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Roll of Honour

Roll of Mortonhall Golf Club Serving Members in the Great War 1914-1918

This roll, which has been copied from the Mortonhall Minutes’ book for 1918, contains the names of those who were members of Mortonhall Golf Club who served their King and Country between the outbreak of War on 4th August 1914 and The Signature of the Armistice on 11th November 1918.

In total 119 names are recorded of whom 4 were Honorary Members, 98 Ordinary Members, 13 Supernumerary Members and 4 were Employees. The twelve members who paid the ultimate sacrifice are commemorated on the Mortonhall Golf Club Memorial and are indicated in bold font.

Honorary Members

Lieutenant Colonel A R Trotter, DSO, MVO

Brigadier General G F Trotter, CB, CMG, DSO, CVO

Lieutenant Colonel E H Trotter, DSO  (Killed in Action)

Major R B Trotter  (Killed in Action)

Ordinary Members

Lieutenant Douglas Bruce Adam, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders

Lieutenant N I Aitken, The Royal Scots

Major R C Alexander, RAMC

Rev W G Allan, MA, BD

Lieutenant F Kinloch Anderson, The Black Watch (Killed in Action)

C G C Balfour

Rev Andrew Brown, MC

A M Carr Brown, Croix de Guerre, Army Service Corps M T, Private on Staff

Lieutenant H Kingsley Brown, The Royal Scots

Lieutenant Iain M Paterson Brown, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (Killed in Action)

Keith Paterson Brown, MB, ChB, RAMC

Lieutenant A G Cairns, Royal Field Artillery

Major I B Cameron DSC, Royal Artillery

Major I S Taylor Cameron, The Royal Scots

T N Campbell, The Royal Scots

Lieutenant Ian F Christie, Scottish Horse

Lieutenant N Leslie Christie, Royal Garrison Artillery

Lance Corporal James A Clark, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders

Lieutenant H H Considine, Royal Garrison Artillery

Lieutenant Herbert F N Cox, East Surrey Regiment

Major H G Crawford, MC, The Royal Scots

Lt Col John Cruickshank, The Black Watch

Bombardier W Cumming, Royal Garrison Artillery

Douglas Currie

Major Cecil De Pree, Fife Yeomanry

Lance Corp A S Dickson, Seaforth Highlanders

Lieutenant A Dougal, RGA

Major G H Melville Dunlop, RAMC (Died in France)

Lieutenant N R D Fairburn, Royal Garrison Artillery

Lt Colonel E Fearenside, DSO, Manchester Regiment

Major Robert Fleming, The Royal Scots

Lt Col D A Foulis, DSO, Scottish Rifles

Lieutenant C I S Fraser, Indian Army

Captain R M Fraser, RAMC

Captain S Fraser (junior), MC, The Royal Scots

Captain D A Gallie, Army Service Corps

N Garrett

Lieutenant E H M Georgeson, MA, The Royal Scots

RQMS J J Gillespie, The Royal Scots

Lieutenant A D Grant, The Black Watch

Captain N J Grant, KOSB

Captain Sir Robert B Grieg, MA, The Royal Scots

Major J Ogilvie Grey, The Royal Scots

Alexander Harrison, The Royal Scots

Lieutenant F T Hamilton, RAMC

Lieutenant H D Huie, The Royal Scots

Lieutenant N C Inman MC, The Royal Scots

Lieutenant Crawford Jamieson, The Royal Scots (Killed I Action)

I M Jamieson, The Royal Scots

Captain J Ogilvie Kemp, The Royal Scots (Died as a result of illness contracted whilst in France)

Captain J W Lawson, Machine Gun Corps (Killed in Action)

George Lorimer, junior, Royal Garrison Artillery

Surgeon Duncan Lorimer, MB, HMS “Malaya”

Lieutenant J D Lownie, The Royal Scots

Captain the Hon Charles H Lyell, MP, Royal Garrison Artillery (Died on Government Mission to USA)

Lieutenant R H Lyle, ROC

Lieutenant Col Sir George McCrae, DSO, The Royal Scots

Captain A Donald Mackenzie, Royal Engineers

Lieutenant Frank Mackenzie, Cameron Highlanders

Captain R N Mackenzie, RAMC

Private N Willis Mackenzie, Reserve Employment Co.

Lieutenant C F M Maclachlan, Gordon Highlanders

Lieutenant Alasdair I MacLaren, MC, Royal Field Artillery

Lieutenant N D Macniven, Royal Garrison Artillery

Lieutenant N M McWilliam. Highland Cyclist Corps

Lieutenant T P Manuel, The Royal Scots

Captain Charles L Marburg, The Royal Scots

Rev F H Martin, BD

Captain John Martin, MC, Gordon Highlanders (Killed in Action)

Kenmure Melville, MD

C Stuart-Nimmo

Captain W G Simla Paterson, RAMC

Rev David Reid, BD

Lieutenant I H Romanes, Royal Defence Corps

T N E Ross, MD

Captain G A Rusk, The Black Watch

Rev H Moffat Scott

Lieutenant A Noel Skelton, Scottish Horse

Captain J Watson Simpson, MB, ChB, RAMC

Captain A H H Sinclair, MD, RAMC

Lieutenant R O’Hara Smith, Essex Regiment

Captain Robert Smith, Tenth Infantry Brigade

Captain T S Whyte Smith, The Royal Scots

Lieutenant A Somerville, Royal Garrison Artillery

Brigadier General T Hope Stavert

Colonel D S Stewart, CB, Northumberland Fusiliers

W R Taylor, Army Service Corps

Lieutenant J Ainslie Thin, Lothian & Border Horse

W E Townsend, Director Scottish Ambulances (Red Cross)

W G Walker

Captain The Hon Adam G Watson, The Royal Scots

H S Watson Wemyss, Chief M O, British Red Cross Hospital, Dalmeny

Lieutenant J L White, Royal Engineers

W C White, Royal Engineers

Lieutenant W A Whitelaw, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders

Major John Wilson, The Royal Scots

Rev Peter Wilson

Supernumerary Members

C I W Ache

Rev V C Alexander

H W Backie, Royal Engineers

Major I H Montgomery Bell, MD, Canadian Army Medical Corps

Lieutenant P Gordon Campbell, 127th Baluchis (Light Infantry)

Lieutenant James A Hay, Australian Engineers

Captain R A Hay, MC & bar, Canadian Engineers

Captain I V MacDonald, MC, Indian Medical Corps

A D Macgregor, Nigerian Land Contingent

Captain R F D Macgregor, MC, Indian Medical Service

Major N D Morgan, DSO, MC, Royal Field Artillery

A L Robertson, RN

Rev James Rutherford, DD


A Inglis, Cameron Highlanders (Professional)

Ralph S Russell, The Royal Scots (Killed in Action) [Greenkeeper]

Lance Corporal A Thomson, Royal Garrison Artillery [Greenkeeper]

Lance Corporal D P Watt, Cameron Highlanders (Killed in Action) [Professional]



Dr D R Kerr Fraser

November 2014


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