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PostPosted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 5:10 pm    Post subject: Peebles, Church of St. Peter, WW1 Reply with quote

Scottish Episcopal Church of St. Peter
Location: Eastgate, Peebles





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PostPosted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 5:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote







To the Honoured Memory of the Men of St. Peter’s
Who laid down their loves in the Great War

JAMES AMOS
ROBERT BOYD
JOHN DAVIDSON
JOHN FOSTER
ERIC GILLETT
ALBERT V. LAMB
ROBERT MULHOLLAND
WILFRED McGILL

And in gratitude for those who returned in peace.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 5:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

JAMES AMOS

CWGC:
Rank: Private
Service No: 799721
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry, 15th Bn.
Grave Reference: VII. B. 29
Cemetery: Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun
Additional Information: Son of William and Isabella Amos, 4 George Place, Peebles

SNWM:
Not listed.

Listed on Peebles Civic Memorial, see:
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=820&highlight=peebles

Canadian Attestation Papers:
134th Overseas Battalion C.E.F. (48th Highlanders)
No: 799721
Attested : 27th January 1916, Toronto
Present Address: 166 Broadview Avenue, Toronto
Next of Kin: Mother, Isabella Amos, 4 George Place, Peebles, Scotland
Born 17th February, 1893, Kent, England
Trade/Calling: Butcher
Marital Status: Single
Apparent Age: 22 years 11 months
Height: 5 ft 7 ½ ins
Complexion: Fair
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Brown
Distinctive Marks: Scar over right eye
Religious Denomination: Church of England
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 5:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ROBERT COGHILL BOYD

CWGC:
Rank: Private
Service No: 7386
Date of Death: 21st May 1915
Age: 19
Regiment: Royal Scots, 8th Bn.
Grave/Memorial: Wimereux Communal Cemetery, I. H. 21A
Additional Information: Son of William Andrew Boyd and Isabella Wilson Boyd, Peebles.

SNWM:
Born: Kinross
Rank: Private
Regiment: The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), 8th Bn.
Died of wounds: 21st May 1915

SDGW:
Rank: Private
Regiment: The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), 8th Bn.
Service No: 7386
Born: Kinross, Enlisted: Peebles
Died of wounds: 21st May 1915

MIC:
Private, 8th Royal Scots, No. 7386

Listed on Peebles Civic Memorial, see:
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=820&highlight=peebles

Service Record Details:
Attested at Peebles, 6th February 1913 (Territorials). No. 7386, 8th Bn. The Royal Scots
Born: Kinross, Residence: 35 Eastgate, Peebles
Age: 17 years 7 months
Trade/Calling: Millworker (Messrs. D. Ballantyne & Co.)
Height 5 feet 2 ins
Father: William Andrew Boyd Mother Isabella Johnston Wilson Boyd
Died of wounds at 14 General Hospital, Wimereux, 21st May 1915
Residences: 35 Eastgate, Peebles, 77 Northgate, Peebles and 28 Springwell Place, Edinburgh, at 29th April 1919)
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 5:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

JOHN DAVIDSON

CWGC:
Rank: Lieutenant & Quartermaster
Date of Death: 19th December 1915
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry, 13th Bn.,
Secondary Unit: 1st Royal Scots
Grave/Memorial: Peebles Cemetery, Lair 1308
Additional Information: Husband of Ann Hatton Davidson, ‘St. Elmo’, Kirkland Street, Peebles.

SNWM:
Rank: Hon. Lieutenant & Quartermaster
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry, 13th Bn.
Died: 19th December 1915

SDGW:
Rank: Hon. Lieutenant & Quartermaster
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry, 13th Bn.
Died: 19th December 1915

MIC:
Hon. Lieutenant, Quartermaster, Highland Light Infantry

Listed on Peebles Civic Memorial, see:
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=820&highlight=peebles

Peebles Cemetery, see (Page 2): http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/viewtopic.php?t=352&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=peebles&start=15&mforum=scottishwargraves
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 5:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

JOHN FOSTER

CWGC:
Rank: Private
Service No: 7470
Date of Death: 2nd December 1915
Age: 35
Regiment: Royal Scots, 8th Bn.
Grave/Memorial: Peebles Cemetery, Lair 2773
Additional Information: Son of Arthur and Margaret Foster. Husband of Julia Hay Foster, Fetter Esk Cottage, Penicuik. Born at Peebles.

SNWM:
Rank: Private
Regiment: The Royal Scots, Lothian Regiment, 8th Bn.
Service No: 7470
Died at Home, 2nd April 1915

SDGW:
Rank: Private
Regiment: The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), 8th Bn.
Service No: 7470
Born: Peebles, Residence: Peebles, Enlisted: Haddington
Died (at Home): 2nd December 1915

MIC:
Private, 8th Royal Scots, No: 7470

Service Record details:
Attested at Haddington, 4th August 1914, 8th Bn. Royal Scots (Territorials), No. 7470
Born 6th March 1881, Peebles
Age 33 years 6 months
Trade/Calling: Mason
Previously served 6th, Royal Scots (Volunteers)
Died 2nd December 1915 at Moorlands Red Cross Hospital, Peebles (Rheumatism, Pleurisy & Pneumonia)
Father: Arthur Foster
Wife: Julia Foster, 97 Northgate, Peebles (June 1920)
Additional addresses: 41 Northgate, Peebles and 4 Waterside, Peebles
Marriage: 8th June 1906, Edinburgh
Children: Arthur Foster, John Foster, Reginald Foster & Margaret Foster and step-son George Foster

Peebles Cemetery, see (Page 2): http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/viewtopic.php?t=352&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=peebles&start=15&mforum=scottishwargraves

Listed on Peebles Civic Memorial, see:
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=820&highlight=peebles
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 5:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

FREDERICK TREMLOW (ERIC) GILLETT

On some documentation middle name is Twemlow

CWGC:
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 22nd July 1916
Regiment: Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), 1st Bn.
Grave/Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 11C.

SDGW:
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant (T)
Regiment: Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent) Regiment, 1st Bn.
Killed in action 22nd July 1916

MIC:
Private, 5th Dragoon Guards, No. GS/3663
2nd Lieutenant, Royal West Kent Regiment
Father: F. Gillett Esq., Normanhurst, Upper Park Road, Bromley, Kent.
Died 22nd July 1916

Listed on Peebles Civic Memorial, see:
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=820&highlight=peebles

England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations):
Frederick Tremlow Gillett, 19 Elmfield Road, Bromley, Kent, 2nd Lieutenant, Royal West Kent Regiment died 22nd July 1916 in France. Administration London, 14th December 1916 to Fred Gillett, Outfitter. Effects £125.12s 11d.

Additional info found:
Frederick Tremlow Gillett, son of Fred Gillett and Dora Kate Taylor
Born July, August, September quarter,1895, Catford, Lewisham, Kent.
Father Fred became Mayor of Bromley 1917 – 1919 (see following Obituary, Bromley & Kentish Times, 1956)

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 5:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ALBERT VICKERS LAMB

CWGC:
Rank: Private
Service No: 43058*
Date of Death: 25th April 1918
Age: 23
Regiment: Royal Scots, ‘D’ Coy., 12th Bn.
Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 11 to 14 and 162
Additional Information: Son of Johnson Vickers Lamb and Ellen Lamb, 79 Rosetta Road, Peebles.

SNWM:
Rank: Private
Regiment: The Royal Scots, Lothian Regiment, 12th Bn.
Service No: 43059*
Killed in action, 25th April 1918

SDGW:
Rank: Private
Regiment: The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), 12th Bn.
Service No: 43050*
Residence: Peebles, Enlisted: Peebles
Killed in action, 25th April 1918

MIC:
Private, Royal Scots, No: 43058*

*Note: Number varies (SDGW: 43050, CWGC/MIC: 43058, SNWM: 43059)

Service Record details:
Attested at Peebles 26th November 1916, 8th Bn. Royal Scots, No. 7884 (43058)
Mobilized: 18th March 1916
Address: 79 Rosetta Road, Peebles
Age 20 years 5 months
Trade/Calling: Warehouseman
Height: 5 feet 2 ins
Father: Johnson V. Lamb, Mother: Ellen Lamb

Listed on Peebles Civic Memorial, see:
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=820&highlight=peebles
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ROBERT MULHOLLAND

CWGC:
Rank: Private
Service No: 7395
Date of Death: 16th May 1915
Age: 28
Regiment: Royal Scots, 8th Bn.
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, Panel 4
Additional Information: Son of Mr. & Mrs. Robert Mulholland, 1564 Locust Avenue, Long Beach, California, U.S.A.

SNWM:
Rank: Private
Regiment: The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment) 8th Bn.
Service No: 7395
Born: Antrim
Killed in action 16th May 1915

SDGW:
Rank: Private
Regiment: The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), 8th Bn.,
Service No: 7395
Born: Antrim, County Antrim, Residence: Peebles, Enlisted: Peebles
Killed in action 16th May 1915

MIC:
Private, 8th Royal Scots, No: 7395

Listed on Peebles Civic Memorial, see:
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=820&highlight=peebles

Service Record details:
Attested at Peebles 3rd November 1913, 8th Bn. Royal Scots (Territorial), No. 7395
Born: Antrim, Co. Antrim
Address: 73 Rosetta Road, Peebles
Age 27 years
Trade/Calling: Weaver (Messrs W. Thorburn Bros, Peebles)
Height: 5 feet 7½ ins
Father: Robert Mulholland, Mother: Martha Mulholland, 1574 Locust Ave., Long Beach, California, U.S.A.
Killed in action in the field 16th May 1915
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 5:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

(ROBERT) WILFRED McGILL

CWGC:
Rank: Private
Service No: S/5439
Date of Death: 9th May 1917
Age: 27
Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 10th Bn.
Memorial: Doiran Memorial
Additional Information: Son of Thomas McGill, Tweed Green, Peebles

SNWM:
Rank: Private
Regiment: The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 10th Bn.
Service No: S/5439
Born: Peebles
Killed in action 9th May 1917

SDGW:
Rank: Private
Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 10th Bn.
Service No: S/5439
Born: Peebles, Enlisted: Grangemouth
Killed in action 9th May 1917

Listed on Peebles Civic Memorial, see:
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:56 am    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 78864
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 27, 2018 5:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Item on how the Church will remember those named on its memorial covered in the local newspaper: https://www.peeblesshirenews.com/news/17009224.peebles-church-set-to-honour-its-fallen-heroes/
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for that Mike.

I've sent an e-mail to the address listed in the newspaper inviting them to have a look at page and also offering to share info/documentation etc.

Anne Smile
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