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NEWTOWN STEWART WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Eric McQuarrie 2004

There are three memorials in Newtown Stewart. One stands in the street the other two are church memorials.

NEWTOWN STEWART MEMORIAL

This large memorial stands in front of the McMillan Hall in Dashwood Square, in the centre of Newton Stewart. Inscribed on which are 78 names of which 20 are WW2. The 20 include 5 names, which are on Minnigaffs memorial. There are no Regiments or dates included. (Grid Reference: NX410650)

To the Glory of God and in Grateful Memory of the men of Penningham
Parish who gave their lives for King and Country in the Great War
1914-1918
"MAN HATH NO LOVE GREATER THAN THIS

Photograph © Eric McQuarrie 2004

1914-1918

AGNEW John S

Lieutenant

BAIRD Arthur

Private 148065, 29th Machine Gun Corp. Died 18 August 1918. Aged 21. Resident 2 Arthur St. Newtown Stewart. Buried in METEREN MILITARY CEMETERY Nord, France

BORLAND James W.

Corporal

BROWN David Wm. CW.

Private 292597, 7th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Died 25 April 1917. Aged 21. Buried in LEVEL CROSSING CEMETERY, FAMPOUX, Pas de Calais, France

CARSON William

Sergeant 18493, 12th Battalion, Royal Scots. Died 13 April 1917. Aged 24. Buried in AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION Pas de Calais, France

CLEMENT Thomas

Private 903, 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 4 January 1916. Aged 22. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL Turkey

COBURN John

Private

COURTNEY James L

Gunner 656310, 580 Bty. 158 Brge. Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 1 June 1917. Aged 20. Buried in KANDAHAR FARM CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

DALRYMPLE Robert

Private 293155, 7th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Died 17 April 1917. Aged 27. Resident 60 Queens St. Newtown Stewart. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

DIAMOND John

Sergeant 240044, 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 19 April 1917. Aged 33. Resident 41 Princes St Newtown Stewart. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY Israel

DRYSDALE Samuel

Private 10924, 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died 26 October 1914. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

DUNCAN William

Private

ELDER Kenneth

Lieutenant, H.M. Submarine E47. Died 20 August 1917. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire, United Kingdom

ERSKINE Arthur

Private PLY/1870, H.M.S. Vindictive, Royal Marine Light Division. Died 3 June 1918. Aged 32. Buried in CHALLOCH (ALL SAINTS) EPISCOPALIAN CHURCHYARD, Wigtownshire, United Kingdom

FERRIES Alexander

Gunner 5721, Royal Field Artillery. Died 17 June 1918. Aged 43. Resident 13 Princes St N/ Stewart. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt

FINDLEY Thomas

Sergeant Major 240313, 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 8 November 1917. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY Israel

FINNINGHAM James

Private 34921, 6th/7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died 11 April 1917. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

GEMMEL Cecil

Lieutenant, 8th Battalion Attached 10th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died 27 April 1917. Aged 22. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

GIBSON James

Private

GIBSON Robert

Private 9572, 1st Battalion, Scots Guards. Died 25 January 1915. Aged 23. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

GRANT James

Lieutenant

GRANT James

Private

GRAY John

Sergeant 46240, 13th HUSSARS. Died 5 November 1917. Aged 30. Resident 52 Arthur St. Newton Stewart. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq

GRIFFIN John

Private

HAINING William

Corporal 350524, 9th Battalion, Royal Scots. Died 5 March 1917. Aged 36. Buried in MAROEUIL BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France

HARDING James

Private

HASWELL William

Private 17214, 8th (H.D.) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 25 September 1915. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

HODKINSON John

Private 129418, 72nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regt.). Died 9 April 1917. Aged 28. Buried in GIVENCHY-EN-GOHELLE CANADIAN CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, Pas de Calais, France

HUGHAN James

Trooper 4298, 1st SCOTTISH HORSE. Died 20 September 1915. Commemorated on GREEN HILL CEMETERY, Turkey. SPECIAL MEMORIAL

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

HUNTER George

Private 6762, 5th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died 24 August 1916. Aged 19. Resident Rosebank, Newtown Stewart. Buried in THISTLE DUMP CEMETERY, HIGH WOOD, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France

HYSLOP James

Private

IRVING Herbert B

Private, 14th Highland Light Infantry. Killed in action 9 April 1916. Aged 19. Buried in

JARDINE Robert

Private 27947, 11th Battalion, Royal Scots. Died 9 May 1917. Aged 22. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

JONES Andrew

Private 110120, 102nd Bty., Royal Field Artillery. Died 4 August 1918. Aged 41. Resident 58 Arthur St. Newton Stewart. Commemorated on DELHI MEMORIAL (INDIA GATE) India

KELLY William

Private

LAW Fredrick

Private

LAWSON William

Corporal

LOCKHART George D

Private 235460, 10th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Died 6 October 1917. Aged 35. Son of G.D. Lockhart of 44 Arthur St Newtown Stewart.. Buried in GODEWAERSVELDE BRITISH CEMETERY

MARSHALL Alexander

Sergeant 16786, 'C' Company, 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 8 July 1916. Aged 32. Buried in LA NEUVILLE BRITISH CEMETERY, CORBIE Somme, France

MARSHALL William

Private, 1st ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS. Killed in action 2 September 1918. Aged 18. Buried in France

MAXWELL William

Private

MORLAND Robert

Private

MURDOCH Andrew

QM Sergeant 240389, 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 19 April 1917. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY Israel

RAY Andrew

Private

STEWART Charles

Corporal

STEWART James

Corporal

STEWART John

Private 30507, 16th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Died 18 November 1916. Buried in NEW MUNICH TRENCH BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL

STEWART William

Private

STROYAN Peter

Private 29641, 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots. Died 14 July 1916.

TENNANT Alexander P

Private 18941, 13th (London) General Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 7 January 1915. Aged 31. Native of Newton Stewart, Scotland.. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France

THORBURN David

Sergeant 330614, 9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Died 29 September 1918. Aged 24. Resident 33, Princes St., Newton Stewart. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in TARGELLE RAVINE BRITISH CEMETERY, VILLERS-GUISLAIN Nord, France

TOPPING Robert

Private 43144, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action 25 August 1918. Aged 24. Resident 76, Arthur St., Newton Stewart. Buried in ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY, MIRAUMONT, Somme, France

TURNER William

Private

VARNEY William

Private 325609, 8th Battalion, Royal Scots. Died 23 April 1917. Aged 40. Resident 80, King St., Newton Stewart.. Buried in LEVEL CROSSING CEMETERY, FAMPOUX, Pas de Calais, France

WALLS David

Sergeant 11596, 6th/7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died 23 April 1917. Aged 26. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

WELSH Andrew

Private 16261, 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 21 July 1916. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France

WHITE Thomas G

Corporal 11269, 5th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Died 13 October 1915. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

1939-1945

BARKER James

Bombardier 1484889, 19th L.AA. Regt. ROYAL ARTILLERY. Died 10 June 1940. Aged 42. Buried in PEEBLES CEMETERY, Peeblesshire, United Kingdom

BREWER Kieth J

Private, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 19 July 1944. Buried in

CONNEL George

Private 2936065, The Queens Own Cameron Highlanders. Died 30 November 1940. Aged 58. Buried in newton stewart cemetry

DEWAR Gilbert J.A

Lance Corporal 2765801, 5th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Died 11 June 1944. Aged 21. Buried in HERMANVILLE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France

DIAMOND James

Private

DREW Douglas

Flying Officer 145376, 115 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 23 April 1944. Aged 35. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

DRYSDALE Charles

3rd Engineer, S.S. Cape Nelson Merchant Navy. Died 23 February 1941. Aged 32. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL London, United Kingdom

HALLIDAY James

Corporal 3197655, 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 19 July 1944. Aged 22. Buried in BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France

HANNAY Harry C

Private 4783, 3rd STRAITS SETTLEMENT VOLUNTEER FORCE. Died 5 July 1943. Aged 27. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand

HERD Samuel

Private 3188099, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action 22 March 1942. Aged 29. Buried in HELIOPOLIS WAR CEMETERY Egypt

MacGOWAN Robert

Sergeant 1823400, 50 Sqdn.Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 3 February 1945. Aged 19. Son of William MacGowan, of Newton Stewart,. Buried in CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY

McCANDLISH Richard

Private 13085811, 2nd Battalion, Highland Light Infantry (City Of Glasgow Regiment). Died 17 March 1943. Aged 33. Buried in ANCONA WAR CEMETERY Italy

McCLYMONT Alexander M

Private 7373397, Royal Army Medical Corp. Died 10 September 1944. Buried in GRADARA WAR CEMETERY Italy

McINTYRE John

Signaller P/SSX 31673, H.M.S. Camito., Royal Navy. Died 6 May 1941. Aged 19. Son of John and Helen Mary McIntyre, of Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire.. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire, United Kingdom

McKEAND Robert

Sergeant 1823066, 115 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Killed in action 9 August 1944. Aged 20. Buried in GRAND-RULLECOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY Pas de Calais, France

PARKER Hugh D

Driver 1893393, Royal Engineers. Died 5 October 1945. Aged 35. Buried in CHALLOCH (ALL SAINTS) EPISCOPALIAN CHURCHYARD, Wigtownshire, United Kingdom

RONNIE John R

Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr) 976171, 83 Sqdn., Royal Air Force. Died 21 April 1941. Aged 23. Buried in HOUTHULST CHURCHYARD Houthulst, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

SMITH Russell

Lance Corporal 14541156, 272 Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 16 October 1944. Aged 33. Buried in ASSISI WAR CEMETERY Italy

STARKEY Alfred

Chief Petty Officer D/J 39484, H.M.S. Itchen, Royal Navy. Died 23 September 1943. Aged 45. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL Devon, United Kingdom

STEWART Patrick K.M.

Captain 53716, 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 6 June 1940. Aged 27. Buried in BROMPTON CEMETERY London, United Kingdom

Photograph © Eric McQuarrie 2004

PENNINGHAM CHURCH- WAR MEMORIAL

This is in the Penningham Parish Church in Church St. Newton Stewart. It has only World War 1 Names with Ranks only.

IN LOVING AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF PENNINGHAM PARISH CHURCH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY
IN (OR IN CONNECTION WITH ) THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918

AGNEW John S

Lieutenant

AGNEW William

Sergeant

CLARK Gilbert

Private

CLEMENT Thomas

Private 903, 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 4 January 1916. Aged 22. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL Turkey

COURTNEY James L

Gunner 656310, 580 Battery, 158 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 1 June 1917. Aged 20. Buried in KANDAHAR FARM CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

DALRYMPLE Robert

Private 293155, 7th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Died 17 April 1917. Aged 27. Resident 60 Queens St., Newtown Stewart. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

DIAMOND John

Sergeant 240044, 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 19 April 1917. Aged 33. Resident 41 Princes St., Newtown Stewart. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY Israel

DUNCAN William

Private

ELDER Kenneth

Lieutenant, H.M. Submarine E47, Royal Navy. Died 20 August 1917. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire, United Kingdom

FERRIES Alexander

Gunner 5721, Royal Field Artillery. Died 17 June 1918. Aged 43. Resident 13 Princes St., Newtown Stewart. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt

FINDLEY Thomas

Sergeant Major 240313, 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 8 November 1917. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY Israel

FINNINGHAM James

Private 34921, 6th/7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died 11 April 1917. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

GEMMEL Cecil

Lieutenant, 8th Battalion attached 10th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died 27 April 1917. Aged 22. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

GIBSON James

Private

GRANT James

Lieutenant

GRAY John

Sergeant 46240, 13th Hussars. Died 5 November 1917. Aged 30. Resident 52 Arthur St. Newtown Stewart. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq

HARDING James

Private

HODKINSON John

Private 129418, 72nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment.). Died 9 April 1917. Aged 28. Buried in GIVENCHY-EN-GOHELLE CANADIAN CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, Pas de Calais, France

HUGHAN James

Trooper 4298, 1st Scottish Horse. Died 20 September 1915. Commemorated in GREEN HILL CEMETERY, Turkey. Special Memorial

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

HUNTER George

Private 6762, 5th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died 24 August 1916. Aged 19. Resident Rosebank, Newtown Stewart. Buried in THISTLE DUMP CEMETERY, HIGH WOOD, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France

HYSLOP James

Private

IRVING Herbert B

Private, 14th Highland Light Infantry. Killed in action 9 April 1916. Aged 19

JARDINE Robert

Private 27947, 11th Battalion, Royal Scots. Died 9 May 1917. Aged 22. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

KELLY William

Private

LAWSON William

Corporal

LOCKHART George D

Private 235460, 10th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Died 6 October 1917. Aged 35. Son of G.D. Lockhart of 44 Arthur St, Newtown Stewart. Buried in GODEWAERSVELDE BRITISH CEMETERY

MAXWELL William

Private

McFARLANE John

Private

MCGEOCH Jas

Private

MCGEOCH Wm

Lieutenant

McGOWAN W A

2nd Officer

McKENZIE Peter

Gunner

McMILLAN Jas

Sergeant

McWHIRTER Robert

Private

MURCHIE Thomas

Private

MURDOCH Andrew

QM Sergeant 240389, 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 19 April 1917. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY Israel

NELSON David

Private

ORR Thomas

Private

PATERSON John

Sergeant

RENNIE High

Sergeant

SCOTT Jas

Private

SCOTT Alex

Private

STEWART John

Private 30507, 16th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Died 18 November 1916. Buried in NEW MUNICH TRENCH BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL

STEWART Kieth

Lieutenant (Honourable)

TENNANT Alexander P

Private 18941, 13th (London) General Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 7 January 1915. Aged 31 Native of Newton Stewart, Scotland.. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France

THOMSON Robert

Private

THORBURN David

Sergeant 330614, 9th (Glasgow Highdlanders) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Died 29 September 1918. Aged 24. Resident 33, Princes St., Newton Stewart. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in TARGELLE RAVINE BRITISH CEMETERY, VILLERS-GUISLAIN Nord, France

TOPPING Robert

Private 43144, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action 25 August 1918. Aged 24. Resident 76, Arthur St., Newton Stewart. Buried in ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY, MIRAUMONT, Somme, France

WHITE Thomas G

Corporal 11269, 5th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Died 13 October 1915. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH

Photograph © Eric McQuarrie 2004

PENNINGHAM St. JOHNS CHURCH- WAR MEMORIAL

This was a plaque mounted on St. Johns church, which closed down and is now the Museum

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LASTING
MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH
WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1919

BROWN David W.Mcw

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McGEOCH Walter

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MARCHBANKS James

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KENNEDY John

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McCLELLAND John

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OWEN James

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McCANDLISH James

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McNAUGHT John

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RIGG Duncan Mck

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GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS

19 January 2005

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