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Edinburgh Provincial Training Centre Memorial in Moray House

 
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 8:27 pm    Post subject: Edinburgh Provincial Training Centre Memorial in Moray House Reply with quote

Edinburgh Provincial Training Centre Memorial
Location: Moray House Quad, Holyrood Road


I've included this memorial in with Schools since all those listed trained to be teachers.





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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 8:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Close-ups of the main panel





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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 9:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BOLSTER, JOHN MILLAR
Rank: Signalman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: H.M. Trawler "Othonna."
Age: 21
Date of Death: 20/04/1917
Service No: Clyde Z/7702
Additional information: Son of Thomas James and Jane Bolster, of Clifton Rd., Selkirk.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 28.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

Also listed on the Selkirk War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 9:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A man lost on 1st July 1916

LANDELLS, THOMAS BEACH
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 15th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Service No: 17134
Additional information: Son of Daisy Landells, of 12, Forrest Rd., Edinburgh, and the late William Landells.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. H. 6.
Cemetery: GORDON DUMP CEMETERY, OVILLERS-LA BOISSELLE
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 10:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And some more...

MANSON, JAMES
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Lothians and Border Horse
Age: 27
Date of Death: 01/08/1919
Service No: 120584
Additional information: Son of William and Isabella Manson, of 16, Comiston Rd., Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: S. 151.
Cemetery: EDINBURGH (DALRY) CEMETERY

OLDHAM, WILLIAM H.
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 14th Bn.
Date of Death: 27/03/1918
Service No: S/23842
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 9.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

RANKIN, WILLIAM JOHN
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: York and Lancaster Regiment
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 30/06/1917
Additional information: Son of John and Mary Rankin, of 43, High Buckholmside, Galashiels.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. B. 17.
Cemetery: RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND
Listed on the Galashiels War Memorial

RULE, HUGH MACLEAN
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 13/07/1916
Service No: S/16475
Additional information: Son of Henry and Janet Rule, of 13, James St., Falkirk. M.A. (Edinburgh).
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 15 A and 16 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

SCOUGAL, ALEC GRAHAM
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 17th Bn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 18/09/1918
Awards: M C
Additional information: Son of Andrew E. Scougal (H.M. Senior Chief Inspector of Training Colleges, Scotland), and Mrs. A. H. Scougal, of 47, Braid Avenue, Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XV. C. 25.
Cemetery: NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY

TEMPLETON, WILLIAM FOWLER
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 01/10/1918
Additional information: Son of David and Joan Templeton, of 66, High St., Tranent, East Lothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 11.
Cemetery: CANTAING BRITISH CEMETERY
Listed on the Tranent War Memorial
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 10:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TYTLER, WILLIAM BOYD
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers
Unit Text: 22nd (Tyneside Scottish) Bn.
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

VIVERS, JOHN
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 27/10/1915
Additional information: Son of William and Mary Vivers, of Manse Crescent, Brydekirk, Annan, Dumfriesshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sp. Mem. B. 158.
Cemetery: REDOUBT CEMETERY, HELLES
Listed on the Brydekirk War Memorial

WHITTAKER, CHARLES BROWN
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 2nd Bn. Royal Scots.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 23/07/1916
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Additional information: Son of Robertina Whittaker, of 239, Dalkeith Rd., Edinburgh, and the late John Whittaker.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 6 D and 7 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 9:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This man was a teacher at Tynecastle School in Edinburgh and will be commemorated on their new war memorial when it created by the current pupils of the school

ANDERSON, William Stewart
Service Number 120841
Date Death 09/10/1917
Place of birth Edinburgh
SNWM roll ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY
Rank Gnr
Theatre of death F.& F.

ANDERSON, WILLIAM STEWART
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit Text: 275th Siege Bty.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 09/10/1917
Service No: 120841
Additional information: Son of George Hunter Anderson and Georgina Stewart Anderson; husband of Ella I. Anderson, of 97, Harrison Rd., Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXX. B. 2.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 1:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ANDERSON, J.P. S-F-HS.

James Parker Anderson was born on 11 December 1884 at 24 Canongate, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire.
The son of William Anderson and Mary Parker who had married on 24 March 1884 in Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire. Mary died in 1887 in Jedburgh and William re-married in 1888 in Edinburgh to Margaret Silver.
In 1891 the family were still in Jedburgh but by 1901 they had moved to Newcastleton, Roxburghshire; while James was at school in nearby Langholm, Dumfriesshire and living with his grandparents, James and Agnes Anderson at 39 Eskdaill Street, Langholm.
James graduated M.A. From Edinburgh University in 1908 and in 1911 he was an assistant teacher in Moffat, Dumfriesshire and lodging at 6 Grange Road.
When he married Mary Glen Alexander in Perth in July 1913, he was a teacher at the Nicolson Institute in Stornoway, Lewis in the Western Isles and he and Mary and their family were living at Glen House in Stornoway when he was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Seaforth Highlanders from an Officer Cadet Unit on 18 December 1917. James was serving with the the 4th (Reserve) Battalion at Glencorse Barracks in Edinburgh when he became ill in the late summer of 1918 and he died of lymphadenoma and heart failure in the Military Hospital in Edinburgh Castle on 26 December 1918. He was 34 years old.
He is buried in Perth (Wellshill) Cemetery, Perthshire.
Also named on the Langholm War Memorial, on the Moffat Academy memorial and on the Nicolson Institute War Memorial (but as Lt. Royal Scots)
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