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PostPosted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 4:42 pm    Post subject: Rfn. James Gourlay Reply with quote

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Name: GOURLAY, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: King's Royal Rifle Corps
Unit Text: 16th Bn.
Date of Death: 25/09/1917
Service No: R/33977
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 115 to 119 and 162A and 163A.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

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Surname: GOURLAY
Firstname: James
Service Number: R/33977
Date Death: 25/09/1917
Place of birth: Mochrum Wigtownshire
Other: 16th Bn., formerly 29069, Glos. Regt., TR/13/594, 16th T.R. Bn.
SNWM roll: SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM ENGLISH REGIMENTS
Rank: Rfn
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 4:46 pm    Post subject: Pte. John Dalrymple Caven Reply with quote

Name: CAVEN, JOHN DALRYMPLE
Initials: J D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 23/08/1918
Service No: 53598
Additional information: Son of John and Hellen Caven, of Main St., Port William, Wigtownshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: : Panel 6.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL

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Surname: CAVEN
Firstname: John Dalrymple
Service Number: 53598
Date Death: 23/08/1918
Place of birth: Mochrum Wigtownshire
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 03, 2011 2:34 am    Post subject: Pte. William Jamieson Reply with quote

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Name: JAMIESON
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 09/06/1917
Service No: 35437
Additional information: Son of James and Janet Jamieson, of Main St., Port William, Wigtownshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: MMM. 330.
Cemetery: GREENOCK CEMETERY

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Surname: JAMIESON
Firstname: W
Service Number: 35437
Date Death: 09/06/1917
Other: 4th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES)
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 03, 2011 2:59 am    Post subject: Ab.Smn. John Houston Reply with quote

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Name: HOUSTON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman and Lamps
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine
Unit Text: S.S. "Polandia" (Liverpool)
Age: 33
Date of Death: 10/03/1917
Additional information: Born at Port William, Wigtownshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

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Surname: HOUSTON
Firstname: J
Date Death: 10/03/1917
Place of birth: Port William
SNWM roll: THE MERCANTILE MARINE
Rank: Lamps and A.B
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 03, 2011 9:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The fate of the "Polandia" is a bit of a mystery. See:
http://1914-1918.invisionzone.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=26165
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 2:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for that about the RNR Gunner Paul. It just looked all jumbled on the memorial to me. Definately can;t find him anywhere though.

An interesting story that Ken.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 2:32 am    Post subject: Pte. Peter Hood Reply with quote

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Name: HOOD, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 12/07/1915
Service No: 8130
Additional information: Son of Robert and Janet Hood, of Auchengallie, Port William, Wigtownshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 72 to 75.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

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Surname: HOOD
Firstname: Peter
Service Number: 8130
Date Death: 12/07/1915
Other: 1/5th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 2:47 am    Post subject: Pte. John McCaig Reply with quote

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Name: McCAIG, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 13/08/1915
Service No: 16165
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 84 to 92 or 220 to 222.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

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Surname: McCAIG
Firstname: John
Service Number: 16165
Date Death: 13/08/1915
Place of birth: Mochrum Wigtown
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 2:50 am    Post subject: Pte. William McQuaid Reply with quote

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Name: McQUAID
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Date of Death: 23/07/1915
Service No: 8132
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: K. 86.
Cemetery: ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY

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Surname: McQUAID
Firstname: William
Service Number: 8132
Date Death: 23/07/1915
Other: 1/5th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 2:54 am    Post subject: Pte. Robert Nicholson Reply with quote

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Name: NICHOLSON, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 42
Date of Death: 12/03/1915
Service No: 7906
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Jane Nicholson, of Garlieston, Wigtonshire; husband of Elizabeth Borthwick (formerly Nicholson), of 43. Brewery St., Dumfries.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 19 and 33.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

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Surname: NICHOLSON
Firstname: Robert
Service Number: 7906
Date Death: 12/03/1915
Place of birth: Port William Wigtownshire
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 2:59 am    Post subject: Pte David Robbins Reply with quote

Name: ROBBINS, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Date of Death: 12/07/1915
Service No: 8118
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 72 to 75.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

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Surname: ROBBINS
Firstname: David
Service Number: 8118
Date Death: 12/07/1915
Other: 1/5th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 3:06 am    Post subject: Pte George Brown Reply with quote

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Name: BROWN
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Ayrshire Yeomanry
Age: 24
Date of Death: 27/04/1917
Service No: 200275
Additional information: Youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. William McTurk Brown, of Lochhead, Mochrum, Wigtownshire; husband of Agnes Gray Little (formerly Brown), of Rosebank Cottage, Ochiltree.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 696.
Cemetery: OCHILTREE NEW CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: BROWN
Firstname: George
Service Number: 200275
Date Death: 27/04/1917
Place of birth: Mochrum
SNWM roll: AYRSHIRE YEOMANRY
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 3:17 am    Post subject: Pte. William Hannah Reply with quote

Name: HANNAH
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Date of Death: 21/09/1917
Service No: 43937
Additional information: Son of James Hannah, of Elrig, Port William Wigtownshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. E. 19.
Cemetery: PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL)

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Surname: HANNAH
Firstname: William
Service Number: 43937
Date Death: 21/09/1917
Place of birth: Kirkinner Wigtownshire
Other: 11th Bn. formerly 43166 R. Scot. Fus., 2616 Ayrshire Yeo.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 3:22 am    Post subject: Pte. Alexander Kevan Reply with quote

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Name: KEVAN, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 14/11/1917
Service No: 201159
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Nicholson, of Mochrum Village, Port William, Wigtownshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XVII. A. 6.
Cemetery: GAZA WAR CEMETERY

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Surname: KEVAN
Firstname: Alexr
Service Number: 201159
Date Death: 14/11/1917
Place of birth: Mochrum Wigtownshire
Other: 1/4th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 3:46 am    Post subject: Pte James Neill Reply with quote

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Name: NEILL, JAMES VANCE
Initials: J V
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)
Unit Text: 21st Bn.
Age: 38
Date of Death: 15/08/1917
Service No: 675493
Additional information: Son of William and Janet Neill; husband of Edith Neill, of Ingersoll, Ontario. Born in Scotland. His brothers Andrew Cloakie Neill and William Neill also fell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. J. 22.
Cemetery: AIX-NOULETTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

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