Soldiers Wills

Listed below are the details of wills made by soldiers from Newbattle Parish that are held within the National Archives of Scotland.

 

CountryCode GB 
RepCode 234 
RefNo SC70/8/141/33 
Repository National Archives of Scotland 
Title Will of S/18461 18461 Private George AITKEN, 5th Bn., Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Cause of death: Killed in action, France and Flanders,

15 October 1915 
Date 30 Sep 1915 
Extent 4 items 
Description Informal will from Pay Book (Army Book 64) War Office refs: E/130110/1, 99/221220/15/16 
AccessStatus Open 


CountryCode GB 
RepCode 234 
RefNo SC70/8/256/4 
Repository National Archives of Scotland 
Title Will of S/3399 Private George Brown, 2nd Bn., Gordon Highlanders. Cause of death: Killed in action, France, France and Flanders, 29 February

1916 
Date 10 Nov 1915 
Extent 3 items 
Description Informal will from Pay Book (Army Book 64) War Office refs: E/189128/1, 145/289649 
AccessStatus Open 


CountryCode GB 
RepCode 234 
RefNo SC70/8/256/14 
Repository National Archives of Scotland 
Title Will of 23145 Private John BROUGH, 6th Bn. formerly 6998 5th Cav. Regt., King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Cause of death: Killed in action,

France and Flanders, 7 September 1915 
Date c1915 
Extent 3 items 
Description Informal will from Pay Book (Army Book 64) War Office refs: E/117811/1, 95/214518 
AccessStatus Open 


CountryCode GB 
RepCode 234 
RefNo SC70/8/901/24 
Repository National Archives of Scotland 
Title Will of 42092 Private Walter CORNWALL, 1/5th Bn. formerly 43628 H.L.I., King's Own Scottish Borderers. Cause of death: Died of Wounds,

France, France and Flanders, 30 July 1918 
Date 20 June 1918 
Extent 3 items 
Description Formal will (Army Form W.3297) War Office refs: E/641345/1, 454/755399/18/19 
AccessStatus Open 

CountryCode GB 
RepCode 234 
RefNo SC70/8/953/12 
Repository National Archives of Scotland 
Title Will of S/26739 Private Charles GIBSON, 4th Bn.or 1/4th, Seaforth Highlanders. Cause of death: Died of Wounds, No 5 General Hospital, Rouen,

France and Flanders, 23 October 1918 
Date 20 Aug 1918 
Extent 3 items 
Description Informal will from Pay Book (Army Book 64) War Office refs: E/682372/1, 484/799553/18/19 
AccessStatus Open 


CountryCode GB 
RepCode 234 
RefNo SC70/8/306/6 
Repository National Archives of Scotland 
Title Will of 143066 Sergeant Henry LEDINGHAM, 1st Battn. Spec. Bde formerly 1827 Sea. Highrs., Royal Engineers. Cause of death: Died of Wounds,

France or Belgium, France and Flanders, 27 June 1916 
Date 20 May 1916 
Extent 3 items 
Description Informal will from Pay Book (Army Book 64) War Office refs: E/210151/1, 132/270400 
AccessStatus Open 

CountryCode GB 
RepCode 234 
RefNo SC70/8/547/26 
Repository National Archives of Scotland 
Title Will of S/9889 Private George LOTHIAN, 1st Bn., Gordon Highlanders. Cause of death: Killed in action, France, France and Flanders, 9-11 Apr

1917 11 April 1917 (9 April 1917 - 11 April 1917) 
Date 14 Aug 1916 
Extent 3 items 
Description Informal will from Pay Book (Army Book 64) War Office refs: E/375037/1, 244/438374/17/18 
AccessStatus Open 

CountryCode GB 
RepCode 234 
RefNo SC70/8/981/107 
Repository National Archives of Scotland 
Title Will of S/5098 5098 Sergeant Archibald MOORE, 5th Bn.or 8/10th, Gordon Highlanders. Cause of death: Died, Tynehead [Surrey?], Home., 19

September 1918 
Date 10 Aug 1917 
Extent 3 items 
Description Informal will from Pay Book (Army Book 64), SNWM has incorrect battalion number War Office refs: E/627955/1, 509/837249 
AccessStatus Open 

CountryCode GB 
RepCode 234 
RefNo SC70/8/153/296 
Repository National Archives of Scotland 
Title Will of 12497 Lance Corporal Private/Lance Corporal David McLAREN, 12th Bn., Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Cause of death: Killed in action,

Belgium, France and Flanders, 8 December 1915 
Date 6 Sep 1915 
Extent 3 items 
Description Informal will from Pay Book (Army Book 64) War Office refs: E/140388/1, 112/240168 
AccessStatus Open 

CountryCode GB 
RepCode 234 
RefNo SC70/8/981/62 
Repository National Archives of Scotland 
Title Will of S/16684 Private Alexander McINTOSH, 2nd Bn., Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Cause of death: Died, Salonika, Greece, Salonika., 28

September 1918 
Date 17 May 1918 
Extent 3 items 
Description Informal will from Pay Book (Army Book 64) War Office refs: E/627954/1, 509/836775/18/19 
AccessStatus Open 


CountryCode GB 
RepCode 234 
RefNo SC70/8/395/19 
Repository National Archives of Scotland 
Title Will of 6998 Private William George PARK, or 2/14th, London Scottish. Cause of death: Unknown, France and Flanders, 25 August 1916 
Date 24 Aug 1916 
Extent 3 items 
Description Informal will from Pay Book (Army Book 64) War Office refs: E/254948/1, 173/331964/16/17 
AccessStatus Open 

CountryCode GB 
RepCode 234 
RefNo SC70/8/984/20 
Repository National Archives of Scotland 
Title Will of 60273 Bombardier David PRYDE, Royal Horse and Royal Field Artillery. Cause of death: Died, France or Belgium, France and Flanders, 26

October 1918 
Date 10 Mar 1916 
Extent 3 items 
Description Informal will from Pay Book (Army Book 64) War Office refs: E/741355/1, 512/841424/18/19 
AccessStatus Open 


CountryCode GB 
RepCode 234 
RefNo SC70/8/87/8 
Repository National Archives of Scotland 
Title Will of S/11079 11079 Lance Corporal James PURVES, 2nd Bn., Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Cause of death: Killed in action, France and

Flanders, 8 May 1915 
Date 25 Jan 1915 
Extent 4 items 
Description Informal will from Pay Book (Army Book 64), 2 wills War Office refs: E/87796/1, 75/185129/15/16 
AccessStatus Open 

CountryCode GB 
RepCode 234 
RefNo SC70/8/444/47 
Repository National Archives of Scotland 
Title Will of 22768 Private Alexander ROBERTSON, 2nd Bn., Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Cause of death: Killed in action, France, France and

Flanders, 23 July 1916 
Date c1915 
Extent 3 items 
Description Informal will from Pay Book (Army Book 64) War Office refs: E/283935/1, 198/369957/16/17 
AccessStatus Open 

CountryCode GB 
RepCode 234 
RefNo SC70/8/249/7 
Repository National Archives of Scotland 
Title Will of 4214 Private Gordon ROBERTSON, 9th Bn., Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Cause of death: Killed in action, France, France and

Flanders, 25 February 1916 
Date 6 Jul 1915 
Extent 3 items 
Description Informal will from Pay Book (Army Book 64) War Office refs: E/204021/1, 145/290219/16/17 
AccessStatus Open 

CountryCode GB 
RepCode 234 
RefNo SC70/8/986/24 
Repository National Archives of Scotland 
Title Will of 13248 Guardsman Private George SNEDDON, or 1st, Scots Guards. Cause of death: Killed in action, France, F. & F., 15 October 1918 (15

October 1918 - 15 October 1918) 
Date 3 June 1917 
Extent 3 items 
Description Formal will (Army Form W.3297) War Office refs: E/687455/1, 468/776428/18/19 
AccessStatus Open 

CountryCode GB 
RepCode 234 
RefNo SC70/8/649/7 
Repository National Archives of Scotland 
Title Will of 104480 Gunner Richard WALKINSHAW, or D/187 Bde RFA, Royal Horse and Royal Field Artillery. Cause of death: Died of Wounds, France,

France and Flanders, 11 August 1917 
Date 6 Nov 1916 
Extent 3 items 
Description Informal will from Pay Book (Army Book 64) War Office refs: E/418453/1, 326/562255/17/18 
AccessStatus Open

CountryCode GB 
RepCode 234 
RefNo SC70/8/210/2 
Repository National Archives of Scotland 
Title Will of S/8051 Private Frank Young, 2nd Bn., Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Cause of death: Killed in action, France and Flanders, 2 August

1915 
Date c1915 
Extent 2 items 
Description Informal will from Pay Book (Army Book 64) War Office refs: E/131268/1, 90/207109/15/16 
AccessStatus Open