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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:29 pm    Post subject: McLean, David Reply with quote


Name: David McLean
Age: 27
Date of Death: Sunday 02 January 1944
Rank: Sergeant Flight Engineer
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 106 Sqdn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 949983
Cemetery/Memorial: Hanover War Cemetery. Niedersachsen, Germany. Grave Reference: Coll. Grave 16. F. 11 - 12.
Additional Info. Son of David and Mrs Christina Lumsden McLean of Lochgelly, Fife.
Headstone in Germany reads: Not Just Today But Every Day In Silence We Remember.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:31 pm    Post subject: Miller, Henry Reply with quote


Name: Henry Miller
Age: 25
Date of Death: Sunday 29 October 1916
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 9th Bn. Attd. 44th Coy. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. S/8950
Cemetery/Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Grave Reference: Pier and Face 10 A.
Additional Info. Eldest son of John and Mary Ferguson Miller of 12 Garry Park, Glencraig, Fife. Husband of the late Helena Fowler Miller.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:32 pm    Post subject: Miller, John McGregor Reply with quote


Name: John McGregor Miller
Age: 39
Date of Death: Monday 30 April 1945
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 239 Bty. 44 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 14225521
Cemetery/Memorial: Taukkyan War Cemetery, Myanmar.
Grave Reference: 28. C. 20.
Additional Info. Son of John and Mary Ferguson Miller. Husband of Janet Rae Monaghan Miller of Lochore, Fife.
Headstone in Myanmar reads: To Live In The Hearts Of Those We Love, Is Not To Die.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:34 pm    Post subject: Miller, Stewart Reply with quote


Name: Stewart Miller
Age: 22
Date of Death: Friday 21 November 1941
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 2nd Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 2754840
Cemetery/Memorial: Tobruk War Cemetery, Libya
Grave Reference: 8. C. 5.
Additional Info. Son of Mary Miller, Lochgelly, Fife. Grandson of Stewart Miller and Grace Wilson. Commemorated on his Aunt's (Jane McEwan nee Miller) Family Headstone in Lochgelly Cemetery.
The inscription mentioning Pte. Miller is obscured by the base of the broken headstone.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:36 pm    Post subject: Mitchell, Jack Reply with quote


Name: Jack Mitchell
Age: 22
Date of Death: Tuesday 09 January 1917
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 10th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 14120
Cemetery/Memorial: Faubourg D'amiens Cemetery, Arras, France.
Grave Reference: II. B. 11.
Additional Info. Son of John and Margaret Stock Moyes Mitchell of Tyrie, Station Road, Lochgelly.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:37 pm    Post subject: Moyes, Andrew Reply with quote


Name: Andrew Moyes
Age: 35
Date of Death: Friday 19 July 1918
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 8th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 202104
Cemetery/Memorial: Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium
Reference: Panel 7.
Additional Info. Son of John and Mrs Mary Dow Moyes of 29 North Street, Lochgelly, Fife.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:41 pm    Post subject: Naysmith, James Reply with quote


Name: James Naysmith
Age: 24
Date of Death: Tuesday 12 December 2017
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 1st Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. S/40095
Cemetery/Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial, West Vlaanderen, Belgium. Reference: Panel 94 to 96
Additional Info. Son of Thomas and Jessie McLean Naysmith of 1 Parkview Place, Lochgelly, Fife.
Formerly attached to the Scottish Horse Yeomanry; Service Number 4933.
CWGC have misspelt his surname as Naismyth, SNWM have misspelt his surname as Naismith.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:43 pm    Post subject: Neilson, Andrew G. Reply with quote


Name: Andrew G. Neilson
Age: 21
Date of Death: Friday 18 August 1916
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit/Ship/Squadron: B' Coy. 1st Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. S/10222
Cemetery/Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Reference: Pier and Face 15 B. and 15 C.
Additional Info. Son of James and Mrs Helen Greig Neilson of 104 Auchterderran Road, Lochgelly, Fife.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:44 pm    Post subject: Porterfield, Robert Reply with quote


Name: Robert Porterfield
Age: 21
Date of Death: Sunday 15 September 1918
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 8th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. S/26882
Cemetery/Memorial: Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, Pas de Calais, France.
Grave Reference: III. F. 11.
Additional Info. Son of William F. and Marion P. Porterfield of 77 David Street, Lochgelly.
Headstone in France reads 'Dearly Loved'.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:45 pm    Post subject: Powell, James Reply with quote


Name: James Powell
Age: 20
Date of Death: Friday 19 March 1920
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit/Ship/Squadron: B' Sqdn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 336224
Cemetery/Memorial: Port Said War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference: S. 30.
Additional Info. Son of Michael and Mrs Euphemia Powell of 5 Hunter's Street, Lochgelly.
Died en-route to India of Pneumonia.
Headstone in Port Said reads 'Nothing In My Hand I Bring, Simply To Thy Cross I Cling'.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:47 pm    Post subject: Robertson, Andrew Reply with quote


Name: Andrew Robertson
Age: 20
Date of Death: Thursday 19 September 1918
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 8th. Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 14250
Cemetery/Memorial: Doiran Military Cemetery, Greece.
Grave Reference: III. D.21.
Additional Info. Son of Samuel and Helen Fairnie Robertson of 10 Cartmore Road, Lochgelly, Fife.
Headstone in Greece reads: He Died That We Might Live.
Brother Samuel also fell.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:49 pm    Post subject: Robertson, Samuel Reply with quote


Name: Samuel Robertson
Age: 24
Date of Death: Wednesday 08 August 1917
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 12th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 22848
Cemetery/Memorial: Hermies British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave Reference: G. 4.
Additional Info. Son of Samuel and Helen Fairnie Robertson of 36 Paul Street, Lochgelly, Fife.
Headstone in France reads: He Died That We Might Live.
Brother Andrew also fell.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:51 pm    Post subject: Shields, Henry Westwater Reply with quote


Name: Henry Westwater Shields
Age: 25
Date of Death: Thursday 03 October 1918
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 4th/5th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 25192
Cemetery/Memorial: St. Mary's A.D.S. Cemetery, Haisnes, Pas de Calais, France.
Grave Reference: XIV. E. 18.
Additional Info. Son of George and Janet Westwater Shields.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:53 pm    Post subject: Steel, Robert Reply with quote


Name: Robert Steel
Age: 24
Date of Death: Saturday 22 April 1916
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 1st Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. S/4320
Cemetery/Memorial: Basra War Cemetery, Iraq.
Grave Reference: Panel 37 and 64
Additional Info. Son of James P. and Mrs Nora Muir Steel of 107 Main Street, Lochgelly, Fife.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:57 pm    Post subject: Stewart , George Reply with quote


Name: George Stewart
Age: 23
Date of Death: Sunday 17 October 1943
Rank: Cook (O)
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit/Ship/Squadron: HMS Sirius
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. P/MX 94398
Cemetery/Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Reference: Panel 79 Column 2
Additional Info. Son of John and Helen Galloway Stewart of Lochgelly.

HMS Sirius deployed in Aegean with HM Destroyers PATHFINDER, ECLIPSE and BEAUFORT.
Reinforced HMS AURORA and destroyers in support of military operations.
Bombarded Cos harbour with HMS AURORA. Under heavy and sustained air attack.
Hit by 250 Kg bomb on quarterdeck and further 4 near misses causing fires aft.
Major damage to armament and radar aerials from splinters.
14 of ship's company were killed and 30 wounded.
Returned to Alexandria, Egypt."
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