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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 6:20 pm    Post subject: GLEN PROSEN, WW1 Reply with quote

The Glen Prosen Memorial takes the form of a 'Memorial Porch' which is attached to the Glen Prosen Kirk.

The Cross of Sacrifice on the porch gable has been created, unusually, by the use of slates embedded into the wall itself.

Inside the porch a bronze tablet has been affixed to the wall with the names of the fallen;






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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 6:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Again Lieut. J. C. Stormonth Darling D.S.O. makes an appearance on this memorial;
Name: STORMONTH-DARLING, JOHN COLLIER
Initials: J C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Highland Light Infantry
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 9th (Glasgow Hds) Bn.
Age: 38
Date of Death: 01/11/1916
Awards: D S O
Additional information: Son of the late Patrick Stormonth-Darling and of Katherine Scott Stormonth-Darling. Native of Kelso, Roxburghshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. C. 1.
Cemetery: GUILLEMONT ROAD CEMETERY, GUILLEMONT

He is also commemorated at Kelso;
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=637

and

The Cameronians Memorial at Dunkeld Cathedral;
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1531&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=15

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Lorreto School;
http://www.lorettoniansociety.org.uk/memorial/ww1/index.htm
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 6:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Another interesting and rare casualty;

Pte. J. C. Davidson U.S.A. Army Dalinch

AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION
James C. Davidson
Private, U.S. Army
113th Infantry Regiment, 29th Division
Entered the Service from: Connecticut
Died: October 10, 1918
Buried at: Plot F Row 30 Grave 36
Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery
Romagne, France
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2007 7:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

J. C. Stormonth Darling D.S.O. again.
Amazing - what is the link do you suspect?
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2007 8:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

DerekR wrote:
J. C. Stormonth Darling D.S.O. again.
Amazing - what is the link do you suspect?


The Stormonth Darling family held the Lednathie Estates in Glen Prosen.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 24, 2010 9:21 pm    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

Lt Col J.C. Stormonth Darling D.S.O. (Distinguished Service Order) The Cameronians (Attd 9th H.L.I.) - Lednathie
Capt A.F. MacLean 22rd Punjabs (attd 14th Sikhs) - Balnaboth
Lt W. Whyte The Black Watch - Spott
2nd Lt R.H. MacLagan-Wedderburn The Cameronians - Corriehead
Cpl W. Addison The Black Watch - Tombeth
L/Cpl D. Campbell Ox & Bucks L.I. - Cramie
Pte J.C. Davidson Scots Guards - Dalingh
Pte J.H.C. Leighton K.O.S.B. - Balnaboth
Pte W. Leighton The Black Watch - Clova
Pte A. MacPherson Gordon Highlanders - Pitcaridy
Pte C. Peters The Black Watch - Braeshelloch
Pte G. Stormont Canadian Highlanders - Corriehead
Spr W.T. Whyte R.E. - Inchmill
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