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PostPosted: Fri Oct 24, 2014 8:02 pm    Post subject: Falkirk Memorial - James Muirhead Reply with quote

CWGC Information

Name: MUIRHEAD
First name: John
Rank: Private
Regiment: Cameron Highlanders
Unit: "C" Coy. 6th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 20/07/1917
Service no: S/10400
Additional information: Son of John and Annie Muirhead, of 18, Gibsongray St., Bainsford, Falkirk
Cemetery/Memorial reference: I. J. 13
Cemetery: DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY

Falkirk Herald Saturday, August 11, 1917
FOR KING AND COUNTRY
Photographs of seven soldiers but no article about them

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 25, 2014 6:50 pm    Post subject: Falkirk Memorial - Matthew Russell Reply with quote

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Name: RUSSELL
First name: Matthew
Rank: Gunner
Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit: 42nd Heavy Artillery Group
Age: 19
Date of Death: 15/07/1917
Service no: 344401
Additional information: Son of the late Pte. William and Annie Russell, of Falkirk, Stirling
Cemetery/Memorial reference: II. D. 27
Cemetery: POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY

Falkirk Herald, Saturday August 11, 1917
FOR KING AND COUNTRY
Photographs of seven men but no articles about them

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 25, 2014 6:55 pm    Post subject: Falkirk Memorial - Hugh Lyon Reply with quote

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Name: LYON
Initial: H
Rank: Private
Regiment: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit: 7th Bn.
Date of Death: 13/07/1917
Service no: 277409
Cemetery/Memorial reference: III. H. 29.
Cemetery: ESSEX FARM CEMETERY

The record of soldiers died in the Great War shows Hugh was born and lived in Falkirk and enlisted in Stenhousemuir


Falkirk Herald Saturday, August 11, 1917

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Photographs of seven men but no article about them

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 25, 2014 7:24 pm    Post subject: Falkirk Memorial - Arthur McLachlan Reply with quote

Arthur's attestation papers show he was born on 16 April 1883 in Falkirk. He was 5'4"; medium complexion; brown eyes; reddish hair.
The "Canada War Graves Registers" show Arthur was a Private and died on 9 April 1917. He was "killed during the attack on Vimy Ridge". Cemetery is "THELUS MILITARY CEMETERY, FRANCE"

Falkirk Herald, Saturday August 11, 1917

FOR KING AND COUNTRY
Photographs of seven men but no article about them

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 25, 2014 7:39 pm    Post subject: Falkirk Memorial - William Paterson Reply with quote

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Name: PATERSON
Initial: W
Rank: Private
Regiment: Army Service Corps
Unit: attd. 39th Ammunitiion Sub. Park
Date of Death: 22/07/1917
Service no: M2/120950
Cemetery/Memorial reference: XVI. E. 10A.
Cemetery: LUSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY

William's service record shows he was married to Jeanie Bell on 6 June 1910 in Glasgow and they were living at 42 Glebe Street, Falkirk with their children Jeanie Hunter born 13 November 1911 and James McEwan born 18 March 1914. There are notes in the record showing that William was acting as a Lance Corporal, unpaid.

Falkirk Herald, Saturday August 11, 1917

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Photographs of seven men but no article about them

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 07, 2015 9:29 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Second Lieut. Kenneth J. Niven, A. & S.H. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Monday, 25th February, 1918.
"CASUALTIES. Notes on Officers. A. AND S. HIGHLANDERS.
Mr. KENNETH J. NIVEN.- Now reported killed or died of wounds, Second Lieutenant Kenneth J. Niven was the youngest son of Mr. Charles B. Niven, chief engineer of the Carron Line of steamers and of Mrs. Niven, 18 Meeks Road, Falkirk. Joining the army in January, 1915, immediately on attaining his seventeenth birthday he was gazetted by April, 1917 and passed to the Argyll's. He had only been 17 days at the front when he was reported missing. In his twentieth year at the time of his death, Lieutenant Niven was, in civil life a draughtsman with Falkirk Iron Company."


1901 census - Born Falkirk, Stirlingshire.

WW1
Surname NIVEN
Forename Kenneth James
Rank T/2nd Lieut
Service number
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 22 August 1917
Theatre of death Unknown
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 11th Bn.

CWGC - NIVEN, Kenneth James
Rank: Second Lieutenant.
Date of Death: 22/08/1917. Age: 19.
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 11th Bn.
Panel Reference:Panel 141 to 143 and 162.
Memorial:TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Son of Charles Bain Niven, M.B.E., and Euphemia Niven, late of 18, Meeks Rd., Falkirk.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 07, 2015 9:56 pm    Post subject: Falkirk herald pictures Reply with quote

govangirl, been researching folk in the Falkirk Herald: sometimes the article is on a previous page with the mention "photo on page x"
Hope that'll help,
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 08, 2015 8:18 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Ptes. John and James BENSON - Seaforths. Reply with quote

The Falkirk Herald, Saturday, 14th July, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
BENSON
.- Killed in action on 3rd May, Ptes. John and James Benson, aged 22 and 20 years, Seaforth Highlanders (late Argylls), beloved and only sons of John and Catherine Benson, late of 2, Mill Square, Graham's Road, Falkirk."


Same publication as above, day and date; page 3:- "Private John Benson, Seaforth Highlanders, aged 22, an apprentice fitter to trade, who with his brother James was reported missing after the same action in France, is now believed to have been killed. His brother was lately posted as killed also. John was mobilised as a Territorial, and was wounded on April 9th. His parents formerly resided in Graham's Road, but Mrs. Benson's address is now 2, Middle Street Lane, Grangemouth."

SDGW - John Benson born Leith; enlisted Falkirk.

SNWM - WW1
Surname BENSON
Forename John
Rank Pte
Service number S/40585
Decoration
Place of birth Leith
Date of death 3 May 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 2nd Bn. formerly 1601 A. & S.H.

CWGC - BENSON, John
Rank: Private.
Service No: S/40585.
Date of Death: 03/05/1917. Age: 22.
Regiment/Service:Seaforth Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: B. 32.
Cemetery: ROEUX BRITISH CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of John and Catherine Benson, of 2, Middle St. Lane, Grangemouth, Stirlingshire.
Born at Falkirk.

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SNWM - WW1
Surname BENSON
Forename James
Rank Pte
Service number S/40586
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 3 May 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 2nd Bn. formerly 3404 A. & S.H.

CWGC - BENSON, James
Rank: Private.
Service No: S/40586.
Date of Death: 03/05/1917. Age: 22.
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: Sp. Mem. A. 6.
Cemetery: ROEUX BRITISH CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of John and Catherine Benson, of 2, Middle St. Lane, Grangemouth, Stirlingshire.
Born at Falkirk.


1901 Census Stirlingshire, Falkirk, 27, Mungalend Road, lists Benson family. Transcription records John and James were both born at Leith.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 08, 2015 9:47 pm    Post subject: WW1 - L/Cpl. David Macaulay ROBERTSON, Royal Fusiliers. Reply with quote

The Falkirk Herald, Saturday, 14th July, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
ROBERTSON
.- Previously reported missing now officially reported killed in action on 27th July, 1916, Lance-Corporal David Macaulay Robertson, Royal Fusiliers, son of the late Charles Robertson, Comrie, and the late Mrs. Robertson, Cockburn Street, Falkirk."


also within this publication:-
"Official intimation has been received that Lance-Corporal David Macaulay Robertson, who was formally reported wounded at Delville Wood on 27th July, 1916, is now presumed to have been killed on that date. Lance-Corporal Robertson, who formerly resided with his mother at Cockburn Street, Falkirk, was an apprentice joiner with Messrs. Kellock and Kilgour, Graham's Road. A fortnight after his mother's death he enlisted in the Sportsmen's Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers in January, 1915, and went on foreign service in November the same year."

SNWM - WW1
Surname ROBERTSON
Forename David Macaulay
Rank Cpl
Service number Sps/1471
Decoration
Place of birth Comrie Perth
Date of death 27 July 1916
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM ENGLISH REGIMENTS
Unit name ROYAL FUSILIERS CITY OF LONDON REGIMENT.
Other detail 23rd Bn.

CWGC - ROBERTSON, David Macaulay
Rank: Corporal.
Service No: SPTS/1471.
Date of Death: 27/07/1916. Age: 19.
Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers 23rd Bn.
Panel Reference:Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Son of Charles and Mary Macaulay Robertson, of Comrie, Perthshire.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 20, 2016 7:21 am    Post subject: James Paterson Frew Reply with quote

James Paterson Frew Pte 31054 7th Gordon Highlanders b Falkirk e Falkirk Age 37 Killed in Action F&F 23/04/1917 Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frew. Mother: Jane. 1891 & 1901 Census: North Back Row. Soldiers Effects: Sis: Mrs Jessie Myles. Bro: John F Paterson. Robert. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9 AJ 24-07-17 P4: Falkirk
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PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2016 1:07 pm    Post subject: liam Hunter GH Reply with quote

William Hunter Pte 202950 6th Gordon Highlanders b Falkirk, Stirling e Stirling Killed in Action F&F 20/11/1917 Soldiers Effects: Father: James. Orival Wood Cemetery, Flesquieres Fr 1498 Plot I Row B Grave 06 The Scotsman 31-12-17 P7: Falkirk 2015 Nov Photo taken.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 01, 2016 9:20 am    Post subject: Alexander Simpson GH Reply with quote

Alexander Simpson Pte 241888 7th Gordon Highlanders b Falkirk e Falkirk Killed in Action F&F 26/03/1918 Soldiers Effects: Fa: Henry. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9 The Scotsman 01-05-18 P6: Falkirk
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 12, 2016 8:51 am    Post subject: William Taylor GH Reply with quote

William Taylor Pte S/22567 6th Gordon Highlanders e Stirling Killed in Action F&F 10/04/1918 Soldiers Effects: Mo: Jane. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119 The Scotsman 30-05-18 P6: Falkirk
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:23 pm    Post subject: Daniel O'May GH Reply with quote

Daniel O'May Pte 310367 7th Gordon Highlanders b Falkirk e Falkirk Age 25 Killed in Action F & F 23/04/1917 Son of the late James & Mrs Agnes O'May, 17 Artnothill Gdns; Falkirk. Soldiers Effects: Mo: Agnes. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9 The Scotsman 11-06-17 P7: Falkirk
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:46 am    Post subject: John Russell GH Reply with quote

John Russell Private 10110 1st Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Lauriston, Stirlingshire e Bo'ness Age 29 Died Nord, France 27/09/1918 Son of Alexander Russell, Main St; Carmelon. Mother Christina Reddoch. Brother of Mrs Silcook, 13 Melville Street, Falkirk. 1891 Census: Howgate. 1901 Census: 2 Bean Row. Soldiers Effects: Fa Alexander. Sis: Jane Wilson. Mary Silcock. Isabella Munro. Occ: Moulder in Cockburn's Foundry. Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery Fr 1483 Plot VII Row G Grave 18 Falkirk Herald 02-11-18 P3 + P5: Photo The Scotsman 06-11-18 P8: Falkirk
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