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PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:38 am    Post subject: Torryburn Reply with quote

DUNDEE COURIER: 28.04.1923

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

UKNIWM: 58303

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 12:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Took a bit of finding (note the spelling) but the husband and son of Mrs. Lochead:

LOCHEAD, JAMES
Rank:Master
Date of Death:02/11/1917
Age:53
Regiment/Service:Mercantile Marine
"Cape Finisterre."
Panel Reference
MemorialTOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of the late Capt. Jas. Lochead; husband of Jane Ann Lochead, of Holly Lodge, Newmills, Dunfermline.

LOCHEAD, JAMES
Rank:Apprentice
Date of Death:04/08/1918
Age:18
Regiment/Service:Mercantile Marine
S.S. "Clan Macnab" (Glasgow)
Panel Reference
MemorialTOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of Jane Ann and the late James Lochead, of Holly Lodge, New Mills, Fife.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2013 9:15 pm    Post subject: Charles Henderson FORD, Torryburn School Memorial Reply with quote

Charles Henderson FORD was born about 1890 at Torryburn, the son of John Graham FORD, Master Mariner.

Service No. 1704.
Rank: Trooper.
Regiment: Fife and Forfar Yeomanry.
Battalion: 1st Battalion.
Died:26 October 1915, killed in action.
Age: 25
Buried: Green Hill Cemetery, Turkey. I, E, 16.
Notes: 1901 Census at Rose Hill, Torryburn. Age 11.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2013 9:33 pm    Post subject: ROAN, James Reply with quote

ROAN, James
Name: James ROAN
Born: Torryburn, Fife.
Enlisted: Newmills, Fife.
Service No.: 29594.
Rank: Private.
Regiment: Royal Scots
Battalion: 16th Battalion.
Died: 22 October 1917, killed in action.
Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 11 vto 14 and 162.
Notes: Son of Samuel G ROAN and Jessie ROAN of Torrie Gardens, Newmills, Fife.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2013 9:52 pm    Post subject: COUSTON, William Reply with quote

This was the local Torryburn butcher's shop family.
COUSTON, William
Born: about 1880 at Torryburn, son of William COUSTON, the butcher there.
Census 1901: Torryburn, Fife. Age 21. Occupation: Butcher.
Enlisted: Crombie, Fife.
Service No.: S/29654
Rank: Private.
Regiment: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, 7th Battalion
Killed in action: 23 February 1918.
Awarded: British War Medal and Victory Medal (Medal Roll G/103 B12, page 605).
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2013 10:40 pm    Post subject: HAMILTON, Lindsay Reply with quote

HAMILTON, Lindsay
Born: about 1897 at Torryburn, Fife.
1901 Census: Inzievar West Lodge, Torryburn. Age 4.
Enlisted: Dunfermline, Fife
Service No.: S/4811
Rank: Lance Sergeant.
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, the Duke of Albany's).
Battalion: 9th
Died: 23 October 1916, killed in action.
Age: 20.
Buried: Warlencourt British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. VIII. F. 5.
Notes: Son of James HAMILTON of Burnbank Cottage, Oakley, Fife.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2013 8:12 pm    Post subject: Pte Thomas LOTHIAN, R.G.A. Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: Thomas LOTHIAN
Rank: Corporal
Service No. 61164
Date of Death: 2 December 1917
Age: 25
Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery, 157th Siege Bty.
Buried: Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
Grave Reference: VIII. A. 7
Additional Information: Son of Robert and Janet Lothian of Foothies Mill, Dunfermline.

My notes:
Born about 1892 in the Dunfermline district of Fife.
Appeared on the 1901 Census at Crombie, Torryburn, Fife. Age 9. Scholar. His father Robert LOTHIAN was a ploughman.
Enlisted: 31 October 1915 at Dunfermline. Occupation: Police Constable. Address: 180 Pittencrieff Street, Dunfermline.
Wounded: 30 November 1917 - severe shrapnel wounds to left thigh and face. Treated at the 91st Field Ambulance but died 2 days later.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 3:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The William Phillip listed should actually be William Philp, my great grandfathers youngest brother.

Name: William Philp
Birth Place: Torryburn, Fifeshire
Residence: Alloa, Clackmannan
Death Date: 10 Jul 1915
Rank: Private
Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Battalion: 2nd Battalion.
Number: S/7140
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:39 pm    Post subject: Joseph C. YOUNG Reply with quote

Joseph C. YOUNG
Name: Joseph Grieve YOUNG
Born: Edrom, Berwickshire.
Service No: 19696
Regiment: Royal Scots
Battalion: 16th
Died: 7 Dec 1917, k-i-a
Buried: Wancourt British Cemetery. Grave Ref I.E.23.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 3:21 pm    Post subject: William SHARP Reply with quote

William SHARP
CWGC
Rank: Private
Service No: S/3604
Date of Death: 26/09/1915
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders; "A" Coy. 8th Bn.
Memorial: Loos Memorial, Panel 112 to 115.
Additional information: Son of Henry and Agnes SHARP of 21 Pittencrieff Street, Dunfermline.

SDGW
have him as born Cumnock, Ayr.
He was actually born at Carnock, Fife - so another SDGW transcription error there.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2014 7:25 pm    Post subject: Torryburn Reply with quote

Thanks to Paul Graham for the photograph.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 23, 2014 7:02 pm    Post subject: William Knox Reply with quote

William Knox Pte S/2481 1st Gordon Highlanders b Pumpherston, M'loth. e Dunfermline Age 20 Killed in Action F & F 14/12/1914 (Wytschaete). Son of Henry and Jemima Knox, of Main St., Torryburn, Dunfermline. Soldiers Effects: Father: Henry. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 23, 2014 7:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SPOWART, ROBERT BALFOUR.
Rank:Private
Service No:180841
Date of Death:26/09/1916
Age:36
Regiment/Service:Canadian Infantry 29th Bn.
Grave Reference:II. B. 21.
Cemetery:ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY, MIRAUMONT
Additional Information:Husband of Rebecca Spowart, of 124, Manning St., Nanaimo, British Columbia. Native of New Mills, Scotland.

Robert was a Guard at Nanaimo Provincial Jail when he enlisted in the 88th Victoria Fusiliers at Victoria in December 1915.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 02, 2015 8:22 am    Post subject: Archibald William Hogg GH Reply with quote

Archibald William Hogg Private S/9424 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Torryburn,Fife e Dunfermline Age 21 Killed in Action Pas de Calais, France 07/05/1917 Son of William Duncan and Annie Sophia Hogg, of Inzievar Lodge, Oakley, Fife. Soldiers Effects: Annie S. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Bay 8 and 9
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