We remember James Kirkcaldy

We remember James Kirkcaldy

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Timeline

1866
birth Parish of Abdie, Fifeshire, Scotland United Kingdom Source:6026674 Source:8451207 18th May 1866
1887
children Elsie Marguerite Davidson Source:8451465 23rd December 1887
1892
children Kathleen Rose Kirkcaldy Source:8451218 18th September 1892
1893
children James Douglas Kirkcaldy Source:8451218 12th November 1893
1895
children Archibald James Kirkcaldy Source:8451218 15th August 1895
1896
children John Alexander Kirkcaldy Source:8451218 31st December 1896
1899
children Helen Kirkcaldy Source:8451218 16th March 1899
1900
children Minnie Kirkcaldy Source:8451218 23rd July 1900
1901
employment Chief of Police City Brandon Brandon, Manitoba Canada Source:8451465 31st March 1901
1904
children Frederick William Kirkcaldy Source:8451218 1st February 1904
1907
employment City Assessor City of Brandon Brandon, Manitoba Canada Source:8451481 1907 - 1914
1914
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Major 1532 8th Battalion Source:8451207 22nd September 1914
1914
enlistment Valcartier Camp, Quebec Canada Source:8451207 22nd September 1914
1914
dates Age 48 Source:8451207 22nd September 1914
1915
location 225-7th Street, Brandon, Manitoba Canada their own address Source:8451207 9th January 1915
1916
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Lieutenant Colonel 78th Battalion Source:8451207 29th March 1916
1916
location Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada military residence address Source:8451207 29th March 1916
1917
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:8451264 1st January 1917
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8451264 4th January 1917
1918
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8451264 28th May 1918
1918
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:8451264 3rd June 1918
1918
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:8451264 2nd December 1918
1918
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8451264 31st December 1918
1919
awards CMG - Companion Order of St Michael and St George Other War Service Award Source:8451264 3rd June 1919
1919
awards French Croix de Guerre Other War Service Award Source:8451264 7th June 1919
1919
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8451264 11th July 1919
1923
employment City Assessor City of Brandon Brandon, Manitoba Canada Source:8451481 1923
1925
employment Manager Government of Manitoba Liquor Control Commission Brandon, Manitoba Canada Source:8451481 1925 - 1931
marriage Rose Hannah Perry Source:8451218
1957
death Brandon, Manitoba Canada Source:8451255 8th May 1957
burial Brandon Municipal Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Brandon, Manitoba Canada Source:8451255

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names James
Initials J
Last Name Kirkcaldy
Source 6026674
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
225-7th Street, Brandon, Manitoba Canada their own address known 9th January 1915
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada military residence address known 29th March 1916
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force 78th Battalion Lieutenant Colonel
Canadian Expeditionary Force 1532 8th Battalion Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
CMG - Companion Order of St Michael and St George Other War Service Award
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
French Croix de Guerre Other War Service Award
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Kathleen Rose Kirkcaldy daughter 18th September 1892
James Douglas Kirkcaldy son 12th November 1893
Archibald James Kirkcaldy son 15th August 1895
John Alexander Kirkcaldy son 31st December 1896
Helen Kirkcaldy daughter 16th March 1899
Minnie Kirkcaldy daughter 23rd July 1900
Frederick William Kirkcaldy son 1st February 1904
Elsie Marguerite Davidson stepdaughter 23rd December 1887
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Helen Kirkcaldy mother
James Kirkcaldy father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Rose Hannah Perry wife
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
clear gray brown
DateHeightSource
1914-09-22 6'0"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-01-09 Presbyterian - inc Church of Scotland

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Official Records

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Canadian Attestation Papers

External Evidence

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Canadian Attestation Papers (Library and Archives Canada) S.62312
Manitoba Vital Statistic records for Kirkcaldy children S.62312
Brandon Municipal Cemetery (Kirkcaldy family) S.62312
Library and Archives Canada Military Medals, Honours and Awards, 1812-1969 Database S.62312
1901 Canada Census (Automated Genealogy) S.62312
Henderson Directories 1906-1955 (City of Brandon, Manitoba) S.62312

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Major J. Kirkcaldy (Brandon Daily Sun) S.62312

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