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St Martin's New Cemetery, Haddington ***COMPLETE***
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 1:10 am    Post subject: St Martin's New Cemetery, Haddington ***COMPLETE*** Reply with quote

There are 48 CWGC WWII graves in this cemerery. There are a few WWI family stones, but the majority of graves relating to both wars are CWGC stones, mainly of RAF personnel from the near by air fields.




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ASKEN, HUGH
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 47
Date of Death: 15/03/1944
Service No: 1559451
Additional information: Son of James and Mary Shearan Asken, of Glasgow; husband of Margaret McDonald Asken, of Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 21.
Cemetery: HADDINGTON (ST. MARTIN'S) NEW BURIAL GROUND


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1559451 Aircraftman 1st Cl H Asken Royal Air Force 15th March 1944 aged 47.
"Whatever else we fail to do, we never fail to think of you" Wife and family
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BARNES, JAMES HENRY
Initials: J H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Sergeant (Nav.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 28
Date of Death: 15/04/1945
Service No: 1397878
Additional information: Son of James and Minnie Barnes, of Walthamstow, Essex; nephew of Mrs. J. Olliff, of Walthamstow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 29.
Cemetery: HADDINGTON (ST. MARTIN'S) NEW BURIAL GROUND


MI:1397878 Flight Sgt J H Barnes Navigator Royal Air Force 15th April 1945 aged 28
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BURGOYNE, RAYMOND
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Unit Text: 2/5th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 07/10/1940
Service No: 4980789
Additional information: Son of Arthur and Emma Burgoyne, of Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. D. Grave 688.
Cemetery: HADDINGTON (ST. MARTIN'S) NEW BURIAL GROUND


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4980789 Pte R Burgoyne The Sherwood Forresters 7th October 1940 age 26.
"Thoughts drift back to bygone days, life moves on but memory stays"
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BURT, NEWMAN BLACKBURN
Initials: N B
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Flying Officer (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Air Force
Age: 24
Date of Death: 14/03/1943
Service No: J/13028
Additional information: Son of George N. Burt and Marvel E. Burt, of South St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 10.
Cemetery: HADDINGTON (ST. MARTIN'S) NEW BURIAL GROUND


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Flying Officer N B Burt Pilot Royal Canadian Air Force 14th March 1943 age 24
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COAD, GRAHAM BRUCE
Initials: G B
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Australian Air Force
Age: 19
Date of Death: 28/05/1943
Service No: 416655
Additional information: Son of Frederick Robert and Elizabeth Coad; husband of June Mary Coad, of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 13.
Cemetery: HADDINGTON (ST. MARTIN'S) NEW BURIAL GROUND


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416655 Flight Sgt G B Coad Royal Australian Air Force 28th May 1943 age 19
"His duty nobly done"
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COLE, ALEXANDER NELSON
Initials: A N
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Wing Commander (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Age: 29
Date of Death: 24/02/1942
Service No: 37005
Additional information: Son of John Charles and Emma Isabella Cole; husband of Elizabeth Florence Cole, of Sticklepath, Devon.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 901.
Cemetery: HADDINGTON (ST. MARTIN'S) NEW BURIAL GROUND


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Wing Commander A N Cole Pilot Royal Air Force 24th February 1942 age 29
"of Sligo"

Wing Commander Cole is the 4th mourner from the right. He is attending the twin funeral of RAF pilot Sgt Thomas Lawrence & Royal New Zealand Air Force wireless operator Sgt Andrew Lawrie, Haddington, February 1942. Unfortunately he died 16 days later when his Master crashed.
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COLLEY, ROBERT CHARLES
Initials: R C
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Pilot Officer (Air Obs.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Air Force
Age: 22
Date of Death: 26/09/1941
Service No: J/5957
Additional information: Son of Fred W. Colley and Mary Colley, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 906.
Cemetery: HADDINGTON (ST. MARTIN'S) NEW BURIAL GROUND


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Pilot Officer R C Colley Air Observer Royal Canadian Air Force 26th September 1941 age 22
"Rest in the lord"
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CRANSTON, JAMES BIRD
Initials: J B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Age: 31
Date of Death: 22/05/1945
Service No: 264221
Additional information: Son of James Buchan Cranston and Anne Crookston Bird Cranston, of Haddington; husband of Helen B. Cranston, of Haddington.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Grave 161.
Cemetery: HADDINGTON (ST. MARTIN'S) NEW BURIAL GROUND



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In loving memory of James B Cranston Lieutenant Royal Scots dearly beloved husband of Helen B Halliday died 22nd May 1945 aged 31 years and of his wife Helen Baptie Halliday died 5th December 1949 aged 33 years

James Bird CRANSTON was born on 15 Apr 1914 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland. He died on 22 May 1945 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

He married Helen Baptie HALLIDAY, daughter of Robert Knox HALLIDAY and Margaret Cowe INGLIS, on 25 Jul 1936 in Bolton Kirk, Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland. Helen was born on 21 Jul 1916 in Begbie, , East Lothian, Scotland. She died on 5 Dec 1949 in Edinburgh.

They had the following children.

James Buchan CRANSTON was born on 31 Aug 1938 in Haddington and he died on 23 Mar 1995 in Edinburgh and was buried in North Berwick. Robert Halliday CRANSTON.
Colin MacIntosh CRANSTON.
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CROSSLEY, JOHN MILES
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Nav./W.Op.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 20
Date of Death: 02/12/1943
Service No: 1511952
Additional information: Son of John Swain Crossley and Ivy Lillian Crossley, of Newton Heath, Manchester.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 22.
Cemetery: HADDINGTON (ST. MARTIN'S) NEW BURIAL GROUND


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1511952 Sgt J M Crossley Navigator/Wireless Operator Royal Air Force 2nd December 1943 age 20
"Fearlessly he lost his life in the mighty cause of peace, he gave his all"
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CROUSE, HAROLD BANFORD
Initials: H B
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Flight Sergeant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Air Force
Unit Text: 141 (R.A.F.) Sqdn
Age: 22
Date of Death: 08/05/1942
Service No: R/76367
Additional information: Son of William Banford Crouse and Edith L. Crouse, of Pictou Landing, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 894.
Cemetery: HADDINGTON (ST. MARTIN'S) NEW BURIAL GROUND


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R76367 Flifgt Sgt H B Crouse Pilot Royal Canadian Air Force 8th May 1942 age 22.
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ERICKSON, JEAN MAURITZ
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 23
Date of Death: 29/09/1942
Service No: 605382
Additional information: Son of Ed. M. Erickson and Cora A. Erickson, of McVille, North Dakota, U.S.A.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 895.
Cemetery: HADDINGTON (ST. MARTIN'S) NEW BURIAL GROUND


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605382 Sgt J M Erickson Pilot Royal Air Force 29th September 1942 age 23
"He gave his life that others might live. God Bless his memory"
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FURBANK, CHARLES ALEXANDER
Initials: C A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Obs./Radar)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 141 Sqdn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 08/05/1942
Service No: 1318172
Additional information: Son of William Percival and Grace Furbank, of Merstham, Surrey.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 897.
Cemetery: HADDINGTON (ST. MARTIN'S) NEW BURIAL GROUND


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1318172 Sgt C A Furbank Observer/Wireless Operator Royal Air Force 8th May 1942 aged 23
"Dear son and brother"
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GOURLAY, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 22
Date of Death: 20/04/1945
Service No: 1825511
Additional information: Son of William and Eileen Firth Gourlay, of Partick West, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 33.
Cemetery: HADDINGTON (ST. MARTIN'S) NEW BURIAL GROUND


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1825511 Sgt W Gourlay Air Gunner Royal Air Force 20th April 1945 age 22
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HART, PHILIP WESLEY
Initials: P W
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Flying Officer
Regiment/Service: Royal Australian Air Force
Age: 28
Date of Death: 27/02/1944
Service No: 416570
Additional information: Son of Arthur Philip Clarendon Hart and Emily Grace Hart, of Unley Park, South Australia. B.E., F.S.A.S.M.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 20.
Cemetery: HADDINGTON (ST. MARTIN'S) NEW BURIAL GROUND


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Flying Officer P W Hart Royal Australian Air Force 27th February 1944 age 28
"He walks beside us, all they way"

Hart, Philip Wesley - 416570 - Fly Off 132 Operation Training Unit RAAF, born at Clarendon, Fleurieu Peninsula, Australia
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