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PTE. JOHN A FORTUNE, LANCS. FUS.
John Alexander Heath Fortune, Private (42464) 1st Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Age 21.
In 1901, aged 2, John was living at Alpine Street, Dalbeattie with his uncle John Glencross and family and by 1914 he was an apprentice blacksmith in the town.
Born 1898 at Stair, Ayrshire. Son of Harriet Fortune.
Died on Service on 1 March 1919 and buried at Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany.
Also named on the Memorial at St. Peter's RC Church in Dalbeattie.
1 Bn. Lancs Fusiliers was one of the battalions selected to occupy the Rhine bridgehead. They crossed the Belgian border on 4 December 1918 and arrived in Cologne five days later.


PTE. JAMES C FRAZER, LIVERPOOLS.
James Craig Frazer, Private (3272) 1/10th Battalion (Liverpool Scottish) The King's Liverpool Regiment. Age 21.
James was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. He enlisted in September 1914 and landed with his battalion in France on 1 November 1914.
Born 1893 at Glensone, Southwick, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of Thomas William Frazer and Jessie J. (Craig) Frazer, of 204, Upper Parliament Street, Liverpool and formerly of Glensone, Southwick.
Killed in Action on 4 February 1915 and buried at Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Belgium.
Also named on Southwick War Memorial.


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CWGC & SNWM spell the following as Galla g her. Birth records and others spell it as Galla c her.

PTE. CHARLES GALLAGHER, KOSB.
Charles McAlpine Gallacher, Private (42665) 14th Company, Machine Gun Corps. Age 18.
Charles was employed at Auchenreoch, Springholm when he enlisted as Private (2159) in the 1/5th Battalion (Dumfries and Galloway) King's Own Scottish Borderers. He landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915 and was wounded there. He was evacuated back to the UK and was transferred to the MGC. Charles was killed while attached to the 1st Dorsetshire Regiment.
Born 1899 at William Street, Dalbeattie. Son of Peter Gallagher and of Mary McAlpine of Mill Street and of High Street, Dalbeattie.
Killed in Action on 13 July 1917 and buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium.

and his brother

SGT. THOMAS GALLAGHER, SCOTS FUS
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Thomas Gallacher, Sergeant (12581) 7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Age 20.
Thomas was employed at Little Milton, Springholm when he enlisted in September 1914. He joined his battalion in France on 5 August 1915.
Born c.1895 at Old Cumnock, Ayrshire. Son of Peter Gallagher of Mill Street and of High Street, Dalbeattie.
He had 3 other brothers serving; Francis in the 2nd KOSB, Peter in the Royal Field Artillery, and Charles in the 1/5th KOSB.
Missing in Action on 26 September 1915 and named on the Loos Memorial, France.

Both brothers are also named on the Urr Parish War Memorial in Haugh of Urr village and on the memorial in Springholm village hall.


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PTE. DAVID GEDDES, KOSB.
David Geddes, Lance Corporal (12653) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Age 24.
David was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. He was a member of the Territorials but enlisted in the 6th KOSB in August 1914 and landed with his battalion at Boulogne in May 1915.
Born 1891 at Dalbeattie. Son of David and Margaret (McKnight) Geddes of 6 Alpine Terrace, Dalbeattie. Husband of Sophia (McBurney) Geddes of High Street, Kirkcudbright and of Woodside Cottages, William Street, Dalbeattie who he married in 1913 at Kirkcudbright.
Missing in Action on 25 September 1915 and named on the Loos Memorial, France.
Also named on the Kirkcudbright War Memorial.

and his brother

PTE. GEORGE GEDDES, KOSB
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George Geddes, Private (1109) 1/5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Age 21.
George was also a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. He landed with his battalion at Gallipli in June 1915.
Born 1894 at Dalbeattie. Son of David and Margaret (McKnight) Geddes of 6 Alpine Terrace, Dalbeattie.
Missing in Action on 12 July 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.


PTE. MATTHEW GILMOUR, RS.
Matthew Gilmour, Private (47563) 13th Battalion, Royal Scots. Age 19.
Matthew was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. He had served his apprenticeship in Dalbeattie and was a baker in Dumfries when he enlisted in January 1917.
Born 1898 at Dalbeattie. Son of Matthew and Jane (Drain) Gilmour of Copland Street, Dalbeattie, and of 37 Queen Street, Dumfries.
Missing in Action on 1 August 1917 and named on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.
Also named on the Dumfries War Memorial.


PTE. J. GLANCEY, CAMERONS.
James Glancey, Private (14353) 6th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Age 24.
James was a grocer in Greenock when he enlisted in August 1914. He landed with his battalion at Boulogne in July 1915 and was wounded. It was January 1916 before he returned to the front. James had spent many years in Dalbeattie and in 1901 was living at 245 High Street, Dalbeattie with his sister Jessie as “boarders” in the home of John and Maggie McGlynne. He named Jessie, of the Commercial Hotel, Castle Douglas, as his next of kin.
Born 1892 at Glasgow. Son of Martin and Jessie Glancey of the Commercial Hotel, Castle Douglas.
Killed in Action on 6 May 1916 and buried in Vermelles British Cemetery, France.
Also named on the Memorial at St. Peter's RC Church, Dalbeattie.


PTE. JAMES McG GOURLAY, KOSB.
James McGregor Gourlay, Private (1775) 1/5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Age 18.
James was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School and of Noblehill School in Dumfries before being employed as a printer in Dumfries. He landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915.
Born 1896 at Dalbeattie. Son of Alexander and Annie (McGregor) Gourlay of Union Street, Dalbeattie and of 10 Irving Terrace, Dumfries.
Missing in Action on 12 July 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named on the Dumfries War Memorial.


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PTE. DAVID GOWANS, ENNISKILLEN.
David Gowans, Private (24727) 11th Battalion (Donegal and Fermanagh) Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Age 29.
A former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. David enlisted in Fermanagh and landed with his battalion in France in October 1915.
Born 1887 at Dalbeattie. Son of James and Barbara (Barr) Gowans. Husband of Agnes (Gibson) Gowans who he married at Douglas Hall, Colvend, Kirkcudbrightshire on 7 September 1911.
Missing in Action on 1 July 1916 and named on on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Also named on the Colvend Parish War Memorial.


PTE. THOMAS GREEN, A&SH.
Thomas Harrison Green, Private (S/8965) 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Age 31.
Thomas was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. He had been working at the North British Iron Works in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire for about 5 years when he enlisted in January 1915. He joined his battalion in France on 15 June 1915.
Born 1886 at High Street, Dalbeattie. Son of the late Joan Anne (Robinson) Green and of Robert Green of Dalbeattie.
In 1901, age 15, he was living with his father Robert and his step mother Isabella (Brown) Green at Copland Street, Dalbeattie.
Husband of Mary (Topping) Green (later Mrs Andrew Dingwall) of 20 Whittington Street, Coatbridge who he married in 1906 in Dalbeattie.
Missing in Action on 25 September 1915 and named on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.
Also named on the Coatbridge War Memorial.
Thomas's only son, Robert, died, aged 3, on 6 May1915 just a month before Thomas left for France.


LIEUT. DAVID C. GRIEVE, CANADIANS.
David Clark Grieve, Lieutenant (24670) 13th Battalion (Royal Highlanders of Canada) Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment) Age 26.
David was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School and in 1901, aged 10, he was living with uncle, David Clark, at Burnside Cottage, Dalbeattie. He was also educated at Aberfeldy and at Edinburgh University, where he was a student of the Arts and a member of the Officer Training Corps until December 1910. He took up a post in Montreal with the Royal Bank of Canada in January 1911 and had been a member of the local militia for over three years when he enlisted as a Private (24670) at Valcartier, Quebec in September 1914. He sailed with the 13th Battalion from Quebec in October and landed in France in February 1915. He was promoted to Sergeant and wounded in April 1915. He was wounded again in June 1916 and after treatment at the 7th Stationary Hospital in Boulougne he was evacuated to the Endsleigh Palace Hospital in London. While he was recovering he was commission as a Second Lieutenant and returned to the 13th Battalion in France in October 1916.
Born 1890 at Aberfeldy, Perthshire. Son of Alexander Grieve, Rector of Aberfeldy Academy, and of Martha Margaret (Clark) Grieve of Craignair, Aberfeldy who had married in Dalbeattie in 1885.
Killed in Action on 9 April 1917 and buried in Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St.Eloi, France.
Also named on the Aberfeldy War Memorial and on the Royal Bank of Canada Memorial in Montreal.


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PTE. JAMES HALLIDAY, KOSB.
James Halliday, Private (1327 & 240212) 1/5th Battalion (Dumfries and Galloway) King's Own Scottish Borderers. Age 21.
James was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. As a member of the Territorials he was mobilised in August 1914 and landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915. He then served in Egypt and Palestine.
Born 1895 at Girthorn, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of James and Agnes (Edgar) Halliday of Southwick Road, Dalbeattie.
Died of Wounds on 19 April 1917 and buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine.


PTE. ALEX. HAMILTON, KOSB.
Alexander McGeorge Hamilton, Private (240124) 1/5th Battalion (Dumfries and Galloway) King's Own Scottish Borderers. Age 19.
Alexander was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School and was employed at the Barrbridge Mills in Dalbeattie. As a member of the Territorials he was mobilised in August 1914 and landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915. He then served in Egypt and Palestine. Alexander died in the 74th Casualty Clearing Station at Deir el Belah.
Born 1898 at Castle Douglas, Kelton, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of the late Robert Hamilton and of Mary Jane (McJannet) Hamilton of 242 High Street, Dalbeattie.
Died of Wounds on 10 November 1917 and buried in Deir el Belah War Cemetery, Gaza, Palestine.


CPL. JOHN HANNAH, CANADIANS.
John Hannah, Lance Corporal (443422) 54th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment) Age 36.
John was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School and had served his apprenticeship as a granite hewer in Dalbeattie. He had been a member of the Galloway Rifle Volunteers for 5 years before he emigrated to Canada. He was working as a stone cutter at Okanagan Landing, Vernon, British Columbia when he enlisted in September 1915 at Vernon. He sailed with his battalion from Halifax, Nova Scotia in November 1915 and was promoted to Lance Corporal in England in July 1916. The battalion moved to France on 14 August and a week later on his first day in the trenches John was killed.
Born 1880 at Dalbeattie. Son of Charles and Mary Ann (Johnstone) Hannah of Oakanagan Cottage, Dalbeattie.
Killed in Action on 21 August 1916 and buried in Reninghelst New Military Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.
Also named on the Colliston United Free Church Memorial (now in Dalbeattie Parish Church) and on the Cenotaph at Nelson, British Columbia, Canada.


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PTE. GEO. W HARRIMAN, KOSB.
George W Harriman, Private (25603) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Age 41.
George was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. He enlisted in July 1916.
Born 1875 at Mountsorrell, Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire. Son of Reuben and Sarah (Knight) Harriman of the Old Schoolhouse, High Street, Dalbeattie. Husband of Edith Agnes (Heatherington) Harriman who he married in 1900 at Middleton in Teesdale, Co. Durham. His daughter Sarah Agnes was born in Dalbeattie in 1905 and his son Eric was born in Ravenglass, Cumberland in 1908. In 1911 The family were at Caer Nant Quarry, Llithfaen, Pwllheli, North Wales.
Missing in Action on 23 April 1917 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.
The Harriman's were one of many families recruited from the granite quarries of Montsorrell to work in the Craignair quarry, Dalbeattie.


DRIV. DAVID HENDERSON, CANADIANS.
David Henderson, Driver (87177) 5th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery. Age 25.
David was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. He was working at Culkeist Farm near Dalbeattie before he emigrated to Canada in 1912. He enlisted in November 1914 at Lethbridge, Alberta and landed in England in August 1915 before being posted to France in January 1916.
Born 1891 at Dalbeattie. Son of the late Sarah Henderson.
He named his next of kin as a brother, William John Henderson of Copland Street, Dalbeattie.
Killed in Action on 11 October 1918 and buried in Ramillies British Cemetery, Cambrai, France.


PTE. JOHN HENDERSON, KOSB.
Not listed by CWGC/SNWM * - on information from "Stewarty" is known to be:
John Henderson, Private (2332) 2/5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Age 27.
John was a labourer living in William Street, Dalbeattie when he enlisted in the Territorials in December 1909. He was mobilised in August 1914 but he was admitted to the 3rd Scottish General Hospital at Stobhill in Glasgow in March 1915 and diagnosed with tuberculosis. John was discharged from the army as no longer fit for military service and awarded a Silver War Badge (489853) in May 1915 due to tubercle of lungs. He died at home in William Street.
Born 1889 at Dalbeattie. Son of Thomas and Margaret Graham (Maxwell) Henderson.
Died on 5 September 1916 and buried in Dalbeattie Cemetery.
* John's case for inclusion on the CWGC Register has been reviewed. See
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=6646&highlight=2332


PTE. JOSEPH HENDERSON, LIVERPOOLS.
Joseph Henderson, Private (49478) 1st Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment) Age 39.
Joseph was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. In 1911 he was a tailor and living with his wife and family at 422 Scotland Road, Liverpool.
Born 1877 at Dalbeattie. Son of Robert and Jane (Carter)Henderson of Dalbeattie. Husband of Alice Jane (Stoner) Henderson of Wyatt Street, Kirkdale, Liverpool who he married in 1898 at West Derby, Lancashire.
Killed in Action on 24 January 1917 and buried in Courcelette British Cemetery, Somme, France.


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PTE. NATHAN M HENRY, KOSB.
Nathan Major Henry, Private (203221) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Age 21.
Nathan was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School and was a gardener at Glenlee Park, New Galloway, Kirkcudbrightshire when he enlisted in August 1917. He was posted to the 6th KOSB in France in December 1917 but transferred to the 1st KOSB.
Born 1897 at Gatehouse, Girthorn, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of Police Constable Herbert Henry and of Matilda (Major) Henry of St. John's Cottage Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire who had married in Dalbeattie.
Killed in Action on 11 April 1918 and buried in Pont-du-Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, France.


PTE. ALEX. HUXTABLE, KOSB.
Alexander Milligan Huxtable, Private (1096 & 240119) 1/5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Age 27.
Alexander was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School and was employed at the Lawson and Henderson Jubilee Bobbin Mill. As a member of the Territorials he was mobilised in August 1914 and landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915. He then served in Egypt and Palestine.
Born 1890 at Dalbeattie. Son of James and Elizabeth (Milligan) Huxtable of William Street, Dalbeattie.
Killed in Action on 24 May 1917 and buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine.


PTE. ROBERT IRELAND, RS.
Robert Ireland, Private (29640) 15th Battalion (1st Edinburgh) Royal Scots. Age 22.
Robert was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School and was a sett maker at Newall's Granite Works when he enlisted in November 1915. He was mobilised in January 1916 and posted to the 1st Battalion, Royal Scots in Salonika in northern Greece in August 1916. Within a month he had contracted malaria and was evacuated to Hospital in Malta and then to the 2nd Western General Hospital in Manchester where he was admitted in December 1916. After he recovered he was posted to the 11th Royal Scots in France in late March but was transferred to the 15th Battalion on 10 April 1917. Within three weeks he was killed.
Born 1895 at Alpine Street, Dalbeattie. Son of Robert and Agnes (Halliday) Ireland of Port Street, Dalbeattie.
Missing in Action on 28 April 1917 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.


PTE. ROBERT JACK, SOUTH AFRICANS.
Not listed by CWGC/SNWM
Robert Jack, Dispatch Rider. Age 34.
Robert was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. A well known violinist, he was the conductor of a group known as the “Amateur Orchestra” and was an Associate of the College of Violinists. He left Dalbeattie for South Africa in January 1904. At the outbreak of war he became a motor cycle dispatch rider and served in German East Africa under General Sir Jacob van Deventer but after illness was invalided home. He died of influenza at his home in Ladysmith, Natal, South Africa. His wife Ivy Martin Jack, formerly of Ixopo, Natal, died of influenza 3 days earlier leaving five children orphaned.
Born 1884 at Dalbeattie. Son of William and Mary (Somers) Jack.
Died on 27 October 1918 and buried in Ladysmith Cemetery, Natal, South Africa.


PTE. HARRY JAMIESON, RS.
William Henry Howe Jamieson, Shoeing Smith (1724) 2/1st Lowland Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Age 30.
Harry was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. He enlisted in 1915 but died while in training of acute appendicitis in the Craigleith Military Hospital in Edinburgh.
Born 1886 as William Henry Howe at St Andrew's, Edinburgh. Son of the late George Howe and Margaret (Hislop) Howe, later known as Mrs George Jamieson of 42 London Street, Edinburgh. In 1901 Margaret Hislop and George Jamieson were at High Street, Dalbeattie with their sons George, Ogilvie and Hugh and with William H. Howe.
Died on Service on 30 January 1916 and buried in Edinburgh (Seafield) Cemetery, Leith.

The first name on the next panel of the memorial is his brother Ogilvie.


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PTE. OGILVIE JAMIESON, RS.
Ogilvie Hyslop Jamieson, Private (S/15697) Depot, Cameron Highlanders. Age 18.
Ogilvie was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. He was working as a barman and waiter in Edinburgh and living with his mother at 15 Dean Park Street when he enlisted in November 1914. He was posted to the 2nd Cameron Highlanders in France in March 1915 and wounded in April. He was evacuated to hospitals in France and then the UK and it was June 1916 before he returned to France where he joined the 5th Battalion. He was severely wounded again in August and evacuated to the UK. He died of mastoiditis and septicaemia at the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh.
Born 1898 Citadel Street, Leith as Ogilvie Jamieson Hislop. Son of the late George Jamieson of 195 High Street, Dalbeattie and of Margaret Hislop or Hyslop of 42 London Street, Edinburgh.
Died of Wounds on 11 November 1916 and buried at Edinburgh (Seafield) Cemetery, Leith.


PTE. JAMES JARDINE, KOSB.
James Jardine, Private (30154) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Age. 24.
James was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School.
Born 1893 at Southwick Road, Dalbeattie. Son of William and Margaret Henry (Garret) Jardine.
Missing in Action on 20 September 1917and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.


SGT. W. M. JOHNSTON, KOSB.
Wellwood Maxwell Johnston, Sergeant (4020) 1/4th Battalion (Borders) King's Own Scottish Borderers. Age 25.
Wellwood was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. He was a forester, employed by the Earl of Home at Preston, Duns, Berwickshire when he joined the Territorial 4th KOSB in April 1908. He was mobilised in August 1914, promoted to Sergeant in April 1915 and landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915.
Born 1890 at Harbridge, Ringwood, Hampshire. Son of Robert and Mary Agnes (McKnight) Johnston of Angus Cottage Preston, Duns and of The Crooks, Coldstream, Berwickshire who had married in 1887 in Dalbeattie. Missing in Action on 12 July 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

and his brother

SGT. WILLIAM JOHNSTON, COLDSTREAM Gds
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William Johnston, Lance Sergeant (16242) 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Age 25.
William was serving with the Metropolitan Police when he enlisted at Shepherds Bush, London.
Born 1892 at Harbridge, Ringwood, Hampshire. Son of Robert and Mary Agnes (McKnight) Johnston of Angus Cottage Preston, Duns and of The Crooks, Coldstream, Berwickshire who had married in 1887 in Dalbeattie. Missing in Action on 9 October 1917and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.
The brothers are also named on the Coldstream War Memorial and on War Memorials in Preston Village near Duns in Berwickshire.


PTE. JOHN KENNAN, KOSB.
John Kennan, Private (1186) 1/5th Battalion (Dumfries and Galloway) King's Own Scottish Borderers. Age 18.
John was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. He landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915.
Born 1897 at Dalbeattie. Son of John Bland Kennan and Jeanie (Johnston) Kennan of 34 William Street, Dalbeattie.
Missing in Action on 11 July 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.


CAPT. A. K. CLARK KENNEDY, KOSB.
Alexander Kenelm Clark-Kennedy, Captain 1/5th Battalion (Dumfries and Galloway) King's Own Scottish Borderers. Age 33.
Alexander was educated at Westminster School and at Trinity College, Cambridge and had been working for the Factories Inspectorate of the Home Office since July 1906 when he joined the Galloway Rifle Volunteers (later the 5th KOSB) in October 1906 as a Second Lieutenant. He went, as a Lieutenant, with his battalion to Gallipoli where, in July 1915, he was promoted to Captain and was wounded. He returned home in October before rejoining the battalion in Egypt in 1916.
Alexander then served at Romani in Egypt and at Gaza where he was fatally wounded.
Born 1883 at Henbury, Wimborne, Dorset. Son of the late Captain Alexander Clark-Kennedy and The Hon. Lettice Lucy Clark-Kennedy of Knockgray, Carsphairn, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Killed in Action on 19 April 1917 and buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine.
Also named on the Home Office Memorial in London and on the Carsphairn Parish War Memorial, together with his brother Captain Archibald Douglas Hewitt Clark Kennedy, 1/5th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers who was killed on 18 September 1918.
The Carsphairn Memorial was unveiled by another brother, Lieutenant-Colonel William Hew Clark-Kennedy, Canadian Infantry, who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his conduct during the Battle of Arras on 27/28 August 1918.


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TRP. WILLIAM KERR, LOVAT SCOUTS.
William Kerr, Private (S/40683) 8th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Age 26.
William was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School and was working as a gardener when he enlisted as Trooper (6341) in the 3/2nd Lovat Scouts in November 1915. He went to France in December 1916, was transferred as Private (S/26936) to the Cameron Highlanders and was transferred again to the Seaforths.
Born 1890 at Murrayton in Girthon Parish. Son of Hugh and Susan (Gibson) Kerr of Craignair Cottage, Dalbeattie.
Killed in Action on 23 April 1917 and buried in Guemappe British Cemetery, France.


PTE. JOHN KIRKPATRICK, SEAFORTHS.
John Kirkpatrick, Lance Corporal (S/13461) 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Age 36.
In 1911 John was a police constable in Manchester and was living with his wife and family at 18 Middleton Street, Moss Side.
Born 1880 at William Street, Dalbeattie. Son of Mary Kirkpatrick. Husband of Emma (Plummer) Kirkpatrick of 18 Broadfield Road, Moss Side, Manchester who he married in 1906 in Chorlton, Manchester. Grandson of John and Elizabeth Kirkpatrick of Dalbeattie.
Missing in Action on 4 October 1917 and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.


PTE. FRANK LEE, HLI.
Francis Lee, Private (12461) 12th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Age 24.
Frank was working as a miner when he enlisted in 1914. He joined his battalion in France in August 1915 and was gassed at Loos in September. At the time of his death was attached to the 10th Entrenching Battalion.
Born 1891 at Maryhill, Glasgow. Son of Edward and Maryann (Reynolds) Lee.
In 1901, aged 9, he was living at Port Street, Dalbeattie with his sister Catherine, 13, and brother James, 5, as “boarders” with a Mrs. Mary Stewart. He named his next of kin as his brother James Lee, and his sisters Kate Lee Clark of Port Street, Dalbeattie and Jane Lee Donnelly of 5 Morrison Street, Maryhill, Glasgow.
Killed in Action on 27 November 1915 and buried in Bethune Town Cemetery, France.
Also named on the War Memorial in St. Peter's RC Church in Dalbeattie and on the Glasgow Roll of Honour.
Thought to be some of the children from the Glasgow area placed with families in Dalbeattie.


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LCPL. GEORGE MANSFIELD, CAMERONS.
George Mansfield, Corporal (8094) 2nd Battalion, Cameron Highlanders. Age 27.
George had enlisted in 1908 and had served in China and India. In August 1914 he was in Poona, India and returned to England with his battalion in November 1914. They landed at Le Havre in December and George was wounded in February 1915.
Born 1888 at Dalbeattie. Son of John William and Mary Jane (Murphy) Mansfield of High Street, Dalbeattie.
Killed in Action on 23 April 1915 and buried in Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.


CPT. SAM W MARKHAM, MER.MAR.
Samuel Wilson Markham, Mate: S.S. Bellorado, Mercantile Marine. Age 47.
Samuel was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. He went to sea, aged 16, on the sailing ship “Bengairn” and served with various Lines. He had qualified as a Master in November 1894 and had been with the Bell Brothers Shipping Line for 8 years when he was killed when his ship, sailing from Barry, South Wales to Alexandria, Egypt with a cargo of coal, was shelled and damaged by the German submarine UC22 off Malta.
Born 1870 at Barnbarroch, Colvend, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of the late Charles Markham and of Margaret Lammie (Clark) Markham of Hazelhurst, Dalbeattie.
Killed by Enemy Action on 27 February 1917 and buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.
Also named on the Colliston United Free Church Memorial (now in Dalbeattie Parish Church)


PTE. SIDNEY MARRIOTT, KOSB.
Sydney Marriott, Private (29333) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Age 25.
Sydney was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School.
Born 1894 at Dalbeattie. Son of Edward and Margaret (McConnell) Marriott. Husband of Janet (McKie) Marriott of Shakespeare Street, Dumfries who he married in 1914 at Troqueer, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Missing in Action on 27 March 1918 and named on the Pozieres Memorial, Albert, France.
Also named on the Dumfries War Memorial and on the St John's Episcopal Church memorial in Dumfries.


MATTHEWSON - See final entry on Panel 5


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PTE. JAMES MAXWELL, BLACK WATCH.
James Maxwell, Private (S/9226) 9th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Age 20.
James was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. He was employed on Barclosh Farm near Dalbeattie when he enlisted in August 1914 and he joined his battalion in France in October 1915. He was wounded at the Somme in October 1916.
Born c.1897 at Alloa, Clackmananshire. Foster son of Mrs H Gilmour of Southwick Road, Dalbeattie.
Missing in Action on 26 April 1917 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.


2.LT. JOHN MAXWELL, ROYAL SCOTS FUS.
John Maxwell, Second Lieutenant 1/5th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Age 26.
John was educated at Ardvreck School in Crieff, at Cheltenham College and had studied law at Edinburgh University (1910 - 1912) while he was an apprentice accountant in Edinburgh. He held a commission in the 4th Royal Scots (Queen's Edinburgh Rifles) and was promoted to Lieutenant in the 5th Battalion in September 1914. However on 28 January 1915 he resigned this commission to take a second Lieutenant post with the 5th RSF.
Born 1889 at Terraughtie House, Troqueer, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Son of William Jardine Herries-Maxwell and Dorothea Fitzgerald (Maitland-Kirwan) Herries-Maxwell of Munches, Buittle, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Missing in Action on 12 July 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named, with his brother William (see below), on the Buittle War Memorial and on individual memorials in Buittle Church, Kirkcudbrightshire.


PTE. SAMUEL MAXWELL, KOSB.
Samuel Dickson Maxwell, Private (22770) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Age 27.
Samuel was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School and he was employed at Torrs Farm, Colvend, Kirkcudbrightshire when he enlisted in 1915. He joined the 2nd KOSB but was wounded and returned to France in September 1916.
Born 1891 in Dalbeattie. Son of John and Janet (Bell) Maxwell of High Street, Dalbeattie and of Barleys, Colvend.
Missing in Action on 3 May 1917 and named on the Arras Memorial, France Also named on the Colvend Parish War Memorial.


CPT. WILLIAM J MAXWELL, CAMERONS.
William Jardine Maxwell, Captain: Cameron Highlanders attached to 10th Soudanese Regiment, Egyptian Army. Age 34.
William was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in September 1904, and served in South Africa, China, India and Egypt. He was promoted to Captain in October 1914 while seconded to the Egyptian Army and died of blackwater fever at Abiad Darfur, Sudan.
Born 1882 at Terraughtie House, Troqueer, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of William Jardine Herries-Maxwell and Dorothea Fitzgerald (Maitland-Kirwan)
Herries-Maxwell of Munches, Buittle.
Died on Active Service on 26 August 1916 and buried in Khartoum War Cemetery, Sudan.
Also remembered, with his brother John (see above), on the Buittle War Memorial and on individual memorials in Buittle Church, Kirkcudbrightshire.
The Darfur Field Force entered Abiad on 9 April 1916.


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PTE. ALEX. MILBURN, CANADIANS.
Alexander Richardson Millburn, Sapper (502324) 2nd Field Company, Canadian Engineers. (Surname as per CWGC and LAC) Age 41.
Alexander was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. He was a stone mason when he enlisted at Montreal in January 1916. Previously he had served for 15 years with Galloway Rifle Volunteers. He was killed at Hill 70 near Lens.
Born 1875 at High Street, Dalbeattie - as Millburne. Son of William and Sarah (Kennedy) Millburn of Dalbeattie. Husband of Mary Ann (Henderson) Millburn of Iberville, Quebec who he married in 1897 in Dalbeattie.
Missing in Action on 15 August 1917 and named on the Vimy Memorial, France.

and his nephew

PTE. WILLIAM MILBURN, CANADIANS
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William Glendenning Milburn, Private (643275) 75th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Ontario Regiment) (surname as per CWGC and LAC) Age 21.
Also a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School, William was working as a grocer in Dalbeattie before he emigrated to Canada. He enlisted at Barrie, Ontario in December 1915.
Born 1897 at Southwick Road, Dalbeattie - as Milbourne. Son of Mary Agnes Milbourne. Husband of Florence Beatrice (Hardiman) Milburn of Barrie, Ontario.
Killed in Action on 16 August 1917 and buried in Lievin Communal Cemetery Extension, France.


LCPL. JAMES A MILLAR, A&SH.
Note – all records spell his name as Miller.
James Alexander Miller, Lance Corporal (S/16434) 2nd Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Age 38.
James had enlisted in the Argylls in 1898 and had served throughout the South African War. He had been a postman in Dalbeattie since July 1907. He enlisted in December 1915, was mobilised in June 1916 and joined his battalion in France in November 1916.
Born 1879 at Waterloo Street, Camlachie, Glasgow. Son of James Miller and Sarah Lamond. Husband of the late Mary Brown (Owens) Miller of 43 Alpine Street, of Southwick Road and of Woodbine House, Spycraig, Dalbeattie who he married in Dumfries in 1908.
Missing in Action on 23 April 1917 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.


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CPL. WILLIAM MILROY, MM KOSB.
William Milroy, Military Medal, Corporal (1403 & 240249) 1/5th Battalion (Dumfries and Galloway) King's Own Scottish Borderers. Age 23.
William was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School and was working as a joiner in Dalbeattie when, as a member of the Territorials, he was mobilised in August 1914. He landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915 and then served in Egypt and Palestine where he was wounded near Gaza. He was awarded a M.M. as 240249 Pte. (A./L./C.) W. Milroy, K.O.S.B. (Dalbeattie) for his actions in leading his Lewis gun section at El Mughar. He moved with his battalion to France in April 1918.
Born 1894 at Sunnyside, Dalbeattie. Son of William and Agnes Jemima (McCrachen) Milroy of Southwick Road, Dalbeattie.
Missing in Action on 1 August 1918 and named on the Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France.


PTE. WILLIAM MONAGHAN, KOSB.
William Monaghan, Private (1626) 1/5th Battalion (Dumfries and Galloway) King's Own Scottish Borderers. Age 18.
Born c.1897 at Barrhead, Renfrewshire. In 1901 William, aged 4, and his brother Charles, aged 2, were inmates of the Craw Road Poorhouse in Paisley, Renfrewshire. They were brought up by Mrs. Kingstrie of 50 Southwick Road, Dalbeattie.
Missing in Action on 12 July 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named on the Memorial at St. Peter's R.C. Church, Dalbeattie.
Thought to be one of a number of children from the Glasgow area placed with Dalbeattie families.


SEAm. JOHN MORRISON, RN RES.
John Morrison, Deck Hand (2218SD) HMS Vivid. (Royal Naval Barracks) Age 47.
John was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School and was a deep sea sailor. He joined a minesweeper in 1915 but died of pneumonia in the naval hospital at Devonport.
Born 1869 in Dalbeattie. Son of John Morrison (Blacksmith) and Jessie (Carson) Morrison of Dalbeattie.
Died on Service on 26 May 1916 and buried in Ford Park Cemetery (formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery) Devon.


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RSM ALEX. MUIRHEAD, KOSB.
Alexander Muirhead, Company Sergeant Major (9420) "D" Company, 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Age 36.
Also served as Warrant Officer Class 1 (2460) 29th Division Army Cyclist Corps.
James was former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School before he joined the KOSB in 1905 with his friend James Callander (see above). He had served for 9 years in Egypt and India. The battalion was at Lucknow in August 1914. It returned to England in December 1914 and then sailed from Avonmouth, landing at Gallipoli in April 1915. In March 1916 the battalion moved from Egypt to France where, on July 1916 he was wounded in both legs at the Somme; and in August 1917 wounded in the neck. Alexander was wounded again in April 1918 and died of his wounds.
Born 1883 at Alpine Street, Dalbeattie. Son of Agnes Muirhead, later Mrs. A. Dickie of High Street, Dalbeattie.
Died of Wounds on 17 April 1918 and buried in Arneke British Cemetery, France.


PTE. WILLIAM MURRAY, KOSB.
William Murray, Private (1551 & 240324) 1/5th Battalion (Dumfries and Galloway) King's Own Scottsih Borderers. Age 20.
William was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. He landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915.
Born 1896 at Newton Farm, Anwoth, Gatehouse-of-Fleet.
Son of William and Margaret (Paton) Murray of Meikle Richorn Farm, Dalbeattie.
Missing in Action on 19 April 1917 and named on the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.


PTE. JOHN McADAM, MACHINE GUN CORPS.
John's father was using the name John McAdam Campbell when he married John's mother Maggie Oliver in 1887 in Kirkinner, Wigtownshire but by 1901 they had "dropped" the Campbell name.
John McAdam, Private (130362) 51st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. Age 28.
In 1911 John was working as a miller and was living with his family in Dalbeattie. He was living in Hurlford, Ayrshire when he enlisted in Kilmarnock as Private (48235) in the Royal Scots Fusiliers. He was posted to the MGC in France.
Born 1890 at Bagbie Cot House, Creetown, Kirkmabreck, Kirkcudbrightshire as John McAdam Campbell. Son of John McAdam [Campbell] and Maggie (Oliver) McAdam of 138 Southwick Road, Dalbeattie.
Died of Wounds on 21 July 1918 and buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.


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SGT. WILLIAM McADAM, SEAFORTHS.
William McAdam, Lance Sergeant (10064) 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Age 26.
William had joined the army in 1906 and had been in India for 6 years. In August 1914 the battalion was in Agra, part of the Dehra Dun Brigade in the Meerut Division. They sailed for France, landing at Marseilles on 12 October 1914. William was wounded at Neuve Chapelle in November 1914.
Born 1888 at Dalbeattie. Son of William and Walburga (Cowden) McAdam of Maxwell Street, Dalbeattie.
Missing in Action on 9 May 1915 and named on the Le Touret Memorial, France.
Also named on the War Memorial in Buittle Church, Kirkcudbrightshire.


SGT. WILLIAM McCAA, RFA.
William McCaa, Staff Sergeant (143902) 527th Heavy Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Age 32.
William was a Farrier Staff Sergeant (1019) in the Territorial Ayrshire Yeomanry. He was mobilised in August 1914 and landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in October 1915 where they fought as dismounted troops. Later he transferred to the RFA and served at Amara in Mesopotamia. He died of malaria at sea on board the Troopship “ Kinfauns Castle”.
Born 1885 at Old Cumnock, Ayrshire. Son of William and Elizabeth (Ritchie) McCaa of Garrallan, Old Cumnock, Ayrshire. Husband of Thomasina (McGhie) McCaa of Burn Street, Dalbeattie who he married in August 1915 at Dalbeattie.
Died on Active Service and Buried at Sea on 11 January 1918 and named on the Basra Memorial, Iraq.
Also named on the Cumnock War Memorial.


DR. CHARLES McCAIG, RFA.
Charles McCaig, Gunner (192653) "A" Battery, 58th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Age 29.
Charles was a former pupil of the Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School.
Born 1888 in Dalbeattie. Son of Crawford and Elizabeth (Milley) McCaig of William Street, Dalbeattie. Husband of Agnes (Gall) McCaig (later Mrs Grierson) of Wallace Street, Dumfries who he married in 1914 at Closburn, Dumfriesshire.
Missing in Action on 13 October 1917 and named on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.


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