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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2007 7:49 pm    Post subject: Torphichen & Westfield, West Lothian Reply with quote

Torphichen & Westfield - West Lothian

The Torphichen & Westfield WWI memorial take the form of a pink granite memorial tablet with pointed arch and a small bronze relief of winged victory flanked by Scottish thistles and a celtic knotwork pattern border carved in relief. The commemoration and names of the dead are in black lead lettering.
The memorial is very similar to the Eaglesham war memorial in Renfrewshire and is presumably the work of the same mason.
The WWII memorial is a simpler polished pink granite memorial tablet with a round arch.
The tablets are set into the exterior wall in Torphichen Churchyard, Bowyett Road.





WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
AITKEN JAMES ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS PRIVATE
AITKEN JOHN ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
AITKEN PETER ROYAL SCOTS CORPORAL
AITKEN ROBERT HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY PRIVATE
BARROWMAN THOMAS ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
BAXTER WILLIAM T. ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
BLACK ALEXANDER ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
BOWMAN ANDREW BLACK WATCH ACTING SERGEANT?
BROWN JOHN ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
CAMPBELL KING A.D. HUSSARS LIEUTENANT 18TH HUSSARS
CAMPBELL ROBERT GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
CARMICHAEL CHARLES ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
CLARK JAMES ROYAL NAVY PRIVATE ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION
COWIE ALEXANDER GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
COWIE JOHN CANADIANS PRIVATE
DENHOLM WILLIAM ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
DOWNIE ALEXANDER CAMERON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
DUNSMORE JOSEPH ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
EASTON GEORGE BLACK WATCH PRIVATE
EASTON WILLIAM N. ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
FERGUSON ALEXANDER ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS CORPORAL
HARKINS THOMAS KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS PRIVATE
HAY JAMES ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
HOOD GEORGE ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
JAMIESON THOMAS M. CAMERON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
KERR CHARLES SCOTTISH HORSE TROOPER
KERR DAVID ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY GUNNER
LIDDELL JAMES L. ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
LIDDELL MATTHEW M. ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
LIDDELL WILLIAM ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
LIDDELL WILLIAM KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS PRIVATE
MARSHALL MALCOLM ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
MASON HARRY ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
MCBRIDE MYLES ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
MCEWAN HENRY CONNAUGHT RANGERS PRIVATE
MCINTYRE DANIEL HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY PRIVATE
MCIVOR JAMES ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
MCKAY ALEXANDER S. ROYAL SCOTS SECOND LIEUTENANT
MITCHELL A.S. AUSTRALIANS PRIVATE
PARK ALEXANDER BLACK WATCH PRIVATE
PARK JOHN CANADIANS PIPER
POLLORD ROBERT HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY PRIVATE
ROBERTSON JOHN GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
SIMPSON JOHN ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
STUART ATHOLL A. ROYAL SCOTS CAPTAIN
WALLACE GEORGE ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
WATT JACK N. WORTH. REGIMENT SECOND LIEUTENANT
WEIR WILLIAM HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY PRIVATE
WHITE WILLIAM CANADIANS PRIVATE
WILSON JAMES ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE



WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
AITKEN GEORGE ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
BLACK ROBERT ROYAL AIR FORCE LEADING AIRCRAFTMAN
CLIFFORD NINIAN GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
DUNSMORE VIOLET AUXILLIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE PRIVATE FEMALE
GILLON DANIEL ROYAL NAVY STEWARD
GILLON JAMES ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS CORPORAL
LANDLES CHARLES ROYAL NAVY ABLE SEAMAN
LANDLES PETER SCOTS GUARDS GUARDSMAN
LAURIE FRANK ROYAL AIR FORCE LEADING AIRCRAFTMAN
SMITH ROBERT ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
WALLACE JEAN WOMEN'S ROYAL AIR FORCE CORPORAL FEMALE
WILSON ALBERT ROYAL NAVY PETTY OFFICER
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 01, 2009 8:40 am    Post subject: Help Reply with quote

Hi trying to find out a bit more about Private John Brown Royal Scots named on this memorial.
His medal says 307151 J Brown R WAR R (Royal Warwick Regiment I presume) yet war memorial says Royal Scots.
No sign of his name on Commowealth War Graves Commission website to locate his grave
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 29, 2009 9:49 pm    Post subject: J Brown, 5th RIR Torphichen Reply with quote

Alistair

It looks the the memorial is in error on Brown's unit.

307151 later served in the RIR and is listed on CWGC, detail below:



Name: BROWN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: Royal Irish Rifles
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Date of Death: 06/10/1918
Service No: 25/52319
Additional information: Son of Mr. T. Brown, of 4, Vulcan Terrace, Torpichem, Bathgate.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. E. 16.
Cemetery: DADIZEELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 25, 2015 1:49 pm    Post subject: Robert Campbell GH Reply with quote

Robert Campbell Pte S/9523 1st Gordon Highlanders b Torpichen,Linlithgow e Leith Killed in Action F&F 18/07/1916 Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15B & 15C
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 25, 2015 1:50 pm    Post subject: Alexander Cowie GH Reply with quote

Alexander Cowie Private S/11756 1st Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Torphichen e Bathgate Age 22 Killed in Action Pas de Calais, France 14/06/1917 Soldiers Died Has S/11766. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9
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