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Royal Scots

1/9th (Highlanders) Battalion

ROYAL  SCOTS

(Lothian Regiment)

154th Brigade / 51st (Highland) Division

 

20th July : Meaulte.

21st July : Bazentin-le-Grand sector.

23rd July : Attack on High Wood.

24th July : Mametz Wood.

25th July : Becordel-Becourt.

1st August : Mametz Wood.

6th August : Dernancourt.

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8th October : Colincamps.

12th October : Louvencourt.

17th October : Forceville.

18th October : Lealvillers.

Late october-Early November : Tours in line in Auchonvillers sector with rest periods in Mailly-Maillet Wood.

13th-14th November : Beaumont-Hamel.

14th November : Mailly-Maillet Wood.

15th November : Beaumont-Hamel heights.

17th November : Mailly-Maillet Wood.

 

87 names

3404    Private

Thomas James

ALLISON

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

351183    Private

Thomas

ALSTON

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3949    Private

Robert

BALLANTYNE

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2024    Corporal

James Nicol

BEATSON

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4388    Private

Robert

BLAIR

Killed in action on the 9th November 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

350609    Lance Corporal

Charles W.

BLANCHARD

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3291    Private

Arthur

BLAYLOCK

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5547    Private

George

BORTHWICK

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

4249    Private

Alexander Webster

BROWN

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Forceville Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2502    Private

Peter

BYRNE

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

3546    Private

John

CASSIDY

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

351320    Private

James

CESSFORD

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3933    Private

David

CHISHOLM

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

1433    Private

George

CHIVAS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3901    Private

Daniel

CLIFFORD

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

5581    Private

John

CLUGSTON

Killed in action on the 9th November 1916

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

1357    Corporal

John McGregor

COATS

Died of wounds on the 3rd August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

351157    Private

John

CORMACK

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3602    Private

Thomas Arthur

DOUGALL

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

3121    Private

Bryce Sinclair

DYMOCK

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1093    Sergeant

Herbert Gore

EAGAR

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2172    Lance Corporal

William

EASTON

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

350191    Private

Alexander

ELDER

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3862    Private

Matthew Fenney

ELLISON

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

8677    Private

Harry

EMERSON

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

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

Major

James

FERGUSON

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4377    Private

John

FLEMING

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

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

350362    Private

William

FORREST

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3018    Private

Thomas

GERRARD

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5432    Private

John

GIBSON

Died of wounds on the 9th December 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Robert

GIBSON

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

1526    Drummer

Thomas

GIBSON

Killed in action on the 3rd August 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

5411    Private

Thomas

GILLON

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

2106    Corporal

John

GOODALL

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

1914    Private

David Watt

GOURLAY

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Hunter's Cemetery

 

275382    Private

Francis

GOWANS

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3187    Private

Robert Scott

GRAY

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

2121    Lance Corporal

John C.

HADDOW

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5552    Private

George Pauline

HALLIDAY

Died of wounds on the 25th November 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

351412    Private

George

HAMILTON

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2693    Private

James Reginald

HAMILTON

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

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

2221    Private

John

HARLEY

Died of wounds on the 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

5434    Private

James Alexander

HAY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3022    Lance Corporal

James

HAYES

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

1504    Private

Basil

HENDERSON

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5435    Private

Thomas

HOWIE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

3375    Private

Stewart

HUTTON

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

351058    Private

James

INNES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

350498    Private

Archibald

IRVING

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

350600    Private

George Peter Alexander

JEFFREY

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

4073    Lance Corporal

Andrew

JOHNSTONE

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

2435    Private

John Michael

KELLY

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

3575    Private

John

KILPATRICK

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Edinburgh (North Merchiston) Cemetery

 

351012    Private

James

LAVERICK

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1946    Lance Sergeant

William

LAWSON

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

3392    Private

William Birrell

MACAULAY

Died of wounds on the 11th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4100    Private

Thomas Colclough

MACRAE

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

1290    Private

Hugh Ross

McLENNAN

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

2464    Corporal

James

McNAB

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

3959    Private

Andrew

MITCHELL

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1790    Company Sergeant Major

Mark John Forsyth

MORISON

Died of wounds on the 4th August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Alan Steele

MUIR

Detached from The 1/8th Royal Scots

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

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

2050    Lance Sergeant

James

NEILSON

Died of wounds on the 27th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

11239    Private

Michael

O'HARA

Detached from The 2nd Highland Light Infantry

Killed in action on the 6th August 1916

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

5540    Sergeant

William

ROBERTSON

Died of wounds on the 19th November 1916 - Age 41

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

350327    Lance Corporal

John Brown

ROSS

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3351    Lance Corporal

Alexander R.

RUTHERFORD

Died of wounds on the 15th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

350994    Private

Philip Flucker

RUTHERFORD

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2725    Private

Harry

SCHOFIELD

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

351330    Private

David

SIBBALD

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

351005    Private

William W.

SLOAN

Killed in action on the 7th November 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorialy

 

350967    Private

Robert Dyer

SMITH

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

350401    Lance Corporal

Frederick James

STOW

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23067    Lance Corporal

Charles G.

STUART

Detached from The 12th Royal Scots

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

2731    Corporal

Thomas

SUMNER

Died of wounds on the 6th August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery

 

5416    Private

Thomas

TAGGART

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

1986    Sergeant

Dugald

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

2788    Private

Fredrick

THOMPSON

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

3661    Private

Thomas

TROTTER

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

351092    Private

John

TURNBULL

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

1753    Sergeant

George C.

VALLANCE

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

3355    Private

John

WHITE

Killed in action on the 3rd August 1916 - Age 17

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

4165    Private

George S.

WILSON

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

350407    Lance Sergeant

James

WILSON

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2473    Lance Corporal

John

WILSON

Killed in action on the 3rd August 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

350595    Lance Corporal

David

WOOD

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3365    Private

William

WRIGHT

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

Rest in peace in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

4360     Private

William

GRANT

2nd Royal Scots

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4397    Private

Robert Andrew Lomax

PURVES

5th/6th Cameronians

Killed in action on the 29th August 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery