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Jedburgh - Capt. Edward Greaves McDougall - 8th Cameron Hld

 
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Ian M



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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 2:04 pm    Post subject: Jedburgh - Capt. Edward Greaves McDougall - 8th Cameron Hld Reply with quote



Located within the Parish Church, including two other private memorials.



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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 2:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MacDOUGALL, EDWARD GREAVES
Initials: E G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Date of Death: between 26/09/1915 and 27/09/1915
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 119 to 124.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 5:24 pm    Post subject: McDougall, Edward Greaves. Reply with quote

McDougall was wrongly spelled originally, I have now corrected same.
Memorial says 8th Battalion, or have I misread it also.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 5:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No you haven't read it wrongly Ian - the plaque does say 8th.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:53 am    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 69223
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Named on the Jedburgh War Memorial as:

McDOUGALL, E. G. CAPT. CAM. H.
Edward Greaves MacDougall age 38 Captain, 6th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders.
Edward was educated at George Watson's College in Edinburgh before joining the Glasgow office of the Scottish Provident Institution where he became an inspector of agencies throughout the West of Scotland. He was living at 26 Windsor Terrace, Kelvinside in Glasgow when, at the outbreak of war, he enlisted as Lance Corporal (2901) in the 1/9th (Highlanders) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry but he was commissioned as a temporary Captain in the 8th (Reserve) Battalion of the Cameron Highlanders in January 1915. He landed with the 6th Battalion at Boulogne in July 1915 but was killed two months later during the battle at Loos.
Born 1877 in Jedburgh. Son of the late Margaret (Allan) McDougall (died 1888) and of the late Provost John McDougall (died 1915) of Boundary Bank, Jedburgh. He named his sister Ella McDougall of The Nest, Jedburgh as his legatee.
Missing in Action between 26 and 27 September 1915 and named on the Loos Memorial, France.
Also named on the George Watsons's College memorial and on the Glasgow Roll of Honour.
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