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PostPosted: Sat Apr 30, 2011 4:03 pm    Post subject: Alloway Churchyard Reply with quote

Alloway Parish Church, Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ

OS Grid Ref: NS 332180



The cemetery is located behind the church


Name: CUNNINGHAM, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 622 Sqdn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 08/06/1944
Service No: 1353624
Additional information: Son of John and Mary Cunningham, of Alloway, Ayrshire, husband of Margaret Cunningham, of Alloway.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave.
Cemetery: TACOIGNIERES CHURCHYARD, FRANCE.



Many thanks to Ken Morrison for the following Information:-

from http://irishmedals.org/gpage60.html

Two RIC Constables were shot dead on Sunday the 1st of May 1921. The two Constables left Arvagh Barracks at about 11.30am, at about 1pm shots were heard and the bodies of the two Constables were found at 5.30pm. Evidence give at the inquiry into the death of the Constables heard that six men had taken over a local farm house, sometime after 12pm shots were fired from the house and the six men left immediately, when the Farmer returned sometime later he found the bodies of the two Constables, their revolvers, ammunition and handcuffs were missing. The two Constables were:
Constable George Cuthbertson aged 21 from Greenan Dairy, Ayres, Scotland.
Constable Walter Shaw aged 20 from Hollypark, Newtown, Yorkshire.


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Frederick Hamilton Dunlop, Commander, Royal Navy.
Died 25th April 1955.



William James Frederick Dunlop, Lieutenant Commander, Royal Navy.
Died 25th July 1924.
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John Andrew Cairns Forsyth MSc FRCS
Died 5th April 1955.



Colonel Claud Lorn Campbell Hamilton of Rozelle DSO CMG DL JP RA
Died 3rd January 1954.



Midshipman Archibald Hamilton Killed 29th April 1932
in an Air Accident off Malta.

Lieutenant Commander John Hamilton RN
Died 7th April 1994.
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Erected by
Janet Loudon
In Loving memory of Her Husband
James Hamilton
Also Their Son Jim
Killed in Action at Madagascar
6th May 1942 Aged 28 years
Beloved Husband of Jean Simpson

Name: HAMILTON, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Fusilier
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: between 05/05/1942 and 07/05/1942
Service No: 3134164
Additional information: Son of James and Janet Loudon Hamilton; husband of Jane Davidson Hamilton, of Tarbolton, Strathclyde, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 4. E. 2.
Cemetery: DIEGO SUAREZ WAR CEMETERY, MADAGASCAR.



In Loving Memory of
Ephram Henderson
M.B. Ch.B.
Who Died at Newsham
18th March 1909
And His Son
Capt. Hubert Henderson L.I.R.
Killed in Action 20th Jan 1943
Buried in Tunisia

Name: HENDERSON, HUBERT
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Ulster Rifles
Unit Text: 2nd Bn. The London Irish Rifles
Age: 34
Date of Death: 21/01/1943
Service No: 137933
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Face 30.
Memorial: MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL, TUNISIA.
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Erected By
James Herron
Auchendrane
His Eldest Son
George
Fell in Action in Belgium
31st Oct. 1918 Aged 24
Buried in Harlebeke
New British Cemetery Courtrai.

Name: HERRON, GEORGE KERR
Initials: G K
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 12th (Ayr and Lanark Yeomanry) Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 31/10/1918
Service No: 296004
Additional information: Son of James and Charlotte Herron, of Bridge Lodge, Auchendrane, Ayr.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. B. 7.
Cemetery: HARLEBEKE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, BELGIUM.



Name: McENHILL, ALEXANDER GALLOWAY
Initials: A G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Corps of Military Police
Date of Death: 19/04/1941
Service No: 779803
Additional information: Son of Joseph and Margaret Galloway McEnhill; husband of Agnes (Nan) McEnhill, of Leven, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 187.
Cemetery: ALLOWAY CHURCHYARD, SCOTLAND
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Erected in
Loving Memory of
Lance Sergeant Thomas McKie
Of the 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Who was Killed in Action
At Paardeberg South Africa
On Sunday 18th February 1900
Aged 25 Years



Erected by William and Elizabeth Morris
In Memory of Their Son
William
Who was severely wounded
While serving with Lovat Scouts
In the South African War in 1901
Who die at Newark Kennels
On the 27th Nov. 1903
Aged 30 years
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In Loving Memory of Robert Morris Pollok-Morris of Doonbrae,
Aug 13th 18175 Nov 28th 1947
And of His Sons
Robert John, Major Royal Scots Fusiliers,
Oct 20th 1916 Killed in Belgium, Sep. 16th 1944
Hew Fulbert Nov 1917 died in London May 1920
And of his Wife
Edith Maude Fairlie
April 7th 1878 Sep. 23rd 1967

Name: POLLOK-MORRIS, ROBERT JOHN
Initials: R J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 16/09/1944
Service No: 98449
Additional information: Son of Robert Morris Pollok-Morris and Edith Maude Pollok-Morris, of Ayr. B.A. (Oxon.).
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II.A.9.
Cemetery: KASTERLEE WAR CEMETERY, BELGIUM.



Erected by the family in loving memory of our father
William Ramsay died 30th Jan 1919
Also our mother
Martha Wilson
Died 1st July 1924
Also Our Brothers
Tom
Died 11th May 1911
Robert
Killed in France
30th March 1918

Name: RAMSAY
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 30/03/1918
Service No: 16769
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Ramsay, of Minishant, Maybole, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. F. 20.
Cemetery: BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, FICHEUX, FRANCE.
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Thomas Robertson
Clochranhill
Died 19th Nov 1942
His Wife
Margaret Gilchrist
Died 12th Feb 1949
His Son
Andrew Gilchrist
2nd Lieut. R.A.F.
Killed in Action 18th Sept. 1918


Name: ROBERTSON, ANDREW GILCHRIST
Initials: A G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: 205th Sqdn. 22nd Wing
Age: 18
Date of Death: 16/09/1918
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Margaret Gilchrist Robertson, of Clochranhill, Alloway, Ayr.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IX. C. 9.
Cemetery: HEATH CEMETERY, HARBONNIERES, FRANCE.



Name: SCOTT, JACK YOUNG
Initials: J Y
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Reserve Cavalry Regiment
Unit Text: 1st
Secondary Regiment: The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 10th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 25/07/1918
Additional information: Son of John and Agnes Scott; husband of Catherine M. Scott, of "Glenesk," Content Avenue, Ayr.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VIII. A. 6.
Cemetery: NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, GERMANY.

Name: SCOTT, ELIAS C.
Initials: E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Ayrshire Yeomanry
Secondary Unit Text: formerly
Age: 19
Date of Death: 06/03/1917
Service No: 35106
Additional information: Son of John and Agnes Scott, of Castlehill Estate, Ayr.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. K. 1.
Cemetery: HABARCQ COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, FRANCE.
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Name: TWEEDIE, WILLIAM LANG
Initials: W L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Lieutenant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 21
Date of Death: 01/06/1942
Service No: 61481
Additional information: Son of James William and Mary Tweedie, of Ayr.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2. A. 7.
Cemetery: RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY, GERMANY.

John
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Name: WILSON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Fusilier
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Age: 25
Date of Death: 03/08/1944
Service No: 3132488
Additional information: Son of John and Christina Wilson, of Ayr.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 45.
Cemetery: ALLOWAY CHURCHYARD

John
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