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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MAINS, NATHANIEL
Initials: N
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 24/10/1942
Service No: 1644788
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Mains, of Blantyre.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. K. Grave 340.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY




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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McCALLUM, NEIL
Initials: N
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 21/10/1940
Service No: 3246731
Additional information: Son of Robert and Marion McGrorty McCallum, of Blantyre; husband of Elizabeth McInally McCallum, of Blantyre.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. I. Grave 4.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MONTAGUE
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 15/04/1918
Service No: 12440
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. 871.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MURRAY, CORNELIUS
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Age: 25
Date of Death: 30/10/1944
Service No: 7367961
Additional information: Son of Hugh and Mary Murray, of Springwell, Blantyre.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 759.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Pioneer Corps
Age: 25
Date of Death: 23/09/1946
Service No: 1826471
Additional information: Son of Annie Smith, of Bellshill.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 731.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SORBIE, ANDREW
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: 225 Sqdn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 03/09/1940
Service No: 625465
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Sorbie, of High Blantyre.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. O. Grave 39.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SUTHERLAND, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Air Mechanic (O) 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Landrail
Date of Death: 28/07/1944
Service No: FX/104290
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. O. Grave 846.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



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Name: WATSON, JIM
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 15th Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 09/12/1918
Service No: 18467
Additional information: Son of Alex. and Janet Watson, of 142, Main St., Bellshill, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: J. 911.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BENSON, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 22/04/1917
Service No: S/13103
Additional information: Son of Robert and Jane Benson, of 46, Windsor St., Burnbank, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 25 and 63.
Memorial: BASRA MEMORIAL




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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

William G BETHEL - severely wounded at the Battle of Ypres 1914. Died 17th April 1952, aged 68.




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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Peter CLARK, killed in action at Cambrai, 25th September 1918 aged 29 years.

Two possibilities for this entry:

Name: CLARK, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Date of Death: 20/09/1918
Service No: 13692
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 6.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL

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Name: CLARK, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Unit Text: 58th Bn.
Date of Death: 28/09/1918
Service No: 453257
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 35.
Cemetery: QUARRY WOOD CEMETERY, SAINS-LES-MARQUION




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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

John Clelland, 1923-1945. Killed in Action.

Date of death is incorrect on the gravestone:

Name: CLELLAND, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Fusilier
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 16/08/1944
Service No: 14213247
Additional information: Son of William F. and Elizabeth Clelland, of Blantyre, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IX. A. 7.
Cemetery: RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY




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Name: COYLE, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Unit Text: 97 Gen. Transport Coy.
Age: 38
Date of Death: 14/11/1942
Service No: T/2765508
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 74.
Memorial: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL

The grave states he was killed while a Prisoner of War.




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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DAVIDSON, JEANIE SINCLAIR
Initials: J S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Civilian
Regiment/Service: Civilian War Dead
Age: 52
Date of Death: 13/03/1941
Additional information: of 97 Nelson Street. Wife of Richard Davidson. Died at 97 Nelson Street.
Casualty Type: Civilian War Dead
Reporting Authority: GLASGOW CITY, SCOTLAND

and

Name: DAVIDSON, RICHARD
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Civilian
Regiment/Service: Civilian War Dead
Age: 52
Date of Death: 13/03/1941
Additional information: of 97 Nelson Street. Husband of Jeanie Sinclair Davidson. Died at 97 Nelson Street.
Casualty Type: Civilian War Dead
Reporting Authority: GLASGOW CITY, SCOTLAND

While they are buried here, the grave also commemorates:

Name: DAVIDSON, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 02/09/1918
Service No: 52379
Additional information: Son of Hugh and Helen Davidson, of Auchinraith Terrace, of High Blantyre, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 6.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL




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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DUNN, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Age: 20
Date of Death: 07/12/1942
Service No: 7405869
Additional information: Son of John and Annie Dunn, of Blantyre, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 18. Column 2.
Memorial: BROOKWOOD MEMORIAL




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