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PostPosted: Sun Feb 28, 2016 6:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

(Possibly) Thomas TODD

CWGC:
Rank: Private
Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 1st/7th Battalion
No: 202429
Date of Death: 20th July 1918
Age: 36
Buried: Marfaux British Cemetery,, Grev Ref: VIII. J. 7
Additional Information: Son of David Todd. Husband of Annie Campbell Clark (formerly Todd), Milton Cottage, Cardross Estate, Port of Menteith.

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Rank: Private
Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 7th Bn.
No: 202429
Place of Birth: Beath, Fife
Date of Death: 20th July 1918
Place of Death: France & Flanders
Cause of Death: Killed in action

Commemorated: Cowdenbeath Civic Memorial

MIC: Thomas M. Todd, Private, Royal Highlanders, Nos. 4323, S/40053 & 202429

SDGW: Private Thomas Todd, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 7th (Fife) Bn. (Territorial), No. 202429
Born Beath, Fife. Enlisted Cowdenbeath. Killed in action 20th July 1918.

Soldiers Effects: Thomas Todd, Private, 1/7th Royal Highlanders, No. 202429.. Killed in action in France 20th July 1918. Widow/Sole Legatee: Annie.

Marriage Certificate: At 33 Kenmore Street, Aberfoyle on 1st June 1914
Thomas Todd, age 28, Miner, residing at Rowan Cottage, Cowdenbeath
Son of David Todd, Railway Guard and Maggie Brown (both deceased)
Annie Campbell, age 25, Domestic Servant, residing at 33 Kenmore Street, Aberfoyle
Daughter of Neil Campbell, Carter (eceased) and Ann Kerr, formerly Campbell nee McGregor
Witnesses: Mr. William Todd & Jeanie McEwen

1891 Census, Living at Cowdenbeath Old Farm, Beath, Fife (transcription)
Father David Todd, age 34, Railway Yardsman, born c1857, Beath, Fife
Mother Margaret Todd, age 28, born c1863, Carnock, Fife
Children: Alexander Todd, age 6, Scholar, born c1885, Beath, Fife
Thomas Todd, age 5, Scholar, born c1886, Beath, Fife
David Todd, age 3, born c1888, Beath, Fife
James Todd, age 1, born c1890, Beath, Fife
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PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2016 6:58 am    Post subject: Henry Fairley Pte GH Reply with quote

Henry Fairley Pte S/11681 8th/10th Gordon Highlanders b Cowdenbeath, Fife e Glasgow Killed in Action F&F 10/04/1917 Son of Bernard & Mary Ann Fairley. Soldiers Effects: Mo Mary A. Beath Old Cemetery and Mossgreen Cemetery. Arras Memoiral M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9 AJ 20-05-17 P4: Cowdenbeath
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

SAMUEL H. TURNBULL.

Named on the Denholm War Memorial near Hawick, Roxburghshire as:

SAML. H. TURNBULL PTE. RL. HIGHRS.
Samuel Horace Turnbull – age 34 – Private (290443) 8th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
In 1901 Samuel was an apprentice engine fitter in Lasswade, Midlothian and by 1911 he was a coal miner, living with his wife and family in Cowdenbeath, Fife. He was working at Raith Colliery and living in Auchtertool, Fife when he enlisted at Burntisland, Fife.
Born 1883 in Cheetham, Prestwich, Lancashire. Son of Robert Scott Turnbull and Hanna Maria (Whiteley) Turnbull of Denholm, Hawick.
Husband of Jessie (Robertson) Turnbull who he married in 1907 in Newcraighall, Midlothian. Later she became Mrs William Connor of 18 Landale Terrace, Auchtertool, Cowdenbeath, Fife when she married in 1919 at Lasswade, Midlothian.
Killed in Action on 19 July 1918 and buried in Meteren Military Cemetery, France.
Also named on the Auchtertool Parish War Memorial.

His eldest son Robert was killed in WW2 and is named on the Cowdenbeath WW2 Memorial
Robert Turnbull – age 33 – Sergeant (2755454) 7th Battalion, Black Watch who died between 23 and 24 October 1942 and who is buried in El Alamein Cemetery, Egypt
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 6:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Private Robert Horsburgh, 9564, 1st Bn. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Born 8 May 1886 at Cowdenbeath to parents James and Isabella Horsburgh.

He was killed in action on 29 September 1914.

Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Bay 37 Stone EE
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2024 1:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: Henry Anderson
Rank: Private
Service No: S/23126
Date of death: 17th November 1917 aged 21
Unit: 8th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders
Memorial: Level Crossing Cemetery, Fampoux
Additional notes: Son of David Thomson Anderson and Margaret S Anderson of New Houses, Stenhouse Street Cowdenbeath
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2024 3:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

R. BAPTIE - should be H BAPTIE (R replaced by H in renovations)

This man's name has been included on a new (2022/23)plaque next to the Prestonpans War Memorial in East Lothian.
By 1901 the family were in Cowdenbeath and Henry was brought up there, married there and enlisted from there.

HENRY POW BAPTIE – age 22 – Sergeant (1571) 7th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Born 1894 in Prestonpans. Son of Charles and Isabella Baptie of Gordon Street, Cowdenbeath. Husband of Margaret (Cowan) Baptie of Cowdenbeath, Fife who he married in 1915 in Cowdenbeath.
Killed in Action on 13 November 1916 and buried in Mailly Wood Cemetery, Mailly-Maillet, France.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2024 12:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: John Adams
Rank: Private
Service No: S/12328
Date of death: 22nd February 1917
Unit: 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders
Memorial: Amara War Cemetery
Additional notes: Son of Jane Adams of Cowdenbeath
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2024 12:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: William Adamson
Rank: Private
Service No: 40140
Date of death: 9th April 1917
Unit: 11th Battalion Royal Scots
Memorial: Arras Memorial
Additional notes: Son of John Adamson of Cowdenbeath
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2024 1:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: David Adie
Rank: Private
Service No: 431
Date of death: 25th September 1915
Unit: 11th Battalion Highland Light Infantry
Memorial: Loos Memorial
Additional notes: Son of Robert Adie of Cowdenbeath
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2024 1:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: William Aitken
Rank: Private
Service No: 24792
Date of death: 1st December 1916 aged 38
Unit: 17th Battalion Royal Scots
Memorial: Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery
Additional notes: Son of Thomas and Annie Aitken
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2024 11:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: Frank Anderson
Rank: Private
Service No: S/13444
Date of death: 27th July 1918 aged 32
Unit: 1st/5th Battalion Gordon Highlanders
Memorial: Buzancy Military Cemetery
Additional notes: Son of David and Margaret Anderson of New Houses, Stenhouse Street, Cowdenbeath. Brother of John Anderson
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2024 12:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: John Anderson
Rank: Private
Service No: S/13445
Date of death: 23rd April 1917 aged 34
Unit: 8th/10th Battalion Gordon Highlanders
Memorial: Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery
Additional notes: Son of David and Margaret Anderson. Husband of Catherine Marion Anderson of Halbeath, Dunfermline. Brother of Frank Anderson
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2024 12:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: Joseph Anderson
Rank: Private
Service No: 7376
Date of death: 30th October 1914 aged 32
Unit: 1st Battalion Black Watch
Memorial: Ypres Menin Gate Memorial
Additional notes: Son of the late Mr and Mrs W Anderson
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2024 12:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: Robert Anderson
Rank: Private
Service No: 15367
Date of death: 4th July 1917 aged 24
Unit: 2nd Battalion Scots Guards
Memorial: Duhallow ADS Cemetery
Additional notes: Son of John and Grace Anderson of 6 Windmaill Street, Edinburgh. Born at Cowdenbeath
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Name: Andrew Archibald
Rank: Gunner
Service No: 121241
Date of death: 15th January 1917 aged 25
Unit: 10th Depot Company Royal Garrison Artillery
Memorial: Beath Old Cemetery
Additional notes: Husband of Susan Archibald of 203 Stenhouse Street Cowdenbeath
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