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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:20 pm    Post subject: COMMERCIAL BANK OF SCOTLAND WW1 Reply with quote

COMMERCIAL BANK OF SCOTLAND WW1.
Some information on this memorial (which I assume is still in the St. Andrew's Square branch of the RBS in Edinburgh) and the Roll of Honour is at
https://www.rbsremembers.com/content/dam/rbs_remembers/PDFs/Aftermath_Legacy/CBS_WW1_roll_of_honour.pdf
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BARBOUR, HASTINGS D. Dumfries.
Hastings Duncan Barbour – age 18 – Lieutenant: 102nd Squadron, Royal Flying Corps.
Hastings was educated at Dumfries Academy and at Silcoats School, Wakefield, Yorkshire. He was employed at the Commercial Bank in Dumfries when he was commissioned in the RFC in July 1917. He had been in France for six weeks, after five months of training, and was engaged in night bombing.
Born 1899 in Dumfries. Son of the late William Barbour and of Annie Forbes (Duncan) Barbour of Maxwelltown, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Killed in Action on 21 October 1917 and buried in Roeselare Communal Cemetery, Belgium.
Also named on the Maxwelltown War Memorial, on the Maxwelltown United Free Church Memorial now Maxwelltown West Church and on the Dumfries Academy and Silcoats School Memorials.


BRYDSON, GEORGE D. B. Dalbeattie.
George Dixon Black Brydson – age 20 – Private (56404) 1/7th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
George was employed in the Commercial Bank in Dalbeattie when he enlisted in the 12th Royal Scots in March 1917. He was posted as Private (53540) to the 14th HLI and then to 1/7th Scottish Rifles. He served at Arras, Armentiers and the Drocourt-Queant Switch where he sustained fatal wounds.
Born 1898 at Palnackie, Buittle. Son of James and Jane Helen (Black) Brydson late of Palnackie.
Killed in Action on 2 September 1918 and buried in Boyelles Communal Cemetery Extension, France.
Also named on the Buittle Parish War Memorial.


CALDWELL, JAMES Y. Annan.
James Yuille Caldwell – age 20 – Private (141621) 14th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps.
James was educated at Annan Academy and was employed in the Commercial Bank of Scotland in Annan when he enlisted as Private (3330) in the Royal Fusiliers in June 1916. He was posted to France as Private (34479) in the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry in November 1916 and later transferred to the MGC. James was buried by the Germans in the Military Cemetery at La Broque in Alsace but was re-interrred in Plaine in 1921.
Born 1897 in Annan, Dumfriesshire. Son of Robert and Agnes (Yuille) Caldwell of High Street, Annan.
Killed in Action on 27 June 1918 and buried in Plaine French National Cemetery, Bas-Rhin (Alsace) France.
Also named on the Annan War Memorial and on the Annan Academy memorial.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MCGILL, J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/13646
Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 1st/8th Bn
Date of Death: 28/7/1918
Grave Reference: II E 11/15
Cemetery: Buzancy Military Cemetery

Also named on Ballantrae War Memorial
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Name: KILPATRICK, DAVID W
Initials: DW
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/7799
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 25/9/1915
Panel Reference: Panel 115 to 119
Memorial: Loos Memorial

Also named on Kirkcolm War Memorial
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McDAVID, JOHN R. Newton Stewart.

John Rae McDavid – age 18 – Private (41156) 1/6th (Perthshire) Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
“Jack” was educated at the Ewart High School and joined the Commercial Bank in Newton Stewart. He enlisted in June 1917 and was posted as Private (S/23224) to the 2nd Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in France on 31 March 1918. He was transferred to the Black Watch and less than two weeks later was fatally wounded. He died in the 4th Canadian Casualty Clearing Station in Pernes.
Born 1899 in Creetown, Kirkmabreck, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of Joseph and Isabella (McClymont) McDavid of St. John Street, Creetown.
Died of Wounds on 12 April 1918 and buried in Pernes British Cemetery, France.
Also named on the Kirkmabreck Parish War Memorial in Creetown and o the Ewart High School memorial in Newton Stewart.
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ROBINSON, JAMES H. Annan.

James Hope Robinson – age 18 – Private (S/41917) 1/6th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders.
James was educated at Annan Academy and at the High School at Sedbergh in Yorkshire (now in Cumbria) He was employed in the Commercial Bank of Scotland in Annan when he enlisted as Private (Tr/1/14109) in a Training Reserve Battalion and he was posted as Private (S/23766) to the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders but was transferred to the Seaforths in France. James was wounded on 21 July and died five days later. He was buried in the Eperney French National Cemetery but was re-interred at Wimille in July 1964.
Born 1899 in Annan. Son of Joseph and Eliza Little (Hope) Robinson of Cereal House, Annan.
Died of Wounds on 26 July 1918 and buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, France.
Also named on the Annan War Memorial, on the Annan Academy memorial and on the Sedbergh School memorial.
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