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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2007 5:23 pm    Post subject: Thornhill, Morton Cemetery ***COMPLETE*** Reply with quote

OS Map Ref: NX 884 957

The cemetery is off East Morton Street at the edge of Thornhill.

Number of CWGC burials 11



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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2007 5:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ANDERSON
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Date of Death: 17/12/1920
Service No: 67214
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 61.
Cemetery: MORTON (THORNHILL) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BARCLAY, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 02/06/1940
Service No: 3191593
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Barclay, of Thornhill.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. C. Grave 17.
Cemetery: MORTON (THORNHILL) CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave





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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CARSON
Initials: W H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Date of Death: 20/11/1918
Service No: 51766
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: G2. 6.
Cemetery: MORTON (THORNHILL) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave for

Name: COLTART, JOSEPH
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Age: 32
Date of Death: 14/06/1919
Service No: 322117
Additional information: Son of William Coltart, of Thornhill.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: G2. 26.
Cemetery: MORTON (THORNHILL) CEMETERY

his brother is also listed

Name: COLTART, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 19/04/1917
Service No: 240934
Additional information: Son of William Coltart, of 49, North Drumlanrig St., Thornhill, Dumfriesshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panels 23 and 24.
Memorial: JERUSALEM MEMORIAL





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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CORSON, ROBERT GEORGE HUTCHISON
Initials: R G H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 4th Reserve Bn.
Age: 18
Date of Death: 07/11/1918
Service No: 63093
Additional information: Son of George and Annie S. Corson, of 147, North Drumlanrig St., Thornhill.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: G2. 15.
Cemetery: MORTON (THORNHILL) CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave





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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HARPER
Initials: R J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Date of Death: 05/10/1914
Service No: 1180
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: G2. 17.
Cemetery: MORTON (THORNHILL) CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave





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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HASTINGS
Initials: H M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sister
Regiment/Service: Territorial Force Nursing Service
Date of Death: 23/07/1918
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: G2. 12.
Cemetery: MORTON (THORNHILL) CEMETERY





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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McDONALD
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Date of Death: 21/01/1919
Service No: 42347
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 35.
Cemetery: MORTON (THORNHILL) CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave



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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RANKIN, CHRISTINA BLACK
Initials: C B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Auxiliary Territorial Service
Age: 28
Date of Death: 09/04/1947
Service No: W/96323
Additional information: Daughter of John Smith Rankin and Jane Rankin, of Waulkmill, Thornhill.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. D. Grave 20.
Cemetery: MORTON (THORNHILL) CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave





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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Date of Death: 11/07/1915
Service No: 12651
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: F. 24.
Cemetery: MORTON (THORNHILL) CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave



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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WALKER
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers)
Secondary Regiment: Reserve Cavalry Regiment
Secondary Unit Text: 3rd
Age: 39
Date of Death: 22/04/1916
Service No: GS/7984
Additional information: Husband of Georgina Walker, of 7, West Morton St., Thornhill.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: F. 102.
Cemetery: MORTON (THORNHILL) CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 2:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ADAMSON
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 08/01/1917
Service No: 23486
Additional information: Grandson of William Adamson, of Morton Mill, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. B. 15.
Cemetery: AVESNES-LE-COMTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION



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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 2:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BUCHANAN, JOHN McCALL
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: "D" Coy. 2nd Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 30/07/1916
Service No: 20941
Additional information: Son of James and Janet Buchanan, of Carronbridge, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. D. 43.
Cemetery: NORFOLK CEMETERY, BECORDEL-BECOURT



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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 2:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CLARK, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Date of Death: 22/07/1915
Service No: 1182
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 84 to 92 or 220 to 222.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

Note the discrepancy in date of death by one day

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