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PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2007 12:35 pm    Post subject: Kettleholm, St Mungo's Parishioners Great War Reply with quote

UKNIWM Ref: 44158

Location, inside St Mungo's church at OS Map Ref: NY 143 771

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WIILIAM.O.BELL-IRVING.

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JAMES IVISON.

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JOHN MIDDLETON.
Also remembered a long way away - on the Hessenford War Memorial at Torpoint in Cornwall as
JOHN MIDDLETON, GORDON HDRS.
Serjeant
Service No: 6506
Date of Death: 22/03/1916
Age: 38
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders 3rd Bn.
Cemetery: LOCKERBIE (DRYFESDALE) CEMETERY

Additional Information:
Son of James and Sarah Middleton, of Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire; husband of Rhoda Maria Middleton, of Hessenford, Cornwall.
Served in the South African Campaign.

See: http://www.cornwallswarhistory.co.uk/maps/war-memorials-2/hessenford/
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JOHN CHRISTIE AITKEN
John Christie Aitken, Military Cross – age 22 – Captain, 2nd Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
John was commissioned in the 1st Argylls in October 1911. He later transferred to the 2nd Battalion at Fort George, Inverness and landed with them at Boulogne in August 1914. He was promoted to Captain in December 1914, was twice mentioned in despatches and was awarded a Military Cross. John was killed during the battle of Loos.
Born 1892 in Largo, Fife. Son of Colonel Francis Macnamara Aitken (commanding 13th Reserve Battalion at Tain) and of Blanche Maddeford (Brand) Aitken of Murrayfield, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 25 September 1915 and buried in Cambrin Churchyard Extension, France.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial, on the All Saints Episcopal Church Memorial in Lockerbie and on the St. Andrews War Memorial in Fife.



IAN MALCOLM AITKEN.
John Malcolm Aitken – age 19 – Second Lieutenant, "D" Battery, 82nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.
Ian was educated at Warriston School in Moffat, Dumfriesshire and at Edinburgh Academy and was a cadet in the Edinburgh University Officer Training Corps from April to December 1917. He was commissioned in June 1918 and went to France on 26 September. Ian was wounded in action on 10 October near Le Cateau during the battle of Cambrai, and died two days later.
Born 1899 in St. Mungo. Son of John Malcolm Aitken and Isobella Wilson Aitken of Norwood House, Lockerbie.
Died of Wounds on 12 October 1918 and buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt, Somme, France.
Also named on the Warriston School Memorial, on the Edinburgh Academy Memorial, on the Edinburgh University Roll of the Fallen, on the Lockerbie War Memorial and on the St. Cuthbert Church Memorial in Lockerbie.


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WILLIAM BELL-IRVING.
William Bell-Irving – age 37 – Lieutenant, 10th Battalion, Royal Scots and the Royal Flying Corps.
William was commissioned from Lance Corporal in the 10th (Cyclists) Battalion of the Royal Scots in October 1914. He joined the RFC in the summer of 1915 and was based at Dover before moving to Norwich where his squadron was flying anti-Zeppelin patrols. His aircraft was seen to dive into the ground. The pilot was injured but William was killed.
Born 1878 in Middlebie, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late Elizabeth Stone (Brydon) Bell-Irving and of David Jardine Bell-Irving of Whitehill, Lockerbie Step-son of Hettie (Lea) Bell-Irving. Husband of Jean Miller (MacPhail) Bell-Irving of Hewke, Lockerbie.
Died on Active Service on 27 October 1915 and buried in St. Mungo Old Parish Churchyard.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial.


WILLIAM O. BELL-IRVING.
William Ogle Bell-Irving, Military Cross – age 28 – Captain, 11th (Prince Albert's Own) Hussars.
William was educated at St. Ninian's School in Moffat and at Charterhouse School, (1903-06) Like his father, he became partner in the Jardine, Matheson Company. He joined the Lanarkshire Yeomanry as 2nd Lieutenant in 1909 and joined the regular army as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 11th Hussars in February 1912. He landed with the Hussars in France on 5 August 1914 and served at Mons, the Marne, the Aisne and at Ypres. He was appointed A.D.C. to General Charles James Briggs in France and Salonica from September 1914 until December 1916. During this time he was awarded a M.C. He was appointed Brigade-Major of Cavalry in December 1916 and moved with his brigade to Egypt in July 1917.
Born 1889 in Brydekirk, Dumfriesshire. Son of John and Isabella (Thornton) Bell-irving of Hong Kong, of Mount Annan, Brydekirk and of Milkbank, Kettleholm, St Mungo, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 29 November 1917 and buried in Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel.
Also named on the Brydekirk Parish War Memorial, on the Lockerbie War Memorial, on the All Saints Episcopal Church Memorial in Lockerbie and on the Charterhouse School Roll of Honour.


FREDERICK BEWLEY.
Frederick Bewley – age 23 – Private (S/6436) 2nd Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
In 1911 Fred was an apprentice gardener in Brackenburgh, Penrith, Cumberland. He was a gardener, and played cricket for the Lockerbie Club, when he enlisted in Dumfries in October 1914. He joined the 2nd Black Watch in France in May 1915 and at the end of the year they moved to Mesopotamia, landing at Basra on 31 December 1915. Fred was buried in Shaikh Saad Old Cemetery but was re-interred in Amara after the war.
Born 1893 in Langwathby, Penrith, Cumberland. Son of Elias and Mary of Ivy Cottage, Langwathby.
Died of Wounds on 14 March 1917 and buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial, on the All Saints Episcopal Church Memorial in Lockerbie and on the Langwathby Parish War Memorial.


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WILLIAM B. CAMPBELL.
The Reverend William Barton Campbell – age 27 – Second Lieutenant, 1/5th (Dumfies and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
William had been educated at Lockerbie Academy and at Edinburgh University where he was a student of Arts and Divinity from 1909 to 1915. He had been awarded his M.A. degree in 1913 and was training to be a missionary. He was commissioned from the University Officer Training Corps in May 1915. He joined his battalion in Egypt and was killed at Gaza.
Born 1890 in St. Mungo. Son of Robert and Mary (Hourston) Campbell of Castlemilk Home Farm and of Howcleugh, Lockerbie who had married in Orkney in 1888.
Missing in Action on 19 April 1917 and named on the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial, on the Edinburgh University Roll of the Fallen, on the University Old College Memorial and on the Church of Scotland Ministers Memorial in St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh.

and his brother

ROBERT B. CAMPBELL
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Robert Burns Campbell – age 23 – Lieutenant, 5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Robert had been educated at Christ's Hospital School and at Edinburgh University where he was a student of Science from 1911 to 1914. He was commissioned to the 5th KOSB from the University Officer Training Corps in November 1914 but was posted to the 6th Battalion in France.
Born 1894 in St. Mungo. Son of Robert and Mary (Hourston) Campbell of Castlemilk Home Farm and of Howcleugh, Lockerbie who had married in Orkney in 1888.
Missing in Action on 3 May 1917 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial, on the Edinburgh University Roll of the Fallen and on the University Old College Memorial.


EDWARD J. CONCHIE.
Edward John Conchie – age 23 – Private (4019 & 301571) 1/7th Battalion, Royal Scots.
Edward was chauffeur to Dr. Reid of Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire and was living at 44 Queen Street when he enlisted in January 1916. He was mobilised in May and joined his battalion in Egypt in October 1916. He died in the 1/3rd Lowland Field Ambulance and was buried in the Franciscan Monastery Cemetery at el Kubeibeh in Palestine but was re-interred in Jerusalem after the war.
Born 1893 at Annfield Cottage, Tinwald, Dumfriesshire. Son of Henry and Margaret Armstrong (Petrie) Conchie of Middleshaw Cottage, St Mungo and of Rosehill Cottage, Closeburn, Dumfriesshire.
Died of Wounds on 26 November 1917 and buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel.
Also named on the Lochmaben War Memorial and on the Lockerbie War Memorial (as KOSB).
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WILLIAM DALGLIESH.
William Dalgliesh – age 19 – Private (23489) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Born 1898 in Annan, Dumfriesshire. Son of James and Janet Dalgliesh of Croftfoot, St. Mungo and of Howcleugh, Castlemilk, Lockerbie.
Missing in Action on 3 May 1917 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial.


JAMES JARDINE DOBIE.
James Jardine Dobie, Distinguished Service Order, Military Cross – age 41 – Captain 3rd (King's Own) Hussars.
James was educated at Cargilfield School in Edinburgh and, from 1892, at Rugby before moving in to Oriel College, Oxford in 1896. He was commissioned from there in the 3rd Hussars in May 1900 and served in the South African War. He was promoted to Captain in 1911 and landed in France in August 1914. He served at Mons, at the Marne, the Aisne, Messines, Wytschaete and was wounded at Klein Zillebeke in October 1914. He was wounded again near Vlamertinghe in April, 1915 and for a third time at Lempire in May, 1917. In 1918 he was at St. Quentin, Amiens, at the crossing of the Canal du Nord and was awarded a DSO and a MC for his actions at Moreuil on March 31st, 1918.
“Capt. (A./Maj.) James Jardine Dobie, D.S.O., Hussars. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when commanding his squadron. Finding that he was no longer necessary in his position, he obtained leave, to rejoin his regiment engaged in a counter-attack. He took command of the front line, and after the objectives had been seized, it was in great measure due to his courage and determination that the consolidation of the line was successfully accomplished.” James was killed at Crevecoeur near Cambrai.
Born 1877 Kinghorn, Fife. Son of the Rev. William Jardine Dobie and Margaret Hamilton (Veitch) Dobie of Kinghorn, Fife.
(William had been born in Applegarth, Dumfriesshire and was brought up on his father's farm of Kirkbank in St. Mungo Parish).
Husband of Antoinette Wilhelmina Laura Jardine Dobie (nee Rouillard) of "Glassmount," Kinghorn, Fife and of Stanmore, Middlesex. who he married in Paris in 1911. (Source: CWGC and Fife Free Press 7/10/1911 p.5)
Killed in Action on 30 September 1918 and buried in Marcoing British Cemetery, France.
Also named on a Memorial window and plaque in Kinghorn Parish Church, on the Kinghorn Parish War Memorial, on the Cargilfield School and Rugby School memorials and on the Stanmore War Memorial in Middlesex.
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JAMES IVISON.
James Ivison – age 26 – Private (22767) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
James of Threewellbrae, St. Mungo, Lockerbie served with 2nd, 6th and 1st Battalions of the KOSB.
Born 1891 in Dalton, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late James and Jane Riddell (Johnstone) Ivison of Dormont Lodge, Dalton.
Brother of Mary Jane, Wilhelmina, Christina, Lizzie, Robert and John.
Killed in Action on 12 May 1918 and buried in Cinq Rues British Cemetery, Hazebrouck, France.
Also named on the Dalton Parish War Memorial, on the Roll of Honour in the Parish Church and on the Lockerbie War Memorial.


JOHN E. LINTON.
John Edgar Linton – age 21 – Private (S/17249) 2nd Battalion, Cameron Highlanders.
John was a gamekeeper on the Corrie Estate of Sir Robert Jardine of Castlemilk, St Mungo when he enlisted in February 1915. He joined his battalion in France on 27 May and was killed a month later.
Born 1894 Colmonell, Ayrshire. Son of John and Catherine McGowan (Seaton) Linton of Gibson's Hill, Tundergarth, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 27 July 1915 and buried in Chapelle-d'Armentiers Old Military Cemetery, France.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial.


JOHN McCARLIE.
John McCarlie – age 31 – Private (5272 & 241573) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
John was a gamekeeper with Sir R. W. Buchanan Jardine of Castlemilk, St. Mungo. He joined his battalion in Egypt in 1916.
Born 1885 in Inch Parish, Wigtownshire. Son of James and Margaret (Glen) McCarlie of Inch, Wigtownshire. Husband of Mary A (Moffat) McCarlie of Barhill Cottage and of Waterside Cottage, Kettleholm, St. Mungo who he married in 1908 in Moffat, Dumfriesshire.
Killed in Action on 14 August 1917 and buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial and on the Inch Parish War Memorial in Castle Kennedy, Wigtownshire.
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JOHN MIDDLETON.
John Middleton – age 38 – Sergeant (6506) 3rd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
John was a signalman when he enlisted in August 1898 and he served with the 1st and 2nd Battalions in India and South Africa. In August 1914 he was with the 1st Gordons in Plymouth but he was transferred to the newly formed 8th Battalion and landed with them at Boulogne in May 1915. He was wounded in head and blinded in one eye in October and evacuated to hospital in Boulogne before being invalided back to England. In December he was posted to the 3rd Reserve Battalion in Aberdeen but while serving there John contracted pneumonia and died in the 1st Scottish General Hospital in Aberdeen.
Born 1877 in Kirkmichael, Dumfriesshire with his twin brother James. Son of James and Sarah (Burns) Middleton, of Cleuchside Cottage Lockerbie. Husband of Rhoda Maria (Webber) Middleton of East Lodge, Castlemilk, St. Mungo and of Hessenford, Cornwall who he married in 1911 in St. Germans, Cornwall, while he was with the 1st Gordons in barracks at Colchester.
Died on Service on 22 March 1916 and buried in Lockerbie (Dryfesdale) Cemetery. (CWG)
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial and on the Hessenford War Memorial in Cornwall.

His brother, William Middleton, Sergeant (4968) 2nd Gordon Highlanders, Natal Field Force was killed at Elandslaagte, a small village on the railway line between Ladysmith and Dundee (Natal), on 21 October 1899.
(D&G Standard 29/3/1916 p.5 and Casualties of the Boer War)


JOHN MILLIGAN.
John Milligan – age 21 – Private (12077) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
John was a dairyman at Castlemilktown, St. Mungo when he enlisted. He landed with his battalion at Boulogne in May 1915 but four months later John was killed at the Battle of Loos.
Born 1894 in Terregles, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of Mary Ann Milligan, of Ellerslie Cottage, Duncow, Dumfriesshire. Nephew of Mrs. Anderson of Greenbrae House 93 Lockerbie Road, Terregles.
Missing in Action on 25 September 1915 and named on the Loos Memorial, France.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial.
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WILLIAM MOFFAT.
William Moffat – age 25 – Sapper (2188362) 7th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops.
William had worked at Castlemilk Home Farm, St. Mungo before he emigrated to Canada in 1913. He was farming at Indian Head, Saskatchewan when he enlisted at Regina in February 1917 and joined the Saskatchewan Railway Construction Company. He arrived in France on 29 March. William suffered mulitple gunshot wounds on 11 October and was evacuated to the 13th General Hospital in Boulogne but died there three days later.
Born 1892 in Middlebie, Dumfriesshire. Son of William and Helen Moffat of Threewellbrae, St. Mungo, Lockerbie.
Died of Wounds on 14 October 1917 and buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial.


FRANCIS MUNDELL.
Francis James Mundell – age 29 – Private (25746) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Francis enlisted in the 2nd KOSB before becoming a signaller in the 6th Battalion.
Born 1888 in St.Mungo as Francis James M. Mundell. Son of James and Jessie Mundell of Highlaw Farm, St. Mungo.
Died of Wounds on 14 December 1917 and buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme, France.
Also named on the Hoddom Parish War Memorial in Ecclefechan, Dumfriesshire and on the Lockerbie War Memorial.


JOHN PAGAN.
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John Pagan – age 35 – Private (12660) 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry.
John was living at 6 South York Street in Glasgow and was storeman in a biscuit factory when he married in 1908. He joined the 12th HLI in France on 8 September 1915. He was posted to the 1st HLI in Mesopotamia (Iraq) but was drowned when the Troopship “Cameronia”, sailing from Marseille to Alexandria, was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-33, east of Malta.
Born 1882 in Tinwald, Dumfriesshire. Son of Janet Pagan (later Mrs. Joseph Wilson) Janet and Joseph married in 1905 and were living in Lockerbie in 1911 where Jospeph was a railway signalman.
Husband of Catherine (Palmer) Pagan of 176 Adelphi Street, Glasgow who he married in 1908 in Hutchesontown, Glasgow.
Killed by enemy action/Lost at Sea on 15 April 1917 and named on the Chatby Memorial, Egypt.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial as Pte. John Pagan, HLI, and on the Glasgow Roll of Honour.
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ADAM THOMSON.
Adam Thomson – age 22 – Corporal (14921) 7th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
In 1911 Adam was working in the gardens at Paterdale Hall, Penrith, Westmoreland. He was then an under gardener at Auchencheyne Gardens, Moniaive for two years before becoming an under gardener at Castlemilk, St. Mungo from where he enlisted in September 1914. He landed with his battalion at Boulogne in July 1915 but was killed two months later at the battle of Loos.
Born 1892 in Kilwinning Ayrshire. Son of Adam and Isabella (Graham) Thomson of Rossall College, Fleetwood, Lancashire and of Stump Cross, Bolton-by-Bowland, Clitheroe, Lancashire.
Missing in Action on 25 September 1915 and named on the Loos Memorial, France.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial.


HENRY TODD.
Henry Todd – age 30 – Corporal (159) 5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Henry was a joiner when he enlisted in the Territorials in April 1908. He was mobilised in August 1914 and was serving at Inverkeithing in Fife when he became ill. Henry died of pneumonia in the 2nd Scottish General Hospital at Craigleith in Edinburgh.
Born 1884 in Ecclefechan, Hoddom, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late George and Annie (McDonald) Todd. Husband of Margaret (Creighton) Todd of Bogside, Lockerbie who he married in 1909 in Tundergarth, Dumfriesshire.
Died on Service on 23 December 1914 and buried in St. Mungo Old Parish Churchyard. (CWG)
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial.


SAMUEL WARREN.
Samuel Warren – age 30 – Private (37446) 2/4th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.
Samuel enlisted as Driver (T/2/017767) in the Army Service Corps in October 1914 and went to France in July 1915. He was transferred to the YLI.
Born 1888 at Albie Chapel, Middlebie Parish, Waterbeck, Dumfriesshire.
Son of James and Maggie (Nish) Warren of Whitehill, Lockerbie.
Husband of Janet Ellen (Carruthers) Warren of Craigieside, New Abbey, Kirkcudbrightshire who he married in 1913 at New Abbey.
Missing in Action on 27 July 1918 and named on the Soissons Memorial, France.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial, on the New Abbey War Memorial and on the Roll of Honour of the Sweetheart Abbey Lodge of the Independent Order of Oddfellows Manchester Unity and Friendly Society.
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DAVID WHITE.
David White – age 32 – Corporal (7298) 64th Army Brigade Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery.
David had been a coachman at the Buccleuch Arms Hotel in Moffat before being employed at the Castlemilk hunting stables in St. Mungo. He had been at the front since June 1915 as a Driver and Corporal.
Born 1885 in Johnstone, Dumfriesshire. Son of William White of St. Ann's, Raehills, Johnstonebridge (formerly forester on the Annadale Estate at Moffat) and of Margaret (Rogerson) White of Upper Murthat Cottage, Beattock, Dumfriesshire.
Killed in Action on 19 October 1917 and buried in Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No.3, Belgium.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial (as Driver) on the Moffat War Memorial (as Cpl.) and on the Johnstone Parish War Memorial (as Bdr. - Bombardier)


ANDREW WILSON.
Andrew Graham Wilson – age 19 – Private (306120) 6th Battalion, Tank Corps.
Andrew enlisted in Greenock as Private (420581) Renfrewshire, Royal Engineers.
Born 1899 in St. Mungo.Son of Andrew and Mary Robertson (Graham) Wilson of St. Mungo.
Killed in Action on 8 October 1918 and buried in Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension, France.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial as Andrew G. Wilson, Tank Corps.


JOHN G. S. WILSON.
John George Stewart Wilson – age 29 – Gunner (135806) Royal Field Artillery.
John was a ploughman at Townhead Farm, Stonehouse, Lanarkshire when he married in 1913. John died in the Military Hospital in Tipperary, Ireland of wounds received in action.
Born 1889 in St. Mungo. Son of the late James and Janet (Wilson) Wilson of St. Mungo. Husband of May McPhail (Wallace) Wilson of North Lodge, Carstairs who he married in 1913 in Stonehouse, Lanarkshire.
Died of Wounds on 12 April 1918 and buried in Carstairs Cemetery, Lanarkshire.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial and on the Carstairs Parish War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:49 pm    Post subject: Capt John Aitken Christie MC Reply with quote

Just an addition to the information about Captain John Aitken Christie MC, I understand that he was born in (the now derelict) Largo House in Upper Largo, Fife and he is commemorated on the St Andrews War Memorial.
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Thanks mate. I have added that to the posting.
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