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PostPosted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SCOTTISH RIFLES SECTION
SGT. MJR. JOSEPH TURNBULL
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Named on the Langholm War Memorial in Dumfriesshire as:

S.M. JOS. TURNBULL, SCOTTISH RIFLES.
Joseph Turnbull age 33 Company Serjeant Major (535) 1/6th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Joseph enlisted as Private 6960 in the King's Own Scottish Borderers in January 1900. He served in South Africa from February to November 1900 and was discharged under the terms of the demobilistion of the South African Field Force. In 1901 he was a railway porter at Stevenston in Ayrshire and by 1907 he was a steelworker in Motherwell, Lanarkshire. He enlisted there and landed with his battalion at Le Havre in March 1915 but was killed three months later at Festubert.
Born 1882 in Langholm, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late William Armstrong Turnbull and Janet (Hounam) Turnbull of 1 Mary Street, Langholm. Husband of the late Grace Gray (Nisbet) Turnbull of Parkhead Street, Motherwell who he married in 1904 in Uddingston, Lanarkshire. Grace died in 1909 in Motherwell.
Father of Jessie Baxter Thomson Turnbull born at Macdonald Street Motherwell in 1907.
Missing in Action on 15 June 1915 and named on the Le Touret Memorial, France.
Also named on the Langholm Parish Church memorial and on the Colville's Dalzell Steelworks memorial.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SCOTTISH RIFLES SECTION
SGT. ALEXANDER CUTHBERTSON
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Named on the Moffat War Memorial in Dumfriesshire (together with two of his brothers) as:

CUTHBERTSON, SERGT. A. SCOTTISH RIFLES.
Alexander Cuthbertson age 40 Sergeant (533) 1/6th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Alexander was a painter when he enlisted as Private (6982) in the King's Own Scottish Borderers in January 1900 and he served in South Africa from February but was discharged in November 1900 under the terms of the demobilisation of the South African Field Force and he returned to Moffat. By 1911 he had become the caretaker of the Drill Hall in Whamond Street in Motherwell which was the base for G & H companies of the 6th Cameronians. He landed with his battalion at Le Havre in March 1915.
Born 1875 in Kirkpatrick Juxta, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late Margaret (Dinwoodie) Cuthbertson and of James Cuthbertson of Moodkee, Moffat.
Husband of Williamina (Barrett) Cuthbertson who he married in 1902 in Moffat.
Father of James Cuthbertson (and other children) of 73B, Miller St., Motherwell, Lanarkshire. (Source: CWGC)
Killed in Action on 12 October 1915 and buried in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

His brothers:
James Cuthbertson age 34 Private (3762) 2nd Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Killed 25/9/1915 at Loos.
Samuel Cuthbertson age 27 Sergeant (16400) 14th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Killed 9/4/1918 in Belgium.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 3:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS SECTION
PTE. F. GRINDALL
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Named on the KOSB section of the Moffat War Memorial in Dumfriesshire and on the Dalzell Steelworks Memorial.

Frank Grindall age 27 Private (7776) 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Frank had spent 9 years in the KOSB as Private (2686) and had served in the South African War. He had worked in the Dalzell Steel Works in Motherwell and he was a parcel delivery van driver in Moffat for the Caledonian Railway Company when he re-enlisted. Frank joined his battalion in France on 17 February 1915 but was killed two months later.
Born 1888 in Moffat. Son of the late Emily (Rae) Grindall and of Robert Grindall of Moffat. Husband of Christina McLean (Green) Grindall, later Mrs Walter Henry Starling, of Gartland Cottage, Moffat and of 76 Range Road, Flemington, who he married in 1912 in Dalziel, Lanarkshire.
Missing in Action on 18 April 1915 and named on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.

Also named on the Moffat War Memorial is his brother:
William Grindall age 32 Private (34319) 5th Battalion, Border Regiment.
Missing in Action on 21 March 1918.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

LONDON SCOTTISH SECTION
PTE. JAMES STEWART
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Named on the Moffat War Memorial in Dumfriesshire as:

STEWART, PTE. J. LONDON SCOTTISH.
James Stewart age 29 Private (515955) 2/14th Battalion, London Regiment (London Scottish)
James had served his apprenticeship as a plumber in Moffat but was working at the Brandon Bridge Building Company in Motherwell when he enlisted as Driver (T/4372) in the Army Service Corps in 1914. He went to Egypt in June 1915 and moved to Salonika in northern Greece in October 1915. His service number was changed to T4/247112 before he returned to Egypt in September 1917. He was transferred to the London Scottish in May 1918 and moved with them to France in July 1918.
(thanks to an unusually detailed Medal Roll)
Born 1889 in Moffat. Son of the late James and Janet Stewart of Moffat. Brother of Mrs. Janet Wilson of 206 Merry Street Motherwell and of Glenolden, 104 Wells Avenue, Philadelphia, USA.
Killed in Action on 14 October 1918 and buried in Derry House Cemetery No.2, Belgium.
Also named on the Moffat Academy memorial.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:54 am    Post subject: Frank Esson Moir Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) Reply with quote

Frank Esson Moir 37204 3rd Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) b Old Machar e Hamilton r Motherwell Age 35 Killed in Action At Sea 30/12/1917 Son of the late Alexander Moir, Engine Driver & Annie Scott. 1901 Census: 508 Holburn St; Husband of Margaret (nee Lindsay) Moir, of Carrick, Catherine St., Motherwell, Lanarkshire. Married Dalziel 1907. Soldiers Effects: Wid: Margaret S. Service Returns: 129/AF 83 Age 36. Nellfield MI C870. Died in the sinking of HMT Aragon. Chatby Memorial E 06 The Scotsman 20-02-18 P7: Motherwell
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CORBET, A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 18545
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 9th Bn
Date of Death: 12/4/1917
Age: 23
Additional Information: Son of James and Elizabeth Corbet, of 28, James St., Motherwell, Lanarkshire. Born at Wishaw.
Grave Reference: I F 12
Cemetery: Brown's Copse Cemetery, Rouex

Also named on Motherwell Baptist Church and Girvan War Memorials
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Harry Lewis Pte S/4527 10th Gordon Highlanders b Dalziel, Lanarkshire e Hamilton,Lanark Age 31 Died of Wounds F&F 26/09/1915 Son of Mrs. Mary Ann Lewis, of 30, Abbotsford Place, Roman Rd., Motherwell, Lanarkshire. Father: Edmund Lewis. I Coy. Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez Fr 0924 Plot XII Row C Grave 04 Motherwell Times 05-11-15 P8 Evening Times 16-12-15 Page 6 Motherwell Times 27-09-18 Page 4 Motherwell
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