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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ALEX. RODGERSON, BLACK WATCH.
GEO. RODGERSON, SCOTTISH RIFLES
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(The brothers seem to have gained a "D")

Named on the Parish War Memorial in Durisdeer Village in Dumfriesshire as:

L.CPL. ALEXr. F. (sic) ROGERSON, BLK.WATCH.
Alexander Rogerson age 19 Private (S/6415) 2nd Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Alexander was employed by the New Cumnock Collieries when he enlisted in 1914. He landed with the 8th Black Watch at Boulogne in March 1915 and was wounded at Loos in September 1915. After he recovered he was posted to 2nd Black Watch in Mesopotamia in March 1916 but was killed in the following month.
Born 1897 in Durisdeer as Alexander Twynholm Rogerson. Son of Robert and Lilly (Twynholm) Rogerson of Drumshinnoch, Carronbridge, Durisdeer and of Southampton House, New Cumnock, Ayrshire.
Killed in Action on 22 April 1916 and buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq.

and his brother

PTE. GEORGE ROGERSON, SCOTS RIFLES.
George Rogerson age 21 Private (43228) 1st Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
George was a porter and ticket collector with the Glasgow and Southwestern Railway Company at Carronbridge Station, Durisdeer when he enlisted as Private (963) in the Highland Light Infantry. He landed with the 10th Battalion at Boulogne in May 1915 and then served with the 12th HLI before he transferred to the Scottish Rifles.
Born 1895 in Durisdeer. Son of Robert and Lilly (Twynholm) Rogerson of Drumshinnoch, Carronbridge, Durisdeer and of Southampton House, New Cumnock, Ayrshire.
Died of Wounds on 22 September 1916 and buried in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery, France.
Also named on the G&SW Railway Company memorial now in Ayr Station.
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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 6:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BARBOUR, A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 240134
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 1st/4th Bn
Date of Death: 8/12/1917
Grave Reference: D105
Cemetery: Kantara War Memorial Cemetery
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BARBOUR, R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Guardsman
Service Number: 14204
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 31/7/1917
Age: 31
Additional Information: Son of William Barbour, of Steilston Farm, Holywood, Dumfries.
Grave Reference: VII A 1
Cemetery: Artillery Wood Cemetery

Also named on Holywood War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BARR, D
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Service Number: 812178
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry, 49th Bn
Date of Death: 9/4/1917
Grave Reference: IV A 9
Cemetery: Bois-Carr British Cemetery, Thelus

Canadian Attestation papers state born New Cumnock.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BEATSON, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/3001
Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 13/10/1915
Age: 24
Additional Information: Son of William and Jane Beatson.
Grave Reference: Div 19, K1
Cemetery: Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BRECKENRIDGE, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 55474
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 15th Bn
Date of Death: 2/6/1918
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of David and Jane Breckenridge, of Mansfield, New Cumnock, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: I E 9
Cemetery: Bac-Du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BRECHNIE, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 21138
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 1st Garrison Bn
Date of Death: 26/8/1917
Grave Reference: Plot C, Grave 1793
Cemetery: Jhansi Cantonment Cemetery
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BROWN, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 16035
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers, 6th Bn
Date of Death: 3/5/1917
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Kate Lindsay, of Bridgend, New Cumnock, Ayrshire.
Panel Reference: Bay 6
Memorial: Arras Memorial
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BROWN, GEORGE SLOAN
Initials: GS
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 128434
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 20/6/1918
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of William C. and Jane A. Brown, of Westland, New Cumnock, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: E7
Cemetry: St Hilaire Cemetry Extension, Frevent
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BROWN, MATTHEW
Initials: M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 8218
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 5th Bn
Date of Death: 15/7/1915
Age: 23
Additional Information: Son of William and Margaret Brown, of 6, Connel Park, New Cumnock, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: F 59
Cemetery: Lancashire Landing Cemetery
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can't see this man on CWGC but SNWM state:

Name: BUCHANAN, ANDREW
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 132134
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps
Date of Death: 19/8/1918
Theatre of Death: F&F
Birth: Cumnock
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BURNS, PATRICK
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 20089
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 6th/7th Bn
Date of Death: 12/8/1916
Age: 36
Additional Information: Husband of Jane Boyle Burns, of 6, Stepends Rd., Connel Park, New Cumnock, Ayrshire.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 3C
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial
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Name: CLAPPERTON, R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Service Number: L/10378
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery, 159th Bde
Date of Death: 9/4/1918
Age: 26
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Mary Clapperton, of 8, South Western Rd., Craigbank, nr. Cumnock, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: II E 2
Cemetery: Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension
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Name: COLLINS, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 52265
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 2nd/10th Bn
Date of Death: 11/11/1918
Memorial: Archangel Memorial
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Name: CONNOLLY, J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 3997
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders, 7th Bn
Date of Death: 31/7/1918
Additional Information: Son of John Connolly, of 32, Stephens Rd., New Cumnock, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: V D 24
Cemetery: Longuenesse (st Omer) Souvenir Cemetery
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