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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 6:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PERTH RESERVIST KILLED.
Information has been received in Perth that Private John Drummond, of the 1st Battalion of the Black Watch, was killed in action on 15th September.

Deceased was in the reserves when he was called to the colours. He was six years in India, and was discharged into the reserves about eighteen months ago. He was among the first contingent to leave for abroad.

Word has also been received that Private Charles Fisken, reservist in the 1st Battalion the Buffs (East Kents), who is also a native of the city, has been wounded.
Dundee Courier 27 October 1914
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2012 12:32 am    Post subject: 2nd Lt. John WIlliam Henry Greig Reply with quote

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Greig, John H. 2nd Lieut. 25th Cav. Ind. Front. Force

(Glasgow Herald 5th April 1915)
"Information has been received in Perth that Mr John H. Greig, son of a former well known citizen, Mr Hunter Greig, has been killed in action in India. Deceased was a second Lieutenant in the 25th cavalry frontier force, and formerly of the Chartered Bank, India. It was while quelling a lascar rising that he met his death. While resident in Perth the deceased was a well known athlete, and played for the Perthshire Rugby Football Club."

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GREIG, JOHN WILLIAM HENRY
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 26/03/1915
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: Indian Army Reserve of Officers attd. 25th Indian Cavalry (Frontier Force)
Panel Reference: Face 23.
Memorial: DELHI MEMORIAL (INDIA GATE)
Additional Information: Son of Phoebe Jean Elliot Greig, of 30, Luttrell Avenue, Putney, London, and the late Hunter Hepburn Greig. Educated at Denstone College, Staffs. (Buried Miranshah Cem. 3. 44.).

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 15, 2012 10:15 am    Post subject: Tpr. John Cameron Reply with quote

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CAMERON, JOHN, Trooper, Scottish Horse.

(Glasgow Herald 10th April 1915)
"The relatives of Trooper John Cameron, Scottish Horse, who resided in Beaton's Buildings, Tulloch, Perth, and was employed with Messrs J. Pullar and Sons (Limited) have received information that Cameron had accidentally met his death during training at Crestwell, Northumberland. Trooper Cameron leaves a young widow and child."

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CAMERON, J
Rank: Private
Service No: 3208
Date of Death: 08/04/1915
Regiment/Service: Scottish Horse 1st/1st
Grave Reference: F. (P2). 13.
Cemetery: PERTH (WELLSHILL) CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: CAMERON
Firstname: John
Service Number: 3208
Date Death: 08/04/1915
Place of birth: Perth
SNWM roll: SCOTTISH HORSE YEOMANRY
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: Home.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 28, 2012 3:36 pm    Post subject: Sgt. James Ferguson Reply with quote

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Ferguson, Jas. Sgt. Royal Engineers

(Glasgow Herald 19th April 1915)
"The deaths of two Perth soldiers were officially notified on Saturday - Sergeant James Ferguson of the Royal Engineers.... Sergeant Ferguson, who was killed on April 10, Spent 15 years in the Engineers. He is survived by a widow and three children, who reside at 80 Pomarium Street."

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FERGUSON, J
Rank: Serjeant
Service No: 5241
Date of Death: 11/04/1915
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers 26th Field Coy.
Grave Reference: XXVI. A. 10.
Cemetery: CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ

SNWM
Surname: FERGUSON
Firstname: James
Service Number: 5241
Date Death: 11/04/1915
Place of birth: Edinburgh
Other: 26th Field Coy.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL ENGINEERS
Rank: Sgt
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2012 3:49 pm    Post subject: Pte. Charles Fisken Reply with quote

Lindsay wrote:
Word has also been received that Private Charles Fisken, reservist in the 1st Battalion the Buffs (East Kents), who is also a native of the city, has been wounded.
Dundee Courier 27 October 1914


Not listed in the Golden Book unfortunately. His name is currently incorrectly recorded as James on CWGC and SNWM, the correction to amend the CWGC entry is in the system.

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Pte. Charles Fisken, East Kents

(Glasgow Herald 19th April 1915)
"The deaths of two Perth soldiers were officially notified on Saturday... Private Charles Fisken, of the East Kent (the Buffs) Regiment. Private Fisken was 34 years of age, and leaves a widow and two children. As a Reservist he was in France shortly after the outbreak of war. In October he was severely wounded at Armentieres, and after treatment in France was invalided home. After some regimental service in England he returned to the front in February, where he was killed on April 3. Prior to the war Fisken was connected the "Perthshire Advertiser"."

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FISKEN, Charles
Rank: Private
Service No: L/6200
Date of Death: 03/04/1915
Regiment/Service: The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 12 and 14.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: FISKEN
Firstname: Charles
Service Number: L/6200
Date Death: 03/04/1915
Place of birth: Perth
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM ENGLISH REGIMENTS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 06, 2013 3:57 pm    Post subject: Pte. William McEwen Reply with quote

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McEwen, Wm. Pte. 2nd Gordon Highlanders

(Glasgow Herald 22nd April 1915)
"Official intimation was received in Perth yesterday of the death in action on March 13 of Private William McEwen, 2nd Gordons, McEwen enlisted when 16 years of age in the Camerons, and was eight years in the Reserve. Although his time had expired, he joined the Gordons at the outbreak of the war and proceeded to the front in November. Prior to the war McEwen, who was 30 years of age, was employed as a farm servant."

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McEWEN, WILLIAM
Rank: Private
Service No: 3/6657
Date of Death: 13/03/1915
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 39 to 41.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: McEWEN
Firstname: William
Service Number: 3/6554 incorrect. (3/6657)
Date Death: 13/03/1915
Place of birth: Perth
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:14 am    Post subject: Alexander Geddes Milton Reply with quote

Alexander Geddes Milton Piper 62 6th Gordon Highlanders b Rathven, Banff. e Buckie Age 23 Killed in Action F & F 13/03/15 2nd son of George Milton, Carting Contractor, Buckie. Fraserburgh Herald 26-8-19: 59 School St; Mother: Ann. The Pipes of War : pages 128 : Killed at Neuve Chapelle. BA 18-3-15 6/4: Photo. 25-3-15 1/1 8-12-21 3/5. Occ: Watchmaker. Glasgow Herald 19-3-15. Le Touret Memorial M. R. 22 Panel 39 ADJ 18-03-15 Page 3 Fraserburgh Herald 26-8-19 Fraserburgh & Perth
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:23 am    Post subject: Adam Dey Gordon Highlanders Reply with quote

Adam Dey Pte 202591 4th Gordon Highlanders b Tarves e Perth r Udny Killed in Action F & F 23/04/17 Son of William Dey & Margaret Cruickshank. Tarves MI No 198. Perth Golden Book: Was employed as a dispenser with Mr J. Forbes (Ferguson’s Pharmacy), Scott St., has been killed. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9 PJ 12-05-17 (Perth Info) Udny Green & Perth
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:36 am    Post subject: William W Hinschelwood Reply with quote

William W Hinschelwood Pte S/6675 1st Gordon Highlanders b Perth e Glasgow Killed in Action F & F 30/08/18 CWGC :Hinshelwood. City Roll of Honour: 63 Orchard St; Vis-En-Artois Memorial M. R. 16 City & Perth

Name:
William Hinshelwood Age: 5
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1886
Relationship:Son
Father's Name:
Alexr Hinshelwood
Mother's Name:
Margt Hinshelwood
Gender:
Male
Where born:
Perthshire, Perth
Registration number:387
Registration district:Perth
Civil parish:Perth East Church
Town:Perth
County:Perthshire Address:
50 North Methven St
Occupation:Scholar
ED:5 Household schedule number:1
Line:6 Roll:
CSSCT1891_117
Household Members:
Name Age
Alexr Hinshelwood 33
Margt Hinshelwood 32
James Hinshelwood 11
Beatrice Hinshelwood 8
Alexr Hinshelwood 7
William Hinshelwood 5
David Hinshelwood 3
Robert Hinshelwood 1
Samuel Hinshelwood 2 Mo
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:47 am    Post subject: David Hinshelwood Scots Guards Reply with quote

HINSHELWOOD, DAVID
Rank:PrivateService No:15383
Date of Death:14/09/1917
Age:30
Regiment/Service:Scots Guards 1st Bn.
Panel ReferencePanel 10.Memorial
TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of Mrs. M. Hinshelwood, of 69, Stewart St., Carluke, Larnarkshire.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:52 am    Post subject: James Hinshelwood Canadian Infantry Reply with quote

HINSHELWOOD, J
Rank:PrivateService No:153605Date of Death:04/06/1916Regiment/Service:Canadian Infantry 43rd Bn. Panel ReferencePanel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30.MemorialYPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Name:James Hinshelwood
Birth Date:4 Mar 1889
Birth Location:Perth, Scotland
Relative:James Hinshelwood
Relationship: Father
Regiment Number:153605
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PostPosted: Sun May 19, 2013 6:10 am    Post subject: Reginald Glegg Gordon Reply with quote

Reginald Glegg Gordon Major DSO Royal Garrison Artillery attd 12th H B b Valparaiso, Chile 26/09/1878 Age 39 Killed in Action F & F 25/03/18 Son of David Stewart Ramsay Gordon & Jane Glegg Gordon. 1891 Census: 118 Thirlestand Rd; Edinburgh. 1901 Census: 13 St Bernards Crescent, Edinburgh: Occ: Medical Student. Roll of Honour: Vol IV Page 66: Educated Edinburgh Academy & University. Glenmuick MI Entry 75. Husband of Barbara MacKenzie Masson Gordon, Lettoch St; St Andrews, Fife. m 10 Jun 1909 – Inverness-Shire. Probate Date: 9 Jul 1918 of Kinaldie. Wife resides Sunbank, Perth. There is a plaque inside Blair Atholl Church to him. Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps Fr 0156 Plot V Row C Grave 6 Perth & Tenandry
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 14, 2013 3:14 pm    Post subject: Canadians Drummond & Lindsay Reply with quote

(Glasgow Herald 10th of May 1915)
"Information was received in Perth during the week end that two Canadian soldiers, natives of the City, has fallen in action. Private Robert Lindsay and Lance-Corporal Wm. Drummond are the two heroes in question. Lindsay emigrated to Canada fully three years ago, and at the outbreak of war joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force.He was well known in cricketing circles in Perth, being a member of the well known junior club Mayfield. Drummond, who was fully thirty years of age, was attached to the 1st Brigade British Columbia Regiment. He enlisted at the outbreak of war, and was at one time a member of the old 3rd Company Boys Brigade, Perth. He served through the South African campaign and took part in quelling the Zulu rebellion."


Drummond, Wm., L/Cpl., Canadian Expeditionary Force

Canadian Attestaion Papers

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DRUMMOND, WILLIAM
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 16883
Date of Death: 26/04/1915
Age: 34
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry 7th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 18 - 28 - 30.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Janet Taylor Drummond, of 3, Main St., Perth, Scotland, and the late David Drummond.

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Lindsay, Robert, Sgt., Canadian Expeditionary Force

Canadian Attestation Papers

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LINDSAY, ROBERT
Rank: Sergeant
Service No: 16208
Date of Death: 30/04/1915
Age: 32
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry 7th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. C. 3.
Cemetery: ROESELARE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Robert and Agnes Lindsay, of Barrhead, Glasgow, Scotland.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 29, 2013 7:05 am    Post subject: Pte. William Fraser Crichton Reply with quote

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Crichton, WM. Pte., 8th Black Watch

(The Scotsman 13th October 1915)
"W. Crichton, 8th Black Watch, son of Mr & Mrs Crichton, 6 Meal Vennel, Perth, is officially reported to have died of wounds. Crichton was 22 years of age, and was employed in the Perth Post Office."

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CRICHTON, W F
Rank: Private
Service No: 3701
Date of Death: 07/10/1915
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 8th Bn.
Grave Reference: II. A. 51.
Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: CRICHTON
Firstname: William Fraser
Service Number: S/3701
Date Death: 07/10/1915
Place of birth: Perth
Other: 8th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 12:32 am    Post subject: Cpl. James Anderson Reply with quote

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Anderson, James, L/Cpl., 1st Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders

(Glasgow Herald 2nd June 1915)
"Mr J. Anderson, lorryman, 39 Cross Street, Perth, has been officially notified of the death of his son, Lance-Corporal James Anderson, 1st Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. He was a native of Perth, and was killed in action on May 9."

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ANDERSON, JAMES
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 10564
Date of Death: 02/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 42 and 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: ANDERSON
Firstname: James
Service Number: 10564
Date Death: 02/05/1915
Place of birth: Invermay Perthshire
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: A/Cpl
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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