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Edward Urquhart, St Johnís Episcopal Church

 
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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2007 10:57 pm    Post subject: Edward Urquhart, St Johnís Episcopal Church Reply with quote

Captain Edward Frederick Maltby Urquhart Memorial
Location:St Johnís Episcopal Church, Junction of Lothian Road and Princes Street, Edinburgh
OS Ref: NT 247 736

Poor lighting=very poor photograph I'm afraid. Here's the inscription transcribed

In Loving memory of Captain Edward
Frederick Maltby Urquhart. The Black Watch
Only son of The Rev. E.W. and Mrs Urquhart. Fell
In Action at Pilkem near Ypres. 23 Oct 1914. Aged 37. R.I.P.



And here is his CWGC entry

Name: URQUHART, EDWARD FREDERICK MALTBY
Initials: E F M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 37
Date of Death: 23/10/1914
Additional information: Son of the Rev. E W and Mrs Urquhart. Born at Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 1.
Cemetery: BOEZINGE CHURCHYARD

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Regulus1



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 02, 2007 9:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anything more known on this officer by forum members ?
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 3:38 pm    Post subject: Edward Urquhart, St John's Episcopal Church Reply with quote

Another photo, and sorry do not have further Information on him.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:00 pm    Post subject: Capt Urquhart BW : St johns church Edinburgh Reply with quote

This memorial showing the Black Watch badge is in St Johns Scottish Episcopal Church at the west end of Princess Street in Edinburgh .

The Scottish National War Memorial index shows :

Urquhart Edward Frederick Maltby

Death date 23 October 1914

Roll of Honour : Black Watch

Rank Of Captain.


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Officers of the Black Watch 1725- 1986 : Page 97 :

URQUHART , Edward Frederick Maltby ; 2/Lieut 20 February 1897, Lieutenant 24 May 1899 ; Captain 17 April 1902 ; Inspector of Physical Training , Northern Command, India 19 March 1913 ; Killed in action at Ypres 23 October 1914


Army List October 1914 shows : 1st & 2nd Battalions :

Captains : 1st Bn : Urquhart E.F.M. : 17th April 1902

(serving with Capt Urquhart are names like Capt A G Wauchope ,DSO ; Capt A P Wavell, Lieutenant V M Fortune (in 1st Bn ); Lieutenant G F Bowes-Lyon , Lieut A E Borton ( RFC & RAF ace of WW1); Lieut C L C Bowes-lyon etc )


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