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Royal Scots

1/8th Battalion

ROYAL  SCOTS

(Lothian Regiment)

Pioneers of the 51st (Highland) Division

 

20th July : Mericourt-l'Abbé.

21st July : Mametz Wood.

Works between Bazentin and Longueval.

6th August : West of Albert.

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October / Early November : Works in Colincamps / Mailly-Maillet / Auchonvillers sector.

13th-18th November : Beaumont-Hamel.

 

54 names

5506    Private

Walter

ADKIN

Died of wounds on the 30th July 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

1833    Private

John Watson

AITKEN

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5283   Private

Alexander R.A.

ANDERSON

Died of wounds on the 5th August 1916

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

4586    Private

William Andrew

BAIN

Killed in action on the 1st August 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1720    Private

David

BENNETT

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

330082    Private

William

BROWN

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

325555    Private

Charles

CAMERON

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1093   Private

Charles

CLARK

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

5161    Private

William

CRAWFORD

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

5137    Private

John

CROOKSTON

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

4697    Lance Corporal

John Lumsden

DARLING

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

771    Private

James

DARROCH

Died of wounds on the 3rd August 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

1025    Private

Harry Logan

DICKSON

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

1029    Private

William

DODDS

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

1696    Private

Thomas

ELLIOT

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7379    Sergeant

Alexander

FORREST

Detached from The Highland Light Infantry

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

8710    Private

John

FORRESTER

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

5681    Private

Andrew

FRASER

Died of wounds on the 10th December 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in Wimereux Communal Cemetery

 

7587    Sergeant

William

FRASER

Detached from The Highland Light Infantry

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

714    Private

James

GOLDIE

Killed in action on the 1st August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

5227    Private

William

GRANDESON

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5485    Private

John

HARRISON

Killed in action on the 20th October 1916

Rest in peace in Englebelmer Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

325193    Private

Peter

HOGG

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8610    Private

Thomas R.

HUME

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

5271    Private

Charles

KEENAN

Died of wounds on the 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

1040    Corporal

James John

LAING

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

William

LOWSON

Died of wounds on the 17th November 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

7876    Private

John

MacDONALD

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

3402    Private

John

McKILLOP

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5323    Private

Patrick

McTIERNAN

Died of wounds on the 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

4994    Private

Cathcart

MILLS

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

1952    Private

George

MITCHELL

Died of wounds on the 20th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

335095    Private

James

MOORE

Killed in action on the 1st August 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

7787    Private

Andrew Hunter

MOWAT

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

1532    Private

Thomas John

MURDOCH

Died of wounds on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

5326    Private

Michael

MURPHY

Died of wounds on the 9th August 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

5380    Private

John

REID

Killed in action on the 31st July 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

7510    Corporal

Joseph

RICHARDSON

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

325556    Private

William

RODGIE

Killed in action on the 1st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5382    Private

John

ROSS

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

325036    Private

David

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1077    Private

James

SCOTT

Died of wounds on the 27th August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Haddington Cemetery

 

5450    Private

John

SCOTT

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

4051    Sergeant

William

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

806    Private

Sydney

SMALE

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

1920    Private

John

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 2nd December 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Dirleton Parish Churchyard

 

335859    Private

John

STIRTON

Died in serviceon the 28th October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

1589    Private

Alexander

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

325412    Private

John

THOMSON

Killed in action on the 1st August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5368    Private

John Thomson

THORNBURN

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

5148    Private

Thomas Goodall

TURNBULL

Killed in action on the 3rd August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Robert

WEIR

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Beaumont-Hamel British Cemetery

 

7813    Private

George

WILSON

Detached from The Highland Light Infantry

Died of wounds on the 31st July 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery

5350   Private

Charles

WRIGHT

Died of wounds on the 20th October 1916

Rest in peace in Englebelmer Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

Second Lieutenant

Alan Steele

MUIR

1/9th Royal Scots

Died of wounds on the 12th November 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

1061    Private

Charles Stewart

WATSON

2nd Royal Scots

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

7823    Private

David

WEIR

16th Royal Scots

Died of wounds on the 11th October 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery