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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 3:09 pm    Post subject: Re: Troon Memorial - John Paterson Reply with quote

govangirl wrote:
Uk Soldiers Died in the Great War stated John was born in Dundonald, resided in Troon and enlisted in Ayr

CWGC information

Name: PATERSON
Initial: J
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Regiment: Cameron Highlanders
Unit: 7th Bn
Date of Death: 28/04/1917
Service No: S/20732
Grave/Memorial Reference: F. 1
Cemetery: TANK CEMETERY, GUEMAPPE


I think that this is the other JOHN PATERSON on the memorial:

One of three brothers, the sons of the late James Cowan Paterson and of the late Mary (Moffat) Paterson, formerly of 59 Millburn Street, Kirkcudbright.

CPL. JOHN PATERSON, R.S.F.
John Paterson age 37 Lance Corporal (41069) 6th/7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers.
John enlisted in the Ayrshire Yeomanry in December 1915. He was posted to the 1st RSF in France and served at the Somme, at the Ancre and at Arras, where he was wounded.
Born 1882 in Kirkcudbright.
Husband of Elizabeth (Russell) Paterson of 2 Alexandra Terrace, Troon, Ayrshire who he married in 1902 in Lockerbie, Dryfesdale, Dumfriesshire.
Killed in Action on 12 March 1918 and buried in Mory Abbey Military Cemetery, Mory, France.
Named on the Kirkcudbright War Memorial, on the St. Cuthbert's Church memorial in Kirkcudbright and on the Kirkcubright United Free Church memorial - together with his brothers
Joseph Paterson age 17 Private (S/11018) 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Died 22/4/1916 and
William Moffat Paterson age 29 Corporal (2021) 1/5th (City of Glasgow) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Died 19/12/1915.
Joseph and William are also named on the Kilmarnock War Memorial.
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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MELVILLE, ADAM LEES
Initials: AL
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Service Number: S/40817
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 4th Bn
Date of Death: 25/7/1918
Age: 24
Additional Information: Son of Charles and Isabella Melville, of Portland Crescent, Troon, Ayrshire.
Memorial: Soissons Memorial

Also named on Barr War Memorial
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BOYD, GEORGE VALLANCE MCKINLAY
Initials: GVM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 17th Bn
Date of Death: 1/7/1916
Age: 36
Additional Information: Son of George Vallance Boyd and Helen Landale Symington Boyd, of Landale, Troon, Ayrshire.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 15C
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

Also named on Paisley Grammar School Memorial and Loretto School Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 13, 2020 3:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROXBURGH, JOHN WOOD
Initials: JW
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 1st/4th Bn
Date of Death: 19/4/1917
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of Dr. W. Roxburgh and Mrs. Roxburgh, of Troon, Scotland.
Grave Reference: XXXI D 8
Cemetery: Gaza War Cemetery.

Also named on Glasgow Academy War Memorial, Troon Old Parish Church and St Meddan's Parish Church Memorials.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 19, 2020 7:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WATSON, DAVID HENRY
Initials: DH
Nationality: New Zealand
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 8/2172
Regiment/Service: Otago Regiment, NZEF, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 1/10/1916
Age: 32
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. David Henry Watson, of Strathadon, Troon, Ayrshire, and the late David Henry Watson, of Glasgow.
Memorial: Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial.

And his brother:

Name: WATSON, LAURENCE STEWART
Initials: LS
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 8th Bn
Date of Death: 29/7/1918
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of David Henty and Maria Watson, of Strathaden, Troon, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: X D 10
Cemetery: Raperie British Cemetery, Villemontoire.

Both are also named on Glasgow Academy and Troon Parish Church War Memorials.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 19, 2020 7:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WATSON, LOUDEN
Initials: L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 76270
Regiment/Service: Tank Corps
Date of Death: 22/8/1918
Age: 21
Grave Reference: Q IV I 1
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 31, 2020 3:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: JACKSON, DONALD FISHER
Initials: DF
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: 20th Hussars
Awards: Twice Mentioned in Despatches
Date of Death: 11/10/1918
Age: 32
Additional Information: Son of William and Tomina D. Jackson, of "Warrix," Troon, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: III C 6
Cemetery: Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

Also named on memorials at Kelvinside Academy, Troon Old Parish Church, Royal Troon Golf Club and Inverary.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MILLAR, JOHN ARTHUR SCOTT
Initials: JAS
Nationality: Indian
Rank: Lieutenant
Service Number: 928449
Regiment/Service: 5th Mahratta Light Infantry
Date of Death: 27/3/1944
Age: 25
Additional Information: Son of Thomas Andrew and Mary Reid Millar, of Troon, Ayrshire.
Panel Reference: Face 33
Memorial: Rangoon Memorial.

Also named on Kelvinside Academy and Royal Troon Golf Club War Memorials.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BRECKENRIDGE, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major
Service Number: 87729
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery, 130 Field Regt
Date of Death: 5/1/1943
Age: 33
Additional Information: Son of Matthew Wright Breckenridge and Winifred Agnes Breckenridge; husband of Rae Isobel Breckenridge, of Troon, Ayrshire. Chartered Accountant.
Panel Reference: Face 2
Memorial: Rangoon Memorial.

Also named on Irvine and Royal Troon Golf Club War Memorials.
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