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Capt J R Caird, Creetown

 
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spoons



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PostPosted: Wed Jul 15, 2009 6:21 pm    Post subject: Capt J R Caird, Creetown Reply with quote

Not listed on UKNIWM

Location - in Kirkmabreck Parish church, Creetown at OS Map Ref NX 476 585

Name: CAIRD, JAMES ROBERT
Initials: J R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 3rd Bn. attd. 2nd Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 23/04/1915
Additional information: Son of Maj. Lindsay Henryson Caird (late Border Regt.), Infantry Record Office, Hamilton, and the late Janet Laura Caird. A member of the Inns of Court O.T.C. when war broke out. Obtained commission in 3rd King's Own Scottish Borderers, 15th Aug., 1914. served with 2nd Bn. Highland Light Inf. in front of Ypres, Nov. 1914, to March, 1915.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 22.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL



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stuartn



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is now WMR/UKNIWM record 71904
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Capt Caird is also named on Hamilton war Memorial and on the St Mary's Episcopal Church, Hamilton Memorial.
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