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DerekR
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 07, 2007 11:28 am    Post subject: Traquair Reply with quote

Traquair War Memorial

Located in the hamlet of Traquair and passed by the Southern Upland Way.

OS ref NT330347
UKNIWM Ref: 6043




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PostPosted: Sun Jan 07, 2007 11:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Of note is the name at the top of the memorial, The Hon. EDWARD WYNDHAM TENNANT, noted in his CWGC as "one of the war poets".
He is buried near his friend Raymond Asquith in Guillemont Road Cemetery in France.

http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=534742
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 19, 2007 10:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 19, 2007 11:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I stood, today, right next to the cross but even then, some names were hard to make out so I append a transcription which includes names, place of residence and unit.

Hon. E.W. Tennant - Glen - Lt. Grenadier Guards
Douglas O. Constable - Traquair - Lt. Grenadier Guards
George Bertram - Glen - Sgt. Royal Scots
Andrew R. Wood - Howford - Cpl. D.L.I.
Arthur Biggar - West Bold - H.L.I.
Thomas W. Brown - Kirkhouse - Royal Scots
Thomas C. Dalgliesh - Traquair - Royal Scots
George C. Freckleton - Kailzie - Seaforth Highlanders
William Hunter - Glen - Seaforth Highlanders
William Mathison - Glen - Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Peter McDonald - Glen - Royal Scots
Thomas Ritchie - Glen - Royal Scots
Robert C. Scott - Glen - Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Andrew Stewart - Orchard Mains - R.G.A.
Ralph Tait - Kailzie - Royal Scots
William Telfer - Glen - Army Cycle Corps
Hugh Wilson - Traquair - Royal Scots

1939-1945
Lt. R.B. Ballantyne - Cardrona - D.L.I.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 5:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My thanks to Andy for the following:




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PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 11:14 am    Post subject: Pte. George Cameron Freckleton Reply with quote

WW1
George C. Freckleton, Kailzie, Seaforth Highs

(Glasgow Herald 26th May 1915)
"Intimation has also been received that Private George Freckleton, Seaforth Highlanders, son of William Freckleton, water bailiff, Kailzie, has been posted as missing after the engagement of St Julien."

CWGC
FRECKLETON, G C
Rank: Private
Service No: 1196
Date of Death: 02/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: I. A. 1.
Cemetery: ROESELARE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: FRECKLETON
Firstname: George Cameron
Service Number: 1196
Date Death: 02/05/1915
Place of birth: Lauder Berwickshire
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TENNANT, THE HON EDWARD WYNDHAM
Initials: EW
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Grenadier Guards, 4th Bn
Date of Death: 22/9/1916
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of Edward Priaux, 1st Baron Glenconner and Lady Glenconner, (now Viscountess Grey of Falloden). One of the war poets.
Grave Reference: I B 18
Cemetery: Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont

Also named on Peebles War Memorial.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CONSTABLE, DO
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Grenadier Guards, 4th Bn
Date of Death: 25/9/1916
Age: 26
Additional Information: Son of Mr. G. W. W. Constable, of Traquair Bank , Innerleithen, Peeblesshire.
Grave Reference: VIII N 8
Cemetery: Guards' Cemetery, Lesboefs

Also named on Peebles War Memorial
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BERTRAM, G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Service Number: 14696
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 12th Bn
Date of Death: 14/7/1916
Grave Reference: Quarry Scottish Cemetery Mem
Cemetery: Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

Also named on Peebles War Memorial and Manor War Memorial.

His brother, William, is named on Manor and Peebles War Memorials..


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WOOD, ANDREW R
Initials: AR
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 18/913
Regiment/Service: Durham Light Infantry, 18th Bn
Date of Deat: 1/7/1916
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 14A and 15C
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial

Also named on Peebles War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BIGGAR, ARTHUR
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 40163
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 10th/11th Bn
Date of Death: 15/9/1916
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of Adam and Agnes Biggar, of Burnfoot, Hawick, Roxburghshire.
Grave Reference: VIII E 35
Cemetery: Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont

Also named on Peebles War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BROWN, THOMAS WILSON
Initials: TW
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 4255
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 9th Bn
Date of Death: 6/12/1916
Age: 24
Additional Information: Son of Edward and Marion Brown, of Kirkhouse, Innerleithen, Peeblesshire.
Grave Reference: I A 21
Cemetery: Courcelette British Cemetery

Also named on Peebles War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DALGLIESH, THOMAS CHALMERS
Initials: TC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 7700
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 1st/8th Bn
Date of Death: 19/10/1915
Age: 24
Additional Information: Son of William James and Catherine Dalgliesh, of Traquair Mill, Innerleithen, Peeblesshire.
Grave Reference: B 24
Cemetery: Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FRECKLETON, GC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 1196
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 2/5/1915
Grave Reference: I A 1
Cemetery: Roeselare Communal Cemetery

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