1 November 2015

King's Own Scottish Borderers - Other Rank PoWs 1914


This is an edited roll of Other Ranks serving with the 1st and 2nd Battalions, King's Own Scottish Borderers, who were captured by the enemy and became Prisoners of War on or before the 25th December 1914. Read more about this data source on my 1914 PoWs 
page.

This data has been transcribed from a single source at the Imperial War Museum: B.O.2 1/133, a 6-page, typed list sent by the King's Own Scottish Borderers Prisoner of War Fund to Sir Ernest Goodhart, dated 23rd December 1918.

My full transcription of this KOSB data (not reproduced here) also contains:

  • the man's home address
  • the man's battalion and company
There are 190 names on this list, light by some battalions' standards for 1914 but nevertheless a significant loss of experienced soldiers.

The full transcription is available for sale as a download or CD for £20. Contact me if you would like to purchase a copy.


10169 Sergeant J Adair
9699 Private P Aird
10959 Private J Aitchison
11019 Private F Allen
8814 Lance-Corporal J Allen
8769 Lance-Corporal P Allen
7493 Private A Anderson
11187 Private G Anderson
8396 Private J Anderson
11419 Private W Anderson
4729 Corporal N Armstrong
8386 Private E Ashworth
10794 Private H Axford
5912 Sergeant J J Bacon
11655 Private J Barnes
9775 Lance-Corporal E Barwick
9653 Private G Baxter
8978 Private J Beats
7625 Private J Beattie
8305 Lance-Corporal W J Begbie
8738 Private J J Bell
8687 Private E Bell
9314 Private J Black
9193 Private D Blackburn
8794 Private W Bloomfield
7094 Private J Bonnar
8905 Private C Borthwick
8733 Corporal E Bowar
9757 Private R Bowden
5801 Lance-Corporal W Brady
9166 Private T Brisons
9445 Private C Brown
9392 Lance-Corporal J Brown
10953 Lance-Corporal R J Brown
9227 Lance-Corporal P Buckle
11067 Private W Bunyon
8922 Private P Cahill
11530 Lance-Corporal G Cairns
8348 Private J Callander
8846 Pte James Cameron
8578 Private J Campbell
9221 Private R Cassidy
1545 Private A Chambers
8074 Private J Charlton
7441 Private A Chisholm
7923 Private A Christie
8730 Private A Clarke
7678 Private R Clayton
11206 Private T Clayton
5914 Private P Conlin
9311 Private M Cooney
8613 Lance-Corporal H Cooper
8641 Lance-Corporal J Cooper
8626 Private R Cooper
9701 Private G Coulter
6534 Private W Cox
8028 Lance-Corporal J Craig
9820 Private J C Cullen
10538 Private W Cunningham
8724 Private G Curley
11432 Private A Curtis
A/6729 Private J F Dent
7926 Private R Devery
9025 Private P Devlin
8170 Private J Dickenson
9720 Private W Dixon
7421 Private J E Dodds
10190 Private W M Doig
9477 Private R Douglas
11593 Private R J Drake
11599 Lance-Corporal J Dunnion
8104 Private G Eadie
11764 Private J Farrell
9677 Lance-Corporal J Farries
8140 Private J Faulkney
8670 Corporal J Feats
8264 Corporal J Ferguson
5741 CSM H Fitzgerald
9106 Private A Galloway
9625 Private J Garrogan
8252 Lance-Corporal H Gauld
11424 Sergeant C A Geddes
9298 Lance-Corporal J Gibb
11376 Private D Gilmartin
10636 Drummer H Glover
11568 Private F S Goldsmith
11409 Private N Gordon
8354 Private T Gordon
9574 Lance-Corporal J Grant
9675 Private J Gray
6698 Private O Gray
7814 Private T Guffney
10586 Sergeant W N Gunn
10552 Private J Haley
11576 Private N Halstead
8058 Private W Hamilton
7613 Private P Hannan
7866 Lance-Corporal J Hartley
8171 Private T Hastie
11448 Private A Hechles
7977 Private R Hennigan
11766 Private J Herbert
11714 Private A Hetherington
10398 Private R Hogg
10808 Private M Hurst
11283 Private T Husland
9615 Private T Hutton
9453 Lance-Corporal W Hutton
11582 Corporal W T Hyde
8044 Pte Edward Jackson
9212 Private A Johnson
8659 Private J Johnson
11557 Pte Harold Victor Johnstone
9190 Private T Johnstone
8700 Private W H Jones
9195 Private H Kelly
11546 Private J Kelly
8291 Private H Kennedy
7366 Private D King
8692 Private W Laing
11676 Private C Landells
8943 Private F Lawson
11427 Private F J Lawton
11188 Corporal J R Leslie
11310 Private J Lockhart
7332 Private D Mackay
9718 Private J Mackie
8758 Private H Mail
8964 Private D Martin
9995 Sergeant D Mathieson
11464 Private R McAuley
9199 Private H McCleallan
8727 Private J McCluskey
7815 Private W McCracken
11495 Private C McDonald
8766 Private J McDougall
8854 Private W McGeachy
8760 Private P McGeogh
8937 Private W McGuire
10835 Private J D McIlroy
8980 Private P McInally
10903 Private W McKie
9185 Private J McLean
9683 Private J McLeod
10641 Private J McLeod
8385 Private R McMartin
9708 Private A McNaught
8134 Private F McShane
9281 Private A Melrose
8177 Private A Miller
8942 Private J Miller
11060 Private W D Monks
19750 Sergeant W Moran
11415 Private O S Muirhead
10327 Private W Munn
8903 Private W Murphy
8698 Private C Naylor
7641 Private M Neenan
11344 Lance-Corporal J Partner
11227 Private W Patterson
11232 Private T Peckham
11142 Private T Pike
11594 Private H Pilling
11580 Private W Platt
9678 Private J Purves
10904 Private W Purves
11700 Private J Ralph
8287 Private J H Ratcliffe
8864 Private S Reilly
8323 Private J Renwick
8366 Private J Roach
9913 Private J Rogers
9211 Private A A Ross
8378 Private T Ryan
11373 Private W Saunders
7909 Pte H Smith
7456 Private J Smith
8600 Private R Smith
11360 Lance-Corporal T Smith
11549 Lance-Corporal W C Smith
11704 Private A Storrie
11470 Private W Tait
7996 Private A Tancred
6758 Private S Tenby
10821 Private J Toolen
9280 Private E Warley
10091 Lance-Corporal W Watson
9774 Private J J White
10739 Lance-Corporal A F Williams
7836 Sergeant A Wilson

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