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PostPosted: Tue May 02, 2017 8:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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IAN H. SINCLAIR.
Ian Hector Sinclair – age 22 – Lieutenant (240319) 1st Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps.
Ian was educated at Lockerbie and Edinburgh Academies before he joined the Cameron Highlanders in 1940. He was commissioned in July 1942, underwent parachute training at RAF Ringway near Manchester in September and transferred to the Parachute Regiment in November. Ian joined his battalion in North Africa in January 1943 but was killed at the battle at Tamera in Tunisia during Operation Torch, the Allied invasion of North Africa.
Born 1921 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale, Dumfriesshire. Son of Dr. George Herbert Sinclair and Elizabeth Anne (Nicholson) Sinclair of The Green, Lockerbie and of Latheron, Caithness-shire. (They had married in Thurso in 1920)
Missing in Action on 8 March 1943 and named on the Medjez-el-Bab Memorial, Tunisia.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial and on the Dryfesdale Parish Church memorial in Lockerbie.
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Robert Carlyle – age 22 – Second Lieutenant, 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Robert was educated at St. Mary's school in Melrose and at Edinburgh Academy before working in his father's wool and seed merchant business. He enlisted at the outbreak of war as a Private but by the end of August he had been commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant and he landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915 but a month later Robert was killed at the attack at Achi Baba Nullah.
Born 1892 in Middlebie, Dumfriesshire. Son of Thomas Robert Carlyle and of Jean Graham (Miller) Carlyle of Templehill, Waterbeck, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 12 July 1915 and buried in Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named on the Middlebie Parish War Memorial, on the Eaglesfield War Memorial and on the Waterbeck Church Memorial, together with his brother

Thomas Johnstone Carlyle – age 19 – Lieutenant, 5th Battalion attached to the 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Thomas was educated at Edinburgh Academy and went from school to a commission in the 5th KOSB in December 1915. He joined the 2nd KOSB in France in February 1917 and was promoted to Lieutenant in July 1917 but three months later he was killed at Passchendaele.
Born 1898 in Middlebie, Dumfriesshire. Son of Thomas Robert Carlyle and of Jean Graham (Miller) Carlyle of Templehill, Waterbeck, Lockerbie.
Killed in Action on 5 October 1917 and buried in Yprers Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium.

Their sister, Margaret Lee Carlyle, served in France with Scottish Churches Huts.
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Robert Louis Irving Arnott – age 19 – Lieutenant, 1st battalion attached to the 3rd Battalion, Queen Victoria's Own Corps of Guides Infantry (Frontier Force) (Lumsden's) India Army.
Robert was educated at Edinburgh Academy and, as a King's Cadet, went to the Wellington Cadet College in India. He was commissoned from there as a second Lieutenant in the Indian Army in January 1918.
Born 1899 in St. George, Edinburgh. Son of Brigade Surgeon Lt. Col. James Arnott (Indian Medical Services) and Isabella Louisa (Taylor) Arnott of 8 Rothesay Place, Edinburgh and of Wyseby, Kirtlebridge, Dumfriesshire.
Missing in Action on 19 September 1918 and named on the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.
Also named on the Eaglesfield War Memorial in Dumfriesshire, on the Kirtle Church memorial in Kirtlebridge, on the Edinburgh Academy memorial and on an individual memorial in St. Cuthbert's Church m Edinburgh.
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George Edward Forman Campbell – age 21 – Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, 10th Gurkha Rifles.
George was educated at Edinburgh Academy and the Royal Military College at Sandhurst from where he was commissioned in the Indian Army in August 1912. He was posted as Second Lieutenant to the 10th Gurkha Rifles in November 1913. He was killed at Rhododendron Spur, Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli serving alongside the Auckland Mounted Rifles.
Born 1893 in Strathyre, Balquhidder, Perthshire. Son of Colonel Sir Robert Neil Campbell CB, CIE, IMS, (retired) and Ethel (Bensley) Campbell of Elsieshields Tower, Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire.
Missing in Action on 7 August 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named as Lt. G.E.F. CAMPBELL, GURKHAS on the Lochmaben War Memorial.

and his brother

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, Dumfriesshire.
Died of Wounds on 19 May 1915 and buried in Brompton Cemetery, London.
Also named on the Dollar Academy memorial and on the Lochmaben War Memorial where he is named in error as Capt. R.N. CAMPBELL, K.O.S.B.

Their father was Colonel Sir Robert Neil Campbell who was born in 1854 and 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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Named on the Johnstone Parish War Memorial in Dumfriesshire as:

J. S. DUNDAS, KOSB.
James Strathearn Dundas – age 26 – Captain (100912) 7th (Airborne) Battalion (Galloway) King's Own Scottish Borderers.
James was educated at Edinburgh Academy and at Edinburgh University where he graduated M.A. in 1938. He was studying for a law degree and was a member of the Officer Training Corps when war was declared. He was commissioned in October 1939 and served with the 1st KOSB in France and Belgium before being evacuated from Dunkirk in May/June 1940. He was promoted to Captain in 1942 and was the second-in-command of “B” Company at Arnhem. James was buried in the hotel grounds at Hartenstein but was re-interred in August 1945.
Born 1918 in Selkirk, Selkirkshire. Son of William and Jess (Macintosh) Dundas of Shawpark, Selkirk. Husband of Edith Isabel (Walker) Dundas of Johnstone Manse who he married in 1942 in Johnstone.
Killed in Action on 25 September 1944 and buried in Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Netherlands.
Also named on the Selkirk War Memorial, and on the Edinburgh University Old College War Memorial.

The first of the Horsa gliders carrying the 7th Battalion KOSB landed at Arnhem on the first day of the battle, Sunday 17 September 1944, to secure the Ginkel Heath position, designated as DZ-Y for the 4th Parachute Brigade. On 25 September the battalion were defending the perimeter near Oosterbeek Hoog Railway Station and that night the survivors were withdrawn to cross back over the Rhine.
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