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Newtongrange War Memorial, Midlothian
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DerekR
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 7:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well done John and all those involved with this commemoration.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 9:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

well done indeed, never too late to honour a man who died for his country or his adopted country

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Location: The County of Angus

PostPosted: Sun Jun 30, 2013 8:38 pm    Post subject: Pte. William Patterson Reply with quote

WW1
William Patterson, K.O.S.B.

(Glasgow Herald 14th May 1915)
"Lance Corporal W. Patterson, of the King's Own Scottish Borderers, has died from a wound he received in the fighting for Hill 60 on April 20. He enlisted in that regiment about five years ago. He was 23 years of age, and resided at Newtongrange."

CWGC
PATTERSON, WILLIAM
Rank: Private
Service No: 6162
Date of Death: 20/04/1915
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 22.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of William and Mary Patterson, of 40, Fifth St., Newton Grange, Midlothian.

SNWM
Surname: PATTERSON
Firstname: William
Service Number: 6162
Date Death: 20/04/1915
Place of birth: Edinburgh
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2013 4:34 am    Post subject: Pte. James Clark Reply with quote

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Pte. James Clark, A.&.S.H.

(Glasgow Herald 15th May 1915)
"Information has reached his relatives in Newtongrange that Private James Clark, of the 2nd Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, has died in Germany. After the battle of Mons he was taken prisoner. He was 32 years of age and had previously served as a soldier for seven years, five years being spent in India and two in South Africa."

CWGC
CLARK, JAMES
Rank: Private
Service No: 8100
Date of Death: 26/08/1914
Age: 32
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference
Memorial: LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Jane Clark.

SNWM
Surname: CLARK
Firstname: James
Service Number: 8100
Date Death: 26/08/1914
Place of birth: Edinburgh
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 30, 2014 1:19 pm    Post subject: Updated Images of Newtongrange Reply with quote

I've been in Newtongrange and taken some pictures.
This is my first post and finding Flickr not any good for sharing on this site so I will have to move my collection to photobucket.

Here is the first of the images for now.




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PostPosted: Sun Apr 27, 2014 2:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ALEXANDER PEGGIE, HC.

PEGGIE, A.
Rank:Private
Service No:265633
Date of Death:21/11/1917
Regiment/Service:3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters)
Grave ReferenceE. 65.
CemeteryJERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information:

Alexander was born in 1897 in Beath, Fife (as was his mother) but by 1911 the family were in Dalkeith and in 1915 were at 38 The Square, Newtongrange as tenants of the Lothian Coal Company.
Alexander was appointed as a temporary boy clerk in October 1913 and joined the staff of the Home Office as an Assistant Clerk in December 1914. He enlisted in April 1915, serving in Egypt, Salonika and Palestine, and was wounded at Beersheba. He was killed by a shell while awaiting evacuation from the battle-field.
(with thanks to Rachel who is researching the Home Office War Memorial)
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 02, 2015 11:47 am    Post subject: Newtongrange Memorial - Henry Ledingham Reply with quote

Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 14 July 1916


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PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2015 4:54 pm    Post subject: Newtongrange Memorial - Alexander McIntosh Reply with quote

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 11 October 1918


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