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GARLIESTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 & Korea - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Eric McQuarrie 2004

The memorial stands on the seafront beside the Bowling Green in a little park of its own. It has 53 names of which 4 are WW2, and one of the Korean War. Twelve of the names are also on the Sorbie Memorial and one on the Whithorn one. The names are listed under the Regiments they served in. It is made from rough-hewn granite. (Grid Reference NX479465) There is a plaque to the Korean War Casualty

“To the Glory of God and in Memory of the men of Sorbie Parish
who gave their lives for King and Country in the Great War 1914-1919”

Photograph © Eric McQuarrie 2004

1914-1918

BARRIE
Robert
[Spelt BARRY on CWGC] Sergeant 10323, 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards. Died 31 October 1917. Aged 25. Husband of Mary Barry, of Burnside, Garlieston, Wigtownshire. Italian Bronze Medal for Military Valour. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France.
CAMPELL
James
Private, Royal Scots Fusiliers
CAVEN
David S
Serjeant 22207, 2nd Battalion, Otago Regiment, BATTALIONZEF. Died 12 October 1917. Aged 25. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
EDGAR
John
Private 240281, "C" Company, 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 13 November 1917. Aged 20. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel
FLEMING
James
Corporal 376117, 11th Battalion, Royal Scots. Died 12 October 1917. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
GIBB
Alexander
Private 12009, 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards. Died 23 July 1916. Aged 28. Buried in POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
GUILLANE
Peter
Private.
GULLINE
James
Private, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 12 October 1917. Aged 36
GULLINE
Robert
Private S/20936, 1st Battalion, Cameron Highlanders. Died 16 August 1916. Aged 37. Buried in CATERPILLAR VALLEY CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France
HANNAH
William
Private, Royal Scots Fusiliers
HANNAY
Douglas R
Private PLY/1400(S), Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died 6 November 1917. Aged 20. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Also on Sorbie Memorial.
HANNAY
John D
Private 432300, 49th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regt). Died 4 October 1916. Aged 29. Commemorated on VIMY MEMORIAL Pas de Calais, France. Also on Sorbie Memorial.
HIGHET
James A
Private 463096, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regt). Died 5 June 1916. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
HILL
Alex
Cadet, SS City of Lincoln Merchant Marine. Died 18 September 1917. Aged 19. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL London, United Kingdom
HUGHES
Robert
Private 285030, 1st/6th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Died 2 July 1917. Aged 19. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
KENNEDY
John
Private, Royal Scots. Died 14 September 1917. Aged 19
KERR
Charles
Private 267228, 8th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Died 19 July 1918. Aged 32. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium
KIRK
Baird
Private 174449, 278th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 8 August 1917. Aged 34. Resident 72, King St, Newton Stewart. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
KIRK
Fred
Private 31167, 2nd Battalion, Highland Light Infantry (City Of Glasgow Regiment). Died of wounds 12 July 1917. Aged 21. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY Pas de Calais, France
KIRK
George
Private S/13369, 7th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders. Died 9 April 1917. Aged 23. Buried in CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ Pas de Calais, France
MARSHALL
George
Private, Royal Scots Fusiliers
MARSHALL
Robert
Private, Royal Scots Fusiliers
MAXWELL
John
Private 23048, 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 13 November 1917. Aged 19. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel
McCAIG
George
Private, Royal Scots.
McCALLIE
Douglas
Private 8159, 1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died 1 September 1914. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL Seine-et-Marne, France
McCALLUM
Andrew
Private, Cameronians (SR)
McCLUNE
David
Able Seaman, Royal Navy Division
McCLUNE
Sam
Private, Cameron Highlanders
McCREADIE
John W
Private 31133, 14th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Died 24 April 1917. Aged 33. Buried in FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND Somme, France
McLELLAND
Alex W
Private S/41260, 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Died 28 March 1918. Aged 19. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France
McLURE
Sam
Private, Royal Scots
McMEEKIN
Hugh
Serjeant 7873, 8th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died 30 June 1915. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL Turkey
McMEEKIN
Wullie
CQMS, Cameronians (SR)
McMONNIES
Stuart M
Lieutenant, 4th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Died 21 November 1917. Aged 19. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL Nord, France
MILLIGAN
John
Private 22926, 10th Battalion, Argyll And Sutherland Highlanders. Died 11 June 1918. Aged 26. Buried in ST HILAIRE CEMETERY EXTENSION, FREVENT Pas de Calais, France
MILROY
AM
Lance Corporal 66093, 5th Company, Canadian Machine Gun Corps. Died 17 September 1916. Commemorated on VIMY MEMORIAL Pas de Calais, France
NEIL
John
Private 8335, 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 17 December 1917. Aged 38
ORR
James
Corporal 511490, 1st/14th Battalion, London Regt (London Scottish). Died 16 April 1917. Buried in GOUY-EN-ARTOIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION Pas de Calais, France
ORR
Thomas
Lance Corporal 27392, 7th/8th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 27 October 1916. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France
ROBB
William
Private, Royal Scots Fusiliers
SCOTT
Tom
Private
SMITH
James
Corporal, Australian Infantry Force
SMITH
Peter
Private L/15313, 1st Battalion, Cameron Highlanders. Died 5 November 1918. Aged 28. Buried in PREMONT BRITISH CEMETERY Aisne, France
STEVENSON
James
Master Llwynwair, Mercantile Marine 53. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL London, United Kingdom
STRAITON
RW
Signaller 30273, 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died 23 May 1917. Aged 24. Buried in ST SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN Seine-Maritime, France
THOMSON
Robert
Corporal 203482, 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 27 March 1918. Aged 29. Of Extreme Point, Garlieston, Wigtownshire. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France
THOMSON
Robert
Private, Royal Scots Fusiliers
WATT
Peter
Corporal 1477, 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 16 January 1917. Aged 24. Buried in KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY Egypt

ALSO IN WORLD WAR 1939-1945

HYSLOP
David R
Sergeant (Navigator/Bomber) 1568361, 37 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 10 April 1945. Aged 22. Son of Robert and Elizabeth Hyslop, of Garlieston, Wigtownshire. Buried in BARI WAR CEMETERY     
LATIMER
William Mc
Sergeant, Royal Artillery
NICHOLSON
Alex
Stoker D/KX 123645, HMS Bramble, Royal Navy. Died 31 December 1942. Aged 22. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL Devon, United Kingdom
WILLIAMS
Douglas
Private, King's Own Scottish Borderers

THE KOREAN WAR

CRON
James Ritchie
Corporal 14475537, 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action 3rd October 1951 [Source: The Times 20th October 1951]. Aged 29. Buried in UN Memorial Cemetery, Korea. See also British Embassy, Korea

Last updated 4 February, 2017

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