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

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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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PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A WW2 name:

Named on the Jedburgh War Memorial in Roxburghshire as:

LESLIE, ROBERT L. CPL. K. O. S. B.
Robert Leslie – age 25 – Lance Corporal (14278918) 9th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Robert had been a policeman with the Roxburghshire Constabulary in Jedburgh for three years when he enlisted in September 1942. He had previously been in the grocery trade. The 9th KOSB were on coastal defence duties in the Norfolk area when Robert died in an accident in Norwich.
Born 1917 in Galashiels, Selkirkshire. Son of James and Marion (Buchanan) Leslie of Galashiels. Husband of Janet Slight (Hay) Leslie of Galashiels who he married in 1942 in Galashiels.
Died on Service on 3 June 1943 and buried in Galashiels (Eastlands) Cemetery, Selkirkshire.
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THOMAS A. HENDERSON.

Named on the Gattonside Village War Memorial, Melrose, Roxburghshire as:

THOMAS HENDERSON.
Thomas Henderson – age 25 – Lance Corporal (25059) 1st Battalion, Cameron Highlanders.
Thomas was a butcher in Galashiels when he married in 1912. He enlisted as Private (4/145126) in the Army Service Corps but was transferred to the Camerons in France.
Born 1893 in Melrose as Thomas Archibald Henderson. Son of Jessie Hall (Henderson) Inglis and step-son of George Inglis of Abbotsmeadow, Gattonside who had married 1899 in Corstorphine, Edinburgh. Husband of Janet Bain (Renton) Henderson, of 6 Stirling Place, Galashiels.
Killed in Action on 18 September 1918 and buried in Bellicourt British Cemetery, Aisne, France.
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THOMAS SCOTT [SCOTS GUARDS]

Thomas Scott – age 28 – Private (9605) Scots Guards.
Thomas was a stone mason and was working in Edinburgh when he enlisted in August 1914. He was at Wellington Barracks in London when his daughter was born in New Cove, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire in December 1914 and he joined the 2nd Scots Guards in France in February 1915. He served throughout the war and was with the 1st Scots Guards when he was granted leave as his daughter Thomasina, aged almost 4, had died of influenza on 11 November 1918. Thomas contracted the same illness and died at New Cove just over two weeks later.
Born 1890 in Galashiels, Selkirkshire.
In 1901 Thomas, age 10, and his family were in Melrose and from 1904 the family were at Valley View, Gattonside, Melrose.
Son of Andrew and Agnes (Nichol) Scott of Victoria Street, Galashiels.
Husband of Elizabeth (Mills) Scott of Cove Farm, Cockburnspath who he married in 1917 in Cockburnspath.
Died on Service on 22 November 1918 and buried in Cockburnspath Parish Churchyard, Berwickshire. (CWG)
Also named on the Gattonside Village War Memorial, on the Melrose War Memorial, on the Free Church memorial in Melrose and on the Cockburnspath Parish War Memorial
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ROBERT L. BRYDON [ROYAL SCOTS]

Named on the Yarrow Parish War Memorial in Selkirkshire as:

ROBERT BRYDON K.O.S.B.

Robert Brydon – age 20 – Private (22542) 17th Battalion, Royal Scots, attached to the 106th Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Field Artillery.
In 1911 Robert, age 14, and his sister Williamina, aged 12, were “boarders” with Walter and Mary Turnbull at Townfoot, Yarrow. Robert was a vanman in Galashiels, Selkirkshire when he enlisted in the Royal Scots in April 1915 and he landed with his battalion at Le Havre in January 1916.
Born 1897 in Galashiels, Selkirkshire as Robert Laurie Brydon. Son of the late William Brydon (died 1898) and of the late Margaret (Nairns) Brydon (died 1907) of Galashiels.
He named his sister Euphemia Hutchison Brydon of 53 Galapark Road, Galashiels as his next-of-kin and Euphemia and Williamina as his legatees.
Killed in Action on 1 May 1917 and buried in Marteville Communal Cemetery, Attilly, Aisne, France.
Also named on the Yarrow Roll of Honour at Yarrow Feus as Robert Brydon, 1st May, 1917, KOSB, Townfoot.
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