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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 12:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MCWILLIAM, HAMISH
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 2nd Bn attd 9th Bn
Date of Death: 29/5/1916
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Elsie McWilliam, of Levernholme, Nitshill, Glasgow.
Grave Reference: IV C 29
Cemetery: Vermelles British Cemetery.

Also named on Paisley Grammar School Memorial.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 03, 2020 2:24 pm    Post subject: Re: John Ronald Seth Pringle-Pattison GH Reply with quote

anne park wrote:
John Ronald Seth Pringle-Pattison Second Lieutenant S/43606 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Edinburgh Age 19 Killed in Action Somme, France 06/09/1916 Son of Professor Andrew Seth Pringle-Pattison and Eva Seth Pringle-Pattison, of 16, Churchhill, Edinburgh. Officers Book page 167. Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh. Panel 5. St Cuthberts Great War Memorial Chapel, Edinburgh. Delville Wood Cemetery, Longeuval Fr 0402 Plot II Row A Grave 04 Southern Reporter 28-09-16 Page 4 Selkirk & St Cuthbert's Edinburgh & Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh 2001 Nov Photo taken


RONALD SETH PRINGLE-PATTISON

Named on the Selkirk War Memorial and Roll of Honour as:

PRINGLE-PATTISON, J. RONALD S., 2ND LIEUTENANT, GORDON H., 1915-16.
Note: Andrew Seth was a Scottish philosopher who changed his name to Andrew Seth Pringle-Pattison in 1898 to fulfill the terms of a bequest which included the inheritance of the estate of The Haining at Selkirk.

John Ronald Seth Pringle-Pattison age 19 Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders
Ronald was educated at Merchiston Castle School in Edinburgh before he entered the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst in August 1915. He was commissioned in January 1916.
Born 1897 in Newington, Edinburgh as John Ronald Seth. Son of Professor Andrew Seth Pringle-Pattison and Eva (Stropp) Seth Pringle-Pattison of The Haining, Selkirk and of 16 Church Hill, Morningside, Edinburgh.
Killed in Action on 6 September 1916 and buried in Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, France.
Also named in the St. Cuthbert's Church Memorial Chapel in Edinburgh
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 02, 2020 4:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MCDONALD, HAROLD STEWART
Initials: HS
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 6th Bn
Date of Death: 21/9/1918
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of William and Marion A. E. McDonald, of "Glencoe," Bearsden, Dumbartonshire.
Grave Reference: G 25
Cemetery: Targelle Ravine British Cemetery, Villers-Guislain.

Also named on Bearsden War Memorial, Glasgow Academy War Memorial and in the University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel. A short biography about Lt McDonald can be found on the University's Roll of Honour: https://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/ww1-biography/?id=3584
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ANDREW, JOHN RANKINE
Initials: JR
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Service Number: 88125
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 5th Bn
Date of Death: 11/6/1944
Age: 27
Additional Information: Son of John Rankine Andrew and Jean Auchinvole Andrew; husband of Elizabeth Colthurst Rankine Andrew (nee Herbert), of Strathmiglo, Fife.
Grave Reference: 4 E 15
Cemetery: Hermanville War Cemetery.

And his brother:

Name: ANDREW, WILLIAM ROBERTSON
Initials: WR
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 14662230
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 8th Bn
Date of Death: 28/9/1944
Age: 30
Additional Information: Son of John Rankine Andrew and Jean Robertson Andrew.
Grave Reference: III C 9
Cemetery: Mierlo War Cemetery.

Both are also named on Royal Troon Golf Club War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 7:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HODGART, MATTHEW
Initials: M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers, 406th (Renfrew) Field Coy
Awards: Military Cross
Date of Death: 9/10/1917
Age: 32
Additional Information: Son of John Hodgart and Eliza Maclure Hodgart, of Paisley; husband of Katherine B. C. Gardner Hodgart, of Graewraes, Paisley. Mechanical Engineer.
Grave Reference: V A 11
Cemetery: Bard Cottage Cemetery.

Also named on Paisley Grammar School, Paisley Abbey and Royal Troon Golf Club War Memorials.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 7:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MACLELLAN, GEORGE DOUGLAS
Initials: GD
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 5th Bn
Date of Death: 28/4/1917
Age: 27
Additional Information: Son of George Scott MacLellan, of "Dunard", Sydenham Rd., Glasgow. B.Sc. (Glasgow).
Panel Reference: Bay 8
Memorial: Arras Memorial.

Also named in the University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel and on Royal Troon Golf Club War Memorial. A short biographical note about Lt MacLellan can be seen on the University's Roll of Honour: https://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/ww1-biography/?id=3885
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 01, 2021 7:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WORK, IAN BALFOUR CUNNINGHAM
Initials: IBC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Service Number: 174664
Regiment/Service: Royal Corps of Signals
Date of Death: 5/7/1941
Age: 22
Additional Information: Son of Magnus and Alice J. Work, of Troon, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: Sec C, Grave 22
Cemetery: Edinburgh (North Merchiston) Cemetery.

Also named on Troon and Royal Troon Golf Club War Memorials.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 11, 2021 12:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

GEORGE NISBET McDOUGAL

Named on the Lauder Parish and Burgh War Memorial in Berwickshire as:

GEORGE McDOUGAL, M.C. CAPT. ROYAL ENGINEERS
George Nisbet McDougal, Military Cross age 23 Captain (125156) 629 Field Regiment, Royal Engineers.
George was educated at Pyatshaw School in Lauder, at St. Mary's School in Melrose and at Merchiston Castle School in Edinburgh before entering the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich in the summer of 1939. He was commissioned in March 1940 and promoted to Lieutenant in September 1914. As acting Captain, he was awarded a M.C. in recognition of gallant and distinguished services with the 8th Army in Libya in 1943 and received his medal at Buckingham Palace a month before he was killed at La Breche during the D-Day landings at Normandy.

Born 1921 in Lauder. Son of Arthur Robert and Helen Maud (Logan) McDougal of Blyth, Lauder.
Killed in Action on 6 June 1944 and buried in Hermanville War Cemetery, France
Also named on a memorial cairn at Peat Law, Blyth, Lauder and on the St. Mary's School and Merchiston Castle School memorials.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 08, 2021 7:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BENNETT, GEORGE HENRY SYDNEY
Initials: GHS
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 1113757
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 144 Sqdn
Date of Death: 5/11/1941
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of Sydney C. Bennett and of Madge Bennett (nee Newell), of Parkstone, Dorsetshire.
Panel Reference: Panel 39
Memorial: Runnymede Memorial.

Also named on Cargilfield Prep School and Currie War Memorials.
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