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PostPosted: Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A.H.M. HENDERSON.

Named on the Galashiels War Memorial in Selkirkshire as:

2ND.LT. A. HUBERT M. HENDERSON. King's Own Scottish Borderers
Andrew Hubert Millin Henderson age 20 Second Lieutenant, 1/4th (Border) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Andrew was educated at St. Mary's School in Melrose, Roxburghshire and at the Edinburgh Institution (now Stewart's Melville College) before becoming a student of medicine at Edinburgh University in 1913. He was a Sergeant and Lieutenant in the 1st Highland Cadet Battalion of the Royal Scots from 1911 to May 1913 when he gained a commission in the Territorial 4th KOSB. Andrew landed with his battalion at Gallipoli in June 1915 but he was killed a month later during the battle at Achi Baba Nullah.
Born 1895 in St. Andrew, Edinburgh. Son of Dr. Percy James Henderson, M.B. and of Hannah Jane or Annie (Millin) Henderson of 9 Church Street, Galashiels.
Missing in Action on 12 July 1915 and named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Also named on the Edinburgh Institution and Edinburgh University Rolls of Honour.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 10, 2021 5:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

W. BARRIE YOUNG.

Named on the Earlston Parish War Memorial in Berwickshire as:

YOUNG WILLIAM BARRIE CAPT. R.A.F.
William Barrie Young age 24 Captain 62nd Training Squadron, Royal Air Force.
William was educated at St. Mary's School in Melrose and at Edinburgh Academy, and studied mechanics at the Technical College in Galashiels. He qualified as a pilot at Hendon in September 1915 while a Trooper with the Lothians and Border Horse Yeomanry and he was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Flying Corps in October. He was badly wounded during aerial combat over the Somme in October 1916. After his recovery he was promoted to Flight Commander and Captain in March 1918 and was appointed Examiner of Wings and Instructors. William was killed in a flying accident at Hounslow Heath Aerodrome, Staines, Middlesex.
Born 1894 in Earlston. Son of Dr. John Young and of Margaret (Brownlie) Young of The Thorpe, Earlston.
Died on Service on 8 August 1918 and buried in Earlston Parish Churchyard.
Also named on the Earlston Parish Church Memorial, on the St. John's United Free Church memorial in Earlston, on the St. Mary's School memorial and on the Edinburgh Academy memorial.
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