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8th Bttn Royal Scots, St Marys Parish Church Haddington

 
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:14 am    Post subject: 8th Bttn Royal Scots, St Marys Parish Church Haddington Reply with quote



To the Glory of God and in memory of Lt.Col A Brook V.D, Lt. Col W Gemmill D.S.O and the other Officers, the Non-Commissioned Officers and men of the 8th Battalion The Royal Scots Territorial Battalion for the Counties of Haddington - Midlothian and Peebles who fell in the Great War 1914-1918.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

BROOK, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 50
Date of Death: 19/05/1915
Awards: V D
Additional information: Son of John and Annie Brook, of Primrose Bank, Haddington.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. H. 12.
Cemetery: BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

GEMMILL, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 40
Date of Death: 25/03/1918
Awards: D S O
Additional information: Son of the late William and Elizabeth Cunninghame Gemmill; husband of Daisy Durie Mackenzie (formerly Gemmill), of Greendykes, Macmerry, East Lothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 1 and 2.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote


The 8th Bttn Colours can be seen in this photo, furthest away on the right.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:28 am    Post subject: unveiling report Reply with quote

Haddington civic and 8th Royal Scots unveilings & Colours laying up on Saturday the 3rd of September 1921.

(5th September 1921 The Scotsman)


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