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PostPosted: Sun Feb 28, 2016 6:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

(Possibly) Thomas TODD

CWGC:
Rank: Private
Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 1st/7th Battalion
No: 202429
Date of Death: 20th July 1918
Age: 36
Buried: Marfaux British Cemetery,, Grev Ref: VIII. J. 7
Additional Information: Son of David Todd. Husband of Annie Campbell Clark (formerly Todd), Milton Cottage, Cardross Estate, Port of Menteith.

SNWM:
Rank: Private
Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 7th Bn.
No: 202429
Place of Birth: Beath, Fife
Date of Death: 20th July 1918
Place of Death: France & Flanders
Cause of Death: Killed in action

Commemorated: Cowdenbeath Civic Memorial

MIC: Thomas M. Todd, Private, Royal Highlanders, Nos. 4323, S/40053 & 202429

SDGW: Private Thomas Todd, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 7th (Fife) Bn. (Territorial), No. 202429
Born Beath, Fife. Enlisted Cowdenbeath. Killed in action 20th July 1918.

Soldiers Effects: Thomas Todd, Private, 1/7th Royal Highlanders, No. 202429.. Killed in action in France 20th July 1918. Widow/Sole Legatee: Annie.

Marriage Certificate: At 33 Kenmore Street, Aberfoyle on 1st June 1914
Thomas Todd, age 28, Miner, residing at Rowan Cottage, Cowdenbeath
Son of David Todd, Railway Guard and Maggie Brown (both deceased)
Annie Campbell, age 25, Domestic Servant, residing at 33 Kenmore Street, Aberfoyle
Daughter of Neil Campbell, Carter (eceased) and Ann Kerr, formerly Campbell nee McGregor
Witnesses: Mr. William Todd & Jeanie McEwen

1891 Census, Living at Cowdenbeath Old Farm, Beath, Fife (transcription)
Father David Todd, age 34, Railway Yardsman, born c1857, Beath, Fife
Mother Margaret Todd, age 28, born c1863, Carnock, Fife
Children: Alexander Todd, age 6, Scholar, born c1885, Beath, Fife
Thomas Todd, age 5, Scholar, born c1886, Beath, Fife
David Todd, age 3, born c1888, Beath, Fife
James Todd, age 1, born c1890, Beath, Fife
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PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2016 6:58 am    Post subject: Henry Fairley Pte GH Reply with quote

Henry Fairley Pte S/11681 8th/10th Gordon Highlanders b Cowdenbeath, Fife e Glasgow Killed in Action F&F 10/04/1917 Son of Bernard & Mary Ann Fairley. Soldiers Effects: Mo Mary A. Beath Old Cemetery and Mossgreen Cemetery. Arras Memoiral M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9 AJ 20-05-17 P4: Cowdenbeath
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

SAMUEL H. TURNBULL.

Named on the Denholm War Memorial near Hawick, Roxburghshire as:

SAML. H. TURNBULL PTE. RL. HIGHRS.
Samuel Horace Turnbull age 34 Private (290443) 8th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
In 1901 Samuel was an apprentice engine fitter in Lasswade, Midlothian and by 1911 he was a coal miner, living with his wife and family in Cowdenbeath, Fife. He was working at Raith Colliery and living in Auchtertool, Fife when he enlisted at Burntisland, Fife.
Born 1883 in Cheetham, Prestwich, Lancashire. Son of Robert Scott Turnbull and Hanna Maria (Whiteley) Turnbull of Denholm, Hawick.
Husband of Jessie (Robertson) Turnbull who he married in 1907 in Newcraighall, Midlothian. Later she became Mrs William Connor of 18 Landale Terrace, Auchtertool, Cowdenbeath, Fife when she married in 1919 at Lasswade, Midlothian.
Killed in Action on 19 July 1918 and buried in Meteren Military Cemetery, France.
Also named on the Auchtertool Parish War Memorial.

His eldest son Robert was killed in WW2 and is named on the Cowdenbeath WW2 Memorial
Robert Turnbull age 33 Sergeant (2755454) 7th Battalion, Black Watch who died between 23 and 24 October 1942 and who is buried in El Alamein Cemetery, Egypt
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 6:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Private Robert Horsburgh, 9564, 1st Bn. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Born 8 May 1886 at Cowdenbeath to parents James and Isabella Horsburgh.

He was killed in action on 29 September 1914.

Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Bay 37 Stone EE
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