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War Memorial - Elswrickle, South Lanarkshire, Scotland




1914 - 1919

War Memorial - Elswrickle, South Lanarkshire, ScotlandWar Memorial - Elswrickle, South Lanarkshire, Scotland

Errected by the members of
Ellsridgehill u. f. church,
in memory of those who fell
in the Great War 1914 - 1918.


Pte. Ralph Tait, R. S.
Festubert 1915

Pte. John S. Walker, Sea Hlds
Longueval 1916

Pte. William Brown, R. G. A.
Bray 1916

Pte. John Neill, H. L. I.
Arras 1917

"They died that we might live."


Ralph Tait
Rank:
Service No.:
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Age:
Regiment:

Cemetery:
Add. Information:
Private
7805
16 October 1894, Walston, Lanarkshire
18 May 1915
20
8th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
attd. 8th Bn. Royal Scots
Le Touret Memorial, France
Son of James Tait and Mary Tait, nee Hastie,
of Stevenson, Dolphinton, Peeblesshire.
1901 Scotland Census about Ralph Tait and family
Residence: Cottage In Eastyetts; Registration district: Walston;
Parish: Walston; County: Lanarkshire
Name:
Gender:
Age:
Relation:
Occupation:
Birthplace:
James Tait
Male
42
Head
Shepherd
Newlands,
Peeblesshire
Mary Tait
Female
36
Wife

Biggar,
Lanarkshire
John Tait
Male
11
Son
Scholar
Stobo,
Peeblesshire
Name:
Gender:
Age:
Relation:
Occupation:
Birthplace:
Lizzie Tait
Female
8
Daughter
Scholar
Stobo,
Peeblesshire
Ralph Tait
Male
6
Son
Scholar
Walston,
Lanarkshire
James Tait
Male
1
Son

Walston,
Lanarkshire
Name:
Gender:
Age:
Relation:
Occupation:
Birthplace:
Mary Tait
Female
1
Daughter

Walston,
Lanarkshire

John S. Walker
Rank:
Service No.:
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Age:
Regiment:
Cemetery:
Add. Information:
Private




Seaforth Highlanders


William Brown
Rank:
Service No.:
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Age:
Regiment:
Cemetery:
Add. Information:
Private (CWGC: Gunner)
65177
abt. 1887
02 October 1916
29
31st Heavy Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery
Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, France
Son of James Aitken Brown and Annie Brown,
of Caldwell, Elsrickle, Biggar, Lanarkshire.
1901 Scotland Census about William Brown and family
Residence: Biggar, Main Street; Registration district: Biggar;
Parish:Biggar; County: Lanarkshire
Name:
Gender:
Age:
Relation:
Occupation:
Birthplace:
Annie Brown
Female
44
Head
Butcher
Dumfriesshire
Archibald Brown
Male
21
Son
Butcher
Peeblesshire
Janet Brown
Female
19
Daughter

Peeblesshire
Name:
Gender:
Age:
Relation:
Occupation:
Birthplace:
Christina Brown
Female
17
Daughter

Peeblesshire
Robina Brown
Female
15
Daughter

Biggar,
Lanarkshire
Agnes Brown
Female
13
Daughter
Scholar
Biggar,
Lanarkshire
Name:
Gender:
Age:
Relation:
Occupation:
Birthplace:
James Brown
Male
12
Son
Scholar
Biggar,
Lanarkshire
Annie Brown
Female
8
Daughter
Scholar
Biggar,
Lanarkshire
John Brown
Male
7
Son
Scholar
Biggar,
Lanarkshire
Name:
Gender:
Age:
Relation:
Occupation:
Birthplace:
William Brown
Male
5
Son

Biggar,
Lanarkshire
Peter Brown
Male
3
Son

Biggar,
Lanarkshire

John Neill
Rank:
Service No.:
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Age:
Regiment:
Cemetery:
Add. Information:
Private
30571
abt. 1895
18 April 1917, Arras
22
2nd Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Arras Memorial, France



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