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High Blantyre Cemetery **COMPLETE**
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:45 pm    Post subject: High Blantyre Cemetery **COMPLETE** Reply with quote

Address: Cemetery Walk, Cemetery Road, High Blantyre, G72 0HA.

Contains 22 CWGC graves.

This cemetery has a reasonably high number of stones featuring gallantry awards.

Two men have the Military Medal, one has the British Empire Medal, one has a Distinguished Conduct Medal, one with a Distinguished Flying Medal and one man has both the Military Medal and the Distinguished Conduct Medal.

Map of the cemetery:



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Name: ANDERSON, HUGH
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. President III
Date of Death: 12/09/1941
Service No: C/JX209977
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. O. Grave 986.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



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Name: BARRETT, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Shropshire Light Infantry
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 11/06/1941
Service No: 4037503
Additional information: Son of John and Mary Barrett, of High Blantyre; husband of Sarah McLuskey Barrett, of Hamilton.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 523.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



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Name: BELL, VICTOR
Initials: V
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Sergeant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 12/01/1945
Service No: 1553156
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 539.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY




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Name: BERRY, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 18/12/1943
Service No: 14633696
Additional information: Son of Owen and Annie Berry, of Blantyre.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. O. Grave 469.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



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Name: BOYD
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 07/08/1918
Service No: 202141
Additional information: Son of Edward and Helen Jane Boyd, of 7, Waterloo Row, Blantyre.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. 731.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



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Name: BUCHANAN, GAVIN
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 122 Bty., 56 Medium Regt.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 04/11/1946
Service No: 14414042
Additional information: Son of James and Mary Ann Buchanan, of Blantyre; husband of Jeanie Buchanan, of High Blantyre.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 675.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



A photo of the stone with the headstone it is in front of:



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Name: CROPP, ANDREW E.
Initials: A E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 13th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 29/05/1941
Service No: 3244781
Additional information: Son of John Cropp and of Agnes Cropp (nee Edgar), of Blantyre; husband of Jeanie McGowan Cropp, of High Blantyre.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 274.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY





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Name: FOWLER, JAMES BROWN
Initials: J B
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Warrant Officer Class I (Nav)
Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Air Force
Unit Text: 78 (R.A.F.) Sqdn
Age: 33
Date of Death: 16/02/1944
Service No: R/136319
Additional information: Son of Joseph and Mary Denholm Fowler.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. G. Grave 28.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY




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Name: JEFFREY, WILLIAM BOWIE FISHER
Initials: W B F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Age: 30
Date of Death: 14/03/1943
Service No: 10543126
Additional information: Son of George Marshall Bell Jeffrey and Mary B. F. Jeffrey, of Blantyre; husband of E. Jeffrey.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. P. Grave 31.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



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Name: JOHNSTONE, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Army Catering Corps
Secondary Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 4th Bn.
Date of Death: 22/01/1944
Service No: 2750997
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. H. Grave 229.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



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Name: LEES, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 14 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Date of Death: 17/02/1941
Service No: 3054586
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 751.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY





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Name: LUSK, JOSEPH
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 34
Date of Death: 25/07/1941
Service No: 1367063
Additional information: Son of Edward and Agnes Lusk; husband of Jean Lusk, of Blantyre.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 429.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



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Name: MacFARLANE, ALEXANDER DONALD
Initials: A D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 11th (H.D.) Bn.
Age: 46
Date of Death: 10/11/1939
Service No: D/27412
Additional information: Son of John and Jessie MacFarlane; husband of Agnes Templeton MacFarlane, of Blantyre.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 42.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



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Name: MACKENZIE, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Pioneer Corps
Age: 21
Date of Death: 21/04/1944
Service No: 14282064
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Catherine Mackenzie, of Springwell, Blantyre.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 536.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



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