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PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 2:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

STUART, ALEXANDER DAVIDSON

Rank:
Lieutenant
Date of Death:
12/10/1917
Age:
31
Regiment/Service:
Seaforth Highlanders

7th Bn.
Awards:
M C
Panel Reference:
Panel 132 to 135 and 162A.
Memorial:
TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of Mrs. Jane Stuart, of 76, High St, North Berwick.
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PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 6:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

London Gazette 19 March 1918 Supplement: 30590 Page: 3610

T./Lt. Alexander Davidson Stuart, Sea. Highrs.
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in command of a company. He took over the front line under most trying conditions and a heavy barrage fire, setting a fine example to his men.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:25 am    Post subject: John A Shand Reply with quote

John A Shand Pte 37772 10/11th Highland Light Infantry b Grantown-On-Spey e Glencorse, Midlothian r North Berwick Age 41 Killed in Action F & F 22/03/1918 Son of William and Mary (nee Stewart) Shand, of Forres, Morayshire. Husband of Catherine Shand, of Castlemains, Gifford, East Lothian. War Memorial: Ramphlet. MI: Ed58. Soldiers Will 5 Pages. Rumaucourt Communal Cemetery Fr 1727 Sp. Mem. Edinkillie & North Berwick
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

W.K. Redpath, Sgt. M.M. Bar.

Named on the Melrose War Memorial in Roxburghshire as:
SERGT. W.K. REDPATH M.M. & BAR.

and on the Darnick Village, Melrose as:
SGT. W.K. REDPATH, M.M. & BAR. 1st CAM. Hrs.

Walter Kerr Redpath, Military Medal age 25 Sergeant (20370) 1st Company, Machine Gun Corps.
Walter was serving with the 1st Cameron Highlanders in Edinburgh at the outbreak of war and as Private (8684) he landed with his battalion at Le Havre on 14 August 1914. He transferred to the 1st MGC when it was formed in January 1916.
The announcement of Walter's Military Medal was made in September 1916, a month after his death, but I cannot trace the award of a second M.M.
Born 1891 in Walkerburn, Peebleshire. Son of the late Margaret (Kerr) Redpath (died 1891) and of John Redpath of Darnick, Melrose. Step-son of Jane (Hogarth or Smith) Redpath of North Berwick and of Montreal, Canada.
John and Jane married in 1894 in Edinburgh and by 1901 the family were living in North Berwick, East Lothian. John, Jane and their two youngest children, Thomas and John, emigrated to Canada in May 1911.
Killed in Action on 31 August 1916 and buried in Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France.
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