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DerekR
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2006 2:51 pm    Post subject: Fogo (T*) Reply with quote

Fogo War Memorial
Situated at the entrance gateway to Fogo Parish Church. O/S NT 772 491


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2006 2:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2006 2:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The cemetery is very interesting in that it contains the graves of 16 air crew who perished in the Second World War. (mostly Dominion aircrew)
Charterhall RAF base was close by.

http://www.cwgc.org/search/cemetery_details.aspx?cemetery=2086111&mode=1


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2007 8:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A list of those named;

1914-1918

BLUMER , John , 2nd Lieutenant , Royal Field Artillery
GUTHRIE , George , Private , King's Own Scottish Borderers
KINGHORN , William , Private , King's Own Scottish Borderers
LORIMER , Arthur A , Private , King's Own Scottish Borderers
PURVES , Alexander C , Private , King's Own Scottish Borderers
SHIELL , John D , Private , Gordon Highlanders
THOMSON , George F , Private , Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
TROTTER , Edward H , Lieutenant Colonel , Grenadier Guards , DSO
TROTTER , Reginald D , Captain , Cameron Highlanders
YULE , James , Private , Scots Guards
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Scotsman - Tuesday, 4th January 1921, page 5

    WAR MEMORIALS

    FOGO. The war memorial which has been erected at Fogo takes the form of a lichgate at the entrance of the Churchyard, on which is placed a handsome tablet of Peterhead granite, bearing the names of 10 officers and men belonging to the parish who fell in the war. The memorial has been unveiled by Lady Edith Trotter, Charterhall. Capt. C. B. Balfour of Newton Don, Lord-Lieutenant of Berwickshire, gave a short address at the ceremony, after which the memorial was dedicated by Rev. Hugh Shirlaw, B.D., parish minister.


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 11, 2013 11:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ADP wrote:
The Scotsman - Tuesday, 4th January 1921, page 5

    WAR MEMORIALS

    FOGO. The war memorial which has been erected at Fogo takes the form of a lichgate at the entrance of the Churchyard, on which is placed a handsome tablet of Peterhead granite, bearing the names of 10 officers and men belonging to the parish who fell in the war. The memorial has been unveiled by Lady Edith Trotter, Charterhall. Capt. C. B. Balfour of Newton Don, Lord-Lieutenant of Berwickshire, gave a short address at the ceremony, after which the memorial was dedicated by Rev. Hugh Shirlaw, B.D., parish minister.


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The Buildings of Scotland - Borders, p289

Lychgate - Memorial to the dead of the First World War, c1920.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 07, 2014 7:27 pm    Post subject: Pte. William Kinghorn Reply with quote

William Kinghorn, Pte. K.O.S.B.

Also listed on the Fogo church Roll of Honour.

(Glasgow Herald 6th July 1915)
"... casualties among Berwickshire men who are serving with the 4th K.O.S.B. in the Dardanelles are reported... Private William Kinghorn, Bogend, Duns, died of wounds, son of Mr Peter Kinghorn. He was a rabbit catcher before joining the Territorials, and was 20 years of age."

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KINGHORN, W
Rank: Private
Service No: 7126
Date of Death: 21/06/1915
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers 4th Bn.
Grave Reference: F 5.
Cemetery: LANCASHIRE LANDING CEMETERY

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Surname: KINGHORN
Forename: William
Rank: Pte
Service number: 7126
Place of birth: Duns Berwick
Date of death: 21 June 1915
Theatre of death: Dardanelles
Cause of death: Died of wounds.
SNWM roll: THE KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS
Other detail: 1/4th Bn.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 4:59 pm    Post subject: John Dodds Shiell Reply with quote

John Dodds Shiell Pte S/6818 9th Gordon Highlanders b Coldingham,Berwick e Duns Age 27 Died of Wounds F&F 31/03/1918 Son of William Shiell, of Blackburn, Grantshouse, Berwickshire. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Wimereux Communal Cemetery Fr 0064 Plot IX Row B Grave 11
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PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2018 4:56 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 56963
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