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PostPosted: Sun Feb 01, 2015 5:46 pm    Post subject: Walter Douglas GH Reply with quote

Walter Douglas Pte S/20513 1st Gordon Highlanders b Galashiels,Selkirk e Galashiels,Selkirk Age 19 Died of Wounds F & F 02/04/1918 Son of Jean Douglas, of 19, Kyle St., Ayr, and the late Walter Douglas. Native of Galashiels. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Etaples Military Cemetery Fr 0040 Plot XXXIII Row C Grave 12 Ayr & Galashiels
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 01, 2015 5:50 pm    Post subject: John McMaster Hutchison GH Reply with quote

John McMaster Hutchison Lt 9th Gordon Highlanders b Ayr Age 27 Killed in Action F & F 22/10/1916 Son of Robert Hutchison, Builder & Helen M Hutchison, Prestwick Rd; Alderston. Had been in Australia and returned to visit in 1914. Officers Book page 166. The 15th (Scottish) Div; page 388. Probate Will Date: 27 Dec 1916: Address, Alderston, Ayrshire. Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont Fr 0239 Plot VIII Row C Grave 02 Cornishman 08-02-17 P5 Ayr & Dollar Academy

CORNISH & OTHER MINING NOTES following extract from the "Barrier Miner "Broken Hill, New South Wales), refers gallant lieutenant who lived for some time Redbrooke Terrace, Camborne, and who returned from Australia to 'find a hero's death in the trenches in France :—lnformation has been received in Broken Hill of the death Second- Lieutenant John M'Master Hutchison, who was killed in action in France October while fighting with the Gordon Highlanders. Deceased was native of Scotland, and was educated Ayr Academy and Dollar. Subsequently studied the Camborne School of Mines, where he won scholarship, which brought him to Broken Hill for three years. During his stay" at Broken Hill he was engaged on the Proprietary Mine. In 1914 he went back to Scotland leave to visit his parents at "Alderston,'' Prestwick Road, Ayr, and while he was there, war out. He immediately joined Lovat's Scouts, and obtained his commission in the Seaforth Highlanders in June, 1915. Subsequently became attached to the, Gordon Highlanders, and went to the front in February of this year. A copy of a letter written to deceased's sister by his closest comrade on the battlefield, has been received in Adelaide by Nurse Evelyn Lacey, in which Second-Lieutenant Hutchison is described a "great soldier".
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 01, 2015 5:58 pm    Post subject: James Hamilton GH Reply with quote

James Hamilton Pte S/9173 5th Gordon Highlanders b Glenwhilley,Wigto'n e Ayr Age 32 Killed in Action F&F 28/07/1918 Son of William & Mary McGowan. Husband of Mrs. M. Hamilton, of 32, Allison St., Ayr. Soldiers Effects: Widow: Marion F. Barnes. Buzancy Military Cemetery Fr 0865 Plot II Row A Grave 12
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 01, 2015 6:00 pm    Post subject: William Hay GH Reply with quote

William Hay Pte S/8350 1st Gordon Highlanders b Ayr 16/04/1884 e Glasgow Killed in Action F & F 17/06/1915 Son of Thomas Hay & Mary Robertson. Husband of Marion Blane Caddies White. Short Service: 22 Pages. Evening Times has 16th. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38 Evening Times 28-6-15 Page 3: Photo
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 01, 2015 6:21 pm    Post subject: Robert Lavery GH Reply with quote

Robert Lavery Pte 202201 4th Gordon Highlanders e Ayr Killed in Action F&F 20/09/1917 Soldiers Effects: Father: William J. Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 Panel 135 to 136 Ayr
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 01, 2015 6:23 pm    Post subject: William Lindsay GH Reply with quote

William Lindsay Pte S/10255 1st Gordon Highlanders D Coy b Glasgow e Ayr Age24 Killed in Action F & F 27/08/1914 Son of William Lindsay, Linwood, Ayr. Soldiers Effects: Father: William. Sister: Mary Wright. Elizabeth Dickson. Jean Lennox. Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Lindsay, of "Lynwood," 2, Holmston Rd., Ayr. 1901 Census: 2 Holmston Rd Linwood Cottage, Ayr. Father's Occ: Commercial Traveller. Mother: Elizabeth Jane Houston. Honnechy British Cemetery Fr 0660 Plot I Row C Grave 42 AJ 01-12-14 Page 3 Glasgow Herald 30-11-14
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Robert McCallum Pte 717 7th Gordon Highlanders b Ayr e Banchory Age 28 Died of Wounds F&F 31/07/1916 Son of Janet and the late Robert MacCallum, of 3, Craigie Avenue, Ayr. Soldiers Effects: Mother: Janet A. Boulogne Eastern Cemetery Fr 0102 Plot VIII Row A Grave 162
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 01, 2015 6:26 pm    Post subject: Malcolm McKinnon GH Reply with quote

Malcolm McKinnon Private S/40476 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders e Ayr Age 28 Killed in Action West-Vlaanderen, Belgium 26/10/1917 Soldiers Effects: Widow: Jessie. Perth Cemetery (China Wall) Zillebeke B 115 Plot III Row J Grave 08
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 01, 2015 6:27 pm    Post subject: Charles McNeillie GH Reply with quote

Charles McNeillie Private 145 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Wallacetown,Ayr e Ayr Age 22 Killed in Action West-Vlaanderen, Belgium 29/10/1914 1901 Census: Mother: Mary Neil. 20 Elmbank Street; Father's Occ: Mason. Soldiers Effects: Father: William. Brother: William. David. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38
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James McWhinnie Private 202056 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Ayr e Ayr Age 19 Killed in Action Italy 16/05/1918 Son of Hugh and Margaret McWhinnie, of Ayr. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Giavera Memorial, Italy Italy 08 Plot II Row C Grave 06
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 01, 2015 6:30 pm    Post subject: David Muir GH Reply with quote

David Muir Lance Corporal S/43558 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Auchinleck,Ayrshire e Old Cumnock Age 24 Killed in Action Somme, France 06/09/1916 Son of William & Mary Muir. Brother: William. John. James. Sister: Margaret & Lizzie. Soldiers Effects: Widow: Agnes Robertson. Service Record: Occ: Insurance Agent. 30 Elba St; Ayr. Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15B & 15C
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 01, 2015 6:32 pm    Post subject: George Rae GH Reply with quote

George Rae Private 10740 1st Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Ayr e Ayr Age 19 Died of Wounds Somme, France 21/08/1916 Son of Mary Rae, of 37, Elba St., Ayr. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie Fr 0066 Plot II Row A Grave 22
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James C Riddler Pte 202086 7th Gordon Highlanders b Bristol e Ayr Killed in Action F&F 26/03/1918 Son of Edward & Elizabeth. 1901 Census: 29 Balgraybank St; Dennistoun. Father's Occ: Electric Car Driver. Soldiers Effects: Father: Edward. Mother: Elizabeth. Brother: Edward & Charles. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 01, 2015 6:35 pm    Post subject: Hugh Scullion GH Reply with quote

Hugh Scullion Pte 263046 7th Gordon Highlanders b Ayr e Ayr Age 19 Killed in Action F&F 30/07/1918 Son of John and Jane Scullion, of 352, Workmen's Dwellings, King St., Ayr. Soldiers Effects: Father: John. Chambrecy British Cemetery Fr 1689 Plot V Row B Grave 01
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Archibald Wallace Private S/9258 1st Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Ayr e Ayr Age 23 Died of Wounds Pas de Calais, France 04/08/1915 Son of Archibald and Agnes Wallace; husband of Barbara Wallace, of 36, High St., Dalmellington, Ayrshire. Native of Ayr. Soldiers Effects: Widow: Barbara. Wimereux Communal Cemetery Fr 0064 Plot I Row J Grave 16A
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