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Roll of Honour 1914-1919 (Army)

Paterson - Purves

* is brother of.

Paterson Alex. 4793. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born, Home, Enlisted Thurso. Killed in action 13/11/16. 35 yrs. Beaumont Hamel, Ancre Somme. Parents; John, Thurso.

Paterson W. Gnr. Royal Field Artillery. Home Cardenden. Enlisted 1914. Killed in action 28/03/18. Parents; Lybster & Cardenden, Fife. Grandparents; Geo. Achavar.

Paterson Wm. (No number). 2/ Lt. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Cenotaph Wick. Killed in action 20/11/17 Cambrai. Parents; Harbour Ter, Wick.

Paul Peter. S/10374. Pte. 2nd Black Watch. 21st Ind Bde, 7th (Meerut) Div. Born Thurso. Enlisted Glasgow. Cenotaph Dunnet. Killed in action 07/01/16 Shaikh Saad, Mesopotamia. Parents; John, Newlands, Dunnet. Formerly 3721 5th Cav Res Rgt.

Paul Simon. S/16450. Pte. 8th (Service) Seaforth Hldrs. 44th Bde, 15th (Scottish) Div. Born Watten. Enlisted Golspie. Killed in action 09/03/18. 20 yrs. Somme. Parents; Don, West Watten.

Paul Wm. 310253. Pte. 4th Gordon Hldrs. TF. 154th Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Bower. Enlisted Wick. Killed in action 26/03/18 Bapaume, 1st Somme. Parents; John, Tister, Bower.

Phimester Alex. 2844. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born, Home & Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Wick & Staxigoe. Died of wounds 15/12/15. 21 yrs. "Labryrinth", Arras. Parents; Mrs, Broadhaven, Wick.

Phimester Wm. 241324. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born, Home, Enlisted Wick. Killed in action 04/09/17. 20 yrs. Ypres. Parents; James, 35 Louisburgh St, Wick.

Polson Alex *. 14975. Sgt. MM. 1st Royal Scots Fusiliers. 8th Bde, 3rd Div. Born, Home Watten. Enlisted Wick Nov 14. Wounded 26/09/17. Killed in action 03/10/18. 21 yrs. Canal du Nord, Hindenburg Line. Parents; James & Jessie, West Watten.

Polson Alex A. 9331. Sgt. 8th (Service) Seaforth Hldrs. 44th Bde, 15th (Scottish) Div. Born Latheron. Enlisted Dingwall. Cenotaph Dunbeath. Killed in action 25/09/15. 27 yrs. Hill 70, Loos. Parents; Alex, Nigg Schoolhouse.

Polson Don. 9225. Pte. 2nd Seaforth Hldrs. 10th Bde, 4th Div. Born Watten. Enlisted Edinburgh. Killed in action 15/09/14 Bycyle Long, Aisne. Parents; Hector Banmaker, Halkirk. (Mother) 11 Caledonian Crt, Edinburgh.

Polson Don S. S/8763. Cpl. 1st Seaforth Hldrs. 19th Ind Bde, 7th (Meerut) Div. Born Halkirk. Enlisted Edinburgh. Cenotaph Bower. Died of wounds 29/05/17 Samarra, Mesopotamia. Parents; Sinclair, Stemster, Bower.

Polson Geo. Lt. 4th (S Af Scottish). S Af Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Staxigoe. Home & Enlisted South Africa. Killed in action 12/10/16 Butte de Warlencourt, Somme. Parents; Geo, Staxigoe, Wick.

Polson James *. 2912. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Bower. Enlisted Watten. Died at Bedford Hospital 18/01/15. 19 yrs. Parents; James & Jessie, West Watten.

Purves James Phillip. (No number). 2/Lt. 6th (Renfrewshire) Argyll & Sutherland Hldrs. TF. Pioneers, 5th Div. Cenotaph Olrig. Killed in action 11/04/18 Hazebroucl, Lys.

 

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David Bews 1998

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