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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 2:31 am    Post subject: Cpl. John Reid Reply with quote

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Reid, John, Sgt., 1st Seaforth Highlanders.

(Glasgow Herald 2nd June 1915)
"The death is officially announced of Sergeant John Reid, 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, who fell in action on May 9. He was 30 years of age, and leaves a widow who resides at Robertson's Buildings, Dunkeld Road. He enlisted when 15 years of age, and spent nine years in the Army. Reid belonged to Perth, and worked as a Postman in the city."

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REID, JOHN
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 8411
Date of Death: 09/05/1915
Age: 30
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 38 and 39.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Husband of Mrs. Janet Reid, of 4, Rose Terrace, Perth.

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Surname: REID
Firstname: John
Service Number: 8411
Date Death: 09/05/1915
Place of birth: Perth
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Cpl
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 2:54 am    Post subject: Pte. Thomas Doris Reply with quote

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Doris, Thomas, Pte., 2nd Gordon Highlanders

The article gets forename and age wrong, but still the same man.

(Glasgow Herald 2nd June 1915)
"The death is officially announced of John Dorris, Gordon Highlanders, whose parents reside at 12 Meal Vennel, Perth. Dorris received his wounds on May 9, and succumbed in a hospital at Bolougne on May 24. He was 19 years of age, and enlisted in the Gordons at the beginning of the war."

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DORIS, T
Rank: Private
Service No: S/8274
Date of Death: 25/05/1915
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: VIII. D. 47.
Cemetery: BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Bernard and Mary Doris of 12, Meal Wennel, Perth.

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Surname: DORIS
Firstname: Thomas
Service Number: S/8274
Date Death: 25/05/1915
Place of birth: Perth
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 3:23 am    Post subject: L.Cpl. John Donaldson Reply with quote

Donaldson, John, Pte. 1st Black Watch

(Glasgow Herald 7th June 1915)
"The death is officially reported of Private John Donaldson, Black Watch, whose married sister resides at Goodlyburn Terrace, Perth. Private Donaldson, who was about 44 years of age, joined the Black Watch about 17 years ago. He served through the South African campaign. On leaving the army as a Reservist Donaldson served as a Police constable in Glasgow, but he was working as a bushman in Australia at the outbreak of war."

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DONALDSON, JOHN
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 7384
Date of Death: 09/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panels 24 to 26.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: DONALDSON
Firstname: John
Service Number: 7384
Date Death: 09/05/1915
Place of birth: Aberfeldy Perthshire
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: L Cpl
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 10:15 am    Post subject: Thomas Doris update of info Reply with quote

Thomas Doris Private S/8274 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Perth 17/11/1890 e Perth Age 24 Killed in Action Pas de Calais, France 25/05/1915 Son of Bernard and Mary Doris of 12, Meal Wennel, Perth. Mother: Mary Lynch. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Boulogne Eastern Cemetery Fr 0102 Plot VIII Row D Grave 47 Glasgow Herald 2-6-15
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 5:15 pm    Post subject: R James Bruce MacDonald 8/10th GH Reply with quote

James Bruce MacDonald Pte S/1640 8th/10th Gordon Highlanders b Newcastle e Dumbarton Age 26 Died of Wounds F&F 10/09/1916 Son of Robert MacDonald, 12 Tay St; Perth. Father's Occ: Firemaster of Perth Fire Brigade. Soldiers Effects: Fa: Robert. Mo: Margaret. (Ann Bruce) Sis: Mrs Kate Tough. Some records have Robert James Bruce MacDonald. Occ: Moulder. Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l'abbe Fr 0833 Plot IV Row C Grave 18 Dundee Courier 21-9-16 Page 4
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2016 7:46 am    Post subject: Arthur Midgley Reply with quote

Arthur Midgley 2nd Lt 9th Machine Gun Corps attd 11th Gordon Highlanders b England Age 28 Died of Wounds F & F 15/07/1916 Son of Fred and Alice Ann (Scholfield) Midgley, of Walsden, nr. Todmorden, Yorks. Educated Sharp's Institution. Also Perth Academy. Father Singing Master. Brother Albert also died. 1891 Census: 25 James St, Perth. 1901 Census: 18 King St; Perth. Will Probate 29 Nov 1916: Died Mametz Wood. Occ: Employed General Accident Insurance. Organist at Maxwelltown Parish Church. La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie Fr 0066 Plot I Row B Grave 43 Dundee Evening Telegraph 21-07-16 P1 Dumfries St Johns Church & Perth & Perth Academy.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 5:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WM Ref: 58770
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PostPosted: Wed May 25, 2016 5:41 pm    Post subject: William Davidson GH Reply with quote

William Davidson Pte S/21425 1st Gordon Highlanders b Perth e Perth Age 19 Killed in Action F&F 15/06/1918 Son of Alexander and Margaret Davidson of 49, Glasgow Rd., Perth. Soldiers Will 3 Pages. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119 The Scotsman 24-07-18 P7: Perth
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:45 am    Post subject: William Davidson GH Reply with quote

William Davidson Pte S/21425 1st Gordon Highlanders b Perth e Perth Age 19 Killed in Action F&F 15/06/1918 Son of Alexander and Margaret Davidson of 49, Glasgow Rd., Perth. Soldiers Will 3 Pages. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119 The Scotsman 24-07-18 P7: Perth
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:17 am    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) report Reply with quote

There are 5 discrete memorials here-
1. The Shrine WMR 58770
2. The Golden Book WMR 58771
3. The Lord Duffy Window WMR 82938
4. The 3 Light Window WMR 82939
5. The Lord Forteviot Window WMR 82940
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