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KIRKHOLM WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial sits in front of the Kirk on the old road to Leswalt. Regiments or units are Canadian Expeditionary Force and the Canadian Army Medical Corps and the Royal Garrison Artillery. It has 24 names of which 3 are World War 2. (Grid Reference: NX025686)

Dedicated to the honoured memory of the Gallant Men of the Parish of Kirkcolm
Who fought and died in the Great War 1914-1918

Photograph © Eric McQuarrie 2004

1914-1918

CRAIG Alex W.

Lance Corporal 202702, 6th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Died 9 April 1918. Aged 23. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

GIBSON Alex

Private 27112, 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 3 May 1917. Aged 28. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

GRAHAM Thomas

Corporal, Gordon Highlanders. No further information currently available.

HAWTHORN James

Private, Sutherland Highlanders. No further information currently available.

KILPARTICK Samuel A.

Private 33680, B Section, 3rd Field Ambulkance, Canadian Army Medical Corps. Died 27 September 1918. Aged 27. Buried in SAINS-LES-MARQUION BRITISH CEMETERY Pas de Calais, France

KILPATRICK David W.

Private S/7799, 2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Died 25 September 1915. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

KYLE John

Gunner 174931, 253rd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 3 November 1918. Aged 21. Buried in FOREST COMMUNAL CEMETERY Nord, France

LIGHTBODY Hugh

Lance Corporal, Gordon Highlanders. No further information currently available.

McCREADIE Alexander

Corporal 201577, 1st/5th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Died 8 November 1917. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY Israel

McGIBNEY Hugh

Lance Corporal 15577, 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died 24 April 1917. Buried in BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, FICHEUX Pas de Calais, France

McINTYRE John

Gunner 129593, 346th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 15 August 1917. Aged 42. Buried in NOEUX-LES-MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY Pas de Calais, France

McMECKAM John

Lance Corporal Canadian Expeditionary Force. No further information currently available.

MORROW William

Private, Australian Expeditionary Force. No further information currently available.

PALMER D

Deck Hand, ROyal Naval Volunteer Reserve. No further information currently available.

PATTERSON Alex

Bombardier 61089, 184th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 4 June 1917. Aged 25. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

ROSS Hugh

Private, Gordon Highlanders. No further information currently available.

SIMPSON JOHN Mcr.

Private, Highland Light Infantry. No further information currently available.

STEWART Henry

Private 12599, 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died 28 September 1915. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

STEWART Hugh

Private, Royal Scots Fusiliers. No further information currently available.

WALLACE David

Private, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. No further information currently available.

WALLACE William

Fireman/Trimmer, S.S. Sycamore (Liverpool), Mercantile Marine. Died 25 August 1917. Aged 35. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL London, United Kingdom

   

1939-1945

HENDERSON William

Ordinary Seaman P/JX276306, H.M.S. Quebec, Royal Navy. Died 23 November 1941. Aged 20. Buried in ACHARACLE CEMETERY Argyllshire, United Kingdom

McDOWALL John H.

Flight Sergeant 1522985, 355 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 14 January 1945. Aged 22. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore

SMITH, DCM Malcolm

Driver T/2928537, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 1 August 1945. Aged 28. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM). Buried in HAMBURG CEMETERY Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

17 January 2005

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