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Lockerbie (Dryfesdale) Cemetery
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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 2:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

RICHARDSON, JOHN BRYERS.
Rank: Driver
Service No: 41630
Date of Death: 11/08/1941
Age: 41
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Grave Reference: North Extn. Grave 828.
Cemetery: LOCKERBIE (DRYFESDALE) CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Andrew and Grace Richardson, of Lockerbie; husband of Janet Reid Richardson, of Lockerbie.

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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 2:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TEMPLETON, W W.
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 153502
Date of Death: 03/06/1916
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry 43rd Bn.
Grave Reference: 2. 1158.
Cemetery: LOCKERBIE (DRYFESDALE) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat May 27, 2017 7:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

WARDHAUGH, J. E.
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 12053
Date of Death: 05/06/1919
Regiment/Service: The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
Grave Reference: 3. 1274.
Cemetery: LOCKERBIE (DRYFESDALE) CEMETERY





James was discharged from the army in April 1916 but died in Liverpool three years later from the effects of his wounds.

and his brother

WARDHAUGH, FREDERICK
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Rank: Private
Service No: 26957
Date of Death: 10/02/1917
Age: 31
Regiment/Service: Border Regiment 11th Bn.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Husband of Mary Jane Wardhaugh, of The Market Place, Brampton, Cumberland.
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PostPosted: Sat May 27, 2017 7:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

WIGHTMAN, DAVID.
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Trade: Air Gunner
Service No: 903325
Date of Death: 15/05/1940
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 141 Sqdn.
Grave Reference: North Extn. Grave 409.
Cemetery: LOCKERBIE (DRYFESDALE) CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of David and Elizabeth Ann Wightman, of Lockerbie.





David joined the RAF at the outbreak of war. He had just completed his gunnery training when his aircraft crashed and he and his pilot were killed. Their deaths were registered in Grangemouth and the pilot Sergeant S.F.H. Keene is buried there.
141 Squadron had been formed at RAF Turnhouse near Edinburgh in September 1939 and in April 1940 were equipped with Boulton Paul Defiant two-seat fighters.
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PostPosted: Sat May 27, 2017 7:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

and a few others

CURRIE, WILLIAM JOHN.
Rank: Private
Service No: 3192217
Date of Death: 23/09/1944
Age: 25
Regiment/Service: East Yorkshire Regiment 5th Bn.
Grave Reference: Plot Y, grave 232.
Cemetery: NIJMEGEN (RUSTOORD) CEMETERY

Additional Information:
Son of Andrew and Isabella Currie; husband of Isabella A. T. Currie of Eccelefechan, Dumfriesshire.



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PostPosted: Sat May 27, 2017 7:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

DOUGLAS, ROBERT.
Rank: Lieutenant
Date of Death: 15/07/1915
Age: 42
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers 1st/5th Bn
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Panel Reference: Panel 85 to 93 or 220 to 222.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

Additional Information:
Son of John Douglas, of Lockerbie Hill, Lockerbie; husband of Catherine Scott Douglas, of 72, Falcon Avenue. Edinburgh.

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IRVING, JOHN.
Rank: Rifleman
Service No: A/201926
Date of Death: 09/08/1918
Age: 40
Regiment/Service: King's Royal Rifle Corps 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: III. B. 12.
Cemetery: PERNES BRITISH CEMETERY

and his step son

HUTTON, SAMUEL.
Rank: Private
Service No: 12318
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers 6th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 53 to 56.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

Additional Information:
Son of Mrs. Helen Irving, of Turnmuir Cottages, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire.

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PostPosted: Sat May 27, 2017 7:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

TAIT, WILLIAM ANDERSON.
Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Pilot
Service No: 1383923
Date of Death: 08/05/1943
Age: 31
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference: Grave 492.
Cemetery: NAKURU NORTH CEMETERY [Kenya]

Additional Information:
Son of William Vivers Tait, and of Jane Carruthers Tait, of Worsley, Lancashire.



During WW2 there was a Royal Air Force Flying Training School at Nakuru in Kenya. “Billy” was flying a Bristol Blenheim of 70 Operational Training Unit when a wing flap failed as he was on approach to landing. The aircraft rolled and hit the ground.
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