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EDINBURGH, The Scottish Insurance Commission, plaque (WW1)

 
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mhomac



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:09 pm    Post subject: EDINBURGH, The Scottish Insurance Commission, plaque (WW1) Reply with quote

This memorial is now in St Andrews House. Thanks to Mr Andy Omand for permission to photograph the memorial.



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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William Legge
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2014 8:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Amazing how you can scan a list of names and a name jumps out at you:

James Riggs Macintyre is on the Hawick WW1 Roll of Honour.

Rank:
Private
Service No:
18847
Date of Death:
01/07/1916
Regiment/Service:
Royal Scots

16th Bn.
Panel Reference:
Pier and Face 6 D and 7 D.
Memorial:
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2014 8:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Scottish Insurance Commission: who were they?
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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2014 9:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DerekR wrote:
The Scottish Insurance Commission: who were they?


There is some information about this memorial and the department here:

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/resource/0040/00408215.pdf

The department only lasted from 1911 to 1919.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 11:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

THOM, David

Rank: Private
Service No: 23315
Date of Death: 29/09/1916
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: XI. D. 15.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Alexander and Barbara Thom, of Station House, Tillietudlem, Kirkmuirhill, Lanarkshire.
Native of Tillietudlem.

David is listed on the memorial in Kirkmuirhill Parish Church.
He is also mentioned on the Roll of Honour panels on the gates of Lesmahagow Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Sun May 12, 2019 9:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

NORMAN KENNEDY.

Named on the Ancrum Parish War Memorial in Roxburghshire as:

NORMAN KENNEDY, Sec-Lt. R.S.F.
Norman Kennedy – age 23 – Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers.
Norman was a civil servant at the Scottish Insurance Commission in Edinburgh and as a member of the Territorial 4th Royal Scots (Queen’s Edinburgh Rifles) he was mobilised in August 1914. He landed with the 1/4th Royal Scots at Gallipoli as Private (1419) in June 1915 and then served in Egypt until he returned to the UK in September 1916. Norman was commissioned in the Royal Scots Fusiliers in March 1917 and joined the 1st RSF in France in June but he was fatally wounded in September and died a month later in the 7th General Hospital in St. Omer.
Born 1894 in Ancrum. Son of Thomas Kennedy, Inspector of Poor and Clerk of the School Board, and of Catherine (MacKay) Kennedy of Ancrum.
Died of Wounds on 31 October 1917 and buried in Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France.

His brother, James Kennedy – age 30 – Private (13532) 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) was killed on 30 January 1915.
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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2019 7:15 am    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) report Reply with quote

WMR 83726
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