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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McMONIES, GORDON
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 19/09/1918
Service No: 23706
Additional information: Son of David Gordon McMonies and Elizabeth Brown McMonies. Born at Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. D. 31.
Cemetery: DOIRAN MILITARY CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McMINN, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Company Quartermaster Serjeant
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 46
Date of Death: 28/08/1944
Service No: 3181304
Additional information: Son of Maxwell and Jessie McMinn; husband of Helen McMinn, of Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 17.
Cemetery: ST. PIERRE-DU-VAUVRAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY

note different spelling of name

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MEREDITH, ROBERT MATTHEW
Initials: R M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: King's Royal Rifle Corps
Unit Text: "C" Coy. 13th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 25/08/1918
Service No: A/205546
Additional information: Son of John Williams Meredith and Margaret Meredith, of 45, Academy St., Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. E. 6.
Cemetery: GOMIECOURT SOUTH CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MIDDLETON, ARCHIBALD
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Indefatigable."
Age: 22
Date of Death: 31/05/1916
Service No: SS/109555
Additional information: Son of William Middleton.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 16.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

George Peat Millar
late 71st HLI
ASR Edinburgh Castle
Indian Mutiny Veteran
died at Castle Douglas
7th May 1925 aged 86 years



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Surname
MILLIGAN

Forenames/Initials
Thomas Charles

Rank
Sig

Service
Army

Service Number
22888925

Regiment/Corps
R SIGS

Place of Birth/Home Town
Castle Douglas Kirkcudbright

Date of Birth
18 June 1932

Age
22

Date of Death
01 June 1955

Included on Armed Forces Memorial
Yes

Included on Roll of Honour
Yes

"killed near Winterbourne Stoke whilst hitch-hiking to his unit"

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 9:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH, ROBERT PATERSON
Initials: R P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 02/08/1917
Awards: M C
Additional information: Son of William and Janet Smith, of Castle-Douglas, Kirkcudbright.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. C. 29.
Cemetery: BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY No.3







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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 9:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PAYNE, RICHARD TYSON
Initials: R T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Secondary Regiment: Royal Indian Artillery
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 4 Field Regt.,
Age: 46
Date of Death: 24/07/1943
Service No: 20453
Additional information: Son of John R. Payne and Margaret M. Payne; husband of Margaret May Payne, of Galashiels, Selkirkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. H. 1.
Cemetery: RANCHI WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 9:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PHILLIPS, MAURICE ALDCROFT
Initials: M A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 31st Bty.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 21/05/1915
Additional information: Son of Charles Aldcroft Phillips and Constance Phillips, of Dildawn, Castle-Douglas.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. D. 15.
Cemetery: LE TOURET MILITARY CEMETERY, RICHEBOURG-L'AVOUE



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 9:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PHILLIPS, MAURICE ALDCROFT
Initials: M A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 31st Bty.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 21/05/1915
Additional information: Son of Charles Aldcroft Phillips and Constance Phillips, of Dildawn, Castle-Douglas.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. D. 15.
Cemetery: LE TOURET MILITARY CEMETERY, RICHEBOURG-L'AVOUE



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 9:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SHARP
Initials: W G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 8th/10th Bn.
Date of Death: 08/04/1917
Service No: S/41086
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: H. 8.
Cemetery: STE. CATHERINE BRITISH CEMETERY

I wasn't too sure this was the right man at first, but SNWM has

Surname SHARP
Firstname William G
Service Number S/41086
Date Death 08/04/1917
Decoration
Place of birth Crossmichael Kirkcudbrightshire
Other 8/10th Bn.
SNWM roll THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 9:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: STEWART, CHARLES EDWARD
Initials: C E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: London Regiment (London Scottish)
Unit Text: 1st/14th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Service No: 6158
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Sarah Jessie Stewart, of 2, Devorgilla Terrace, Maxwelltown, Dumfries.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 9 C and 13 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 9:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WILSON
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: York and Lancaster Regiment
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Service No: 34798
Additional information: Son of John and Agnes Wilson, of Crossmichael; husband of Isabel Wilson, of Rhonehouse, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. L. 1.
Cemetery: RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND


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Name: CONNELLY, JOE
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 18
Date of Death: 13/09/1918
Service No: G/72559
Additional information: Son of William and Jane Connelly, of Bridge of Dee, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. H. 16.
Cemetery: ESQUELBECQ MILITARY CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DOUGLAS
Initials: W M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Date of Death: 19/08/1917
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 66 to 68.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL



WILLIAM MILLAR DOUGLAS age 28 Second Lieutenant: 5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
William was a member of the London Galloway Association and had been employed as a clerk in Parr's Bank in Regent Street, London since 1906 when he enlisted as Private (2073) in the 1/4th (Ross Highland) Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. He landed with his battalion at Le Have in November 1914 but was wounded in January 1915. He returned to his unit in July but was wounded again in September. While recovering he was recommended for officer training and was commissioned in the KOSB in September 1916. Born 1889 at Islington, London. Son of Robert and Mary (Millar) Douglas of Islington, London, of Ashmount, Lockerbie and of St. Ninian's, Castle Douglas. Grandson of the late Alexander Douglas of Mid-Kelton, Castle Douglas.
Missing in Action on 19 August 1917 and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
Named on the Lockerbie War Memorial.


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