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Location: Rockcliffe Dalbeattie
|Posted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 12:05 pm Post subject: Urr United Free Church - Roll of Honour
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The Roll of Honour of the Urr United Free Church is in the Haugh of Urr Village Hall.
The hall is in the centre of the village of Haugh of Urr on the B 794 north of Dalbeattie and north-east of Castle Douglas.
The list is headed by the two men who died and who were brothers.
140035 Sapper, William Murdoch, Royal Engineers.
Died at Basra, Mesopotamia. 27th June 1916.
20231, Private, James Grierson Murdoch, KOSB.
Killed at the Battle of the Somme. 3rd Sept. 1916.
Regiment: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: Reinforcements
Date of Death: 27/6/1916
Service No: 140035
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Elizabeth Murdoch of Urr, Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. S. 10
Cemetery: Basra War Cemetery
Name: MURDOCH, JAMES GRIERSON
Initial: J G
Regiment: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 3/9/1916
Service No: 20231
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Elizabeth Murdoch of Haugh of Urr, Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 4 A and 4 D.
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial