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IanA



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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2007 4:16 pm    Post subject: Peebles Old Parish 39-45 Reply with quote

The memorials to the fallen of othe Second World War are rather like massive bronze signet rings encompassing two of the pillars in the nave of the kirk.



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PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:20 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 78876
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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BALLANTYNE, ROLAND BRUCE
Initials: RB
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Service Number: 165873
Regiment/Service: Durham Light Infantry
Date of Death: 7/12/1941
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of Tom and Edith H. Ballantyne, of Innerleithen, Peeblesshire.
Grave Reference: 7 P 2
Cemetery: Tobruk War Cemetery

Also named on Peebles and Traquair War Memorials.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DAVIDSON, ALAN JOHNSTON
Initials: AJ
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Observer)
Service Number: 751113
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 77 Sqdn
Date of Death: 29/6/1940
Age: 22
Additional Information: Son of Richard and Agnes Jane Davidson, of Venlaw, Peebles.
Grave Reference: 6 E 10
Cemetery: Rheinberg War Cemetery

Also named on Peebles War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HAY, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 2129722
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers, 209 Field Coy
Date of Death: 2/4/1943
Age: 35
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Mary Morrison Hay; husband of Margaret Stoddart Hay, of Peebles.
Grave Reference: 7 A 17
Cemetery: Benghazi War Cemetery

Also named on Peebles War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: JARDINE, GEORGE CAMPBELL
Initials: GC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Pilot)
Service Number: 1070430
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 21/7/1942
Age: 27
Additional Information: Son of Peter and Elizabeth Jardine, of Peebles; husband of Margaret Wallace Jardine, of Peebles.
Grave Reference: Grave 1809
Cemetery: Peebles Cemetery

Also named on Peebles War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: JOHNSTONE, JAMES WARD
Initials: JW
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Wireless Operator)
Service Number: 552521
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force, 38 Sqdn
Date of Death: 11/9/1940
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of John and Lillian Johnstone, of Peebles.
Grave Reference: Plot 9, Row 4, Grave 1
Cemetery: Oostende New Communal Cemetery

Also named on Peebles War Memorial
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 8:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LAWRIE, JAMES CHISHOLM
Initials: JC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 3061871
Regiment/Service: Royal Horse Artillery, 12 (Honourable Artillery Coy) Regt
Awards: DCM
Date of Death: 26/4/1943
Age: 30
Additional Information: Son of James Chisholm Lawrie and Jane Lawrie, of Peebles.
Grave Reference: I C 6
Cemetery: Massicault War Cemetery

Also named on Peebles War Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CPH McLaren appears on CWGC as:

Name: MACLAREN, CHARLES PETER HOPE
Initials: CPH
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Pilot Officer (Pilot)
Service Number: 86640
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 107 Sqdn
Date of Death: 24/4/1941
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of John Walter and Elizabeth Lennie Maclaren (nee Hope), of Peebles.
Grave Reference: VIA D 1
Cemetery: Kristiansand Civil Cemetery

Also named on Peebles War Memorial
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PORTER, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 1896051
Royal Engineers, 3 Field Sqdn
Date of Death: 20/2/1943
Age: 27
Additional Information: Foster-son of Mrs. M. Thomson, of Peebles.
Grave Reference: XIII E 18
Cemetery: Sfax War Cemetery

Also named on Peebles War Memorial
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

John Ramsay is recorded by CWGC as:

Name: RAMSEY, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Air Gunner)
Service Number: 1107764
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 101 Sqdn
Date of Death: 28/8/1942
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph W. S. Ramsey, of Peebles.
Grave Reference: Coll. grave 9 A 1-4
Cemetery: Heverlee War Cemetery

Also named on Peebles War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

AS Sterricks appears on CWGC as Sterrick (no "s")

Name: STERRICK, ALEXANDER STEWART
Initials: AS
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 396623
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy, HMS Chanticleer
Date of Death: 18/11/1943
Age: 35
Additional Information: Son of John and Barbara Sterrick; husband of Agnes Sterrick, of Peebles.
Panel Reference: Panel 76, Column 3
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial

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