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Iam trying to find out about a set of Brothers Samuel Ferguson Nisbet s/n7068 age27 died on the 2/7/1917 Corporal King Own Scottish Borderers 2nd bn James Nisbet s/n6351 age 27 died on the 30/9/1918 L/corp Kings Own Scottish Borderers 6th bn I would like to find out where they Born and enlisted and any other details Thanking you every mutch Inniskilling :rolleyes:

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CWGC answers most of your questions.

Name: NISBET, SAMUEL FERGUSON

Initials: S F

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Corporal

Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers

Unit Text: 2nd Bn.

Age: 27

Date of Death: 02/07/1917

Service No: 7068

Additional information: Son of John and Mary Ferguson Nisbet, of 13, Front St., Cuthill, Prestonpans, Haddingtonshire. One of three brothers who fell in the War. Born at Broxburn, Linlithgowshire.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. N. 40.

Cemetery: DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN

http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_detail...?casualty=40739

Name: NISBET, JAMES

Initials: J

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers

Unit Text: "D" Coy. 6th Bn.

Age: 27

Date of Death: 30/09/1918

Service No: 6351

Additional information: Son of John and Mary Ferguson Nisbet, of 13, Front St., Cuthill, Prestonpans, Haddingtonshire. Born at Broxburn, West Lothian. His brother Samuel also fell.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. C. 24.

Cemetery: DADIZEELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY

http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_detail...casualty=163210

SDGW adds the following:

Samuel: Birthplace: Broxburn, Linlithgow, Enlisted: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Residence: Prestonpans, Haddington, Died of Wounds.

James (SDGW has his surname spelt NISBIT): Birthplace: Broxburn, Linlithgow, Enlisted: Cuthill, Midlothian, Residence: Prestonpans, Midlothian, Killed in Action.

Adrian

EDIT: Samuel's service record is on Ancestry.

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