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Mike Morley



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Location: Roberton, Lanarkshire

PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WATSON, JF
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 295933
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 12th (Ayr and Lanark Yeomanry) Bn
Date of Death: 2/8/1917
Additional Information: Nephew of Miss A. Fairbairn, of Hall St., Walkerburn, Peeblesshire.
Grave Reference: E 22
Cmetery: Kantara War Memorial Cemetery

and his brother:

Name: WATSON, W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 43111
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 23/10/1916
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 6D and 7D
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial

Also named on Peebles War Memorial
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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WATSON, WILLIAM D
Initials: WD
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Service Number: S/10874
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders, 5th Bn, "A" Coy
Date of Death: 25/9/1915
Age: 22
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Watson, of Rosebank Cottage, Walkerburn, Peeblesshire. A University Student.
Panel Reference: Panel 119 to 124
Memorial: Loos Memorial

Also named on Peebles War Memorial and Edinburgh Old College Memorial.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BRUNTON, GEORGE KINNON
Initials: GK
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 3056663
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 8th Bn
Date of Death: 18/2/1944
Age: 32
Nationality: Son of Thomas Brunton and of Margaret Brunton, of Walkerburn.
Grave Reference: Sec F, Grave 1753
Cemetery: Innerleithen Cemetery

Also named on Peebles War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: COCKBURN, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 14226322
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers, 6th Bn
Date of Death: 16/7/1944
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of John and Agnes Cockburn, of Walkerburn, Peebleshire.
Grave Reference: IV E 12
Cemetery: St Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux

Also named on Peebles War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: COCKBURN, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 972168
Regiment/Service: Royal Horse Artillery, 11 (Honourable Artillery Coy) Regt
Date of Death: 7/11/1942
Age: 26
Additional Information: Son of John and Agnes Cockburn, of Walkerburn, Peebleshire.
Panel Reference: Column 13
Memorial: Alamein Memorial

Also named on Peebles War Memorial
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DAVIDSON, ANDREW
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 2765851
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers, 6th Bn
Date of Death: 1/1/1945
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of Andrew Laing Davidson and Helene Brown Davidson, of Walkerburn, Peeblesshire.
Grave Reference: II F 7
Cemetery: Mierlo War Cemetery

Also named on Peebles War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: INGLIS, GEORGE LUNN
Initials: GL
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Service Number: 3193306
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers, 6th Bn
Date of Death: 9/2/1945
Age: 28
Additional Information:Son of John and Allison D. M. Inglis, of Walkerburn, Peeblesshire.
Grave Reference: 58 G 13
Cemetery: Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

Also named on Peebles War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 8:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LEES, JAMES SYKES
Initials: JS
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Company Sergeant Major
Service Number: PO/X 1707
Regiment/Service: Royal Marines, No 41 RM Commando
Awards: MM
Date of Death: 4/6/1945
Grave Reference: 62 C 11
Cemetery: Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

Southern Reporter 8/11/1945: Notification has been received of the posthumous award of the Military Medal to CSM J S Lees, Royal Marines, son of Mrs George Lees, Tweedholm Avenue, Walkerburn. CSM Lees was a Regular, and had been on active service in various theatres. He was twice wounded. He died from injuries in an accident in North West Europe on June 4 last. No details of the citation have yet been notified, but a letter has been received which says that, "by his courageous actions and leadership he has added lustre to the corps, and we, his comrades, would like to say how proud we are of his achievement".

and his brother:

Name: LEES, THOMAS HISLOP
Initials: TH
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 3056661
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 8th Bn
Date of Death: 26/10/1945
Age: 29
Additional Information: Son of George and Mary Lees, of Walkerburn; husband of Mary Rodger Lees.
Grave Reference: Sec F Grave 1803
Cemetery: Innerleithen Cemetery

Southern Reporter 1/11/1945: The death has taken place at Edenhall Cemetery, Musselburgh, of Private T H Lees, 8th Royal Scots, who was severely wounded in July 1944 in the fighting near Caen. Private Lees is the second son of Mrs George Lees, Tweedholm Avenue, Walkerburn, to die as a result of war wounds. His two surviving brothers have also been wounded, one seriously. Private Lees leaves a wife and baby girl.

Both are also named on Peebles War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH, ROBERT TURNER
Initials: RT
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 3056669
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 8th Bn
Date of Death: 13/6/1941
Age: 23
Additional Information: Son of William and Jean Turner Smith, of Walkerburn.
Grave Reference: Sec A, Grave 361
Cemetery: Innerleithen Cemetery

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: STRACHAN, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 14487470
Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 10th Bn
Date of Death:13/6/1945
Age: 18
Additional Information: Son of John and Agnes Smith Strachan, of Walkerburn.
Grave Reference: Sec F, Grave 1776
Cemetery: Innerleithen Cemetery

Also named on Peebles War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TAIT, JOHN BROWN
Initials: JB
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Service Number: 984659
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 10/4/1941
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tait, of Walkerburn.
Grave Reference: Sec E, Grave 1675
Cemetery: Innerleithen Cemetery

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WATSON, TOM
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 3056664
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Date of Death: 14/9/1944
Age: 30
Additional Information: Son of George and Mary Blake Watson; husband of Christina Watson, of Innerleithen, Peeblesshire.
Grave Reference: I A 1
Cemetery: Kasterlee War Cemetery

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