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Captain Edward A Marrow, Dunbar

 
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stuartn



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PostPosted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:37 am    Post subject: Captain Edward A Marrow, Dunbar Reply with quote

In St Anne's Episcopal Church at Dunbar there is a Brass Plaque-

+/TO THE GLORY OF GOD/IN MEMORY OF/CAPTAIN EDWARD A MARROW/KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS/KILLED IN ACTION AT THE DARDANELLES/APRIL 26, 1915/AGED 31


See https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/250487/ for an image
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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 2:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Named on the Leitholm War Memorial in Eccles Parish, Berwickshire as:

CAPt. EDWARD ARMFIELD MARROW,
K.O.S. BORDERERS, APR. 26, 1915.


Edward Armfield Marrow age 31 Captain, 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Edward was educated at Harrow School before attending the Royal Military College at Sandhurst. He was commissioned from there in the KOSB in January 1902 and served with the 2nd KOSB in India until 1906. He was promoted to Lieutenant and then to Captain in April 1910, serving at Berwick-on-Tweed until 1912. He then joined the 1st KOSB in India and was appointed Adjutant in May 1914. At the outbreak of war the battalion were at Lucknow and they returned to the UK, via Egypt, in December 1914 but in March 1915 they sailed again, landing at Gallipoli on 25 April when Edward was killed.
Born 1883 in Blantyre, Lanarkshire. Son of the late Major Peter Marrow, King's Dragoon Guards (died 1903) and of Mary (Stewart) Marrow of Belhaven Hill, Dunbar, East Lothian. Husband of Constance Marion (Gough) Marrow of Belchester, Leitholm who he married in 1911 in Norham, Northumberland.
He was the brother-in-law of the three Gough brothers named on the Leitholm memorial.
Killed in Action on 25 April 1915 and buried in Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named on the Harrow School memorial and roll of honour and on the Dunbar Burgh and Parish War Memorial.
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