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David McNay
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 31, 2008 11:51 pm    Post subject: Kirkmuirhill Parish Church Reply with quote

OS Ref: NS 799 429

Location: Carlisle Road, Kirmuirhill.

Not listed on UKNIWM.

Located at the main doors of the church.

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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Fri Aug 26, 2016 6:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CLARK, J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 2nd Bn
Service Number: 3/4229
Date of Death: 26/7/1916
Grave Reference: III A 3
Cemetery: Amara War Cemetery

August 1916 edition of the Wigtownshire Free Press carries a report on the death of Private James Galloway Clark of Colmonell. The RoH carries the name James Clark but he is not highlighted as a fatality.

Here's the report: Intimation has been received by Mr William Clark, Colmonell, that his son, Private James Galloway Clark, 2nd Black Watch, has died in a hospital in Mesopotamia from the effects of heat. Private Clark volunteered and served as a trooper in the South African campaign, and was the recipient of a medal for bravery. At the outbreak of the present war he enlisted from Kirkmuirhill where he engaged as a miner. He was 36 years of age and leaves a widow and six of a family. Deceased was wounded several time.

He is also named on Colmonell Parish Church RoH.

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