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PostPosted: Fri Mar 07, 2008 6:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Unusual private stone, he must have been some guy

Atle Erlansen 10 Mar 1904 to 28 Jun 1940



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 07, 2008 6:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Otto Hervig 6-3-1919 to 18-2-1942

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 07, 2008 6:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Henrik Larsen 6-5-1882 to 20-2-1942

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 07, 2008 6:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Almar Lundlie 23-3-1915 to 29-6-1941

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 07, 2008 6:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Soren Sorensen 8-7-1881 to 11-2-1942

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 07, 2008 6:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Konrad Westnes 17-3-1879 to 11-3-1942

I make it that he died just short of his 63rd birthday

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 08, 2008 8:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave

Name: BIGGAR, WILLIAM FRANCIS WILSON
Initials: W F W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 20/10/1918
Additional information: Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. Biggar, of "St. Winifred's," Victoria Rd., Maxwelltown, Dumfries.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: West wall. 100.
Cemetery: TROQUEER NEW BURIAL GROUND



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 08, 2008 8:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CONNON, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Age: 37
Date of Death: 10/01/1944
Service No: 31811
Additional information: Son of James Connon and of Christina Connon (nee Finlayson); husband of Susan L. Connon (nee Graham), of Dumfries.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Extn. 1. Grave 283.
Cemetery: TROQUEER NEW BURIAL GROUND



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 08, 2008 8:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave

Name: FITZSIMON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 30/10/1914
Service No: 1879
Additional information: Husband of Janet Neisham Fitzsimon, of Renwick Bank, Maxwelltown.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 300.
Cemetery: TROQUEER NEW BURIAL GROUND



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 08, 2008 9:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave

Name: GARLAND, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 24/05/1941
Service No: 1369019
Additional information: Nephew of Mr. and Mrs. William Black, of Dumfries.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Extn. 1. Grave 146.
Cemetery: TROQUEER NEW BURIAL GROUND



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 08, 2008 9:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave

Name: GRIERSON
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant (Quartermaster)
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 2nd/5th Bn.
Date of Death: 14/02/1916
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 15.
Cemetery: TROQUEER NEW BURIAL GROUND

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 09, 2008 10:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave. He died as a result of the Gretna bombing raid.

Name: GWYER, STEPHEN HAROLD
Initials: S H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Chief Petty Officer
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. President II.
Date of Death: 07/04/1941
Service No: Pjj26626
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. F. Extn. 2. Grave 268.
Cemetery: TROQUEER NEW BURIAL GROUND

He is listed on the memorial at http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1646&mforum=warmemscot

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2008 11:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McCONNACHIE
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Age: 34
Date of Death: 19/05/1918
Service No: WR/27114
Additional information: Husband of Mary McConnachie, of Caul Back View, Maxwelltown.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 163.
Cemetery: TROQUEER NEW BURIAL GROUND

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2008 11:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is a CWGC listed grave and I really had to hunt for this one. If you look very carefully, you can just make out the relevant inscription right at the bottom.

Name: McGOWAN, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Age: 41
Date of Death: 30/09/1917
Service No: 293326
Additional information: Son of Robert and Mary McGowan; husband of Margaret McLaurin McGowan of Cairngill, Pleasance Avenue, Maxwelltown. Born at Maxwelltown.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: North Border. A.107.
Cemetery: TROQUEER NEW BURIAL GROUND



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2008 12:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave.

Name: MENZIES, JOHN CAITHNESS
Initials: J C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Honourable Artillery Company
Age: 29
Date of Death: 03/07/1918
Service No: 626028
Additional information: Son of Peter and Margaret Caithness Menzies; husband of Helen Service Aikman Menzies, of 42, New St., Musselburgh, Midlothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 176.
Cemetery: TROQUEER NEW BURIAL GROUND

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