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john burnett



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2007 4:05 pm    Post subject: Liberton Kirk, Edinburgh Reply with quote

UKNIWM not on
Poor photo but will do until someone is able to get better.

(Thanks to John Rennie, Liberton for supplying additional information, as it is just the names on the wooden plaque)
R Alexander (RE died 28/2/1943)
T Brown (RN died 9/5/1944)
W Brown (KOSB 3/12/1944)
R Davidson (MM Cameron High died 4/12/1941)
DJ Falconer (RAF died 16/10/1944)
F Glass (Seaforths died 4/6/1940)
G McP Jack (RAF died 1/9/1944)
HM Kesting (RAF 14/11/1940)
L McMorland (RSF died 1/2/1944)
WJ Mutch (RAC died 19/4/1942)
G Naysmith (KOSB died 19/7/1944)
RR Neilson (Royal Scots died 5/10/1944)
R Noble (KOSB 18/9/1944)
W Paterson (MN died 29/10/1942)
TG Weatherstone (Recon Corps died 21/2/1944)
EJ Wilson (RASC died 2/12/1943)
GG Wylie (RN died 21/8/1944)
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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2009 12:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Does anyone know if this is actually Liberton's WW2 civic memorial?

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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Tue Dec 24, 2019 2:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

H. M. KESTING. (RAF 14/11/1940)

Named on the Ettrickbridge WW2 Memorial in Kirkhope Parish Church in Selkirkshire as :

HUGH M. KESTING, R.A.F.
Hugh Morrison Kesting age 22 Sergeant/Pilot (758211) 58th Squadron, Bomber Command, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Hugh was educated at Selkirk High School and enlisted just before the outbreak of war. He was the second pilot of his Whitley bomber which had taken off from RAF Linton-on-Ouse in Yorkshire for a raid on Berlin. The cause of the loss is not known but four crew were killed and were buried in Berlin Olympischestrasse Cemetery. They were re-interred in May 1959.
Born 1918 in Drumelzier, Peeblesshire. Son of the Rev. Norman Gottfried Kesting and Maud (Cameron) Kesting of Kirkhope Manse.
Killed in Action on 14 November 1940 and buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Germany.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 24, 2019 2:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Memorial photo here: https://libertonkirk.net/gallery/
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 24, 2019 6:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WMR 87438
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