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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2007 1:21 pm    Post subject: Lce Corp H Rennie, Parton Reply with quote

UKNIWM 44443

Location, inside Parton Church at OS Map Ref: NX 697 700

Both SNWM and CWGC have him as Cpl, not LCpl as on the memorial. CWGC also notes that he was mentioned in despatches

Surname RENNIE
Firstname Hugh
Service Number S/6716
Date Death 12/03/1917
Decoration
Place of birth Rerrick Kirkcudbrightshire
Other 1st Bn.
SNWM roll THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank Cpl
Theatre of death Persian Gulf.

Name: RENNIE, HUGH
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 12/03/1917
Service No: S/6716
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Jessie E. Rennie, of Diamonds Laggan, Parton, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. F. 9.
Cemetery: AMARA WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2007 10:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Corporal, S/6716, Hugh Rennie, 1st Seaforth Highlanders

Fourth son of Thomas and Jessie Rennie, Ken Ervie, Parton. Employed as a clerk at Newton Stewart railway station.

Enlisted 1st January 1915 in 10th Seaforth Highlanders and transferred to 1st Battalion. Wounded twice in Mesopotamia (Sheik Saad and Sanna-i-yatt). Mentioned in Despatches by Sir Stanley Maud. Cause of death, gun shot wounds to the face.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hugh Rennie age 19 Corporal (S/6716) 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders.
Hugh was a clerk at Newton Stewart Railway Station when enlisted in January 1915 and joined his battalion in France in October 1915. In December they moved to Mesopotamia, landing at Basra late in the month. Hugh was wounded twice and was Mentioned in Dispatches. He died in the 31st Stationary Hospital at Shicksand from wounds received on 22 February 1917.
Born 1897 in Auchencairn, Rerrick Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of Thomas and Jessie E. (Black) Rennie of Ken Ervie, Parton and of Diamonds Laggan, Parton.
Died of Wounds 12 March 1917.
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