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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2015 2:31 pm    Post subject: James Craig GH Reply with quote

James Craig Pte S/8269 9th Gordon Highlanders b Dumfries e Glasgow Age 29 Died of Wounds F&F 27/09/1915 Son of Joseph Craig, Joiner and Margaret Craig, of East Cluden, Holywood, Dumfries. Occ: Singalman on the Caledonian Railway near Glasgow. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Two Brother also died George KOSB & Ernest Royal Scots MGC. MI 420 Holywood. Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery Fr 0178 Plot I Row A Grave 27 Dumfries & Galloway Standard 16-10-15 Page 3: Photo
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 9:44 am    Post subject: John Roddan MacKenzie GH Reply with quote

John Roddan MacKenzie Pte S/9452 1st Gordon Highlanders b Holywood, Dumfries e St.Pauls,London Age 27 Killed in Action F & F 02/03/1916 Son of John MacKenzie & Mary Roddan. Holywood MI 286. 1901 Census: McKenzie: Byrecroft, Kirkgunzeon. Father's Occ: Farmer. Soldiers Effects:Brother: Angus. Sister Jeanie B. Sister: Mary. Memorial - Burnfoot. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2016 3:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wright, Robert. Black Watch - Summerhill.

Robert Wright age 37 Private (S/7910) 10th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Robert was a ploughman when he enlisted in January 1915. He landed with his battalion at Boulogne in September 1915 but in November the battalion moved to Salonika in northern Greece. Robert died in hospital of enteric fever.
Born 1878 at Fairgirth Cottage, Colvend, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of John and Jane (Murphy) Wright, of Lochbank, Colvend. Husband of Mary Elizabeth (Bigham) Wright of Summerhill, Holywood Dumfriesshire, (later Mrs. Robert Murray of Rutherglen), who he married in 1904 at Colvend.
Died on Active Service on 18 August 1916 and buried in Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery, Greece.
Also named on the Colvend Parish War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is now WMR, ex UKNIWM, memorial 69545
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John Wright Cluckie Pte S/13154 1st Gordon Highlanders Holywood, Dumfries Dumfries 20 Killed in Action F & F 18/07/1916 Son of Andrew & Jant (nee Wright) Cluckie, Steilson Farm, Holywood. 1911 Census: 821/ 22/3 Dumfries. Age 15. Occ: Shoemaker with Dundee Equitable Co; Hihh St; Dumfries. Soldiers Effects: Father Andrew. Service Returns: 117/AF 13. Age 21. Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15B & 15C D&G Standard 30-08-16 P3 & 23-12-16 P4: Holywood
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