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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Fri Jun 12, 2020 3:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PATERSON, W.P.

Named on the Galashiels War Memorial in Selkirkshire as:

CAPT. W. P. PATERSON. King's Own Scottish Borderers
William Paterson Paterson age 21 Captain, 3rd Battalion attached to the 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
William had been educated at the Royal High School and the Edinburgh Academy and was serving an apprenticeship at a tweed mill in Galashiels when, as a former cadet in the Officer Training Corps, he gained a commission in the KOSB in August 1914. He went to France as a Lieutenant in February 1915 and was promoted in April 1916. William was killed at Delville Wood on the Somme
Born 1895 in Old Aberdeen. Son of the Rev. William Paterson Paterson, D.D., Professor of Divinity in the University of Edinburgh, and of Jane (Sanderson) Paterson of 3 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh. They had married in 1888 in Galashiels.
Missing in Action on 30 July 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.

I believe that he is also named, together with his brother, on the Royal High School memorial in Edinburgh.
Robert Sanderson Paterson age 21 Second Lieutenant, 62nd Battery, Royal Field Artillery attached to "Chestnut Troop" Royal Horse Artillery.
Killed at the Battle of Neuve Chapelle on 11 March 1915.
Robert is also named on the Fettes College memorial and on the Edinburgh University Roll of the Fallen.

The brothers are named on the family gravestone at Lyne Kirk near Peebles.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 10, 2021 5:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

YOUNG W.B.

Named on the Earlston Parish War Memorial in Berwickshire as:

YOUNG WILLIAM BARRIE CAPT. R.A.F.
William Barrie Young age 24 Captain 62nd Training Squadron, Royal Air Force.
William was educated at St. Mary's School in Melrose and at Edinburgh Academy, and studied mechanics at the Technical College in Galashiels. He qualified as a pilot at Hendon in September 1915 while a Trooper with the Lothians and Border Horse Yeomanry and he was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Flying Corps in October. He was badly wounded during aerial combat over the Somme in October 1916. After his recovery he was promoted to Flight Commander and Captain in March 1918 and was appointed Examiner of Wings and Instructors. William was killed in a flying accident at Hounslow Heath Aerodrome, Staines, Middlesex.
Born 1894 in Earlston. Son of Dr. John Young and of Margaret (Brownlie) Young of The Thorpe, Earlston.
Died on Service on 8 August 1918 and buried in Earlston Parish Churchyard.
Also named on the Earlston Parish Church Memorial, on the St. John's United Free Church memorial in Earlston, on the St. Mary's School memorial and on the Edinburgh Academy memorial.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 01, 2021 4:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WILSON, NORVAL MURRAY
Initials: NM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: 210475
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery, 178 Field Regt
Date of Death: 26/2/1945
Grave Reference: 27 E 18
Cemetery: Taukkyan War Cemetery.

Also named on Royal Troon Golf Club War Memorial.
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Name: BLAIR, PATRICK EDWARD ADAM
Initials: PEA
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 1st Bn
Date of Death: 29/10/1914
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of Lt. Col. A. S. Blair, C.M.G., T.D., and Mrs. Elinor W. Blair, of 36, India St., Edinburgh. Educated at Edinburgh Academy, Malvern College and R.M.A., Woolwich.
Panel Reference: Panel 37
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

Also named on Cargilfield Prep School War Memorial.
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Name: HEWAT, JAMES GOVAN ARGYLL
Initials: JGA
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 6th Bn
Date of Death: 16/4/1918
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of Annie Mary Hewat, of 4, Pentland Terrace, Edinburgh, and the late James Hewat, of Alexandria, Egypt.
Grave Reference: VIII D 6
Cemetery: Lapugnoy Military Cemetery.

Also named on Cargilfield Prep School War Memorial.
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Name: PITCAIRN, ANDREW ALEXANDER
Initials: AA
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major
Service Number: 14846
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 21/11/1941
Additional Information: Son of George Stevenson Pitcairn and Jane Alexandra Pitcairn; husband of Ruth Goda Pitcairn, of Pencaitland, East Lothian.
Grave Reference: 7 C 3
Cemetery: Tobruk War Cemetery.

Also named on Cargilfield Prep School War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 27, 2021 11:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Named on the WW2 panel of the Stow Parish War Memorial in Midlothian as:

CAPT. DENIS H. ORROCK, R.A.
Denis Heriot Orrock age 25 Captain (71581) 78 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery.
Denis was educated at Edinburgh Academy where he was a member of the Officer Training Corps and from where he gained a commission in the Territorial 78th (Lowland) Field Regiment in May 1937. He studied law at Edinburgh University, graduating in 1938, and had completed his apprenticeship in Edinburgh when war broke out. He landed with the 52nd Division at Cherbourg in June 1940 but the division was evacuated again after only a week. The 78th left the Division in August 1942 bound for Egypt as part of the reinforcements for Eighth Army and arrived in time to take part in the Second Battle of El Alamein in October where Denis was fatally wounded.
Born 1917 in Edinburgh. Son of William Archibald Orrock and Isabella Currie (Ritchie) Orrock of Allanshaugh, Fountainhall, Stow.
Died of Wounds on 4 November 1942 and buried in El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt.
Also named on the Old College memorial in Edinburgh University.
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