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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 7:49 am    Post subject: Uphall Cemetery, West Lothian Reply with quote

Location: NT 0672
Uphall Cemetery sits between Uphall and Broxburn on A899. Look for traffic lights at crossroads.



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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 9:52 am    Post subject: Thomas Anderson Reply with quote



Rank: Serjeant
Service No: 75154
Date of Death: 01/10/1919
Age: 56
Regiment/Service: Royal Defence Corps
Grave Reference: D. 240.
Cemetery: Uphall Cemetery



Mrs J Aitken, 61 Office Row, Uphall Station requested the headstone personal inscription.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 10:04 am    Post subject: Samuel Nicol Reply with quote







Samuel Nicol
Rank: Driver
Service No: T4/262199
Date of Death: 22/07/1919
Age: 38
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps, attd. 86th Bde. Royal Field Artillery
Grave Reference: C. 39.
Cemetery: UPHALL CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Samuel and Marion Waddell Nicol, of Janefield Cottages, Broxburn, West Lothian.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 10:19 am    Post subject: William Sneddon Reply with quote



William Sneddon
Rank: Serjeant
Service No: 7338
Date of Death: 22/02/1919
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery, 6th Reserve Bde.
Awards: M M
Grave Reference: G.95.
Cemetery: UPHALL CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of William and Margaret Sneddon, of Church St., Broxburn, West Lothian.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 10:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote




David Hay
Rank: Gunner
Service No: 154
Date of Death: 22/03/1915
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery, No 1 Coy. (Forth)
Grave Reference:A. 310.
Cemetery: UPHALL CEMETERY


SDGW
Name: David Hay
Birth Place: Deckmont, Linlithgow
Death Date: 22 Mar 1915
Death Place: Home
Enlistment Place: Edinburgh
Rank: Gunner
Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery
Battalion: Forth. [RGA - (TF)]
Regimental Number: 154
Type of Casualty: Died
Theatre of War: Home


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 10:40 am    Post subject: Peter Lundy Reply with quote



Peter Lundy
Rank: Private
Service No: 18976
Date of Death: 21/01/1919
Regiment/Service: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 7th/8th Bn.
Grave Reference: C. 56.
Cemetery: Uphall Cemetery


Son Of John Lundy, Stewartfield, Broxburn. Burial record says Peter Lundy was an ex-prisoner of war.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 11:01 am    Post subject: Ewan McLeod Reply with quote




Ewan McLeod
Rank: Private
Service No: S/40383
Date of Death: 03/01/1918
Age: 42
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders, 4th Bn.
Grave Reference: K. 71.
Cemetery: UPHALL CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Husband of Mary McLeod, of Bank Cottages, Broxburn, West Lothian.

Discharged, no longer physically fit for war, 20/02/1917.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 11:14 am    Post subject: William Lawrie Reply with quote



Uphall Cemetery, Section FF, Lair 83

William Lawrie
Rank: Private
Service No: 203156
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders, "B" Coy. 8th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 132 to 135 and 162A.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of James and Elizabeth Lawrie, of 7, Goschen Place, Uphall, West Lothian.

SDGW
Name: William Lawrie
Birth Place: Ratho, Linlithgowshire
Death Date: 22 Aug 1917
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Edinburgh, Midlothian
Rank: Private
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders
Battalion: 8th Battalion
Regimental Number: 203156
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 11:49 am    Post subject: Duncan McNeill Reply with quote





Uphall Cemetery, Section B, Lair 15
Son of John McNeill and Agnes Findlay.

Duncan McNeill
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: S/29385
Date of Death: 23/04/1917
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders, 7th Bn.
Panel Reference: Bay 9.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL



SDGW
Name: Duncan McNeill
Birth Place: West Calder, Midlothian
Death Date: 23 Apr 1917
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Broxburn, Linlithgowshire
Rank: L Corporal
Regiment: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Battalion: 7th Battalion
Regimental Number: S/29385
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre
Comments: Formerly 8431, 40Th T.R. Battn


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 2:36 pm    Post subject: Thomas McCully/McCulley Reply with quote



Uphall Cemetery, Section K, Lair 32

McCulley Thomas
Rank: Private
Service No: 12607
Date of Death: 17/10/1915
Age: 36
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards, 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 8 and 9.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

Additional Information:
Son of William McCulley, of Kirkinriola, Co. Antrim; husband of Sarah McCulley, of 115, Greendykes Rd., Broxburn West Lothian.

SDGW
Name: Thomas McCully
Birth Place: Ballymena, Co. Antrim
Death Date: 17 Oct 1915
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Broxburn, Linlithgow
Rank: GDSN.
Regiment: Scots Guards
Regimental Number: 12607
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 3:10 pm    Post subject: Claud Brownlie Reply with quote





Uphall Cemetery, Section L, Lair 13.
Not very legible. Son in law of James Cochrane and Marion Wright. Killed in action.



Also remembered on his wife's headstone.

Rank: Private
Service No: 24175
Date of Death: 03/05/1917
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers, 6th Bn.
Panel Reference: Bay 6.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Gavin Brownlie, of Kirkhill Rd., Broxburn, West Lothian; husband of Magdalene Brownlie, of Kirkview Cottages, Uphall, West Lothian.


SDGW
Name: Claud Brownlie
Birth Place: Uphall, Linlithgow
Residence: Broxburn, Linlithgow
Death Date: 3 May 1917
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Uphall, Linlithgow
Rank: Private
Regiment: King's Own Scottish Borders
Battalion: 6th Battalion
Regimental Number: 24175
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 3:25 pm    Post subject: Elizabeth Simpson Reply with quote





Rank: Nurse
Date of Death: 10/05/1917
Regiment/Service: Territorial Force Nursing Service
Grave Reference: J. 33.
Cemetery: UPHALL CEMETERY

Elizabeth was the wife of Alexander Simpson, and daughter of Harry Atkinson and Ellen Anderson of Uphall Station. She died of heart and kidney failure.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 3:40 pm    Post subject: Robert Hamilton Findlay Reply with quote





Uphall Cemetery, Section GG, Lair 66
Broken stone.


Rank: Private
Service No: 40359
Date of Death: 12/10/1916
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 3 C.
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Mary H. Findlay, of 13, Greendykes Rd., Broxburn, Linlithgow.
(Son of William Findlay and Mary Hamilton)

SDGW
Name: Robert H. Findlay
Residence: Broxburn, Linlithgowshire
Death Date: 12 Oct 1916
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Edinburgh
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Battalion: 2nd Battalion
Regimental Number: 40359
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre


Robert was a bandsman with Broxburn Public Band and joined the 2/4th Royal Scots Band on enlisting.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 4:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote







William McKee
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 350965
Date of Death: 22/06/1918
Age: 27
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 9th Bn.
Grave Reference: J. 43.
Cemetery: Uphall Cemetery
Additional Information:
Son of William and Agnes McKee, of Broxburn; husband of Lillias Crawford McKee, of I, Clutha Place, Uddingston, Glasgow.

SDGW
Name: William McKee
Birth Place: Uphall, West Lothian
Residence: Broxburn, West Lothian
Death Date: 22 Jun 1918
Death Place: Home
Enlistment Place: Edinburgh
Rank: Corporal
Regiment: The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
Battalion: 9th Battalion
Regimental Number: 350965
Type of Casualty: Died
Theatre of War: Home

William McKee was released from the Army in November 1917 to resume his occupation as a shale miner. He died as a result of a mining accident.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2014 7:13 am    Post subject: Adam Menzies Reply with quote





Uphall Cemetery, Section F, Lair 119

Adam Menzies
Rank: Private
Service No: 15474
Date of Death: 27/03/1916
Age: 18
Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers, 1st Bn.
Grave Reference: V. F. 18.
Cemetery: Wytschaete Military Cemetery
Additional Information:
Only son of Adam and Belle McKinnon Menzies, of Blackford Cottages, Melbourne Rd., Broxburn, Linlithgowshire.


Name: Adam Menzies
Birth Place: Uphall, Linlithgowshire
Death Date: 27 Mar 1916
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Uphall
Rank: Private
Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers
Battalion: 1st Battalion
Regimental Number: 15474
Type of Casualty: Died
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre


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