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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2008 12:05 am    Post subject: Tranent, East Lothian Reply with quote

Tranent War Memorial, East Lothian
Location: High Street at junction with Winton Place
OS Ref: NT 405 728

An impressive memorial which is now showing its age.





Note the pelican and offspring symbolism here.





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PostPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2008 12:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The poor evening light didn't help trying to capture the names here. I'll try and get a transcription done as soon as possible.









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PostPosted: Sun Sep 21, 2008 8:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://deadlinescotland.wordpress.com/2008/08/01/war-honour-for-forgotten-soldier/
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 10:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TEMPLETON, WILLIAM FOWLER
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 01/10/1918
Additional information: Son of David and Joan Templeton, of 66, High St., Tranent, East Lothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 11.
Cemetery: CANTAING BRITISH CEMETERY

Also listed on the Edinburgh Provincial Training Centre War Memorial in Moray House, Edinburgh.
The EPTC trained teachers.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 01, 2013 6:59 pm    Post subject: Pte. Patrick Mulligan Reply with quote

WW1
Mulligan, Pat

CWGC
MULLIGAN, P
Rank: Private
Service No: 12433
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots 12th Bn.
Grave Reference: IX. A. 14.
Cemetery: BULLY-GRENAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY, BRITISH EXTENSION
Additional Information: Native of Tranent, East Lothian. Son of Lawrence and Catherine Mulligan.

SNWM
Surname: MULLIGAN
Firstname: Patrick
Service Number: 12433
Date Death: 25/09/1915
Place of birth: Tranent
Other: 12th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:02 am    Post subject: transcription Reply with quote

A transcription of these hard to read names is here.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:26 am    Post subject: Pte. Robert Campbell Reply with quote

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Campbell, Robert

Also listed on the Muirkirk memorial

(The Scotsman 20th July 1915)
"Robert Campbell, a Reservist, a native of Muirkirk, Ayrshire, was resident at Trannent, joined the 1st Bat. Black Watch on August 5th, and after going to France went missing during an engagement. No more was heard about him till it was notified officially that he was a prisoner of war in Germany. Yesterday notification was received from the War Office to the effect that he had died during his interment as a prisoner of war in Germany. He leaves a widow and child."

CWGC
CAMPBELL, ROBERT
Rank: Private
Service No: 7873
Date of Death: 21/06/1915
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panels 24 to 26.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: CAMPBELL
Firstname: Robert
Service Number: 7873
Date Death: 21/06/1915
Place of birth: Muirkirk Ayrshire
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 06, 2015 9:33 pm    Post subject: Archibald McNeill Reply with quote

Archibald McNeill Pte S/5451 12th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders b Airdrie, Lanark. e Aberdeen r Tranent, Hadd. Age 29 Died of Wounds Salonika 09/05/1917 Son of the late Mr & Mrs Archibald McNeil, Tranent, Haddingtonshire. Soldiers Will 6 Pages. Karasouli Military Cemetery, Greece G 06 Row A Grave 172
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PostPosted: Wed May 06, 2015 8:01 am    Post subject: John Sutherland Reply with quote

Name: John Sutherland
Residence: Tranent, Hadington
Death Date: 29 Jun 1915
Death Place: Gallipoli
Enlistment Place: Edinburgh
Rank: L Corporal
Regiment: The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
Battalion: 6th Battalion
Regimental Number: 2030
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds
Theatre of War: Balkan Theatre
Rank:Lance Corporal
Service No:2030
Date of Death:29/06/1915
Age:27
Regiment/Service:Royal Scots 6th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 26 to 30. Memorial:HELLES MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Son of John and Anne Sutherland, of Meadowmill, Tranent, East Lothian.
LAURIESTON TEACHER DIES OF WOUNDS: 24 July 1915 Falkirk Herald Page 6
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William Wallace Aitken Pte 201141 6th Gordon Highlanders b Tranent, East Lothian e Haddington Age 36 Killed in Action F&F 31/05/1918 Son of Charles & Mary Aitken of Tranent, East Lothian. Husband of Harriet Aitken, Station Road, Haddington. Soldiers Effects: Widow: Harriet S. Anzin-St Aubin British Cemetery Fr 0266 Plot III Row C Grave 18
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