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PostPosted: Thu May 30, 2019 6:30 am    Post subject: Re: James P Brownlie GH Reply with quote

anne park wrote:
James Philip Brownlie Private S/6709 8th Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Leicester e Kelso Age 26 Killed in Action West-Vlaanderen, Belgium 12/12/1915 Husband of Mrs. Jane Prentice (formerly Brownlie), of 5, Union St., Kelso. Short Service: 8 Pages. Occ: Slater. Address: 5 Union St; Kelso. Mother: Ellen. Soldiers Died has Brownlee. Soldiers Effects: Widow: Jane. Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Zillebeke B 127 Plot I Row H Grave 15 Galashiels & Kelso


Named on the Kelso War Memorial as:

PTE. JAMES BROWNLIE.
Note: military records have Brownlie, civil records have Brownlee.
James Philip Brownlie age 26 Private (S/6709) 8th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
James was a slater when he enlisted in October 1914. He landed with the 9th Battalion in France in July 1915 and was transferred to the 8th Battalion.
Born 1889 in Leicester as Brownlee. Son of Adam Brownlee (died 1907) and Ellen (Dodds) Brownlee of Galashiels, Selkirkshire. Husband of Jeanie or Jane (Amos) Brownlee (from 1917 Mrs. James Prentice) of 5 Union Street, Kelso who he married in 1910 in Galashiels, Selkirkshire.
Killed in Action on 12 December 1915 and buried in Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) Belgium.
Also named on the Kelso Trinity Church memorial as James P. Brownlie, and on the Galashiels Roll of Honour as James P. Brownlee.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PTE. ROBERT ORMISTON [KOSB PANEL]

Named on the Jedburgh War Memorial in Roxburghshire as:

ORMISTON, ROBT. PTE. K. O. S. B.
Robert Ormiston age 22 Private (12354) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Robert was employed by Messrs James Boyd & Son, Manufacturers, in Jedburgh when he enlisted in 1914. He landed with his battalion at Boulogne in May 1915 but he was killed by a sniper three months later.
Born 1893 in Galashiels, Selkirkshire. Son of the late Janet (Johnstone) Ormiston (died 1900) and of the late Charles Cowan Ormiston of Galashiels (died 1908) Brother of Mrs Elizabeth Bertram of 26 Queen Street, Galashiels who he named as his legatee.
Killed in Action on 4 August 1915 and buried in Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue, France.
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