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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 12:12 am    Post subject: Bothwellpark Cemetery Reply with quote

Location: On Bellshill to Uddingston Road.

Also known as Bothwell (Bellshill) Cemetery in CWGC register.

Contains 63 Commonwealth War Graves, plus several post-War graves.

Also contains the grave of William Gardner, VC.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 12:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ALEXANDER, SAMUEL HILL
Initials: S H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Age: 40
Date of Death: 01/03/1920
Service No: 23362
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Mary Alexander; husband of Mary Morran Alexander, of 27, Douglas Place, Bothwellhaugh, Glasgow. Born at Belfast.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: H. 886.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 12:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ALLAN, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 10th (H.D.) Bn.
Age: 52
Date of Death: 27/03/1941
Service No: D/17249
Awards: M M
Additional information: Son of Robert and Jane Allan; husband of Isabella Allan, of Bellshill.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. O. Grave 2564.



His wife is also buried here:

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 12:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BAIRD, JAMES BLACK
Initials: J B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 9th (Glasgow Hdrs) Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Labour Corps
Secondary Unit Text: transf. to (621490)
Age: 21
Date of Death: 03/08/1919
Service No: 331903
Additional information: Son of John Nish Baird, of Westerlee, 29, Kyle Park, Uddingston, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 231.

Also mentions Lt. J Nish Baird, 5th Scottish Rifles, died at Bournemouth in 1934.





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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 12:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BARRIE, CHARLES STEWART
Initials: C S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 15 Sqdn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 29/10/1942
Service No: 977028
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Mary Stewart Barrie, of Newton, Cambuslang.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. G. Grave 1084-1085.

The section map shown above has no section G. "G" graves are around the border of Section H. "A" graves are mostly around section B, N around section O, etc.

Sergeant Barrie has two gravestones.



The CWGC one:



And the family one:



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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 12:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BAXTER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Airman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Norfolk
Age: 25
Date of Death: 18/01/1940
Service No: FX/76321
Additional information: Son of Andrew and Susan Baxter; husband of Elizabeth Gardner Baxter, of Mossend, Bellshill.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. O. Grave 1780.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 12:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BLACK
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 30/09/1920
Service No: 62688
Additional information: Son of Peter Black, of 18, Birkenshaw Gardens, Tannochside, Uddingston, Glasgow, and the late Catherine Black. Born at Calder Braes, Uddingston.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 1728.





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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 12:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BOWES, JAMES HALLIDAY
Initials: J H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 5/7th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 04/11/1944
Service No: 3247858
Additional information: Son of James and Margaret Bowes, of Billshill.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. O. Grave 3569.





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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 12:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BROGAN, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Coldstream Guards
Unit Text: 4th Reserve Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 21/05/1915
Service No: 10803
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Margaret Brogan (nee Hendery), of 8, Ninnons Row, New Stevenston, Holytown, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: H. 181.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 12:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CAMPBELL
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 01/10/1917
Service No: S/17401
Additional information: Son of Margaret and Thomas Campbell; husband of Margaret Campbell, of 28, Beechwood Gardens, Calder Rd., Mossend, Lanarkshire. Born in Ireland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 617.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 12:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CHALMERS, DAVID M.
Initials: D M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: Rifle Brigade
Unit Text: 19th Bn.
Age: 44
Date of Death: 23/07/1919
Service No: 201763
Additional information: Husband of Jessie Chalmers, of Grampian Terrace, Bellshill Rd., Uddingston, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: G. 302.





Chalmers is also another that has two gravestones. They are adjacent to each other:



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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 12:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: COLLINS
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 26/10/1918
Service No: S/25692
Additional information: Son of William and Helen Collins, of 47, Raith Place, Bothwellhaugh, Bothwell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: H. 677.



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 6:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DAVIDSON, JOHN D.
Initials: J D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Home Guard
Unit Text: 3rd Lanarkshire Bn.
Age: 51
Date of Death: 07/07/1942
Additional information: Son of William and Sarah Davidson; husband of Alice Davidson, of Viewpark, Uddingston.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. O. Grave 2832.





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PostPosted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 7:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DAVISON
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: Royal Irish Rifles
Unit Text: 12th Bn.
Date of Death: 19/03/1919
Service No: 11/7288
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 1271.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 8:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DUTTON
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Defence Corps
Date of Death: 11/09/1918
Service No: 10458
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: H. 642.

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