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PostPosted: Mon Feb 08, 2016 3:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Sarel Brothers are also listed on St. James The Great (Episcopal) Church, Dollar, see:

http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=5783

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2016 3:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

From WW2 list - ROBERTSON Robert Unable to ID.

Robert McCraith Robertson – age 21 – Lieutenant (261977) 2nd Lothians and Border Horse, Royal Armoured Corps.
Robert was educated at Dumfries Academy and at Dollar Academy, Clackmannanshire before he joined R. L. Robertson & Company. He volunteered for service in 1941 and was commissioned in the RAC in January 1943, serving in North Africa before moving to Italy. (Source: D&G Standard 27/5/1944 p.4 and London Gazette 5/3/1943 p.1124)
Born 1922 in Dumfries. Son of Robert Lumsden Robertson and Mary Elizabeth (McCraith) Robertson of Struanlea, Dumfries.
(Source: CWGC, D&G Standard 27/5/1944 p.4 and family grave in Dumfries Cemetery)
http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/scottishwargraves-ftopic621-30.html
Killed in Action – 17 May 1944.
Commonwealth War Grave – Cassino War Cemetery, Italy.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

CAMPBELL Robert Charles Cowburn Captain King's Own Scottish Borderers.

Robert Charles Cowburn Campbell (“Tammy”) – age 26 – Captain, 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Robert was educated at Dollar Academy, Edinburgh Academy and King's College Cambridge before he joined the Burma Trading Company in 1910. He was home on leave in August 1914 and he gained a commission in the KOSB in September. He was promoted to Lieutenant in November and to Captain in February 1915. Robert was attached to the 2nd Highland Light Infantry from December 1914 until March 1915 before he moved to the 2nd KOSB. He had served at Givenchy, Nueve Chapelle and at Ypres where he was wounded on 23 April. He was evacuated to the Queen Alexandra's Hospital for Officers at Millfield Lane, Highgate where he died.
Born 1889 in Shillong, Assam, India. (Source: De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour)
Son of Colonel Sir Robert Neil Campbell CB, CIE, IMS, (retired) and Ethel (Bensley) Campbell of Elsieshields Tower, Lochmaben.
Died of Wounds on 19 May 1915 and buried in Brompton Cemetery, London.
Also named, together with his brother George Edward Forman Campbell – age 21 – Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, 10th Gurkha Rifles, on the Edinburgh Academy memorial and on the Lochmaben War Memorial in Dumfriesshire (but named on the latter in error as Capt. R.N. CAMPBELL, K.O.S.B.)

Their father, Colonel Sir Robert Neil Campbell was born in 1854 and he was educated at the Edinburgh Institution and Edinburgh University from where he graduated M.B. C.M. in 1876. He became a surgeon in the Indian Army and was Inspector-General Civil Hospitals and Prisons, Assam from 1912 until he retired in April 1914. During WW1 he was Officer Commanding Pavilion Military Hospital, and York Place Hospital in Brighton. He died in 1928 at Lahore.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 3:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

FARISH Samuel Lieutenant (Captain) King's Own Scottish Borderers.

Samuel Farish – age 21 – Captain, 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Samuel was educated at Dollar Academy, Clackmannanshire before he joined a Mercantile House in Glasgow and where he enrolled in the Officer Training Corps in 1912. He enlisted in August 1914 and was commissioned in the KOSB in October. He landed with the 10th (Irish) Division at Gallipoli in August 1915 and served with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers until October 1915 when he moved with the Division to Salonica in Northern Greece. He was wounded at the battle of Kosturino Ridge, Tartali, Serbia on 8 December 1915 while his battalion was covering the withdrawal of the Serbian army and he was evacuated home. He rejoined his old regiment but was wounded at Ypres in August 1916 and treated at the 14th General Hospital at Wimereux, France before being evacuated to the UK. He was able to return to his battalion in February 1917.
Born 1895 in Kirkmichael, Dumfriesshire. Son of Samuel Thomas and Annie (Rimmer) Farish, of Maxwell Bank Rotchells Park, Maxwelltown, Kirkcudbrightshire and of Todhillmuir, Lochmaben.
Missing in Action on 24 April 1917 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.
Also named on an individual memorial in Kirkmichael Parish Church in Parkgate Village and on the Lochmaben War Memorial.
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