Cairneyhill War Memorial

Cairneyhill War Memorial

1914-1918

Second Lieutenant George Anderson McDonald, 10th Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, son of James and Margaret McDonald of Pleasance, Cairneyhill, Dunfermline, died 18 August 1917 aged 19. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France (no known grave).


2nd Lieutenant James M Moir RH


2nd Lieutenant Walter Forbes Hutton, 11th Battalion attached to 8th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Died 14 July 1916 aged 20. Son of Mr and Mrs David Hutton of 58 Brucefield Avenue, Dunfermline. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France (no known grave).


Sergeant John Erskine VC The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), service number 200476, D Company, 5th/6th Battalion. Died 14 April 1917 aged 23. Son of William and Elizabeth Erskine. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France (no known grave).


Sgt John Jamieson CH


Sergeant William Stewart, 1st/7th Battalion Royal Scots, service number 302871. Died 24th November 1917 aged 34. Son of Walter and Agnes Stewart of Main Street, Cairneyhill. Native of Newlands, Peebleshire. Buried at Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel.


Lance Corporal William McLaren Erskine, service number 43245, B Company, 17th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Died 18th November 1916 aged 21. Son of William and Elizabeth Erskine. Buried at New Munich Trench British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, Somme, France.


Private Robert A Banks, 12th Battalion, Royal Scots. Service number 43241. Died 21st October 1916. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France (no known grave).


Private James Cook Gordon Highlanders


Private John Donald Gordon Highlanders


Private Alexander Gardner AEF


Private Arthur Glendinning 2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders, service number S/9035. Died 25 September 1915. Commemorated at Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France (no known grave).


Private Michael Kirk Gordon Highlanders


Private Charles Lockhart, 2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders, service number 963. Died 26th October 1914 aged 23. Son of Mrs A S Lockhart of 60 Baldridgeburn, Dunfermline. Commemorated at Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium (no known grave).


Private Adam McArthur, 2nd Battalion, Cameron Highlanders, service number 8466. Died 4th May 1915 aged 26. Son of John and Christina McArthur of Burnside Cottage, Cairneyhill. Buried at St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.


Pte Daniel McMillan N&D


Pte Robert Mercer CH


Pte William Mercer CEF


Private David Scott Philip, A Company, 17th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, service number 355173. Died 2 December 1917 aged 23. Son of James and Elizabeth Philip of West End, Cairneyhill. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium (no known grave).


Pte James Philp RH


Pte Robert M Philp RSF


Pte George Reid RS


Private William Sharp, A Company, 8th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders, service number S/3604. Died 26th September 1915 aged 22. Son of Henry and Agnes Sharp of 21 Pittencrieff Street, Dunfermline. Commemorated at Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France (no known grave).


Pte Thomas Templeman CEF


Gr Michael Conoboy RCA


Sgt William Ramsay RH


Gr George Philp RCA

1939 – 1945

Private William Robertson Hamilton, Royal Army Medical Corps, service number 7366767. Died 6 December 1942 aged 24. Son of James and Margaret Hamilton, Cairneyhill. Buried at Benghazi War Cemetery, Libya.


Ft Sgt B Lowrie RAF

There are a few men here that I don’t have details for yet – please get in touch if you can provide any information.

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