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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2007 6:43 pm    Post subject: Longformacus Reply with quote

Located a short way from the village on the Duns road, this lychgate is set with two slate panels bearing the names of the fallen. The text 'Greater love hath no man' is carved over the entrance.



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 8:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

UKNIWM Ref: 54119
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 10:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Holme brothers, who are the first names on this War Memorial are also listed on the Bolton War Memorial Fountain over the Lammermuirs.

HOLME, ALEXANDER CHARLES
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Gloucestershire Regiment
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Nigeria Regiment, W.A.F.F.
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 3rd Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 06/09/1914
Additional information: Son of Charles H. Holme, of Rawburn, Duns. His brother Second Lieut. R.H.P. Holme also fell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Spec. Memorial.
Cemetery: LIMBE BOTANICAL GARDENS BURIAL GROUND

HOLME, RONALD HENRY PAULL
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 09/11/1914
Additional information: Son of Charles H. Holme, of Rathburne, Duns. His brother Lieut. A.C. Holme also fell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. I.
Cemetery: LONGFORMACUS NEW BURIAL GROUND

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:36 am    Post subject: Lt. Alexander Charles Holme Reply with quote

Adam Brown wrote:
HOLME, ALEXANDER CHARLES
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Gloucestershire Regiment
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Nigeria Regiment, W.A.F.F.
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 3rd Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 06/09/1914
Additional information: Son of Charles H. Holme, of Rawburn, Duns. His brother Second Lieut. R.H.P. Holme also fell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Spec. Memorial.
Cemetery: LIMBE BOTANICAL GARDENS BURIAL GROUND


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