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Dalkeith: St Mary's Episcopal Church

 
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 2:09 pm    Post subject: Dalkeith: St Mary's Episcopal Church Reply with quote

Dr Ken Bogle and the Midlothian Council's Library Service have identified this war memorial. I have added it to our database and I hope extra information can be added here at a later date.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2014 8:47 pm    Post subject: St Marys Church Memorial Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2014 10:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Interesting to see so much detail on the First World War plaque. Often church memorials give little more than names.

Here is one of the Second World War names. His relative - an uncle? Was killed at Gallipoli and is listed under the First World War names

DUNDAS, The Hon. ROBERT MALDRED St. JOHN MELVILLE
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Service No: 79150
Date of Death: 05/06/1940
Age: 27
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps, 1st Lothians and Border Horse
Panel Reference: Column 6.
Memorial: DUNKIRK MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Henry Charles Patric Brouncker Dundas, 8th Viscount Melville, and of the Viscountess Melville (nee Ross), of Melville Castle, Lasswade, Midlothian; husband of Margaret Dundas, of Dunning, Perthshire.

DUNDAS, The Hon. KENNETH ROBERT
Rank: Lieutenant
Date of Death: 07/08/1915
Age: 33
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve- Anson Bn. R.N. Div.
Grave Reference: III. B. 9.
Cemetery: LALA BABA CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Charles Saunders Dundas, 6th Viscount Melville, of Melville Castle, Lasswade, Edinburgh; husband of Anne Claudia Dundas (nee Foot), now Mrs. Kennard, of 59, Sloane Gardens, London.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2014 10:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Interestingly Robert Dundas is listed on the Lasswade War Memorial but Kenneth isn't.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2014 11:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thomas Wootton was not a local man, he was married to a Dalkeith woman and is not on the local civic war memorial

WOOTTON, THOMAS
Rank: Sergeant
Service No: 416
Date of Death: 26/09/1917
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F., 16th Bn.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of John and Frances Wootton; husband of Mrs. M. L. Wootton, of Dalkeith Park, Dalkeith, Scotland. Native of Byford, Hereford, England.
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