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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Derek

I don't think J. Ross died in that action. The Loretto and the Fettes Rolls of honour don't mention him and neither does the Scottish Rugby Internationals RoH: http://www.edinburghs-war.ed.ac.uk/sport/documents/PDF_scottish_rugby_international_casualties.pdf

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:23 pm    Post subject: Lt. Cecil Halliday Abercrombie Reply with quote

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World War I Scottish Players Killed
C H Abercrombie


CWGC
Name: ABERCROMBIE, CECIL HALLIDAY
Initials: C H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Defence."
Age: 29
Date of Death: 31/05/1916
Additional information: Son of Walter D. Abercrombie (Indian Police) and Kate E. Abercrombie; husband of Cecily Joan Abercrombie (nee Baker), of 22, Cottesmore Gardens, Kensington, London. Scottish Rugby International.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 10.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:41 pm    Post subject: Capt. David McLaren Bain Reply with quote

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World War I Scottish Players Killed
D M Bain


Name: BAIN, DAVID McLAREN
Initials: D M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 3rd Bn. attd 2nd Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 03/06/1915
Additional information: Son of William and Edith Bain, of 42, Moray Place, Edinburgh. Scottish Rugby International.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VIII. F. 14.
Cemetery: BROWN'S ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY, FESTUBERT
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:44 pm    Post subject: Capt. William Campbell Church Reply with quote

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World War I Scottish Players Killed
W C Church


Name: CHURCH, WILLIAM CAMPBELL
Initials: W C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 28/06/1915
Additional information: Son of Maj. W. R. M. Church (8th Bn. The Cameronians), of 104, West George St., Glasgow.Scottish Rugby International.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 92 to 97.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:49 pm    Post subject: 2nd Lt. Patrick Charles Bentley Blair Reply with quote

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World War I Scottish Players Killed
P C B Blair


Name: BLAIR, PATRICK CHARLES BENTLEY
Initials: P C B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Rifle Brigade
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 06/07/1915
Additional information: Son of the Rev. C. Patrick Blair, M.A., of Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire. Scottish Rugby International.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sp. Mem. I. E. 10.
Cemetery: TALANA FARM CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:54 pm    Post subject: Sgn. David Revell Sivright Reply with quote

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D R Bedell-Sivright


Name: BEDELL-SIVRIGHT, DAVID REVELL
Initials: D R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Surgeon
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: Medical Unit. R.N. Div.
Date of Death: 05/09/1915
Additional information: Former Scottish Rugby Football player.M.B., B.A.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 7.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 9:01 pm    Post subject: 2nd Lt. Walter Michael Dickson Reply with quote

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World War I Scottish Players Killed
W M Dickson


Name: DICKSON, WALTER MICHAEL
Initials: W M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Date of Death: 26/09/1915
Additional information: Scottish Rugby International.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 125 to 127.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 9:06 pm    Post subject: Lt. David Dickie Howie Reply with quote

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D D Howie


Name: HOWIE, DAVID DICKIE
Initials: D D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 2nd Highland Bde.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 19/01/1916
Additional information: Son of Archibald and Jessie Howie, of The Grange, Kinghorn, Fife; husband of Marie Winifred Gibson Howie, of I, Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh. Scottish Rugby International.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 267.
Cemetery: CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 9:15 pm    Post subject: Capt. Rowland Fraser Reply with quote

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R Fraser


CWGC
Name: FRASER, ROWLAND
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Rifle Brigade
Unit Text: 6th Bn. attd. 1st Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Additional information: Son of J. M. Fraser Esq., of Invermay, Forgandenny; husband of Mary Dorothy Fraser, of Invermay, Forgandenny, Perthshire. Educated at Merchiston Castlel Edinburgh, and Cambridge University (Pembroke). Capt. Cambridge Rugby XV. 1910-11. Scottish International, 1912.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 16 B and 16 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: FRASER
Firstname: Rowland
Date Death: 01/07/1916
Other: 6th Bn. (att. 1st Bn.).
SNWM roll: SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM ENGLISH REGIMENTS
Rank: Capt. (Tp.)
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 9:18 pm    Post subject: Lt. Eric Milroy Reply with quote

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E Milroy


Name: MILROY, ERIC
Initials: E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 18/07/1916
Additional information: Son of Margaret Walteria Milroy, of 16, Abbotsford Park, Edinburgh, and the late Alexander MacLeod Milroy. A Chartered Accountant. Captain of the Scottish Rugby Football Team of 1914.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 10 A.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 9:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Adam Brown wrote:
Derek
The Loretto and the Fettes Rolls of honour don't mention him and neither does the Scottish Rugby Internationals RoH: http://www.edinburghs-war.ed.ac.uk/sport/documents/PDF_scottish_rugby_international_casualties.pdf


The Rugby Roll you quoted from is wholly incomplete I'm afraid.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 9:23 pm    Post subject: Lt. John George Will Reply with quote

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J G Will


Name: WILL, JOHN GEORGE
Initials: J G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps
Unit Text: 29th Sqdn.
Secondary Regiment: General List
Secondary Unit Text: and
Age: 24
Date of Death: 25/03/1917
Additional information: Son of Dr. and Mrs. Will. of Bethnal House, Cambridge Road, London. Former Scotland International Rugby Football player.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: (Addenda Panel)
Memorial: ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 9:34 pm    Post subject: Capt. Thomas Arthur Nelson Reply with quote

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World War I Scottish Players Killed
T A Nelson


Also on the Connel Memorial.

Name: NELSON, THOMAS ARTHUR
Initials: T A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Lothians and Border Horse
Secondary Regiment: Machine Gun Corps
Secondary Unit Text: attd.
Age: 40
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Additional information: Son of Thomas Nelson and Jessie Kemp Nelson; husband of Margaret Balfour Nelson Maze, of Achnacloich, Connel, Argyll. Born at St. Leonards, Edinburgh. Scottish Rugby International.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. G. 26.
Cemetery: FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS

See also family gravestone at: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=3648&highlight=nelson


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 9:37 pm    Post subject: Mjr. Walter Torrie Forrest M.C. Reply with quote

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W T Forrest


Name: FORREST, WALTER TORRIE
Initials: W T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Age: 37
Date of Death: 19/04/1917
Awards: M C (Military Cross)
Additional information: Son of George and Margaret Forrest, of Kelso, Roxburghshire. Former Scottish International Rugby player.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. C. 9.
Cemetery: GAZA WAR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 9:43 pm    Post subject: Lt. Albert Luvian Wade Reply with quote

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A L Wade


Name: WADE, ALBERT LUVIAN
Initials: A L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Middlesex Regiment
Unit Text: 17th Bn.
Secondary Unit Text: attd. T.M. Bty.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 28/04/1917
Additional information: Son of the late T Luvian Wade, of 38, West Kensington Gardens, London. Educated at Dulwich College. Captain Dulwich XV, 1902-4. International Capt. playing for Scotland against England, 1908, at Inverleith.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 7.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
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