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Peebles Silver Band WW1 Memorial

 
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DerekR
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 28, 2014 6:06 pm    Post subject: Peebles Silver Band WW1 Memorial Reply with quote

Peebles Silver Band WW1 Memorial.

Located in the Peebles Band room which is the upper room in the old town hall on the High Street in Peebles.

My thanks to Mark Douglas and Ruth Holmes for the photo and information.


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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Mon Apr 28, 2014 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dumfries & Galloway Standard of 14/8/1918 page 3.

Mr Alexander Brockie of 10 Church St. Maxwelltown received official intimation on Saturday that his youngest son Private John Brockie, Royal Scots has died in a Casualty Clearing Station in France.........
(This is Pte. 353401 1/9th Royal Scots DoD 6/8/1918. Born Peebles)
Mr Brockie's eldest son Private James Brockie, Royal Scots died at Edinburgh Castle in November 1917.
(This is Pte. 48757 3rd Royal Scots DoD 7/11/1917 - CWG Peebles Cemetery )
Another son Private Willie Brockie, Royal Flying Corps has been in the army for 14 years having served 11 years in India and in France since the beginning of the war. He has been wounded twice, in March 1915 and again in February 1916. (Pte.610 2nd Royal Highlanders. Pte 121957 RFC)
Private Alexander Brockie, another son serving with the Royal Scots, was a Territorial at Peebles and has been in France since the beginning of the war. He was wounded in 1914 at Mons. (Possibly Pte.335043 8th Royal Scots)
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PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2018 5:30 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 76044
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BROWN, JOSEPH
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 335177
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 1st/9th Bn
Date of Death: 1/8/1918
Additional Information: Husband of M. Brown, of Polton Cottage, Polton, Midlothian.
Grave Reference: II C 5
Memorial: Raperie British Cemetery, Villemontoire

Also named on Peebles and Polton War Memorials.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: COOK, ERNEST JOHN
Initial: EJ
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 7712
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 1st/8th Bn
Date of Death: 22/5/1916
Age: 36
Additional Information: Husband of Elizabeth Cook, of Pern Rd., Innerleithen, Peeblesshire.
Grave Reference: I E 7
Cemetery: Maroeuil British Cemetery

Also named on Peebles War Memorial and Peebles Old Parish Church Memorial.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MCLEMAN, JOSEPH
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 202529
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 5th Bn
Date of Death: 5/11/1916
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. McLeman, of Avoch Cottage, Deanpark, Peebles.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 4D
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial

Also named on Peebles War Memorial and Peebles Old Parish Church Memorial.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MOFFAT, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 7493
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 8th Bn
Date of Death: 16/5/1915
Panel Reference: Panel 4
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial

Also named on Peebles War Memorial and Peebles Old Parish Church Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PHILP, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 31393
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 28/6/1919
Age: 36
Additional Information: Husband of Annie Philp, of 7, Venlaw Court, Peebles.
Grave Reference: 2922
Cemetery: Peebles Cemetery

and his brother:

Name: PHILP, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Service Number: 12295
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 12th Bn
Panel Reference: Panel 10 to 13
Memorial: Loos Memorial

Both are also named on Peebles War Memorial and Peebles Old Parish Church Memorial.
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