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PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 7:47 pm    Post subject: Joseph Little Borthwick GH Reply with quote

Joseph Little Borthwick Pte S/4669 10th Gordon Highlanders b Langholm, Dumfries 30/01/1896 e Langholm, Dumfries Age 18 Killed in Action F&F 25/09/1915 Son of James Borthwick & Elizabeth Irving. Father's Occ: Skinner. 77 Henry St; Langholm. (Battle of Loos). Occ: Warehouseman. Soldiers Effects: Father: James. Sister Janet Taylor. Jane. Brother: John J. Sisters: Mary Irving Borthwick & Annie Johnstone Borthwick. Roll of Honour Vol II Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119 Dumfries and Galloway Standard 30-10-15 Page 3
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Edward Johnstone Calvert Pte S/4667 10th Gordon Highlanders b Langholm,Dumfries e Langholm,Dumfries Age 21 Died of Pneumonia F&F 01/03/1916 Son of Maud Calvert, of 3, Grosvenor St., Edinburgh. Born Langholm. Occ: Saddler. Adopted son of Mrs Calvert, Back Charles St; Langholm. Soldiers Effects: Mrs Emily Calvert. Lillers Communal Cemetery Fr 0201 Plot IV Row E Grave 29 Southern Reporter 16-03-16 Page 4
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Richard Davidson L/Cpl S/13949 1st Gordon Highlanders b Langholm,Dumfries e Langholm,Dumfries Age 22 Killed in Action F & F 17/06/1917 Son of Andrew and Georgina Bell Davidson, of 62, Caroline St., Langholm, Dumfriesshire. Soldiers Effects: Brother: Andrew. Sister: Isabella Talfer. Mary Jane. Maggie. Elizabeth. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9
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James Bell Ewart Pte 3/7306 1st Gordon Highlanders b Langholm, Dumfries e Hawick Age 23 Died of Wounds F&F 20/08/1918 Son of Agnes and the late Strathern Ewart, of 17, Trinity St., Hawick, Roxburghshire. Native of Langholm. Soldiers Effects: Mother: Agnes. La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie Fr 0066 Plot I Row F Grave 73 Southern Reporter 31-08-16 Page 5 Hawick & Langholm
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2015 5:17 am    Post subject: James Foster GH Reply with quote

James Foster Private S/10119 "B" Coy. 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Langholm,Dumfries e Dumfries 18 Killed in Action Somme, France 01/07/1916 Son of John and Elizabeth Foster, of Well Close, Langholm. Dumfriesshire. Soldiers Effects: John J. Mother: Elizabeth. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Gordon Cemetery, Mametz Fr 0331 Sp. Mem. B. 21
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John Graham L/Cpl S/13946 1st Gordon Highlanders b Glencaple,Dumfries e Berwick-on-Tweed Age 20 Killed in Action F&F 24/09/1917 Son of William and Agnes Graham, of The Constabulary Station, Langholm, Dumfriesshire. Soldiers Effects: Father: William. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 Panel 135 to 136 AJ 26-12-17 Page 4: Killed: Lochwinnoch.
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James Grieve Pte S/10115 1st Gordon Highlanders b Langholm, Dumfries e Aberdeen Age 23 Died of Wounds F & F 21/06/1917 Son of Thomas & Isabella Grieve, 39 Eskdaill St; Langholm. Soldiers Effects: Father: Thomas. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun Fr 0113 Plot III Row L Grave 44
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David Herries L/Cpl 242396 5th Gordon Highlanders b Langholm,Dumfries 18 Jul 1885 e Dumfries Age 31 Died of Wounds F&F 17/04/1917 Son of William Herries & Amelia Reid. Soldiers Effects: Father: William. Bro: William. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9
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James Jackson Pte 8514 1st Gordon Highlanders b Langholm,Dumfries e Langholm Age 29 Killed in Action F&F 18/11/1914 Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Jackson. Husband of Janet Corbett (formerly Jackson), of 10, Bright St., Hawick, Roxburghshire. Soldiers Effects: Widow Janet. Occ: Mill Worker. Ploegsteert Memorial M. R. 32 Panel 9 Dundee Courier 02-02-15 Page 5: Killed Hawick & Langholm
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Thomas Jackson Pte S/11608 8th/10th Gordon Highlanders b Canonbie, Dumfriesshire e Dumfries Age 21 Killed in Action F&F 31/07/1917 (Pilckem Ridge). Soldiers Effects: Sister: Ellen. Brother: Foster. Arthur. Walter. Son of John and Janet Jackson, of 10, Wapping Lane, Langholm, Dumfriesshire. 1901 Census: Whislawsede Cottage. Father's Occ: Cattleman on Farm. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38
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George Lawson – age 34 – Private (34531) 7th Battalion, Royal Scots.
George was a partner in a carting contractor business and was living in Drove Road, Langholm when he enlisted. He was wounded while serving with the 2nd Royal Scots and was evacuated to hospital in Sheffield in February 1917. He was posted to the 1/7th Royal Scots in Palestine but was drowned when the Troopship “Aragon” was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine UC34 as she waited to dock outside Alexandria Harbour.
Born 1883 in Middlebie, Dumfriesshire.
Son of Elizabeth (Lawson) White of Eaglesfield and step-son of George White who married in 1890 in Middlebie.
Killed by enemy action/Lost at Sea on 30 December 1917 and named on the Chatby Memorial, Egypt.
Also named on the Eaglesfield War Memorial and on the Kirtle Church memorial.
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