The Scottish Military Research Group - Commemorations Project Forum Index The Scottish Military Research Group - Commemorations Project
(Registered Scottish Charity No. SC043826). Please visit our homepage at www.scottishmilitaryresearch.co.uk
 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

Troqueer and Maxwelltown, Dumfries
Goto page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    The Scottish Military Research Group - Commemorations Project Forum Index -> Dumfries & Galloway - Civic Memorials
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
spoons



Joined: 09 Jan 2007
Posts: 4822
Location: St John's Town of Dalry

PostPosted: Sun Nov 02, 2014 8:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

James MacKenzie's Victoria Cross paving stone is to be unveiled here on 19th December.

This item from the D&G Standard of 31st October 2014.

[/url]
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website
anne park
Our first ever 2000 poster


Joined: 25 Sep 2007
Posts: 20631
Location: Aberdeen

PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:10 am    Post subject: Philip Hall McLean Pte KOSB Reply with quote

Philip Hall McLean Pte 242750 4th King's Own Scottish Borderers b Aberdeen 04/11/1897 e Dumfries r Aberdeen Age 20 Killed in Action F & F 01/09/1918 Son of William McLean & Margaret McKinnon. 1901 Census: 24 Water Lane. Nephew of Jane Paterson, 68 College St; Maxwelltown, Dunfriesshire. H A C Cemetery, Ecoust-St Mein Fr 0568 Plot VII Row A Grave 04 The Scotsman 12-10-18 P7: Maxwelltown
_________________
Researching WWI info from Aberdeenshire, Banffshire, Kincardineshire & Morayshire.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Kenneth Morrison



Joined: 29 Sep 2008
Posts: 4582
Location: Rockcliffe Dalbeattie

PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anne - just for info, Philip was educated at Laurieknowe School in Maxwelltown and is named on the school memorial.
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1008
He was the nephew of John and Jane Paterson of 68 College Street, Maxwelltown. (D&G Standard 25/9/1918 p.3b)

McLEAN, PHILIP. PTE. K.O.S.B.
Philip Hall McLean age 20 Private (242750) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
After his mother's death in 1909, Philip lived with his uncle and aunt in Maxwelltown and he was educated at Laurieknowe School.
Born 1897 in St. Nicholas, Aberdeen. Son of the late Margaret (McKinnon) McLean and of William McLean of Aberdeen.
Nephew of John Milne Paterson and Jane Ann (McKinnon) Paterson of 68 College Street, Maxwelltown.
Killed in Action on 1 September 1918. and buried in Honourable Artillery Company Cemetery, Ecoust St. Mein, France.
Also named on the Laurieknowe School memorial.
_________________
Ken


Last edited by Kenneth Morrison on Sun Oct 29, 2017 3:34 pm; edited 1 time in total
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
anne park
Our first ever 2000 poster


Joined: 25 Sep 2007
Posts: 20631
Location: Aberdeen

PostPosted: Sat Jun 10, 2017 5:52 am    Post subject: William Muir Cochrane Alexander GH Reply with quote

William Muir Cochrane Alexander Pte S/7850 1st Gordon Highlanders b Ayr e Liverpool r Maxwellt'n Age 25 Died of Wounds F&F 19/03/1917 Son of William Craig Alexander and Jane Alexander, of 1, Corberry Avenue, Maxwelltown, Dumfries. Short Service: 3 Pages. Occ: Labourer. Address BC Canada. Mother Jane M. Brother John. Sisters: Sarah Sutherland & Margaret C. Soldiers Effects. Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel Fr 0339 VII Row D Grave 31 The Scotsman 23-04-17 P7: Maxwelltown
_________________
Researching WWI info from Aberdeenshire, Banffshire, Kincardineshire & Morayshire.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Kenneth Morrison



Joined: 29 Sep 2008
Posts: 4582
Location: Rockcliffe Dalbeattie

PostPosted: Sun Oct 29, 2017 3:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ALEXANDER, W.M.C. PTE. GORDONS.
William Muir Cochrane Alexander age 25 Private (S/7850) 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
William had been a gamekeeper in Kirkmichael, Ayrshire before he emigrated to Fort George in British Columbia, Canada. He returned home, enlisted at Liverpool in November 1914 and joined the 2nd Gordons in France in March 1915. He was posted to the 1st Battalion in November 1915.
Born 1892 in Dunure, Maybole, Ayrshire. Son of William Cochrane Alexander, late of Dalblair, Cumnock, Ayrshire and of Jane ( Muir ) Alexander of 1 Corberry Avenue, Maxwelltown.
Died of Wounds on 19 March 1917 and buried in Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France.
Also named on the Kirkmichael War Memorial in Ayrshire, and on the St. George's Church Memorial in Dumfries together with his brother Robert Alexander age 34 Company Quartermaster Sergeant (T4/043616) Army Service Corps attached to S Company, Camel Transport Corps.
Died on Active Service on 13 May 1918 and buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel.
_________________
Ken
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    The Scottish Military Research Group - Commemorations Project Forum Index -> Dumfries & Galloway - Civic Memorials All times are GMT
Goto page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Page 9 of 9

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum


Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group. Hosted by phpBB.BizHat.com