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Gorebridge and Stobhill Great War Memorial, Midlothian
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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 08, 2014 8:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Goood pics Bob, and well spotted for the WW2 plaque.

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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 08, 2014 8:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Second World War memorial has already been recorded:

http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=392

Thanks

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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 09, 2014 3:43 pm    Post subject: Memorial Unveiling Reply with quote

The Scotsman of the 11th of October 1920 states it was unveiled on the 10th by Sir Donald MacLan M.P. Also that the memorial is made of red Peterhead granite.
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Nikonbob



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 8:52 am    Post subject: Memorial has moved Reply with quote

I know this id off topic for the great war memorial, but since my picture of the WWII memorial is still here I thought I should point out that because of building work the WWII memorial has been moved to a position just out side the church main door.
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DerekR
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 26, 2015 3:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MARS, HENRY

Rank:
Gunner
Service No:
250534
Date of Death:
15/09/1918
Age:
18
Regiment/Service:
Royal Field Artillery

' A ' Bty. 122nd Bde.
Grave Reference:
I. A. 10.
Cemetery:
ROCQUIGNY-EQUANCOURT ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, MANANCOURT
Additional Information:
Son of James and Margaret Loche Mars, of 8, Jubilee Row, Arniston, Gorebridge, Midlothuan.

Harry also appears on the Hawick roll of honour.
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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2016 4:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Robert Melrose, Military Medal age 23 Private (10144) 1st Battalion, Scots Guards.
Robert enlisted in Gorebridge, Midlothian in September 1914 and joined his battalion in France in February 1915. He was awarded a M.M. in October 1916.
(Source:SRoH, Medal Roll/Card and London Gazette :27 October 1916 p.10482)
Born 1893 in Yarrow, Selkirkshire. (Source:SNWM and GRoS Birth Register)
Son of William and Margaret (Anderson) Melrose of Corriefeckloch, Bargrennan.
(Source:SRoH, family grave in Bargrennan Churchyard and Southern Reporter 2/11/1916 p.5)
Missing in Action on 15 September 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France.
Also named on the Bargrennan War Memorial near Newton Stewart.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 09, 2016 9:52 am    Post subject: William Ramage L/sjt Seaforths MM Reply with quote

William Ramage L/Sjt S/2080 MM 7th Bn Seaforth Highlanders b Stobhill 1897 e Gorebridge. Killed in Action F & F 27-3-18 Age 21 Son of James & Agnes (nee Walkingshaw) Ramage. 1901 Census: 1 Hunterfield Terr; Fa Occ: Miner. Soldiers Effects: Fa James. Pozieres Memorial. Panel 72 & 73.
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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CONLAN, P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 330622
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 1st/8th Bn
Date of Death: 15/4/1918
Grave Reference: VI B 6
Cemetery: Niederzwehren Cemetery, Kassel.

Also named on Peebles War Memorial.
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