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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 7:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can anyone identify the remaining two casualties?

Pte. James Crawford, R.S.
Pte. David Kirk B.W.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

DelBoy wrote:
Can anyone identify the remaining two casualties?

Pte. James Crawford, R.S.
Pte. David Kirk B.W.

Derek.


Is this one?
CRAWFORD, JAMES
Rank:Private
Service No:39538
Date of Death:01/08/1918
Age:33
Regiment/Service:Royal Scots
13th Bn.
Grave ReferenceIIIA. A. 10.
CemeteryRAPERIE BRITISH CEMETERY, VILLEMONTOIRE
Additional Information:
Son of Andrew and Catherine Crawford, of Cupar, Fife; husband of the late Margaret Gilchrist Crawford.

I can't get into SNWM at the moment but the index shows he also served in the Black Watch
SDGW has born: Markinch res: Cupar
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

and maybe this is the other?

KIRK, D
Rank:Private
Service No:60161
Date of Death:23/03/1918
Regiment/Service:Royal Army Medical Corps
111th Field Amb
Grave ReferenceMarchelepot Brit. Cem. Mem. 77.
CemeteryROYE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
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SDGW has David Kirk born: Leslie res: Motherwell
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

DUNDEE COURIER: 03.05.1920

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:01 pm    Post subject: Peter Black Reply with quote

Peter Black was shot at dawn for desertion.He is also listed on the Newport memorial and Gordon Small`s book "The Newport on Tay and Wormit War Memorial" outlines how his friends campaigned to ensure that his name was on that memorial-against the original memorial committee`s wishes.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:02 pm    Post subject: Tablet Reply with quote

The tablet was executed by A Ramsay&Sons,Cupar.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 3:37 pm    Post subject: Re: Pte. Peter Black Reply with quote

DelBoy wrote:
Peter Black of the 7th Btn. Black Watch died of "other causes", whatever that means, aged 22.

CWGC
BLACK, PETER
Rank: Private
Service No: 6744
Date of Death: 18/09/1916
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1st/7th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. B. 1.
Cemetery: TROIS ARBRES CEMETERY, STEENWERCK


On the Newport thread there is a new post which shows the "other causes" of Private Black's death was being shot at dawn for desertion.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 5:42 pm    Post subject: Peter Grant, Sgt Royal Scots, & Brother Duncan Reply with quote

Peter Grant of the Royal Scots was Killed in Action on 24 March 1918 and is on the Flisk Memorial but he also had a younger brother who was Killed in Action on 24 March 1918 but is not on the memorial.

The one on the memorial is:
Sergeant Peter Grant born 20 Sep 1887 and served with 9th Battalion The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), Service Number 350017 and date of entry into France was 24 Feb 1915. He is reported as Killed in Action on the 24 March 1918 and Remembered at Pozieres Memorial, France.

His brother is:
Lance Corporal Duncan Grant born 27 Oct 1896 and served with 23rd Battalion Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment), Service Number 1279 and date of entry into France was 16 Nov 1915. He had then changed to 17th Battalion Royal Fusiliers with Service Number G/49265 and was reported as Killed in Action on the 24 March 1918 and remembered at Arras Memorial, France.

Their parents were William Grant, 1852-1936 and Elizabeth Amos, 1856-1933. Married 4 March 18887 at Whittinghame, Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 7:16 pm    Post subject: Kirk and Crawfords Reply with quote

The Kirks and Crawfords are all related through their Mother Catherine McQueen having been married on 15 May 1877 to John Kirk who died on 22 Oct 1879.
She then married Andrew Crawford on 29 May 1884.

Andrew Kirk, b 27 Jul 1877 served in the Black Watch at Perth 1901 Census and then Boer War and WW1. He survived and was a Pipe Major and then had a lot to do with the Boys Brigade at St Andrews.

David Kirk, b 19 Aug 1878 was also at Perth 1901 Census and then Boer War and WW1. The medal roll has him as DONALD. He died of wounds 19 May 1917 and is buried at III. J. 58. Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

John Kirk, b 10 Jan 1880 was also at Perth 1901 Census and then Boer War and WW1. He was a Sergeant and died of wounds on 12 Apr 1918 and is buried at I. A. 22. Pernes British Cemetery. Husband of Christina Harrow Kirk.

James Crawford, b 13 Apr 1885 was S/16347 Royal Higlanders and then 39538 with 13th Bn Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment. He was Killed in Action 1 Aug 1918 and is buried at IIIA. A. 10. Raperie British Cemetery, Villemontoire, Age 33. Husband of the late Margaret Gilchrist Crawford.

Alexander Crawford, b 16 Jul 1886 enlisted 18 Dec 1903 with the Royal Highlanders, No. 9696 and was Discharged 17 Sep 1915 as Sick. Para 392 XVI KR with rank of Corporal.
He was then registered dead Jun 1919 at York, Yorrkshire East Riding, Volume 9d Page 55.
He is buried at L33, Cupar New Cemetery, Fife. Date of death: 06/06/1919.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 23, 2015 11:30 pm    Post subject: Flisk War memorial and the Grant brothers Reply with quote

Peter and Duncan Grant are listed on a family headstone in Falkland Cemetery and are now named on the new memorial in Falkland on Brunton Green that was unveiled in November 2014.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 7:20 am    Post subject: Matthew J Smith L/cpl GH Reply with quote

Matthew Jarvie Smith Lance Corporal 1457 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Barony,Lanarkshire e Glasgow Age 21 Killed in Action Pas de Calais, France 25/09/1915 Son of George and Mary Smith, of 248, Paisley Rd., Glasgow. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119 Evening Times 26-10-15 Page 3: Photo
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