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Black Watch

9th Battalion

BLACK WATCH

(Royal Highlanders)

44th Brigade / 15th Scottish Division

 

14th August : In line in North-West of Bazentin-le-Petit.

17th August : Attack and capture of The Elbow.

Late August / Early September : Tours in front line between Bazentin and Pozieres.

8th September : Attack near North-Western corner of High Wood.

17th September : Martinpuich sector.

October / Early November : Tours in front line in Le Sars sector.

 

101 names

S/9714  Private

Herbert

ADKINS

Died of wounds on the 25th August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Millencourt Communal Cemetery Extension

 

S/9863  Sergeant

Andrew

ALLISON

Died of wounds on the 10th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Minnigaff Parish Churchyard

 

7172  Private

George Mackenzie

ANDERSON

Died of wounds on the 10th September 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

S/9536  Private

Andrew

ARBUCKLE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/7647  Private

James

BAGAN

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12067  Private

Ernest

BAKER

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Loos Memorial

 

2982  Private

David Urquhart

BARCLAY

Detached from 1/6th Black Watch

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

S/4253  Private

Aaron

BARNETT

Killed in action on the 11th October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/7003  Private

Joseph

BEATTIE

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Loos Memorial

 

S/12225  Private

Georg Prive

BEVANS

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12355  Private

Thomas

BOWLAND

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Commemorated on Loos Memorial

 

S/4911  Lance Corporal

John Francis

BRADLEY

Killed in action on the 29th August 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

S/9465  Corporal

William Thomson

BREMNER

Died of wounds on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension

 

S/11108  Private

Matthew

BROWN

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11919  Private

Hugh

CAIRNEY

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15965  Private

Joseph Victor

CARR

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension

 

S/15949  Private

John

CARR

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Loos Memorial

 

S/9509  Private

John

COCKBURN

Killed in action on the 7th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Bazentin-le-Petit Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

S/13030  Private

James

COLLINS

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Loos Memorial

 

S/9141  Private

Patrick

COOKSON

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Loos Memorial

 

S/43290  Private

James

COUPER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/3317   Lance Corporal

Patrick

DOCHERTY

Died of wounds on the 9th September 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

S/3765  Lance Corporal

John

DOIG

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

312712  Private

John

DUNCAN

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/4723  Lance Corporal

William

DUNNE

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

S/8371  Private

Joseph

EDWARD

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Loos Memorial

 

S/12160  Private

Llewellyn

FELL

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

11271  Private

John

FERGUSON

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/43248  Private

James

FOTHERINGHAM

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Millencourt Communal Cemetery Extension

 

S/9293  Private

James

GOODWIN

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

S/9028  Corporal

Thomas

GOVENLOCK

Killed in action on the 24th October 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/9158  Private

Peter

GRAY

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Loos Memorial

 

S/11395  Private

William Ewart

HADLEY

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Loos Memorial

 

S/9814  Private

David Allan

HALLEY

Killed in action on the 11th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/6777  Private

Robert

HAYBURN

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2935  Private

Thomas Henry Gamble

HEGARTY

Died in service on the 11th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

S/43291  Private

Robert

HEWITSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

S/12122  Private

Frank

HIBBERT

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Loos Memorial

 

S/4037  Private

James

HOGGAN

Killed in action on the 14th August 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

S/4936  Private

Rees

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Thiepval Anglo-French Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

John Balfour

IRELAND

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

S/4830  Lance Corporal

James

JACK

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Loos Memorial

 

3/4269  Private

George

JONES

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/4619  Corporal

Alexander

KENNEDY

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11383  Private

Charles

LAIRD

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

S/9211  Private

Alexander

LAWSON

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/40422  Private

Robert

LEISHAM

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/40025  Private

John

LINDSAY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/43150  Private

Thomas

LINDSAY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/4803  Private

Fred

LYALL

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Robert Brown Aitchison

MACDONALD

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

S/10280  Private

Thomas

MACFARLANE

Died of wounds on the 11th October 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

12244  Private

Alec

MARSDEN

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10529  Private

George Thomas

MASTERS

Died of wounds on the 9th September 1916

Rest in peace in Bazentin-le-Petit Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3346  Private

J.

McCARRON

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

S/9430  Lance Corporal

Archibald

McCOLL

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8259  Private

Duncan

McDOUGALL

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/40023  Private

Peter

McEWAN

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

S/43279  Private

John St Clair

McILHATTON

Died of wounds on the 19th October 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

S/12232  Private

George

McKERROW

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11465  Private

John

McLAUCHLAN

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10465  Corporal

Alexander

McLEAN

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11624  Private

James

McLEAN

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11806  Lance Corporal

George

McWILLIAM

Died in service on the 11th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

S/11401  Private

James

MERRYLEES

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

S/9461  Private

Robert

MILNE, MM

Died of wounds on the 11th September 1916

Rest in peace in Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

S/9694  Private

A.L.

MILNES

Killed in action on the 14th August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

S/8988  Private

John

MONTGOMERY

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10288  Private

George

NUTTALL

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2805  Private

Edward

O'FLAHERTY

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12054  Private

George Henry

PALETHORPE

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

S/9789  Private

William

PATERSON

Killed in action on the 11th October 1916

Rest in peace in Arras Road Cemetery

 

S/9242  Private

John

PATRICK

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

S/4167  Private

David Beveridge

RANKIN

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10872  Private

Russell

REECE

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11384  Private

John

RILEY

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/9497  Sergeant

Archibald

RISK

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

S/9072  Private

James

ROBERTSON

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

John Brewis

ROBERTSON

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

S/9149  Private

Robert

ROSS

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/43137  Private

James

RUST

Died of wounds on the 29th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

S/13051  Private

Norman

SADDLER

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/17079  Sergeant

Peter Ross

SEMPLE

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11252  Corporal

Earl

SINGLETON

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/43202  Private

Adam

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension

 

S/6040  Private

George Smart

SMITH

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10448  Private

James

SMITH

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15998  Private

Stanley

SPENCE

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8922  Private

George

STORIE

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8604  Private

Andrew

STRACHAN

Killed in action on the 11th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12069  Private

William Egbert Arnold

SWANWICK

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

630  Private

John

SYME

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Thomas Russell

TURNBULL

Killed in action on the 11th October 1916

Rest in peace in Arras Road Cemetery

 

S/11022  Private

John Penman

WALKER

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12330  Private

Andrew

WALLACE

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

4554  Corporal

John

WARD

Died of wounds on the 15th August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

S/43172  Private

George Cooper

WEBSTER

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11206  Private

Christopher

WHEELER

Killed in action on the 29th August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Peake Wood Cemetery

 

3/3117  Sergeant

William M.

WILKIE

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

S/4583  Private

Patrick

WILSON

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

S/5155  Lance Corporal

William

YEARDLEY

Died of wounds on the 19th August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

MAN OF THE BATTALION SERVING IN AN OTHER UNIT

 

S/8950  Private

Henry

MILLER

44th Brigade Machine Gun Company

Killed in action on the 29th October 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial