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PostPosted: Sun Jul 25, 2010 11:52 am    Post subject: Stranraer (Glebe) Cemetery Reply with quote

OS Map Ref: NX 052 604

From Sun St (B737) turn S on Glebe St for 0.2m, then turn right then left following signs to cemetery. Stranraer Stn 1.2m.

Number of CWGC burials 52 of which 5 are unidentified plus a further 3 Polish airmen


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 25, 2010 11:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

These are the graves of the 5 unidentified WW2 soldiers buried in this cemetery.

Buried 3rd September 1940



Buried 27th August 1940



Three Royal Engineers buried on 25th June 1946


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Name: AULD, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: Training Centre (Newark)
Age: 33
Date of Death: 24/01/1918
Service No: 177744
Additional information: Son of Robert Auld; husband of Mrs. Auld.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: P. 3. 49.
Cemetery: STRANRAER (GLEBE) CEMETERY


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Name: BARRETT, STANLEY
Initials: S J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Godetia.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 06/09/1940
Service No: P/JX 189555
Additional information: Son of Walter J. Barrett and Kate Barrett, of Norwich.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. H. Class 1. Grave 166.
Cemetery: STRANRAER (GLEBE) CEMETERY


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Name: BRABANT, ROY LEDLAY
Initials: R L
Nationality: New Zealand
Rank: Flying Officer (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal New Zealand Air Force
Age: 22
Date of Death: 10/02/1943
Service No: 413931
Additional information: Son of Ledlay and Rose Brabant, of Palmerston North, Wellington, New Zealand.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. H. Class 1. Grave 148.
Cemetery: STRANRAER (GLEBE) CEMETERY


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Name: BRENNAN, WILLIAM JOHN
Initials: W J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman (Air Gnr. U/T)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 25
Date of Death: 05/10/1941
Service No: 1360701
Additional information: Husband of Sarah Josephine Brennan, of Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. H. Class 1. Grave 152.
Cemetery: STRANRAER (GLEBE) CEMETERY


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Name: BRYCELAND
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Victory
Date of Death: 25/01/1918
Service No: SS/4503
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: M. 2. 44.
Cemetery: STRANRAER (GLEBE) CEMETERY


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Name: BURNS
Initials: E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Trimmer
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Victory."
Age: 35
Date of Death: 13/07/1918
Service No: 2371/ST
Additional information: Son of Edward Burns and Agnes McDonald Burns; husband of Catherine McCrorie Thomson (formerly Burns), of 16, Glen St., Stranraer. Born at Stranraer.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Q. 3. 62.
Cemetery: STRANRAER (GLEBE) CEMETERY


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Name: BUSHFIELD, FRANK CAMPBELL
Initials: F C
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Warrant Officer Class I (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Air Force
Age: 33
Date of Death: 26/12/1943
Service No: R/100846
Additional information: Son of Frank and Ethel Adelia Bushfield, of Gibson's Landing, British Columbia, Canada.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. H. Class 1. Grave 145.
Cemetery: STRANRAER (GLEBE) CEMETERY


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Name: CAMPBELL, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 104 Bty., 18 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Age: 45
Date of Death: 18/01/1940
Service No: 1486587
Additional information: Husband of Sarah Caldwell Campbell, of Stranraer.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. G. Class 1. Grave 101.
Cemetery: STRANRAER (GLEBE) CEMETERY


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Name: CASEY, ROBERT SMITH
Initials: R S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 21/04/1941
Service No: 3188902
Additional information: Son of David McDowall Casey and Jeannie McCaig Casey, of Stranraer.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. V. Class 4. Grave 45.
Cemetery: STRANRAER (GLEBE) CEMETERY


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Name: COADY, PATRICK JOHN NELSON
Initials: P J N
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Air Force
Unit Text: 413 Sqdn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 23/08/1941
Service No: R/70095
Additional information: Son of John Colbert Coady and Ann Jane Coady; husband of Betty Carol Coady, of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. H. Class 1. Grave 158.
Cemetery: STRANRAER (GLEBE) CEMETERY


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Name: COOK, KENNETH
Initials: K
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Unit Text: 467 Motor Boat Coy
Age: 18
Date of Death: 16/03/1945
Service No: T/14441504
Additional information: Son of Ernest and Margaret Cook, of Carshalton, Surrey.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. H. Class 1. Joint grave 144.
Cemetery: STRANRAER (GLEBE) CEMETERY


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Name: COX, ALBERT VICTOR
Initials: A V
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Age: 20
Date of Death: 10/04/1943
Service No: 2154737
Additional information: Son of Frederick and Flora Cox, of Tamworth, Staffordshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. H. Class 1. Coll. grave 167.
Cemetery: STRANRAER (GLEBE) CEMETERY


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Name: DOUGAN, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 06/06/1940
Service No: 2817580
Additional information: Son of William and Elizabeth Dougan, of Stranraer; husband of Jessie Dougan, of Stranraer.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. J. Class 2. Grave 39.
Cemetery: STRANRAER (GLEBE) CEMETERY


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