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PostPosted: Mon Sep 07, 2015 10:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ANDREW MUIR.

Andrew Muir age 28 Lieutenant: 7th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Andrew was the organist at Milngavie and Baldernock Free Church. (Dumfries and Galloway Standard 27/11/1915 p.7)
Born 1887 in Dumfries.
Twin Son of John and Mary Muir of Chrystal Place, Dumfries.
(The family grave is in St Michael's Cemetery, Dumfries)
http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/scottishwargraves-ftopic707-90.html
Killed in Action 16 November 1915.
Commonwealth War Grave Pink Farm Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named on the Dumfries War Memorial, the Dumfries Academy Memorial and on the St George's Church memorial in Dumfries.

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Andrew was a teacher in Glasgow, latterly at Hutchesons' Boys Grammer School where he is named on the school memorial. He had started teacher training in 1906 and is named on the Glasgow Training College memorial in the Jordanhill College of Education. At the outbreak of war he was studying for an M.A. at Glasgow University and he is named on the Roll of Honour.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2016 4:46 am    Post subject: David Duncan GH Reply with quote

David Duncan Private S/12226 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Barony, Lanarkshire e Glasgow Age 29 Killed in Action Somme, France 01/07/1916 Son of James Duncan, of Elsinore, Tannock Drive, Milngavie, Glasgow. Native of Glasgow. Soldiers Effects: Sis: Jean. Fa: James. Gordon Cemetery, Mametz Fr 0331 Sp. Mem. C. 18 Evening Times 24-7-16 Page 5: Photo Daily Record 03-08-16 P5: Milnegavie
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PostPosted: Sun May 08, 2016 5:08 pm    Post subject: Robert Noble Pte GH Reply with quote

Robert Noble Pte S/3818 9th Gordon Highlanders b Milngavie, Dumb'ton e Glasgow Killed in Action F&F 21/03/1918 Soldiers Effects: Jane G. Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras Fr 1182 Plot VI Row C Grave 11 The Scotsman 12-09-16 P8: Wounded. 22-4-18 P7: Milngarvie
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:45 am    Post subject: James Wishart GH Reply with quote

James Wishart Pte 266948 8th/10th Gordon Highlanders e Glasgow Age 22 Killed in Action F&F 14/10/1917 Son of Mrs. Mary Wishart, of 47, Allander Terrace, Milngavie, Glasgow. Service Returns: 118/AF 472 Age 21. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Level Crossing Cemetery, Fampoux Fr 0545 Plot I Row D Grave 21 The Scotsman 17-11-17 P9: Milngarvie
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Hall Mathie Private S/3347 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders Milngavie, Dumb. e Glasgow Age 20 Killed in Action Pasb de Calais, France 25/09/1915 Son of Mrs. David Mathie, of Victoria Place, Milngavie, Glasgow. Soldiers Effects: Bro James Robert.Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119 Evening Times 15-10-15 Page 6 & 18-10-115 Page 3: Photo
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:45 am    Post subject: Re: Cpl. Robert Rigg Reply with quote

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Robert Rigg

(Glasgow Herald 29th May 1915)
"Intimation has been received by Mr & Mrs John Rigg, The Cottages, Westerton, of Mugdock, Milngavie, that their eldest son, Corporal Robert Rigg, of the 2nd Gordon Highlanders, died on May 17, of wounds received in action in France."

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RIGG, ROBERT
Rank: Corporal
Service No: S/7257
Date of Death: 17/05/1915
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: I. A. 122.
Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of John and Isabella Rigg, of Westerton of Mugdock, Milngavie, Glasgow.

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Surname: RIGG
Firstname: Robert
Service Number: S/7257
Date Death: 17/05/1915
Place of birth: Milngavie
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: A/Cpl
Theatre of death: F.& F.


Also named on the Ewes Parish War Memorial in Dumfriesshire as:

CORPl. ROBERT RIGG, GORDONS.
Robert Rigg age 21 Corporal (S/7257) 2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
Robert was brought up near Langholm and was a gamekeeper when he enlisted there in November 1914. He joined his battalion in France on 16 February 1915 but died two months later.
(Source: Service record, D&G Standard 11/6/1915 p.3 and Glasgow Herald 29/5/1915)
Born 1893 in Ewes. (In 1901 the family were at Culter in Lanarkshire and Robert's birth was also registered there.)
Son of John (a chauffeur) and Isabella (Jackson) Rigg of Westerton of Mugdock, Milngavie, Glasgow.
Grandson of Thomas Jackson of Bogfoot, Ewes.
Died of Wounds on 17 May 1915 and buried in Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:58 am    Post subject: Alexander Nicol GH Reply with quote

Alexander Nicol Sjt S/4478 8/10th Gordon Highlanders b Milnagavie, Dumbarton e Aberdeen Age 25 Died of Wounds F & F 08/10/1916 Son of Thomas & Jane Nicol. 1901 Census: 66 Somervilles Land Sinclair St; Milngarvie. Soldiers Effects: Fa: Thomas. Service Returns: 118/AF 464. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval Fr 0432 Plot XVI Row D Grave 27 The Scotsman 06-11-16 P11: Milgarvie.
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