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PostPosted: Wed Jul 26, 2023 4:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BUCKLEY, JAMES
Note: the family name varies from Boholy to Boughly to Bauchly to Buckley in civil records.
James Buckley – age 42 – Gunner (99941) 106th Battery, 22nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.
James enlisted in the Scots Guards in 1893 but was bought out. He left home again, joined the RFA and was posted to India where he served in the Chitral (1895) and Malakand (1897) Campaigns. He landed with his battery at Zeebrugge, Belgium in October 1914 as part of the 7th Division.
Born 1873 in Tranent as James Boholy. Son of James and Maria (Scanlan) Buckley of Bank Park Cottage, Tranent.
Killed in Action on 3 December 1914 and buried in Ration Farm Military Cemetery, La Chapelle-d'Armentieres, France.


BURT, ANDREW
Andrew Burt – age 41 – Lieutenant, 1/8th Battalion, Royal Scots.
Andrew was the manager at Elphinstone Colliery, Tranent. He was commissioned in the local Territorial 8th Royal Scots in April 1911 and promoted in May 1913. He landed with the 1/8th Royal Scots at Le Havre in November and he and about 100 of his men were seconded to the Royal Engineers because of their mining experience.
Born 1873 in Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire. Son of Hutchison and Jane (Shaw) Burt. Husband of Catherine Annie Carlow (Mitchell) Burt of Fleet's Villa, Tranent who he married in 1899 in Shanghai, China.
Missing in Action on 18 December 1914 and named on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium.
Also named on the Elphinstone Village War Memorial.


CAMERON, PETER
Peter Cameron – age 24 – Private (200262) 1/4th Battalion (Ross Highland) Seaforth Highlanders.
Peter enlisted as Private (1620) in the Cameron Highlanders and was transferred to the 1/4th Seaforths as Private (1766) before landing with them at Le Havre in November 1914.
Born 1893 in Saltoun, Haddingtonshire/East Lothian. Son of the late Helen (Dods) Cameron (died 1905 in Saltoun) and of Daniel Cameron of East Salton, Saltoun and of the Freeburn Hotel, Tomatin, Inverness-shire.
Died of Wounds on 9 April 1917 and buried in Roclincourt Military Cemetery, France.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 27, 2023 9:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

CAMPBELL, ROBERT
Robert Campbell – age 37 – Private (7873) 1st Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Robert was an iron worker living in Wishaw, Lanarkshire when he married in 1913. As a reservist we was recalled to his regiment and joined the 1st Black Watch in France in late August 1914. Initially thought to be a prisoner of war, he was later officially reported as “missing”.
Born 1878 in Muirkirk, Ayrshire. Son of the late Hugh Campbell (died 1886) and of Jean (Sharp) Campbell of Muirkirk. Husband of Jemima (Martin) Campbell of Tranent who he married in 1913 in Tranent.
Missing in Action on 21 June 1915 and named on the Le Touret Memorial, France.
Also named on the Muirkirk Parish War Memorial.


CARTWRIGHT, R.W.
Robert Walter Cartwright – age 22 – Private (S/7049) 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
Robert was an apprentice carter in Kelso, Roxburghshire when he enlisted in November 1914. He landed with the 10th Gordons at Boulogne in July 1915. He was evacuated home due to frostbite in February 1917 and was posted to the 1st Gordons in June 1917.
Born 1895 in Tranent. Son of the late Daniel Cartwright (died 1898) and of the late Rose Ann (Reynolds) Cartwright (died 1914) Brother of Mrs. Sarah Jane (Cartwright) Stevenson of 35 Park Road, Tranent.
Killed in Action on 26 September 1917 and buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium.


CLARK, CHARLES
Charles Clark – age 26 – Private (1093) 1/8th Battalion, Royal Scots.
Charles landed with his battalion at Le Havre in November 1914.
Born 1890 in Prestonpans, Haddingtonshire/East Lothian. as Charles Knox. Son of Rachel (Knox) Clark and step-son of Charles Alexander Clark of 62 Loch Road, Tranent who married in 1893 in Prestonpans.
Died of Wounds on 24 July 1916 and buried in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 27, 2023 9:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

CRIGHTON, JAMES
James Millar Crighton – age 21 – Private (18821) 16th Battalion (2nd Edinburgh) Royal Scots.
James was a student at George Watson's College in Edinburgh when he enlisted in December 1914. He landed with his battalion at Le Havre in January 1916.
Born 1895 in Tranent. Son of David and Elizabeth (Dickson) Crighton of 76 High Street, Tranent.
Killed in Action on 31 May 1916 and buried in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension, France.
Also named on the George Watson's College memorial and Roll of Honour.


DEVINE, JOHN
John Devine – age 19 – Private (16365) 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
By 1904 the family were in Loch Road, Tranent. John landed with his battalion at Boulogne in May 1915 but he was killed two months later.
Born 1896 at Arniston, Stobhill, Midlothian as John Augustine Devine. Son of William and Bridget (O'Brien) Devine of Tranent and of Ormiston, Haddingtonshire/East Lothian.
Killed in Action on 20 July 1915 and buried in Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-l'Avoue, France.
Also named on the Ormiston Parish War Memorial.


DONALD, CHARLES
Charles Donald – age 22 – Lance Corporal (325121) 1/8th Battalion, Royal Scots.
Charles was a clerk in Tranent Parish Council when he enlisted as Private (870) in the local Territorial 8th Royal Scots in November 1912. He was mobilised in August 1914 and landed with the 1/8th Royal Scots at Le Havre in November 1914.
Born 1895 in Edinburgh. Son of Charles and Euphemia (McLaurin) Donald of 210 Church Street, Tranent.
Died of Wounds on 29 July 1917 and buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.


FAIRGRIEVE, PETER
Peter Fairgrieve – age 28 – Private (S/29967) 7th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders.
Peter was an apprentice plasterer when he enlisted as Private (8556) in the Camerons in February 1909.
Born 1889 in Tranent as Peter Martin Fairgrieve. Son of Alexander and Isabella Deans (Hogg) Fairgrieve of 126 High Street, Tranent. Husband of Elizabeth (Berry) Fairgrieve who he married in 1914 in Tranent.
Missing in Action on 31 July 1917 and named on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 27, 2023 10:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

FERGUSON, DAVID
Served as David Ferguson.
David Ferguson – age 33 – Lance Corporal (7111) 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots.
In 1911 David was a coal miner who had had served with the Royal Scots for some years in India and as a reservist he was recalled to the regiment, landing at Boulogne with his battalion in August 1914. He was wounded at the Marne and evacuated to the Military hospital at Stobhill in Glasgow in September and rejoined his battalion in October 1914.
Born 1883 in Kelso, Roxburghshire as David Archibald Balloch. Son of Agnes (Balloch) Lindores of Elder Street, Tranent and step-son of the late William Lindores (died 1904) who married in 1897 in Haddington.
In 1891 the family were in Dunbar and by 1911 they were in Tranent with David listed on both census as David Lindores
Missing in Action on 14 December 1914 and named on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.

His brother served as

Alexander Lindores – age 25 – Private (40085) 10th/11th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry.
In 1911 Alexander Lindores was a coal miner living with his family in Tranent. He enlisted as Private (1455) in the Royal Scots and was transferred to the HLI in France.
Born 1891 in Dunbar, East Lothian as Alexander Balloch. Son of Agnes (Balloch) Lindores of Elder Street, Tranent and step-son of the late William Lindores (died 1904) who married in 1897 in Haddington.
Missing in Action on 15 September 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.

He does not seem to be named on any local War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 27, 2023 10:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

FISHER, CHRISTOPHER
Christopher Fisher – age 39 – Private (330709) 1/7th Battalion (formerly 8th Battalion) Royal Scots.
Christopher was a coach hirer living in Tranent when he enlisted as Private (1418) in the Territorial 8th Royal Scots in October 1914. He was transferred as a Piper to the 7th Provisional Battalion in May 1915 and discharged from the Territorial Force at the end of his term of service in March 1916.
He re-enlisted and was posted to the 1/7th Battalion in Palestine.
Born 1878 in Pencaitland, Haddingtonshire/East Lothian as Christopher McRae Thomson. Son of Jane (Thomson) Fisher and step-son of William Fisher of Tranent and of Musselburgh, Midlothian who married in 1880 in Pencaitland.
Killed in Action on 19 April 1917 and buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine.

and his brother

FISHER, WILLIAM

William Fisher – age 28 – Private (13459) 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots.
William was a piper with the Portobello Celtic Pipe Band and with the Musselburgh Pipe Band and had been a member of the Territorial 8th Royal Scots before the war. He re-enlisted and landed in France with the 12th Royal Scots in May 1915. He was wounded and evacuated home in late 1915. He was posted to the 2nd Royal Scots in mid-March 1916 but was accidentally killed during a bombing exercise.
Born 1888 in Musselburgh, Inveresk, Midlothian as William Thomson Fisher.
Son of Jane (Thomson) Fisher and step-son of William Fisher of Tranent and of Musselburgh, Midlothian who married in 1880 in Pencaitland.
Died on Active Service on 15 April 1916 and buried in Reninghelst New Military Cemetery, Belgium.


GOLDIE, JAMES
James Goldie – age 21 – Private (714) 1/8th Battalion, Royal Scots.
James was a member of the Territorial 8th Royal Scots and he was mobilised in August 1914, landing with the 1/8th Battalion at Le Havre in November 1914.
Born 1894 in Tranent. Son of the late Edward Goldie (died 1900) and of Jane (Quinn) Goldie, from 1905 Mrs. Hugh Regan.
Killed in Action on 1 August 1916 and buried in Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz, France.


GORDON, WILLIAM
William Gordon – age 22 – Private (800) 1/8th Battalion, Royal Scots.
William was a member of the Territorial 8th Royal Scots and he was mobilised in August 1914, landing with the 1/8th Battalion at Le Havre in November 1914.
Born 1892 in Tranent. Son of William and Margaret (McBean) Gordon of New Row, Tranent.
Died of Wounds on 16 May 1915 and buried in Bethune Town Cemetery, France.


GRIEVE, DAVID
David Watt Grieve – age 28 – Sergeant (42) 1/8th Battalion, Royal Scots.
David had served his apprenticeship in Tranent and was a tailor when he joined the Territorial 8th Royal Scots in April 1908. He was mobilised in August 1914 and he landed with the 1/8th Battalion at Le Havre in November 1914.
Born 1886 in Pencaitland, Haddingtonshire/East Lothian. Son of the late Alexander Grieve (died 1891) and of Mary Liddle (Watt) Grieve of Tranent. Husband of Jane Margaret (Lamb) Grieve who he married in 1910 in Tranent.
Killed in Action on 15 November 1914 and buried in Ration Farm Military Cemetery, La Chapelle-d'Armentieres, France.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 27, 2023 10:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

HERKES, PETER
Peter Herkes – age 32 – Private (18180) 1st Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers.
Peter was a coal miner when he enlisted as Private (11919) in the Scots Guards in November 1914. However he was rejected and discharged. He obviously re-enlisted as he landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in May 1915 but he was killed just over a month later.
Born 1883 in Gladsmuir, Haddingtonshire/East Lothian. Son of the late George Herkes (died 1892) and of the late Margaret (Duncan) Herkes (died 1887) formerly of Gladsmuir. His brother James of 12 Alexander Street, Tranent was named as his next of kin.
Missing in Action on 29 June 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.


HOGG, ROBERT
Robert Hogg – age 36 – Private (43603) 15th Battalion (1st Edinburgh) Royal Scots.
Robert was a van-man living with his sister Isabella at 19 Church Street, Tranent when he enlisted in November 1915. He was mobilised as Private (1930) in the 3/8th Royal Scots in March 1916, posted to the 1/8th Battalion in France in July and transferred to the 15th Royal Scots in September 1916.
Born 1881 in Tranent. Son of the late Robert Hogg (died 1891) and of the late Helen (Thomson) Hogg (died 1907) of Wilton Place, Tranent.
Missing in Action on 9 April 1917 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.


HOOD, DAVID
David Hood – age 44 – Private (3518) Depot Battalion, Royal Scots.
David was a coal miner when he enlisted as Private (3518) in the Royal Scots Reserve in August 1914. He had previously served for 8 years with the Royal Scots. He was posted to the 2nd Battalion in France in December 1914 but he was returned to the Depot in March 1915. He was posted to the 16th Battalion in August 1915 but was again returned to the Depot when the 16th Battalion went to France in January 1916. David was transferred to the Army Reserve in September 1916. He died of influenza at his home in Tranent.
Born 1874 in Tranent. Son of the late Richard Hood (died 1912) and of the late Elizabeth Bridget (Martin) Hood (died 1906) Husband of Mary (Davanna) Hood of 4 Muirpark Street, Tranent who he married in 1895 in Tranent.
Died on Service on 8 June 1918 and buried in Tranent New Cemetery. (CWG)

and his brother

HOOD, GEORGE

George Hood – age 48 – Private (3465) 12th Battalion, Royal Scots.
George was a coal miner when he enlisted in August 1914. He landed in France with his battalion in May 1915 but he was killed four months later during the battle of Loos.
Born 1867 in Tranent. Son of the late Richard Hood (died 1912) and of the late Elizabeth Bridget (Martin) Hood (died 1906)
Missing in Action on 25 September 1915 and named on the Loos Memorial, France.
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HUNTER, ROBERT
Robert Hunter – age 27 – Private (1453) 1/8th Battalion, Royal Scots.
Robert joined his battalion in France in December 1914.
Born c.1888 (I cannot trace) Son of the late Jane (Drummond) Hunter (died 1889) and of John Hunter of Well Wynd, Tranent. Husband of Sarah (Stevenson) Hunter who he married in 1909 in Tranent.
Missing in Action on 11 March 1915 and named on the Le Touret Memorial, France.


HUNTER, WILLIAM
William Hunter – age 21 – Private (2956) 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots.
William was a coal miner when he enlisted in the Royal Scots Reserve in August 1914. He was posted to the 1st Royal Scots in France in March 1915 and transferred to the 2nd Battalion in November.
Born 1895 at Ludgate in Stow Parish, Midlothian. Son of the late James Davidson Hunter (died 1901) and of Annie (Paton) Hunter, and step-son of William Donaldson of 6 Elder Street, Tranent who married Annie in 1906 in Tranent.
Missing in Action on 13 November 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.


INGLIS, THOMAS
Thomas Smith Merrilees Inglis – age 37 – Gunner (163490) 147th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery.
Thomas died in the 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station at Esquelbecq.
Born 1880 in Prestonpans, Haddingtonshire/East Lothian. Son of the late Alexander Inglis (died 1880) and of the late Agnes (McQueen) Inglis (died 1905 in Tranent) formerly of Prestonpans. Husband of Sara (Blyth) Inglis of Cross Keys and of 47 Bridge Street, Tranent who he married in 1906 in Edinburgh.
Died of Wounds on 6 June 1918 and buried in Esquelbecq Military Cemetery, France.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 27, 2023 10:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

JAMES, MALCOLM
Malcolm James, Military Medal – age 22 – Private (18470) 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots.
Malcolm was a coal miner living with his family at New Row, Tranent when he enlisted in January 1915. He landed in France with the 12th Royal Scots in May but was wounded and evacuated to Cambridge Hospital in Aldershot in August. After he had recovered he was posted to the 2nd Royal Scots in October 1915. Malcolm was awarded a M.M. in October 1916 and died a year later in the 47th Casualty Clearing Station at Westvleteren.
Born 1895 at Standburn, Muiravonside, Stirlingshire. Son of Malcolm and Ellen or Helen (Grady) of New Row, Tranent.
Died of Wounds on 27 September 1917 and buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium.


JAMIESON, WM.
William Jamieson – age 28 – Private (325240) 1/8th Battalion, Royal Scots.
William was an apprentice painter when he enlisted as Private (470) in the Territorial 8th Royal Scots in March 1909. He was discharged at the end of his term of service in March 1913 and he re-enlisted as Private (1094) in August 1914. He joined the 1/8th Battalion in France in December 1914. William died in the 4th Casualty Clearing Station at Westvleteren.
Born 1890 in Edinburgh. Son of Robert and Ann (Robertson) Jamieson of 151 High Street, Portobello, Edinburgh.
His sister Maggie Stewart and his brother Robert were at 132 High Street, Tranent.
Died of Wounds on 13 July 1917 and buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium.


JARVIS, ANDREW
Andrew Jarvis – age 30 – Private (632661) 2/20th Battalion, London Regiment.
Andrew was brought up by his mother's family (Dickson) in Church Street, Tranent. Andrew enlisted as Private (81586) in the Royal Army Medical Corps and as Private (5620) he joined the London Regiment, landing with the 2/20th Battalion at Le Havre in June 1916. They moved to Salonica in northern Greece in December and then to Egypt in June 1917.
Born 1887 in Prestonpans, Haddingtonshire/East Lothian. Son of the late Margaret (Dickson) Jarvis (died 1900) and of Robert Norrie Jarvis formerly of Prestonpans.
Killed in Action on 30 April 1918 and buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 27, 2023 10:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

JOHNSTONE, ARCH.
Archibald Neill Johnstone – age 24 – Private (798) 1/8th Battalion, Royal Scots.
Archibald was a member of the Territorial 8th Royal Scots and he was mobilised in August 1914, landing with the 1/8th Battalion at Le Havre in November 1914.
Born 1890 in Tranent as Archibald Johnston. Son of John and Marion (Neill) Johnston of 70 New Row, Tranent.
Died of Wounds on 17 February 1915 and buried in Sailly-sur-la-Lys Churchyard, France.
Also named on the Cockenzie and Port Seaton War Memorial.


JOHNSTONE, R.W.
Robert Willis Johnston – age 22 – Private (S/14695) 11th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
Born 1895 at Cockenzie in Tranent Parish. Son of Thomas and of Mary (Dougal) Johnston of 11 Elcho Place, Cockenzie, Tranent.
Missing in Action on 22 August 1917 and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium
Also named on the Cockenzie and Port Seaton War Memorial.


KILGOUR, ROBERT L.
Robert Liddle Kilgour – age 24 – Private (13135) 1st Battalion, Scots Guards.
Robert's grandfather and father had been stationmasters at Tranent Goods Station. Robert joined his battalion in France in October 1915.
Born 1892 in Tranent. Son of the late Robert Liddle Kilgour (died 1895) and of the late Grace Elder (Porteous) Kilgour (died 1913) formerly of Tranent.
His sister Grace (Kilgour) Burrell of Edinburgh was named as his next of kin
Killed in Action on 31 July 1917 and buried in Artillery Wood Cemetery, Belgium.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 27, 2023 10:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

KYLE, EDWARD
Edward Kyle – age 38 – Private (8708) 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry.
Edward was a coal miner who enlisted in the Royal Garrison Artillery Reserve in June 1903. He was with the Chapel Coal Company in Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire when he re-enlisted in September 1914 and joined his battalion, which had just arrived from India, in January 1915. Edward was killed three months later and buried in Edward Road Cemetery No.3 (Windy Corner) in Richebourg-l'Avoue. He was reinterred in July 1920.
Born 1877 in Tranent. Son of Samuel and Mary Ann (Goldie) Kyle of Tranent. Husband of Euphemia (Hughes) Kyle of Morningside Square, Newmains who he married in 1908 in Auchterderran, Fife.
Killed in Action on 14 March 1915 and buried in Pont-Du-Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, France
Also named on the Morningside and Chapel District section of the Cambusnethan War Memorial.


McARTHUR, JAMES
Thought to be:
James White McArthur – age 27 – Second Engineer, S.S. Lucida (London) Mercantile Marine.
James died as the result of an attack by the German submarine UB-75 on the “Lucida” off Scarborough. His death was registered in Middlesbrough.
Born 1890 in Leith, Edinburgh. Son of John and Elizabeth Hannah (White) McArthur of 41 Ferry Road, Leith. Elizabeth was born and married in Stenton, Haddingtonshire.
Died on 4 November 1917 and buried in Edinburgh (Warriston) Cemetery.


McGINTY, ANTHONY
Anthony McGinty – age 28 – Sergeant (67439) 72nd Battery, 38th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.
Anthony was a Driver when he landed with his battery at St Nazaire as part of the 6th Division in September 1914.
Born 1888 in Tranent. Son of Michael and Helen (Layden) McGinty of Tranent.
Husband of Rose Ann (Kilday) McGinty who he married in 1916 in Tranent.
Died of Wounds on 25 September 1916 and buried in Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, France.
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McGREGOR, A.
Alexander McGregor – age 20 – Private (40797) 16th Battalion (2nd Edinburgh) Royal Scots.
Born 1897 in Cardenden, Auchterderran, Fife. Son of Peter Alexander McGregor and Elizabeth Loudon (Scott) McGregor of 62 Loch Road, Tranent.
Killed in Action on 10 October 1917 and buried in Cement House Cemetery, Belgium.


McINNES, JAMES
James McInnes – age 25 – Private (1373) 1st Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
James was a coal miner when he enlisted in August 1908. He landed with his battalion at Le Havre in August 1914 but he was killed a month later.
Born 1889 in Airdrie, Lanarkshire. Son of the late Margaret Delargie McInnes (died 1913 in Tranent) and of John McInnes of Fowler Street, Tranent and of Glen Street, Edinburgh.
Missing in Action on 15 September 1914 and named on the La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, France.

and his brother

McINNES, JOHN

John McInnes – age 27 – Private (3/2739) 1st Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
John joined his battalion in France in February 1915.
Born 1887 in Airdrie, Lanarkshire. Son of the late Margaret Delargie McInnes (died 1913 in Tranent) and of John McInnes of Fowler Street, Tranent and of Glen Street, Edinburgh.
Missing in Action on 26 September 1915 and named on the Loos Memorial, France.


McLEAN, ARCH.
Archibald McLean – age 19 – Private (898) 1/8th Battalion, Royal Scots.
Archibald was a member of the Territorial 8th Royal Scots and he was mobilised in August 1914, landing with the 1/8th Battalion at Le Havre in November 1914. He died in the 18th General Hospital at Etaples.
Born 1896 in Motherwell, Dalziel, Lanarkshire. Son of James and Barbara (Harvie) McLean of 31 Bridge Street, Tranent.
Died of Wounds on 24 May 1915 and buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, France.
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McNEISH, ALEX.
Alexander Stocks McNeish – age 21 – Gunner (264261) “B” Battery, 211th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.
Alexander died in the 1st New Zealand Field Ambulance.
Born 1897 in Tranent. Son of George and Mary (Stocks) McNeish of Tranent. Husband of Isabella Johnston (Mackie) McNeish who he married in 1918 in Prestonpans, East Lothian.
Died of Wounds on 4 October 1918 and buried in Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery, Villers-Plouich, France.


MARTIN, ROBERT
Robert Martin – age 18 – Private (40322) 7th/8th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Robert enlisted as Private (1211) in the Royal Scots and was posted to the KOSB in France.
Born 1896 in Tranent. Son of Robert and Cecilia (McDonald) Martin of 12 School Rows, Fauldhouse, Linlithgowshire.
Missing in Action on 15 September 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.


MELROSE, ANDREW
Andrew Melrose – age 20 – Private (30304) 10th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Andrew enlisted as Private (29499) in the Royal Scots and was posted to the Scottish Rifles in France.
Born 1896 in Inveresk and Musselburgh, Midlothian. Son of Thomas Melrose and Janet (Dickson) Melrose of Muirton Farm, Drem, Athelstaneford, East Lothian and of 166 Church Street, Tranent.
Killed in Action on 29 March 1917 and buried in Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, France.
Also named on the Athelstaneford Parish War Memorial.


MILLAR, THOMAS
Thomas Millar – age 21 – Private (7999) 1st Battalion, Scots Guards.
Thomas was serving with his battalion at Aldershot when war broke out. They landed at Le Havre on 14 August 1914.
Born 1894 in Prestonpans, Haddingtonshire/East Lothian. Son of Catherine Burnett McNeill (formerly Millar) of 6 Coal Neuk, Tranent. She married John McNeill in 1902 in Prestonpans.
Killed in Action on 4 March 1915 and buried in Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy, France.
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MOFFAT BEN
Benjamin Moffat – age 20 – Private (40092) 13th Battalion, Royal Scots.
Born 1896 in Tranent. Son of Peter and Lydia (Waller) Moffat of Thistle Cottage, Bridge Street, Tranent.
Missing in Action on 23 April 1917 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.


MORISON, MARK
Mark John Forsyth Morison – age 27 – Company Sergeant Major (1790) 1/9th (Highlanders) Battalion, Royal Scots.
Mark landed with his battalion at Le Havre in February 1915.
Born 1888 in Tranent. Son of Richard Duncan Morison and of Catherine (Hogg) Morison of 7 Viewforth Terrace, Tranent.
Died of Wounds on 4 August 1916 and buried in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery, France.


MULLIGAN, PAT
Patrick Mulligan – age 26 – Private (12433) 12th Battalion, Royal Scots.
Patrick was a coal miner when he enlisted in August 1914. He landed with his battalion in France in May 1915 but he was killed four months later.
Born 1889 Tranent. Son of Lawrence and Catherine (Goldie) Mulligan of 1 Muirpark Street, Tranent.
Killed in Action on 25 September 1915 and buried in Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery, British Extension, France.


NEILL, JOHN
John Porteous Neill – age 45 – Private (16658) 13th Battalion, Royal Scots.
John was a house painter living at 17 Distillery Cottages, Haddington when he enlisted in December 1914. He joined his battalion in France in August 1915 but he was killed almost two months later during the battle of Loos.
Born 1870 in Tranent. Son of David and Margaret (Porteous) Neill of Tranent. Husband of Mary (Smith) Neill who he married in 1892 in Gladsmuir, Haddingtonshire/East Lothian.
Missing in Action on 26 September 1915 and named on the Loos Memorial, France.
Also named on the Haddington War Memorial.
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NICOLSON, GEO.
George Nicolson – age 31 – Corporal (325489) 1/8th Battalion, Royal Scots.
George was a coal miner when enlisted as Private (1679) in January 1915 and he joined his battalion in France in June.
Born 1887 in Tranent. Son of George and Jane (Mc Neish) Nicolson of Ash Cottage, New Row, Tranent.
Killed in Action on 1 September 1918 and buried in Mindel Trench British Cemetery, St. Laurent-Blangy, France.


NORVAL, WILLIAM
William Headspeath Norval – age 20 – Private (28966) 2/4th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.
William joined his Army Service Corps unit as Private (S4/070340) in September 1915. At some point he was transferred to the LNL Regiment.
Born 1898 in Tranent. Son of Alexander Rodger Norval and Sarah Lough (Headspeath) Norval of Tranent and of 6 South Elgin Street, Edinburgh.
Killed in Action on 29 August 1918 and buried in H.A.C. Cemetery, Ecoust-St. Mein, France.


PARK, T.R.
Thomas Robertson Park – age 20 – Private (616) 1/8th Battalion, Royal Scots.
By 1911 the Park family had moved to Tranent and Thomas joined the Territorial 8th Royal Scots. He was mobilised in August 1914, landing with the 1/8th Battalion at Le Havre in November 1914.
Born 1895 in Bothwell, Lanarkshire. Son of James and Agnes (Robertson) Park.
Missing in Action on 6 March 1915 and named on the Le Touret Memorial, France.


PORTEOUS, THOMAS
Thomas Porteous – age 21 – Private (291577) 1/7th (Fife) Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Thomas enlisted as Private (5057) in St. Andrews, Fife.
Born 1896 in Tranent. Son of the late Jane Agnes (Galloway) Porteous (died 1903) and of Hugh Porteous formerly of Tranent.
Killed in Action on 19 September 1917 and buried in Cement House Cemetery, Belgium.
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REEVIE, DAVID
David Revie – age 24 – Gunner (195609) “B” Battery, 84th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.
Born 1892 in Slamannan, Stirlingshire. Son of the late Stewart Revie (died 1910) and of Jemima (Fleming) Revie of 52 Park Road, Tranent.
Killed in Action on 17 June 1917 and buried in Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm), Belgium.


REID, BEN
Benjamin Reid – age 29 – Lance Corporal (13972) 1st Battalion, Scots Guards.
Benjamin was living with his wife and family in Armadale, West Lothian when he enlisted.
Born 1888 in Liberton, Edinburgh. Son of the late Beatrice Brown Reid (died 1906) and of Benjamin Reid of Tranent and of Armadale. Husband of Maggie (Wark) Reid of West Main Street, Armadale who he married in 1907 in Tranent.
Killed in Action on 14 October 1917 and buried in Bleuet Farm Cemetery, Belgium.
Also named on the Armadale War Memorial.


REID, JAMES
James Reid – age 21 – Lance Corporal (652) 1/8th Battalion, Royal Scots.
James was an engineer with the Edinburgh Collieries at Bankton Pit, Prestonpans. He enlisted in the Territorial 8th Royal Scots in March 1911 and he was mobilised in August 1914, landing with the 1/8th Battalion at Le Havre in November 1914. James was killed at Neuve Chappell.
Born 1894 in Tranent. Son of John and Margaret (Sutherland) Reid of 14 Oswald Terrace, Prestonpans, Haddingtonshire/ East Lothian.
Missing in Action on 10 March 1915 and named on the Le Touret Memorial. France.
Also named on the Prestonpans War Memorial.


REID, JOHN
John Reid – age 20 – Private (2012) 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots.
John was a miner when he enlisted in February 1911. He joined his battalion, which had landed at Le Havre a month earlier, in September 1914. He was buried in Harrow Road Corner Cemetery with 18 other 2nd Royal Scots who were re-interred in October 1919.
Born 1894 in Pencaitland, Haddingtonshire/ East Lothian. Son of William and Margaret (Ferries) Reid of Church Street, Tranent.
Killed in Action on 15 October 1914 and buried in Vieille-Chapelle New Military Cemetery, Lacouture, France.
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