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PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2020 4:55 pm    Post subject: Galashiels - West United Free Church Reply with quote

Galashiels - West United Free Church

The memorials found in Galashiels are possibly those from the above noted church.
https://www.bordertelegraph.com/news/18768375.shocked-builder-digs-memorial-stones-galashiels/
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2020 6:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ken Morrison has compiled the following information listed on one of the memorials which was photogrpahed in a newspaper article.
All bar 3 names all appear on the Galashiels War Memorial:


ROBERT BALLANTYNE K.O.S.B. Robert Brunton Ballantyne, Private (23619) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Missing in Action – 30 January 1917.

ANDREW BLAKE K.O.S.B. Andrew Blake, Private (201451) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Died of Wounds – 10 May 1917.

ARTHUR J. B. BROWN K.O.S.B. Arthur James Balfour Brown, Private (6854) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Missing in Action – 12 July 1915.

JAMES K. BROWN K.O.S.B. James Knox Brown, Military Medal, Sergeant (40121) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Killed in Action – 30 September 1918.

ROBERT L.BROWN SEAFORTH HRS. Robert Lawson Brown, Lance Corporal (628) 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders.Missing in Action – 9 May 1915.
and his brother
THOMAS BROWN SCOTS GUARDS.Thomas Brown, Private (12640) 1st Battalion, Scots Guards.Killed in Action – 30 March 1916.

DAVID P. BROWNLEES COT. RIFLES. David Purves Brownlee, Private (235122) 10th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)Died of Wounds – 12 June 1918.
and his brother
ROBERT H. BROWNLEE A.S.C. Robert Hall Brownlee, Driver (T4/246349) No.1 Depot, Army Service Corps.Died on Service – 1 August 1917.

GILBERT BROWNLEE K.O.S.B.Gilbert Brownlee, Private (7999) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Missing in Action – 26 April 1915.

JAMES S. CLARK K.O.S.B.James Small Clerk, Private (25680) 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Missing in Action – 3 May 1917.

CHARLES R. DALGLIESH CANADAIAN CAVLY. Charles Rieve Dalgliesh, Private (114809) Canadian Cavalry Brigade, Machine Gun Squadron.Died of Wounds – 1 April 1918.

ADAM D. DAVIDSON K.O.S.B.Adam Dalgleish Davidson, Private (6619) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Missing in Action – 12 July 1915.

JAMES DAVIDSON K.O.S.B.James Davidson, Private (12814) 7th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Missing in Action – 11 May 1916.

WILLIAM DAVIDSON K.O.S.B.?????????????

WILLIAM H. DICKSON SEAFORTH HRS.William Henry Dickson – age 21 – Private (S/9681) 8th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders.Killed in Action – 23 April 1917.

FRANK DONALDSON R.MARINES.Served as:Frank McLean – age 25 – Private (CH/17765) H.M.S. Glory, Royal Marine Light Infantry.
and his cousin
THOMAS DONALDSON K.O.S.B.Thomas Donaldson, Private (200464) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Died on Service as a prisoner of war – between 1 and 30 November 1917.

GEORGE FRIER A. & S. HRS.George Frier, Lance Corporal (S/12110) 1/7th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.Died of Wounds – 24 March 1918.

GEORGE L. HENDERSON K.O.S.B.George Laing Henderson, Private (200497) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Died at home – 19 October 1919.

WILLIAM HENDERSON K.O.S.B.????????????????

WILLIAM HOGGAN K.O.S.B.William Hoggan – age 35 – Private (25762) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers transferred as Private (118438) to the 851st Area Employment Company of the Labour Corps. Died of Wounds – 1 August 1918.

ANDREW INGLIS BLACK WATCH Andrew Baillie Inglis, Private (S/12543) 8th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Killed in Action – 19 July 1918.

McGREGOR JOBSON K.O.S.B.McGregor Jobson, Major, 4th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Died of Wounds – 3 May 1918.

CHARLES KEDDIE K.O.S.B.Charles Keddie, Private (6830) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Missing in Action – 12 July 1915.

ROBERT LAING K.O.S.B.Robert Laing, Private (6561) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Missing in Action – 12 July 1915.

JOHN LINDSAY K.O.S.B. John Harvey Lindsay, Corporal (200441) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Died of Wounds – 29 November 1917.

ANGUS LITSTER R.F.A. Angus Litster, Gunner (109077) Royal Field Artillery. Died on Service – 21 September 1916.

HUGH LOCKIE CANADIAN INFY.Hugh Lockie, Private (406754) 4th Battalion, Canadian Infantry.Died of Wounds – 10 October 1916.

JOHN MABON K.O.S.B.John Mabon, Private (200403) 1/5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Killed in Action – 19 April 1917.

JAMES MANDERSTON CAMERON HRS.James Manderston, Private (S/13939) 7th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders.Missing in Action – 25 September 1915.

GEORGE MARK K.O.S.B.George Mark, Private (7064) 2/4th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Died at home – 1 June 1919.

ROBERT S. MASON A.S.C.Robert Scott Mason, Corporal (S/307598) "E" Supply Company, Royal Army Service Corps.Died on Service – 1 October 1919.

ROBERT MEIN K.O.S.B.Robert Mein, Private (201051) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Died on Active Service – 27 March 1917.

JAMES MILLS CANADIANS.James Mills, Private (201647) 1st Battalion, Canadian Infantry.Died of Wounds – 11 April 1917.

WILLIAM MORRISON GORDON HRS.William Morrison, Private (202953) 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.Killed in Action – 27 September 1918.

THOMAS BROWN SCOT. RIFLES.•Thomas Brown, Private (42412) 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)•Killed in Action – 18 August 1918.

GEORGE H. DAVIE K.O.S.B.•George Henderson Davie, Private (8494) King's Own Scottish Borderers.•Died at home – 17 December 1920.

RICHARD PEARSON ROYAL SCOTS.Richard Pearson, Private (59926) 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots.Died of Wounds – 24 October 1918.

JOSEPH POW K.O.S.B.Joseph Pow, Private (200537) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Missing in Action – 13 November 1917.

ROBERT RIDDLE K.O.S.B.Robert Riddle, Private (6911) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Missing in Action – 12 July 1915.and his brother

WILLIAM RIDDLE K.O.S.B.William Riddle, Private (6912) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Missing in Action – 12 July 1915.

ALEXANDER ROBERTSON K.O.S.B.Alexander Robertson, Private (200899) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Died on Active Service – 20 May 1917.

THOMAS P. ROMANIS K.O.S.B.Thomas Peter Romanis, Private (6807) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Missing in Action – 12 July 1915.

THOMAS H. SANDERSON K.O.S.B.Thomas Hessel Sanderson, Private (7000) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Missing in Action – 12 July 1915.

JOHN SCOTT K.O.S.B.John Scott, Sergeant (6171) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Killed in Action – 12 July 1915.

ROBERT D. SCOTT ROYAL SCOTS.Robert David Scott, Private (19918) 16th Battalion (2nd Edinburgh) Royal Scots.Missing in Action – 1 July 1916.

ADAM R. STEELE ROYAL SCOTSAdam Rae Steele, Private (301583) 1/7th Battalion, Royal Scots.Died on Service – 10 December 1918.

ANDREW STEWART R.G.A.Andrew Stewart, Gunner (95273) 12th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery.Killed in Action – 12 July 1917.

ROBERT T. THORBURN K.O.S.B.Robert Telfer Thorburn, Private (200412) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Died of Wounds – 3 May 1917.

WILIAM T. WALKER K.O.S.B.William Turnbull Walker, Private (6613) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Missing in Action – 12 July 1915.

ROBERT WEIR K.O.S.B.Robert Weir, Private (6558) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Missing in Action – 12 July 1915.

JOHN WHYTE K.O.S.B.John Whyte, Sergeant (6125) 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.Died of Wounds – 12 July 1915.

ROBERT WILCOX ROYAL SCOTS.Robert Wilcox, Private (7354) 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots.Died at home – 19 February 1917.

WILLIAM WILSON BLACK WATCH.?????????????

ROBERT T. WRIGHT CAMERON HRS.Robert Thomas Wright, Private (9495) 1st Battalion, Cameron Highlanders.Missing in Action – 14 September 1914.
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