut.
July 1917. France April 1918. Wounded I9th and died on 26th July 1918
near St Omer.
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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SCOTT, G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 15793
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 30/11/1917
Grave Reference: VI D 5
Cemetery: Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery, Villers-Plouich

and his brother:

Name: SCOTT, JW
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 14050
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 31/7/1917
Grave Reference: V A 15
Cemetery: Artillery Wood Cemetery


Both are also named on Peebles War Memorial.
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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WALKER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/10410
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders, 7th Bn
Date of Death: 18/7/1916
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 15C
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mike Morley wrote:
Name: FAIRBAIRN, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 13575
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 16th Bn
Date of Death: 16/7/1917
Age: 40
Additional Information: Son of John and Margaret Fairbairn, of Galashiels; husband of Margaret McLaren Fairbairn, of 212, Halliburton Place, Galashiels, Selkirkshire.
Grave Reference: I B 10
Cemetery: Tincourt New British Cemetery

Also named on Peebles and Galashiels War Memorials.


Named on the Galashiels War Memorial as:
PTE. PETER FAIRBAIRN. Royal Scots
Peter Fairbairn age 40 Private (34052) 16th Battalion (2nd Edinburgh) Royal Scots.
In 1911 Peter was working as a stone dyker and was living with his family at 95 Wood Street, Galashiels and in 1915 they were at Crosshouse in Manor Parish, Peeblesshire. (Source: Valuation Roll)
Peter died of disease in the 55th Casualty Clearing Station at Tincourt.

Born 1876 in Galashiels. Son of the late John Fairbairn (died 1900) and of the late Margaret Naysmyth (Kay) Fairbairn (died 1905) formerly of Magdala Terrace, Galashiels. Husband of Margaret (McLaren) Fairbairn of 212 Halliburton Place, Galashiels who he married in 1907 in Moulin, Perthshire.
Died on Active Service on 16 July 1917 and buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme, France.
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