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IanA



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2007 10:22 pm    Post subject: Lyne - Harmonium Reply with quote

The instrument does not survive in the church but someone has taken the trouble to photograph it and the engraved plaque which adorned it has been preserved.

It records the names of those of the parish who died:
Andrew B. Geddes
Henry R. Taggart
William Hayton

and was dedicated March, 1922.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 16, 2013 7:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This (much better) photo courtesy of Jim McGinlay -

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:29 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 78796
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ANDREW BROWN GEDDES.
Private 38833
Died 23/07/1918
Aged 19
10th Bn.
Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Son of John and Agnes Geddes of Barns Manor, Peebles.


HENRY RAWSON TAGGART.
Second Lieutenant
Died 24/07/1918
Aged 19
3rd Bn.
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
attd. 1st Bn.
Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Son of the Rev. M. Taggart, of The Manse, Lyne, Peeblesshire.


HAYTON, W.
Private 335241
Died 19/01/1919
Aged 23
1st/8th Bn.
Royal Scots
Son of George Hayton, of Brownsland, Peebles.
NEWLANDS OLD CHURCHYARD, Peeblesshire
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 21, 2019 2:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Named on the Yarrow Parish War Memorial in Selkirkshire as:

LT. H. R. TAGGART. BLACK WATCH.
Henry Rawson Taggart age 19 Second Lieutenant, 3rd (Reserve) Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders attached to the 1st Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Harry was educated at Peebles High School and then at Glasgow Academy in 1915/16 before he attended Edinburgh University where he was a member of the Officer Training Corps until April 1917. He was commissioned from there in August 1917. Harry joined the 1st Black Watch in France in early May 1918 but he was killed less than three months later near the Hohenzollern Redoubt.
Born 1898 in Dennistoun, Glasgow. Son of the Rev. Moses Taggart and of Martha Hall (Allan) Taggart of The Manse, Lyne, Peeblesshire.
Killed in Action on 24 July 1918 and buried in Sailly-Labourse Communal Cemetery Extension, Bethune, France.
Also named on the Megget War Memorial in Cappercleuch, Yarrow as 2nd Lieut, Henry R. Taggart. A.&.S,H. , on the Lyne and Megget Roll of Honour in Lyne Kirk, on a plaque in Lyne Kirk, and on the Yarrow Roll of Honour at Yarrow Feus as Lt. Henry R Taggart, 24th July, 1918, Black Watch, Manse of Lyne. Also on the Peebles War Memorial, on the Glasgow Academy memorial, on the Old College memorial in Edinburgh University and on the University's Roll of the Fallen.
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