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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SHAW, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 18
Date of Death: 23/10/1944
Service No: 3209018
Additional information: Son of Archibald McLean Shaw and Anna McLean Shaw, of Chapelhall.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. D. Grave 36.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH, JAMES PATERSON
Initials: J P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 11/10/1915
Service No: S/3177
Additional information: Son of James and Barbara Jeffery Smith, of Ashmore, Chapelhall, Airdrie, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 168.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH, ANDREW
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Chief Mechanician
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Orlando
Age: 38
Date of Death: 17/01/1946
Service No: P/K66199
Awards: B E M
Additional information: Son of Andrew and Sarah Hope Smith; husband of Annie Craig Smith, of Motherwell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. G. Grave 60-61.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WEIR
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 25/12/1916
Service No: 532
Additional information: Son of James and Jeanie Weir, of Hazelbank Terrace, Bellshill, Lanarkshire. Born at Larkhall, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 577.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WHITELAW, ROBERT BLYTH
Initials: R B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sick Berth Attendant
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Victory
Age: 31
Date of Death: 20/08/1942
Service No: C/MX94967
Additional information: Son of James Whitelaw and of Mary Whitelaw (nee Blyth), of New Stevenston.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 1147.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WILLIAMSON, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 235 Searchlight Regt.
Age: 37
Date of Death: 23/01/1946
Service No: 1743677
Additional information: Son of William and Mary Ann Morris Williamson; husband of Adela Williamson, of Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 833.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 17, 2011 10:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

All the following photographs of non-CWGC/Family stones have been kindly supplied by Gerry Farrell
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 17, 2011 10:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ANDREWS, JAMES CROSS
Initials: J C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 19/09/1917
Service No: 292723
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Agnes Andrews, of 62, Main St., Chapelhall, Airdrie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: L. E. 20.
Cemetery: POELCAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY





Name: ARCHIBALD, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: "C" Coy. 16th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 26/08/1918
Service No: 43606
Additional information: Son of James and Johan Archibald, of Limefield Mains, West Calder, Midlothian. M.A. Edinburgh University.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VIII. A. 38.
Cemetery: DAOURS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 17, 2011 10:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BARCLAY, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: "A" Coy. 7th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service No: S/16876
Additional information: Son of the late William and Margaret Barclay.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 119 to 124.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL



Name: BLACKIE, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 08/07/1915
Service No: 9833
Additional information: Son of David and Mary Blackie, of 20, Mosshall St., Newarthill, Motherwell, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. L. 11.
Cemetery: RATION FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA CHAPELLE-D'ARMENTIERES



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 17, 2011 10:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BUCHANAN, JAMES MITCHELL
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. Royal Ulsterman
Age: 38
Date of Death: 22/08/1941
Additional information: Son of James Mitchell Buchanan and Martha Young Buchanan; husband of Dora Bruntin Buchanan, of Clarkston, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 1, Column 2.
Memorial: LIVERPOOL NAVAL MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 17, 2011 10:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CLARK, WALTER
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Pioneer Corps
Date of Death: 14/12/1943
Service No: 13061219
Additional information: Son of Mary Clark, of Newarthill. Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. G. 18.
Cemetery: NAPLES WAR CEMETERY



Name: CROMBIE
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 26/04/1915
Service No: 10104
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XI. C. 8.
Cemetery: TWELVE TREE COPSE CEMETERY





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PostPosted: Thu Mar 17, 2011 10:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GARDNER, ANDREW PATERSON CARSON
Initials: A P C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Guardsman
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 28/05/1944
Service No: 2701819
Additional information: Son of James and Annie Gardner.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. J. 6.
Cemetery: CASSINO WAR CEMETERY



Name: GARDNER, JAMES SHAW
Initials: J S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: "A" Bty. 86th Bde.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 24/08/1918
Service No: 952
Additional information: Son of John and Mary Gardner, of Gray's Buildings, Stevenston St., New Stevenston, Holytown, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XVII. C. 1.
Cemetery: VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MILITARY CEMETERY





Name: GILCHRIST, WALTER
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 209 Field Coy.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 29/05/1940
Service No: 1901652
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Gilchrist, of Holytown, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IX. B. 12.
Cemetery: HOTTON WAR CEMETERY



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Name: GODDARD, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 15th Bty. 36th Bde.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 17/05/1917
Service No: 70261
Additional information: Son of William and Elizabeth Goddard, of Police Station, Braehead, Carnwath, Lanarkshire. Native of Blantyre, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XVIII. O. 8.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY



Name: GREENSHIELDS, CHARLES
Initials: C
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Unit Text: 31st Bn.
Date of Death: 08/08/1916
Service No: 1536
Additional information: Brother of John Greenshields, of 65, Main St., Holytown, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. D. 4.
Cemetery: ANZAC CEMETERY, SAILLY-SUR-LA-LYS

Name: GREENSHIELDS, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 42
Date of Death: 28/10/1914
Service No: 8017
Additional information: (Served as GRAHAM). Son of Mary Hastie Greenshields, of 65 Main St, Holytown,Lanarkshire, and the late James Greenshields.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 37.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL



Name: GREIG, ELIZABETH PETTIGREW PENNYCUIK
Initials: E P P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Civilian
Regiment/Service: Civilian War Dead
Age: 36
Date of Death: 18/02/1941
Additional information: of 17 Whittagreen Avenue, Newarthill, Motherwell, Lanarkshire. Daughter of Mrs. Ferguson, of 14 Fraser Street, Cleland, Lanarkshire, and of the late George Ferguson; wife of the Revd. George Greig.
Casualty Type: Civilian War Dead
Reporting Authority: M.V. "SEAFORTH"

Name: GREIG, Rev GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Civilian
Regiment/Service: Civilian War Dead
Age: 37
Date of Death: 18/02/1941
Additional information: of 17 Whittagreen Avenue, Newarthill, Motherwell, Lanarkshire. Son of Marion Greig, of the same address, and of the late James Greig; husband of Elizabeth Pettigrew Pennycuik Greig.
Casualty Type: Civilian War Dead
Reporting Authority: M.V. "SEAFORTH"





Name: HAMILTON, HENRY WALDIE
Initials: H W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Engine Room Artificer 4th Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Hurworth
Age: 22
Date of Death: 22/10/1943
Service No: P/MX 89062
Additional information: Son of William and Margaret S. W. Hamilton, of Newarthill, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 77, Column 2.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL



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Name: JACK
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Date of Death: 06/04/1917
Service No: 40596
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. O. 20.
Cemetery: FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS



Name: JONES, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 31
Date of Death: 01/09/1942
Service No: 1064841
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Jones, and stepson of Mrs. C. Jones of Mossend, Bellshill, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bompai Sec. Grave 104.
Cemetery: KANO TOWNSHIP CHRISTIAN CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 17, 2011 11:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: KENNEDY, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service No: 2023
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 108 to 112.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

Surname KENNEDY
Firstname Thomas
Service Number 2023
Date Death 25/09/1915
Place of birth Ayr Other 11th Bn.
SNWM roll THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.







This MAY be Francis Kennedy - the birthplace of Ayr 'fits'!

Name: KENNEDY, FRANCIS
Initials: F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 18th Bn.
Date of Death: 30/09/1918
Service No: 57645
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 131 to 132.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Surname KENNEDY
Firstname Francis
Service Number 57645
Date Death 30/09/1918
Decoration
Place of birth Ayr
Other 18th Bn.
SNWM roll THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.


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