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Loanhead Great War Memorial, Midlothian

 
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 05, 2007 1:06 pm    Post subject: Loanhead Great War Memorial, Midlothian Reply with quote

Loanhead Great War Memorial, Midlothian
Location: Entrance to Loanhead Memorial Park
OS Ref: NT 280 658
Memorial Type: Park Gates
UKNIWM Ref: 13401 & 13402

The Second World War memorial is visible behind the gates









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PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2007 2:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here is a transcription of the names. I couldn't narrow down the James McGrath serving in the WR and T MacDonald in the RNT to identify their units.

Nurse Mary Williamson of the VAD isn't commemorated in the CWGC database

1914-1918

AFFLECK , Lewis A , Scots Guards
ALLAN , David , Royal Scots
ANDERSON , Alexander , Royal Scots
ARCHIBALD , John , Royal Scots
ARMOUR , James , Scots Guards
ARMOUR , Robert , Royal Scots
ARMSTRONG , J , Royal Field Artillery
BAMBERY , Robert , Royal Scots
BOURHILL , Robert , Royal Scots
BROWN , David , Royal Scots
BROWN , James , Royal Scots
BROWN , John , King's Own Scottish Borderers
BROWN , Thomas D , Royal Scots
BROWN , William , Royal Scots
BROWNLIE , Peter , Scottish Rifles
CADZOW , James , Royal Scots
CAMERON , Ian G , Royal Flying Corps
CARMICHAEL , A , King's Own Scottish Borderers
CLAPPERTON , John , Royal Scots
COOK , John I , Seaforth Highlanders
CORRIGAN , A , Royal Scots Fusiliers
CORRIGAN , W , Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
CRAWFORD , William , Royal Scots
CRAWFORD , John , Royal Scots
CROOKSTON , R , Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
CURRAN , Manus , Seaforth Highlanders
DARLING , John L , Royal Scots
DAVIE , William A , Royal Scots
DENHOLM , John , King's Own Scottish Borderers
DOWNIE , David , Black Watch
DRYLIE , Peter , Royal Scots
DURIE , James , Royal Scots
ERSKINE , William , Army Service Corps
FORREST , William , Labour Corps
FRAME , Andrew , Royal Scots
FRAME , Robert , Royal Scots
FRENCH , Robert , Royal Scots
GOURLAY , George , Cameron Highlanders
GRAHAMSLAW , Peter , Royal Scots
GREENAN , John , Royal Field Artillery
GUNN , John , Royal Scots Greys
GUNN , William , Australian Imperial Force
HESLIN , Dennis , Royal Scots
HOPE , William , Royal Field Artillery
HORSBURGH , W , Black Watch
HOWDEN , W , Australian Imperial Force
HUGHES , Robert , Royal Army Medical Corps
HUNTER , Robert , Seaforth Highlanders
JARDINE , Thomas , King's Own Scottish Borderers
KENNEDY , George , Scots Guards
KING , James , Royal Scots
LAING , John W , Royal Scots Fusiliers
LOY , William , Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
MITCHELL , Charles , Royal Army Ordnance Corps
MOFFAT , Robert , Royal Scots
MUNRO , Joseph , Royal Scots
MURPHY , Michael , Royal Scots
MCCUTCHEON , G , Royal Scots
MACDONALD , T , RNT
M'GILLIVRAY , J , King's Own Scottish Borderers
MCGRATH , James , WR
MCKAY , Gordon , Gordon Highlanders
MCQUEEN , Andrew , Seaforth Highlanders
NOTMAN , Adam , Royal Scots
PENTLAND , Robert , Royal Scots
PURVES , Robert , Royal Scots
RENWICK , George , Rifle Brigade
ROBERTSON , A B , Royal Army Medical Corps
RODGER , William , King's Own Scottish Borderers
ROSEBURGH , G , Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
ROSEBURGH , R , Royal Scots Fusiliers
RUSSELL , Alexander , Royal Field Artillery
RUSSELL , Arthur B , Scots Guards
SANDILANDS , James , Royal Scots
SCLATER , Andrew , Gordon Highlanders
SCOTT , Robert D , Royal Army Medical Corps
SCOTT , William , Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
SKED , Daniel , Royal Army Medical Corps
SMITH , Brunton , Royal Scots
SMITH , Charles , Royal Scots
STANLEY , Henry , Royal Scots Fusiliers
STENHOUSE , A , Royal Scots Fusiliers
STEWART , John , Royal Scots
STEWART , Thomas , Seaforth Highlanders
STIRLING , John , Royal Scots
VICKERS , Robert , Royal Field Artillery
WATSON , Andrew , Royal Scots
WILSON , Charles , Scots Guards
WILSON , Robert , Royal Scots
YOUNG , James , King's Own Scottish Borderers
WILLIAMSON , Mary G , Nurse , Voluntary Aid Detachment


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2011 11:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Adam Brown wrote:
I couldn't narrow down the James McGrath serving in the WR and T MacDonald in the RNT to identify their units.


Any suggestions as to the units? Welsh Regiment and Royal Navy Trawlers perhaps?
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:37 am    Post subject: Pte. Lewis Alexander Affleck Reply with quote

Adam Brown wrote:
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AFFLECK , Lewis A , Scots Guards


(Glasgow Herald 29th December 1914)
"Private Lewis Alexander Affleck, 1st Scots Guards (killed at Ypres), was a son of Mr George Affleck, Carnethy Street, Loanhead, Edinburgh."

CWGC
AFFLECK, L A
Rank: Private
Service No: 8494
Date of Death: 12/11/1914
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 11.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of George Affleck, of 74, High St., Loanhead, Midlothian.

SNWM
Surname: AFFLECK
Firstname: Lewis Alexander
Service Number: 8494
Date Death: 12/11/1914
Place of birth: Lesmahagow
SNWM roll: SCOTS GUARDS
Rank: Gdsn
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Adam Brown wrote:
Adam Brown wrote:
I couldn't narrow down the James McGrath serving in the WR and T MacDonald in the RNT to identify their units.


Any suggestions as to the units? Welsh Regiment and Royal Navy Trawlers perhaps?


McGRATH, J N
Rank:Private
Service No:34153
Date of Death:14/12/1917
Regiment/Service:Royal Warwickshire Regiment
15th Bn.
Grave ReferenceH. 9.
CemeteryST. POL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Additional Information:

Surname McGRATH
Firstname James Nugent
Service Number 34153
Date Death 14/12/1917
Decoration
Place of birth Lasswade Midlothian.
Other 15th Bn., formerly 6375, Hussars.
SNWM roll SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM ENGLISH REGIMENTS
Rank Pte
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 17, 2013 7:01 am    Post subject: Pte. Gilbert McCutcheon Reply with quote

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G. McCutcheon, R.S.

(Glasgow Herald 27th May 1915)
"Private Gilbert McHutcheon, 8th Royal Scots, has been mortally wounded. He was formerly employed as a miner by Shotts Colliery Company at Burghlee Mine. McHutcheon previously was one of the Mid-Lothian Boy Scouts, and is the first of the Loanhead Company to fall. He was in his 18th year."

CWGC
McCUTCHEON, GILBERT
Rank: Private
Service No: 4534
Date of Death: 18/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots 8th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 4.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: McCUTCHEON
Firstname: Gilbert
Service Number: 4534
Date Death: 18/05/1915
Place of birth: Edinburgh
Other: 8th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 5:04 pm    Post subject: Gordon MacKay GH Reply with quote

Gordon MacKay L/Cpl S/2412 8th Gordon Highlanders b Edinburgh e Edinburgh Age 32 Killed in Action F&F 27/09/1915 Son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mackay, of Kirkcaldy, Fife; husband of Mary Mackay, of Melville Place, Roslin, Midlothian. McKay in some records. Canadian Cemetery No 2 Neuville-St Vaast Fr 1896 Plot XXIII Row C Grave 03
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Andrew Sclater Private S/13399 M.M. 1st Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Lasswade, M'lothian 31/03/1897 e Edinburgh Age 19 Killed in Action Somme, France 18/08/1916 Son of Andrew Sclater & Janet Lamb. Occ: Miner with Shotts Iron & Coal Co; Soldiers Effects: Mo: Janet. Ovillers Military Cemetery Fr 0393 Plot XIV Row N Grave 07
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