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Re: Roll of Honour Book for Selkirk.
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 11 September 07 03:38 BST (UK) »
Hi Dawn

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Re: Roll of Honour Book for Selkirk.
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 06 October 07 02:59 BST (UK) »
Hello
Are there any Halls or Curries in your honour book for Selkirk?
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Re: Roll of Honour Book for Selkirk.
« Reply #11 on: Wednesday 18 June 08 19:46 BST (UK) »
When I transcribed the Auld Kirkyard in Selkirk  I also included the large list from the wAR MEMORIAL IN sELKIRK covering both wars
The CD can be obtained from  www.bordersfhs.org.uk  priced 10 plus p and p.
The society also has a copy which I think included all those who survived as well as those who perished.
Hope that helps those living abroad who want copies.
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Re: Roll of Honour Book for Selkirk.
« Reply #12 on: Sunday 24 August 08 09:47 BST (UK) »
Hi from Australia Worth,

I am trying to trace some info on my Great-Grandfather who died in France (1918) in WW1 as a Seaforth Highlander soldier (private), 9th Battalion. His name was John Hamilton and he was born in Selkirk. I was wondering if it is possible for you to have a look in your Roll of Honour Book from Selkirk and let me know if there are any details of family members (e.g. wife, kids, etc.) that may give me a start on looking for my family please.

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Re: Roll of Honour Book for Selkirk.
« Reply #13 on: Sunday 24 August 08 12:26 BST (UK) »
War Memorial shows only a Wm.G. Hamilton ,Royal Scots and I found the headstone for the family in Brierylaw Cemetery Selkirk  It reads Erected by James Hamilton, Philiphaugh Farm in memory of his beloved wife Agnes Gillespie who died 10-11-1908 also the above James Hamilton who died 27th May 1910 aged 69yrs also Mary Lothian his daughter who died 28th April 1915 also his SON  W.G. HAMILTON who died on active service in france 22ND mARCH 1917.   I have copies of entries is needed. Hope it helps.
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Re: Roll of Honour Book for Selkirk.
« Reply #14 on: Sunday 24 August 08 12:50 BST (UK) »
I tried the Commonwealth War Graves Commision and found several for you. suggest you try it www.cwgc web site .If you put in 1917 j Hamilton you get a large list and I found entries 4,5,23 and 33 were j hamiltons privates .When you click on the entry you can get certificates and details.
If you know he was born selkirk have you got a date? Birth certs give parents details.
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Re: Roll of Honour Book for Selkirk.
« Reply #15 on: Sunday 24 August 08 13:51 BST (UK) »
Thanks for all your help alan14578, I appreciate that. I will follow those up. Incidentally, is there a website I can visit to look up cemetery records in the area please?

Cheers pegasus1053

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Re: Roll of Honour Book for Selkirk.
« Reply #16 on: Sunday 24 August 08 14:27 BST (UK) »
Unfortunately not. Borders Family History Society www.bordersfhs.org,uk  print and sell books and cds otherwise e-mail me if there are specific things you want
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Re: Roll of Honour Book for Selkirk.
« Reply #17 on: Friday 05 September 08 13:56 BST (UK) »
On the SNWM there is only one candidate for John Hamilton, Seaforth Highlanders:

Surname HAMILTON
Firstname John
Service Number 201146
Date Death 19/09/1917
Decoration M.M.
Place of birth 
Other - 21-09-17. 4th Bn.
SNWM roll THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

There is another John Hamilton, Seaforth Highlanders but he was born in Larbert and died 1918. So Pte 201146 looks like your man.

Ive scrapped my ancestry sub so I cant look up for his medal card/ service records (hopefully hes with the 'H' surnames now online) Fingers crossed.

Tx