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Richard Bain



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Location: Cumnock, Ayrshire

PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 8:17 pm    Post subject: New Cumnock, Bank School Reply with quote

(Post edited by Spoons to move Castle Primary school plaques to their own threads). The one below belongs to the now defunct Bank School. The memorial sits in a small garden beside the school house 1 mile west of the village on the B 741 to Dalmellington. It is at NS 599125.



Lists of names and more information can be found at

www.newcumnock-warmemorials.org.uk

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jamiemcginlay



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 9:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great photos Richard, hope you don't mind if I add a close up of the names on the Bank School Lads.


New Cumnock - Bank School Lads

WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
Armstrong Andrew
Brown Matthew
Campbell Matthew
Clapperton Robert
Collins William
Crolley Maitland
Davidson Thomas
Dick Thomas S.
Gray Nisbet
Hart Andrew
Hill William
Hunter William
Jarvie John
Kerr James
Martin Robert
Martin Robert
McClymont David
McCulloch James
McSephney David
Melvin John B.
Millar George
Murray Robert
Nisbet John
Rorrison Alexander
Samson Hugh
Seaton Robert S.
Sloan George
Stevenson James
Sweden Alexander
Telfer Richard
Trotter David
Watters Matthew
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spoons



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 8:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I will move the Castle Primary school plaques to 2 new threads and rename this one to Bank School. One memorial per thread.

Here are some extra pics



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 8:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not listed on UKNIWM
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teddy



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Location: Penpont, Dumfriesshire

PostPosted: Mon Oct 04, 2010 4:15 pm    Post subject: New Cumnock, Bank School Reply with quote

This memorial was erected in front of Bank School, unveiled on 20/8/1923.
It is of grey Scotch Grantie and weights nearly 2 ton. A piece of Celtic ornamentation is carved on the front. Designed and erected by Beattie & Co., Carlisle.
Information collected from Beattie Log Book in July 2010.
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A Beattie



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 14, 2015 1:24 pm    Post subject: WW1 - L/Cpl. David McSEPHNEY, R.S.F. Reply with quote

Also listed on Kilmarnock War Memorial - panel 4.
Details :- http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?p=69590#69590

CWGC - McSEPHNEY, David
Rank: Lance Corporal.
Service No: 34947
Date of Death: 26/03/1918. Age: 31.
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 34 and 35. (Stone 34.)
Memorial: POZIERES MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Richard and Elizabeth McSephney, of 5, East Shaw St., Kilmarnock.

Born New Cumnock; enlisted New Cumnock.

1901 Census records McSephney family living at 18, Craigbank, New Cumnock. Head of household Richard McSephney (37), Coal Miner, born Dalmellington; Jane McSephney (41), wife, born Sanquhar, Dumfriess. David McSephney is the eldest child in family at 14, labourer.

Every other name is in alphabetical order. He was very nearly forgotten, or so it would appear. Well done to he/she who did the right thing.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:39 am    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 76560
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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

JOHN JARVIE - not a "school lad" but a teacher.

Named on the Canonbie War Memorial in Dumfriesshire as:

SEC. LIEUT. JOHN JARVIE K.O.S.B.
John Jarvie age 30 Second Lieutenant, 7th/8th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
John was headmaster at Glenzier School, Canonbie when he enlisted as Sergeant (21287) in the 13th Royal Scots in early 1915. He landed with his battalion in France in July 1915 and was promoted to Company Sergeant Major before he was commissioned in the KOSB in November 1916. He began his teaching career in Kilsyth Academy in Stirlingshire and then moved to Bank School in New Cumnock, Ayrshire before coming to Canonbie in September 1913. John died of multiple wounds in the 12th Stationary Hospital at St. Pol.
Born 1886 in Bainsford, Falkirk, Stirlingshire. Son of Archibald and Agnes Brechin (Myles) Jarvie, of Craigmarloch, Kilsyth, Stirlingshire. Husband of Jessie Foster (Gillespie) Jarvie of Ingleston, New Cumnock, Ayrshire who he married in 1913 in New Cumnock.
Died of Wounds on 17 April 1917 and buried in St. Pol Communal Cemetery Extension, France.
Also named on the Kilsyth Burgh War Memorial, on the near-by Banton Village War Memorial, on the Bank School memorial in New Cumnock and on an individual memorial formerly in Glenzier School, Canonbie.
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