Private James Davis VC - 42nd Regiment ( Black Watch )


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Name Adam,
ARCHIBALD
Lorne MacLaine,
CAMPBELL
Arthur Edward,
CUMMING
James,
DAVIS
Rank Sapper Brigadier Brigadier Private
Force 218th Field Company
Corps of Royal Engineers
Comd 7th Bn, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Comd 2nd Bn ( Sikhs ), 12th Frontier Force Regiment, Indian Army 42nd Regiment
( Black Watch )
VC won Ors, France,
4 November 1918
Wadi Akarit, Tunisia,
6 April 1943
Kuantan, Malaya,
3 January 1942
Fort Ruhya, Indian Mutiny,
15 April 1858
London Gaz 6 January 1919 8 June 1943 20 February 1942 27 May 1859
Born Leith,
14 January 1879
The Airds, Argyllshire,
22 July 1902
Karachi, India (now Pakistan),
18 June 1896
Edinburgh,
February 1835
Died 10 March 1957,
Leith
25 May 1991,
The Airds, Argyllshire
10 april 1971,
Edinburgh
2 March 1893,
Edinburgh
Grave Warriston Crematorium, Edinburgh Warriston Cemetery, Edinburgh Warriston Crematorium, Edinburgh North Merchiston Cemetery, Edinburgh
( turfstone erected August 2003 )
Location
of VC
Royal Engineers Museum, Gillingham Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Museum, Stirling National Army Museum, London Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks None DSO & Bar OBE TD OBE MC None

EDINBURGH

Name Samuel,
EVANS
Sir Reginald,
GRAHAM
Charles Thomas,
KENNEDY
David Lowe,
MACINTYRE
Rank Private Lieutenant Colonel Private Lieutenant
Force 19th Regiment
( Yorkshire Regiment )
9th Bn, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
att'd 136th Coy Machine Gun Corps
1st Bn, Highland Light Infantry Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
att'd 1/6th Bn, Highland Light Infantry
VC won Sebastopol, Crimea,
13 April 1855
Istabulat, Mesopotamia,
22 April 1917
Dewetsdorp, 2nd Boer War,
22 November 1900
Croiselles, France,
24-27 August 1918
London Gaz 23 June 1857 14 September 1917 18 October 1901 26 October 1918
Born Paisley, Renfrewshire,
1821
Calcutta, India,
17 September 1892
Edinburgh New Town,
6 January 1873
Portnahavan, Isle of Islay,
18 June 1895
Died 4 October 1901,
Edinburgh
6 December 1980,
Edinburgh
24 April 1907,
Edinburgh
31 July 1967,
Edinburgh
Grave Piershill Cemetery, Edinburgh Morton Hall Crematorium, Edinburgh North Merchiston Cemetery, Edinburgh
( headstone erected 28 April 2001 )
Warriston Crematorium, Edinburgh
Location
of VC
Green Howards Museum, Richmond Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Museum, Stirling Royal Highland Fusiliers Museum, Glasgow National War Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
Remarks None OBE None CB

EDINBURGH

Name William,
MCBEAN
John Leishman
MCDOUGALL
Henry Peel,
RITCHIE
Walter Potter,
RITCHIE
Rank Major General Private Captain Drum Major
Force 93rd Regiment
( Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders )
44th Regiment
( Essex Regiment )
Royal Navy 2nd Bn, Seaforth Highlanders
VC won Begum Bagh, Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
11 March 1858
Taku Forts, China,
21 August 1860
Dar-es-Salaam Harbour, East Africa,
28 November 1914
Somme, France,
1 July 1916
London Gaz 24 December 1858 13 August 1861 10 April 1915 9 September 1916
Born Inverness,
1 January 1818
Edinburgh,
1839
Edinburgh,
29 January 1879
Glasgow,
27 March 1892
Died 23 June 1878,
Shooter's Hill, SE London
10 March 1869,
Edinburgh
9 December 1958,
Edinburgh
17 March 1965,
Edinburgh
Grave Grange Cemetery, Edinburgh Old Calton Cemetery, Edinburgh
( headstone erected 1989 )
Warriston Crematorium, Edinburgh Warriston Crematorium, Edinburgh
Location
of VC
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Museum, Stirling Not publicly held
( VC reported stolen )
Not publicly held Not publicly held
Remarks None None None None

EDINBURGH

Name William,
ROBERTSON
George,
WILSON


Rank Lieutenant Colonel Private

Force 2nd Bn, Gordon Highlanders
2nd Bn, Highland Light Infantry

VC won Elandslaagte, 2nd Boer War,
21 October 1899
Verneuill, France,
14 September 1914


London Gaz 20 July 1900 5 December 1914

Born Dumfries,
27 February 1865
Edinburgh,
29 April 1886


Died 6 December 1944,
Edinburgh
22 April 1926,
Edinburgh


Grave Portobello Cemetery, Edinburgh Piershill Cemetery, Edinburgh
( turfstone erected August 2003 )


Location
of VC
National War Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Royal Highland Fusiliers Museum, Glasgow

Remarks CBE None

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