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PostPosted: Fri Dec 29, 2006 4:38 pm    Post subject: Kirkpatrick Fleming Reply with quote

Kirkpatrick Fleming
The memorial is 100m south of the village, on the road to Annan, outside the church.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 30, 2007 12:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

UKNIWM Ref: 44160

The WW2 names are a little more readable here I think

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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2012 5:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: James Farish
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/3984
Unit: 9th Battalion
Regiment: Gordon Highlanders
Date of Birth: 1897
Date of Death: 25th September 1915
Son of Edward and Helen Farish - Dunfermline
Native of Kirkpatrick Fleming
Buried in Fosse 7 Military Cemetery


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:38 am    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

WW1

-K.O.S.B.-
James Graham, Gowkhall
Ralph Gilbertson, Merkland
David Lister, Cranberry
John Mackie, Redhall
James Mackie, Redhall
George Thomson, Cove Quarry Cottage
Joseph Rome, The Oaks

-BORDER REGT-
Cecil E. Graham, Mossknow
Charles Johnstone, Merkland

-CAMERON HRS-
George Byers, Wicketthorn
Thomas McCormick, Cove Railway Cottages
Alexander McCormick, Cove Railway Cottages

-GORDON HRS-
George Black, Grahamshill Railway Cottages
John Irving, Nouthill
G.B. Thomson, Toppinghead
James Farish, Wicketthorn

-SEAFORTH HRS-
George Mundell, Newton

-A.&.S.HRS-
Joseph B. Burnett, Cranberry
John Sword, Hollee

-H.L.I.-
James Thomson, Toppinghead

-CAMEL CORPS-
William Finley, Mosknow Lodge

-K.L-POOL REGT-
Irving J. McCormick, Cove Railway Cottages

-R.S.F.-
Stewart Lister, Cranberry

-S.R.-
Andrew McMinn, Northangle

-R.G.A.-
William Martindale, Woodhousemill
William Sword, Hollee

WW2

John R. Bell, A.C.1. W/O R.A.F.
John P. Crosan, Spr. R.E.
Randolph Forteith, Cpl. R.E.
Janet T. Johnston, N.A.A.F.I.
David Little, Pte. K.O.S.B.
Arthur S. Lawrence, L.A.C. R.A.F.
Walter McEwan, Bdr. R.A.
William J. Malone, Cpl. K.O.S.B.
Stanley Pendrich, L/Sgt. K.O.S.B.
Irving R. Wallace, Gdn. S.G.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 2:06 am    Post subject: Pte. George Black Reply with quote

WW1
-GORDON HRS-
George Black, Grahamshill Railway Cottages

Also listed on the Motherwell memorial.

(Glasgow Herald 10th March 1915)
"Mr L. Black Grahamshill Railway Cottages, Kirkpatrick Fleming, has received a letter from Captain Gordon, B Company, 1st Gordon Highlanders, intimating that his son, Corporal G. Black, of that regiment, was killed in action on February 25. Corporal Black was 22 years of age."

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BLACK, GEORGE
Rank: Corporal
Service No: S/3452
Date of Death: 25/02/1915
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 38.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: BLACK
Firstname: George
Service Number: S/3452
Date Death: 25/02/1915
Place of birth: Carlisle
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: A/Cpl
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 03, 2014 7:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: Cunningham Black Thomson
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/3985
Unit: 9th Battalion
Regiment: Gordon Highlanders
Born: 1898
Enlisted: Inverkeithing
Date of Death: 25th September 1915
Cause of Death: Killed in Action
Commemorated on the Inverkeithing WW1 Memorial and the Loos Memorial
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2015 5:17 am    Post subject: James Farish - update Reply with quote

James Farish Pte S/3984 9th Gordon Highlanders b Annan, Dumfries e Inverkeithing Age 19 Killed in Action F&F 25/09/1915 Son of William Edward and Hellen Farish, of 91, Chalmers St., Dunfermline. Native of Wicketthorn, Kirkpatrick Fleming, Lockerbie, Dumbartonshire. Soldiers Effects: Mother: Ellen. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Kirkpatrick Fleming: has Wicketthorn. Fosse 7 Military Cemetery (Quality St;) Mazingarbe Fr 0554 Plot I Row A Grave 06 Dumfries & Galloway Standard 24-11-15 Page 5 Inverkeithing & Kirkpatrick Fleming
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2015 5:31 am    Post subject: George Black - update Reply with quote

George Black A/Cpl S/3452 1st Gordon Highlanders b Carlisle e Hamilton Age 22 Killed in Action F&F 25/02/1915 Address on memorial: Kirkpatrick Fleming: Grahamshill Railway Cottages. Soldiers Effects: Mother: Mary Ann. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38 Daily Record 23-3-15 Page 3: Killed Glasgow Herald 10-3-15 Kirkpatrick Fleming & Motherwell
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 11:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A.&.S. HRS.
JOSEPH B. BURNETT, CRANBERRY
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 12:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

KOSB
GEORGE THOMSON, COVE QUARRY COTTAGE
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George Thomson age 31 Private (38385) 8th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.
George was a munitions worker, living in Lady Street, Annan when he married on Christmas Eve 1915. He served as Private (23222) in the 1st King's Own Scottish Borderers before he was transferred to the KOYLI while in France.
Born 1885 at Cummertrees, Dumfriesshire. Son of William and Janet (Burgess) Thomson of Cove Cottage, and of Irvington, Kirkpatrick-Fleming. (Source: D&G Standard 21/10/1916 p.5 and family grave in Cummertrees Cemetery)
Husband of Mary (Millar) Thomson of Clone Farm, Palnackie, Buittle, Kirkcudbrightshire who he married in 1915 in Blythswood, Glasgow.
(Source: Millar family grave in Crossmichael Parish Churchyard in Kirkcudbrightshire and GRoS Marriage Register)
Missing in Action on 1 October 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.
Possibly also named on the Wamphray Parish War Memorial, Dumfriesshire.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 3:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

1914 1919

All of the men named here are also on the memorial plaque in the Parish Church.


GEORGE BLACK, GRAHAMSHILL RAILWAY COTTAGES, GORDON HRS
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George Black age 24 Corporal (S/3452) 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
George was working for the British Welding Company in Motherwell when he and his brother William enlisted in September 1914. He joined his battalion in France on 3 January 1915.
Born 1892 in Upperby, Carlisle, Cumberland as Lancelot George Black.
Son of Lancelot Black and Mary Black of Grahamhill Railway Cottages, Kirkpatrick Fleming. (Source: family grave in Gretna Cemetery)
Lancelot Black, a railwayman, was accidentally killed near Gretna Station in 1920.
Killed in Action on 25 February 1915 and named on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.
Also named on the Motherwell War Memorial.


JOSEPH B. BURNETT, CRANBERRY, A.&.S.H.
Joseph Burnett age 24 Lance Corporal (4761 & 276717) 1/7th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
Joseph was a farmer at Cranberry Farm, Ecclefechan when he enlisted as Private (4761) in November 1915. He joined his battalion in France in January 1916.
Born 1894 in Gretna, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late Herbert Burnett and of Mary (Ritchie) Burnett of Cranberry Farm, Kirkpatrick Fleming.
Missing in Action on 20 September 1917 and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.
Also named on the Gretna Parish War Memorial and on the Gretna Old Parish Church memorial and Roll of Honour.


GEORGE BYERS, WICKETTHORN, CAMERON HRS.
George Byers age 24 Private (22475) 6th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders.
George was a farm servant when he enlisted in April 1916. He went to France July but was killed a month later.
Born 1892 in Ecclefechan, Hoddom, Dumfriesshire. Son of William and Margaret Byers, of Wicketthorn Cottage, Kirkpatrick Fleming.
Died of Wounds on 12 August 1916 and buried in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.


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JAMES FARISH, WICKETTHORN, GORDON HRS.
James Farish age 19 Private (S/3984) 9th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
James was employed at the Rosyth naval base when he enlisted at Inverkeithing, Fife. He landed with his battalion at Boulogne in July 1915.
Born 1896 in Brydekirk, Annan, Dumfriesshire. Son of William Edward and Hellen Farish of Wicketthorn, Kirkpatrick Fleming and of 91 Chalmers Street, Dunfermline, Fife.
Killed in Action on 25 September 1915 and buried in Fosse 7 Military Cemetery (Quality Street) Mazingarbe, France.


WILLIAM FINLEY, MOSSKNOW LODGE, CAMEL CORPS.
Most military records have Finlay but CWGC have Findlay.
William Findlay age 23 Lance Corporal (50267) 7th Company, Imperial Camel Corps.
William enlisted as Private (1844) in the 1/1st Ayrshire Yeomanry in September 1914. (His brother James joined the Scottish Horse Yeomanry at the same time) The Ayrshire Yeomanry moved as dismounted troops to Gallipoli in October 1915. After the withdrawal William joined the Imperial Camel Corps when it was formed in Egypt at the end of 1916.
Born 1895 at Wyseby Lodge, Kirtlebridge, Kirkpatrick Fleming as Finley. Son of William Finley (a coachman) and of Maggie (Simpson) Finley of Mossknowe, Kirkpatrick Fleming.
Died of Wounds on 31 March 1918 and buried in Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery, Syria.
Also named on the ICC Memorial in London.


RALPH GILBERTSON, MERKLAND, K.O.S.B.
Ralph Albert Ritchie Gilbertson age 23 Private (14506) 7th/8th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
In 1911 Ralph was a Private with the Border Regiment in Carlisle. He was a gamekeeper at Robgill Tower, Kirtlebridge, Kirkpatrick Fleming when he enlisted in August 1914. He landed with his battalion at Boulogne in July 1915.
Born 1893 in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire. Son of Richard and Marion (Rae) Gilbertson of Merkland, Kirtlebridge, Kirkpatrick Fleming.
Killed in Action on 28 August 1916 and buried in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France.
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CECIL E. GRAHAM, MOSSKNOW, BORDER REGT.
Cecil Erskine Graham age 34 Major, 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment attached to 1/5th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment.
Cecil was educated at Rugby School (1896-1898) before attending the Royal Military College at Sandhurst. From there he was commissioned in the 2nd Border Regiment in 1902 and served in Burma, South Africa and Nigeria. He rejoined the 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment in France in December 1916 and was gazetted as a Major in the North Staffordshire Regiment in April 1917. In July, after a day's desperate fighting, most of the Officers were killed or wounded, and two companies cut off. Major Graham organized three attacks to help rescue the two companies and never returned after the third attack. He was last seen in street-fighting near Lens.
Born 1883 in Kirkpatrick Fleming. Son of the late Major General John Gordon Graham and of the late Susanna Mary Elizabeth Touchet (Hay) Graham of Mossknow, Ecclefechan, Dumfriesshire.
Husband of Gwendoline Helen (Adams) Graham, of 892 Schoeman Street, Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa who he married in St. James, Paddington, London.
Missing in Action on 1 July 1917 and named on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.


JAMES GRAHAM, GOWKHALL, K.O.S.B.
James Graham age 20 Lance Corporal (31375) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Born 1897 at Scaleridge, Middlebie, Dumfriesshire. Son of Elizabeth Graham.
In 1901 Elizabeth 37 and her family Janet 14, Henry 6, James 3 and Barbara 3 months were at Scaleridge, and in 1911 were at Gawkhall, Kirkpatrick Fleming. Elizabeth 47, Janet 24, Henry 16, James 13, Barbara 10.
James named Barbara and Henry as his next of kin.
Missing in Action on 30 September 1918 and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.


JOHN IRVING, NOUTHILL, GORDON HRS.
John Irving age 31 Private (285079) 6th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
John had been joint tenant of Nouthill Farm, Kirkpatrick Fleming in 1915 and was a farm servant when he enlisted as Private (302226) in the 8th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in July 1916. He went to France in early 1917 and was transferred to the Gordons.
Born 1886 in Half Morton, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late David and Agnes Irving of Nouthill Farm. Brother of Mary Irving of Newton, Kirkpatrick Fleming and of Thomas Irving, of Wicketthorn, Kirkpatrick Fleming.
Killed in Action on 23 April 1917 and buried in Athies Communal Cemetery Extension, France.
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