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PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2008 7:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BURNS, ALLAN
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 26/11/1944
Service No: 14214414
Additional information: Son of Francis Solley Burns and Marion Burns, of Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. C. 6.
Cemetery: MIERLO WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2008 7:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Surname
CAMPBELL

Forenames/Initials
Colin Duncan

Rank
Capt

Service
Army

Service Number
540525

Regiment/Corps
A&SH

Place of Birth/Home Town
Dumfries

Date of Birth
17 April 1972

Age
28

Date of Death
21 June 2000

Cemetery Name
Castle Douglas Cemetery

Grave Section
Section E

Grave Number
31/32

Included on Armed Forces Memorial
No

Included on Roll of Honour
Yes

He died on 21 Jun 2000 at Glen Nevis - a training accident perhaps?

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2008 7:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This one just mentions the man in passing, but I thought that I would include it anyway.

"beloved wife of Captain Carr"

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2008 7:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CARSON, JONATHAN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Date of Death: 08/04/1917
Service No: 351400
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 1 and 2.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 6:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CLARK, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Guardsman
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 09/02/1944
Service No: 2700244
Additional information: Son of William and Jessie Helen Clark; husband of Eleanor McLellan Clark, of Castle-Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 4.
Memorial: CASSINO MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 6:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: COCHRANE, WALTER JOHN
Initials: W J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 12/06/1944
Service No: 14209017
Additional information: Son of Walter and Agnes Cochrane, of Ringford, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. D. 3.
Cemetery: RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 9:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: COLVIN
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 13/05/1915
Service No: S/16659
Additional information: Son of James and Mary Colvin, of 42, Academy Place, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 134.
Cemetery: BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD)



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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 9:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Capt William Craig who died at Castle Douglas 11th March 1938 aged 63 years

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 10:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Richard Dunning Barre Cuninghame of Hensol and Duchrae born 27 May 1836 died 3 Jan 1916. I think he was the local laird, but don't hold me to that.





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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2008 9:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH
Initials: H M D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 381st Bty. 158th Bde.
Date of Death: 18/11/1917
Service No: 655796
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. D. 2.
Cemetery: POTIJZE CHATEAU GROUNDS CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2008 9:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DUNN, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: "B" Coy. 1st/5th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 19/04/1917
Additional information: Son of John Dunn (Solicitor) and Jane Dunn, of 56, St. Andrew St., Castle Douglas. Enlisted Aug., 1914.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. A. 14.
Cemetery: GAZA WAR CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2008 9:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lieutenant-Colonel K C S Erskine MC
Fift Royal Gurkha Rifles
22 10 1888 - 21 3 1962

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2008 9:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In loving memory of Lt Col Robert H Ferguson E O (?)
who died 19th Decr 1966

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2008 9:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MILROY, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 23/10/1918
Service No: S/17065
Awards: D C M
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 10.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 5:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GORDON, SAMUEL ROBERTSON
Initials: S R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 35
Date of Death: 04/09/1944
Service No: 2932299
Additional information: Son of Samuel and Elizabeth Gordon, of Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VIII, B, 1.
Cemetery: CORIANO RIDGE WAR CEMETERY

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