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


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Name Adam,
ARCHIBALD
Charles, George,
BONNER
Lorne MacLaine,
CAMPBELL
Arthur Edward,
CUMMING
Rank Sapper Captain Brigadier Brigadier
Force 218th Field Company
Corps of Royal Engineers
Royal Naval Reserve Comd 7th Bn, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Comd 2nd Bn ( Sikhs ), 12th Frontier Force Regiment, Indian Army
VC won Ors, France,
4 November 1918
Bay of Biscay,
8 August 1917
Wadi Akarit, Tunisia,
6 April 1943
Kuantan, Malaya,
3 January 1942
London Gaz 6 January 1919 2 November 1917 8 June 1943 20 February 1942
Born Leith,
14 January 1879
Shuttington, Warwickshire,
29 December 1884
The Airds, Argyllshire,
22 July 1902
Karachi, India (now Pakistan),
18 June 1896
Died 10 March 1957,
Leith
7 February 1951,
Edinburgh
25 May 1991,
The Airds, Argyllshire
10 april 1971,
Edinburgh
Grave Warriston Crematorium, Edinburgh Warriston Crematorium, Edinburgh
Ashes: St Mary's Churchyard, Aldridge, Staffordshire
Warriston Cemetery, Edinburgh Warriston Crematorium, Edinburgh
Location
of VC
Royal Engineers Museum, Gillingham Not publicly held Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Museum, Stirling National Army Museum, London
Remarks None HMS 'Dunraven' ( 'Q' Ship ) DSO & Bar OBE TD OBE MC

EDINBURGH

Name James,
DAVIS
Samuel,
EVANS
Sir Reginald,
GRAHAM
Charles Thomas,
KENNEDY
Rank Private Private Lieutenant-Colonel Private
Force 42nd Regiment
( Black Watch )
19th Regiment
( Yorkshire Regiment )
9th Bn, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
att'd 136th Coy Machine Gun Corps
1st Bn, Highland Light Infantry
VC won Fort Ruhya, Indian Mutiny,
15 April 1858
Sebastopol, Crimea,
13 April 1855
Istabulat, Mesopotamia,
22 April 1917
Dewetsdorp, 2nd Boer War,
22 November 1900
London Gaz 27 May 1859 23 June 1857 14 September 1917 18 October 1901
Born Edinburgh,
February 1835
Paisley, Renfrewshire,
1821
Calcutta, India,
17 September 1892
Edinburgh New Town,
6 January 1873
Died 2 March 1893,
Edinburgh
4 October 1901,
Edinburgh
6 December 1980,
Edinburgh
24 April 1907,
Edinburgh
Grave North Merchiston Cemetery, Edinburgh
( turfstone erected August 2003 )
Piershill Cemetery, Edinburgh Morton Hall Crematorium, Edinburgh North Merchiston Cemetery, Edinburgh
( headstone erected 28 April 2001 )
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Green Howards Museum, Richmond Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Museum, Stirling Royal Highland Fusiliers Museum, Glasgow
Remarks None None OBE None

EDINBURGH

Name David Lowe,
MACINTYRE
William,
MCBEAN
John Leishman
MCDOUGALL
Henry Peel,
RITCHIE
Rank Lieutenant Major General Private Captain
Force Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
att'd 1/6th Bn, Highland Light Infantry
93rd Regiment
( Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders )
44th Regiment
( Essex Regiment )
Royal Navy
VC won Croiselles, France,
24-27 August 1918
Begum Bagh, Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
11 March 1858
Taku Forts, China,
21 August 1860
Dar-es-Salaam Harbour, East Africa,
28 November 1914
London Gaz 26 October 1918 24 December 1858 13 August 1861 10 April 1915
Born Portnahavan, Isle of Islay,
18 June 1895
Inverness,
1 January 1818
Edinburgh,
1839
Edinburgh,
29 January 1879
Died 31 July 1967,
Edinburgh
23 June 1878,
Shooter's Hill, SE London
10 March 1869,
Edinburgh
9 December 1958,
Edinburgh
Grave Warriston Crematorium, Edinburgh Grange Cemetery, Edinburgh Old Calton Cemetery, Edinburgh
( headstone erected 1989 )
Warriston Crematorium, Edinburgh
Location
of VC
National War Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Museum, Stirling Not publicly held
( VC reported stolen )
Not publicly held
Remarks CB None None None

EDINBURGH

Name Walter Potter,
RITCHIE
William,
ROBERTSON
George,
WILSON

Rank Drum-Major Lieutenant Colonel Private
Force 2nd Bn, Seaforth Highlanders 2nd Bn, Gordon Highlanders
2nd Bn, Highland Light Infantry
VC won Somme, France,
1 July 1916
Elandslaagte, 2nd Boer War,
21 October 1899
Verneuill, France,
14 September 1914

London Gaz 9 September 1916 20 July 1900 5 December 1914
Born Glasgow,
27 March 1892
Dumfries,
27 February 1865
Edinburgh,
29 April 1886

Died 17 March 1965,
Edinburgh
6 December 1944,
Edinburgh
22 April 1926,
Edinburgh

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

Location
of VC
Not publicly held National War Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Royal Highland Fusiliers Museum, Glasgow
Remarks None CBE None

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