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Book of Remembrance

An online book of Remembrance for those who gave their lives for their country. If you would like someone added to this book, of whatever country, then please email me details via the Contact Us on the home page.

Sadly due to spammers who cannot respect the sacrifice made by these men, only members may post comments.

John Duncan - Webmaster

Thu. 5/28 All day Doddie Forbes

 George Howden Forbes
 Royal Scots, 13th Battalion

All day Walter Hogg

 Walter Hogg
 Royal Marine Light Infantry , Deal Bn. R.N. Div

All day Vasaily Nikitenko

 Vasaily Nikitenko MM
 Royal Garrison Artillery, 160th Siege Battery

Sun. 5/31 All day Paul Meikle

 Paul Meikle
 Royal Field Artillery, 88th Brigade

Mon. 6/1 All day David Black Trist Surname TRIST Firstname David Black Service number C/JX170204 Date of death 01/06/1942 DecorationSNWM roll ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINES Rank Ord Seaman Theatre of death R.N. H.M.A.S. Penguin. Sydney. On Newtongrange Memorial Killed in a ... more
Thu. 6/4 All day Robert Jack


Service No:3058465

Date of Death:04/06/1940


Regiment/Service:Seaforth Highlanders 4th Bn.

Panel ReferenceColumn 125.MemorialDUNKIRK MEMORIAL

Additional Information:


Son of Mrs. S. Jack, of Easthouses, Midlothian.


Fri. 6/5 All day Edward Bowie Dick


Service No:2876992

Date of Death:05/06/1940


Regiment/Service:Gordon Highlanders 1st Bn.

Panel ReferenceColumn 126.MemorialDUNKIRK MEMORIAL

Additional Information:

Son of John Y. and Jeannie Palmer Dick Newtongrange


Sat. 6/6 All day Andre D Wilson

Newtongrange Memorial

Service number 3056719

Date of death 06/06/1940

Place of birth Edinburgh


Rank Fusilier

Theatre of death France and Belgium Campaign, 1939-40


Sun. 6/7 All day Charles Millar Gowrie Rank:Driver Service No:T/3061176 Date of Death:07/06/1945 Age:25 Regiment/Service:Royal Army Service Corps attd Royal Artillery Grave ReferenceT. B. 1.CemeteryLABUAN WAR CEMETERY Additional Information: Son of Stanley Millar Gowrie and Agn... more
Tue. 6/9 All day Justintas Tutlis

 Justinas Tutlis
 Royal Scots, 12th Battalion att 27th Trench Mortar Battery

Wed. 6/10 All day James K Rutherford

 James King Rutherford
 Kings Own Scottish Borderers, 2nd Battalion

All day James Dalgleish



James Dalgleish


Black Watch,2nd Battalion



Fri. 6/12 All day William P Simpson Sgt
 William Pentland Simpson
 Royal Field Artillery "A" Bty. 187th Bde.
Sun. 6/14 All day Douglas McKenzie Rank:Guardsman Service No:2696563 Date of Death:14/06/1942 Age:23 Regiment/Service:Scots Guards 2nd Bn. Panel ReferenceColumn 54.MemorialALAMEIN MEMORIAL Additional Information: Son of John and Agnes Brown McKenzie, of Easthouses. Midlothi... more
Wed. 6/17 All day Archibald Thomson Rank:Sappe rService No:2135283 Date of Death:17/06/1944 Age:25 Regiment/Service:Royal Engineers 26 Assault Sqn. Grave ReferenceX. J. 10.CemeteryBAYEUX WAR CEMETERY Additional Information: Son of Archibald and Christina Thomson, of Newtongr... more
Sun. 6/21 All day Edward Wigley

 Edward Wigley
 Seaforth Highlanders, 2nd Battalion

Fri. 6/26 All day Alex McInnes

 Alexander McInnes
 Gordon Highlanders, 2nd Battalion

All day George Willstrip Raper Rank:Boatswain Date of Death:26/06/1941 Age:27 Regiment/Service:Merchant Navy S.S. River Lugar (Glasgow) Panel ReferencePanel 87.MemorialTOWER HILL MEMORIAL Additional Information: Son of Walter and Jessie Raper (Newtongrange); husband of L... more
Sat. 6/27 All day Henry Ledingham

 Henry Elsley Ledingham
 Royal Engineers 1st Bn. Special Bde. & Seaforth Highlanders

All day John Brown

 John Brown
 Royal Scots 4th Battalion

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