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Re: Thomas BURNS/ Battle of Loos
« Reply #18 on: Thursday 23 November 17 13:25 GMT (UK) »
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Re: Thomas BURNS/ Battle of Loos
« Reply #19 on: Thursday 23 November 17 18:28 GMT (UK) »
Burns 17675 was born in Troqueer, Kircudbrightshire,  according to the Scottish National War Memorial.

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Re: Thomas BURNS/ Battle of Loos
« Reply #20 on: Wednesday 07 February 18 22:34 GMT (UK) »
Hi there Thomas Burns is my Great Granddad and he was born at Troqueer Maxwelton  (opposite the river Noth from Dumfries.  He worked as a carder at Rosefield Mills in Troqueer until joining the RSF in 1914   he died at Loos on Saturday 25th 1915.

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Re: Thomas BURNS/ Battle of Loos
« Reply #21 on: Wednesday 07 February 18 22:37 GMT (UK) »
He is commemorated on the Maxwelton War Memorial at the corner of New abbey Road and Rotchell Road Dumfries Scotland

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Re: Thomas BURNS/ Battle of Loos
« Reply #22 on: Wednesday 07 February 18 23:01 GMT (UK) »
Heres some info about my great Grandad... We have him married in 1903 at Dumfries, however there are connections via his Grandparents, Darby Pagden and Nellie Gunyon Pagden (What great names!) to Newcastle