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Sanquhar St Ninian's Church WW1

 
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2008 9:29 pm    Post subject: Sanquhar St Ninian's Church WW1 Reply with quote

Not listed on UKNIWM

Located in the entrance to St Ninian's church at OS Map Ref NS784097. This is now a Baptist church but I do not know if it has always been so.





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PostPosted: Thu Mar 02, 2017 8:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is now WMR, ex UKNIWM, memorial 72184
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Pte. ALEXr. DALGLISH A.S.C.M.T.
Alexander Dalglish age 25 Private (M2/130788) 17th Motor Ambulance Convoy, Army Service Corps.
Alexander was educated at Sanquhar Public School and at Dumfries Academy before he became a farmer at Glenwhargen, Penpont, Dumfriesshire. He also managed his father's large sheep farm at Glenhurich in Argyllshire. Alexander described himself as a motor driver when he enlisted in the 595th Motor Ambulance Convoy Company in October 1915 and went with them to Salonika, landing there at the end of November. He died in the New Zealand Stationary Hospital as the result of a compound fracture of his right leg after an explosion from a bomb dropped by an enemy aircraft.
Born 1890 in Ulzieside, Sanquhar. Son of the late Grace (Williamson) Dalglish and of Robert Dalglish of Ulzieside, Sanquhar.
Died of Wounds on 8 January 1916 and buried in Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery, Greece.
Also named on the Sanquhar War Memorial, on the Sanquhar School memorial and on the Dumfries Academy memorial (as DALGLEISH ALEX. PTE. RASC)


Pte. DAVID FRAME 8th GORDON Hrs.
David Frame age 22 Private (S/8667) 8th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
David was educated at Sanquhar Public School and was a miner at Gateside Colliery, Kirkconnel when he enlisted in January 1915. He landed with his battalion at Boulogne in May but was killed two months later at Festubert.
Born 1893 in Douglas, Lanarkshire as David Samson Frame. Son of David and Helen Grisson (Harkness) Frame of Crawick Mill, Sanquhar.
Missing in Action on 6 July 1915 and named on the Le Touret Memorial, France.
Also named on the Sanquhar War Memorial and on the Sanquhar School memorial.


Pte. Jn. HIDDLESTON 8th SEAFORTH Hrs.
John Telfer Hiddleston age 22 Private (S/7089) 8th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders.
John was educated at Sanquhar Public School and was employed with his father at Queensberry Forge when he enlisted in the Seaforths in January 1915 together with a group of friends. John joined the 2nd Seaforths in France in May 1915 and within days had been gassed. He was evacuated to hospital in Glasgow due to illness in December 1916 and had just returned to the front to join the 8th Seaforths when he was killed. John's remains were recovered from the battlefield and interred in Tyne Cot after the war.
Born 1893 in Sanquhar. Son of John and Janet (Telfer) Hiddleston of "Station View," Sanquhar.
Killed in Action on 22 August 1917 and buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium.
Also named on the Sanquhar War Memorial and on the Sanquhar School memorial.


Pte. JOHN MENZIES 2nd ROYAL SCOTS.
John McMurdo Menzies age 20 Private (49026) 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots.
John was employed with a shoemaker in the High Street, Sanquhar when he enlisted.
Born 1898 in Dalmellington, Ayrshire. Son of Thomas and Sarah (McMurdo) Menzies of 46 Castle Street, Sanquhar.
Killed in Action on 23 August 1918 and buried in Gomiecourt South Cemetery, France.
Also named on the Sanquhar War Memorial.


SGt. JOHN McNAUGHT 3rd Can. R. Hrs.
John McNaught age 30 Sergeant (24276) 13th Battalion, (The Royal Highlanders of Canada) Canadian Infantry. [ 3rd Brigade, 1st Canadian Division ]
John was brought up by his aunt and uncle and was educated at Sanquhar Public School before he served his apprenticeship as a joiner in Sanquhar. He emigrated to Canada in 1909 and he was a carpenter in Montreal, Quebec when he joined the 5th Regiment, Royal Highlanders of Canada (Black Watch) He attested for overseas service with the 13th Battalion at Valcartier Camp in Quebec in September 1914. The battalion sailed from Canada in October 1914 and, after further training in England, they landed in France in February 1915. John was wounded and admitted to the 13th Stationary Hospital in Boulogne in May but was able to rejoin his battalion until December when he was taken ill with pleurisy. After he recovered he was promoted to Sergeant in June 1916 but was killed two months later.
Born 1886 in Dumfries as John Richardson Tudhope. Son of Margaret Tudhope. Nephew of the late John McNaught and of Agnes (Tudhope) McNaught of Castle Street, Sanquhar. Husband of Gladys McNaught of 37 Fenwick Avenue Montreal and c/o Mrs Seale of Morin Heights, Quebec who he married in Quebec.
Died of Wounds on 7 August 1916 and buried in Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) Belgium.
Also named on the Sanquhar War Memorial and on the Sanquhar School memorial.


Pte. ADAM K. RIGG 12th YORK & LANcr. Rgt.
Adam Kerr Rigg age 34 Private (12/1026) 12th Battalion, (Sheffield City) York and Lancaster Regiment.
Adam was educated at Sanquhar Public School and spent some time at sea, where he became a First Mate in December 1904, before joining his father's business as a spade manufacturer at Crawick Forge, Sanquhar. He enlisted in September 1914 and landed with his battalion in Egypt in December 1915 but moved to France in March 1916. Adam was reported missing on the first day of the battle of the Somme and his remains were recovered from the battlefield after the war.
Born 1882 at Crawick, Kirkconnel. Son of James and Janet Hamilton (Kerr) Rigg, of "LeaRig", Crawick, Sanquhar.
Killed in Action on 1 July 1916 and buried in Queens Cemetery, Puisieux, France.
Also named on the Sanquhar War Memorial and on the Sanquhar School memorial.


Sgt. GEORGE SHARP 4th LONDON SCOTs.
George Sharp age 29 Sergeant (1798) 1/14th Battalion, London Regiment (London Scottish) [ 4th London Brigade, 2nd London Division ]
George was educated at Sanquhar Public School and had served his apprentice as a grocer in Sanquhar. He was working in the Telegraphic Department of the General Post Office in London when he enlisted and he landed with his battalion at Le Havre in September 1914. George was serving in the battalion's signals section when he was killed while trying to repair telephone lines under heavy fire during the battle of Loos.
Born 1886 in Sanquhar. Son of William and Isabella (Blackwood) Sharp of Flowery Bank, Sanquhar.
Missing in Action on 25 September 1915 and named on the Loos Memorial, France.
Also named on the Sanquhar War Memorial and on the Sanquhar School memorial.

and his brother

Gnr. WILLm. SHARP ROYAL GARsn. ARTLry
.
William Sharp age 25 Gunner (152710) 119th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery.
William was educated at Sanquhar Public School and ran a grocery and provision business in Sanquhar until he was called up in 1916.
Born 1892 in Sanquhar. Son of William and Isabella (Blackwood) Sharp of Flowery Bank, Sanquhar.
Died of Wounds on 26 October 1917 and buried in Oxford Road Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.
Also named on the Sanquhar War Memorial and on the Sanquhar School memorial.


Pte. JOHN SMITH 1st 5th K.O.S.B.
John Smith age 22 Private (240908) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
John was educated at Sanquhar Public School and was a miner at Gateside Colliery, Kirkconnel when he enlisted. He landed as Private (2803) with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915. He then served in Egypt and Palestine, where he was wounded, before moving with his battalion to France in April 1918.
Born 1896 in Lochrutton, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of the late William and Mary Jane (Hutton) Smith of Crawick Mill, Sanquhar. He named his sisters Mary, Jessie, Andrina, and Nelly as his legatees.
Died of Wounds on 26 July 1918 and buried in Senlis French National Cemetery, Oise, France.
Also named on the Sanquhar War Memorial and on the Sanquhar School memorial.


Pte. JAS. B. THOMSON 54th CANdn. Rgt.
James Brown Thomson age 28 Private (443124) 54th Battalion, Canadian Infantry.
James was educated at Sanquhar Public School and had been in Canada for about eight years, farming in the Notch Hill area of British Columbia. He was a member of the local militia, the Rocky Mountain Rangers, when he enlisted in the 54th (Kootenay) Battalion at Vernon Camp near Kamloops in October 1915. The battalion sailed from Canada in November and they continued their training in England until August 1916 when they landed in France.
Born 1888 in Annan, Dumfriesshire. Son of John and Mary (Brown) Thomson of 27 High Street, Sanquhar.
Killed in Action on 1 March 1917 and buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, France.
Also named on the Sanquhar War Memorial, on the Sanquhar School memorial and on the Kamloops Cenotaph in British Columbia.


Cpt. MAXL. TURNBULL M.C. 6th BORDr. Rgt.
Maxwell Turnbull, Military Cross age 27 Captain, 3rd Battalion attached to the 8th Battalion, Border Regiment.
Maxwell was educated at the Mennock Village School and at the Sanquhar Public School before serving his apprenticeship in the British Linen Bank branch in Sanquhar. He then took up an appointment in Jamaica but he returned on the outbreak of war and joined the 28th London Regiment (Artists' Rifles) as Lance Corporal (7361). He was commissioned in the Border Regiment in September 1916 and joined the 6th Battalion in France in October. He was wounded in December 1916 and promoted to Adjutant and Captain in August 1917. He was awarded an M.C. as T./Lt. (A./Capt.) Maxwell Turnbull, Bord. R. in the King's birthday honours in May 1918.
Maxwell died of pneumonia in the 20th General Hospital in Camiers.
Born 1891 in Sanquhar. Son of David and Isabella (Beattie) Turnbull, of Eliock Sawmill, Sanquhar.
Died on Active Service on 18 October 1918 and buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, France.
Also named on the Sanquhar War Memorial, on the Mennock School memorial and on the Sanquhar School memorial.
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