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Cambusnethan (Cemetery and Churchyard)
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2007 10:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH, ROY
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Trooper
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps
Age: 22
Date of Death: 18/02/1946
Service No: 14303032
Additional information: Son of William George and Helen Mary Smith; husband of Caroline P. Smith, of Wishaw.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 1613.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2007 10:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SNEDDON
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Unit Text: 30th Coy
Age: 29
Date of Death: 24/11/1918
Service No: 59268
Additional information: Son of James and Agnes Sneddon, of 186 1/2, Kirk Knowe, Camburnethan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 413.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2007 10:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TANNAHILL, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Home Guard
Unit Text: 3rd Lanarkshire Bn.
Age: 48
Date of Death: 07/05/1944
Additional information: Son of David Tannahill and of Margaret Tannahill (nee Ward), of Wishaw; husband of Janet G. Tannahill (nee Prentice), of Wishaw.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Grave 1380.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2007 10:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TODD, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 12/07/1940
Service No: 3246694
Additional information: Son of William R. Todd and Grace Messer Todd, of Craigneuk, Wishaw; husband of Helen Sandilands Todd.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Grave 884.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2007 10:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WALKER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Lanarkshire Yeomanry
Age: 24
Date of Death: 02/03/1915
Service No: 940
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 317.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2007 10:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WHITEHEAD, JAMES MILTON
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 61 Sqdn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 18/02/1943
Service No: 975551
Additional information: Son of Willie and Janet Reid Greenshields Whitehead, of Riddrie, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Grave 824.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2007 10:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WOOD, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Petty Officer
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Age: 47
Date of Death: 30/07/1946
Service No: D/JX176966
Additional information: Son of James and Grace Wood; husband of Devina Wood, of Wishaw.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. F. Grave 3491.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2007 10:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WRIGHT
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: Depot
Age: 24
Date of Death: 14/11/1915
Service No: 8620
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 1932.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2007 11:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: YUILL, ROBERT WILSON
Initials: R W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Pilot Officer (Nav.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 30
Date of Death: 26/10/1942
Service No: 133212
Additional information: Son of John and Janet Stewart Yuill, of Wichaw.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Grave 23.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Mon May 05, 2014 3:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am now revisiting this cemetery to try and plug the gaps in the photos, and also to have a complete record of all the "family" stones.

I was surprised to see how much some of the stones have changed, particularly the grave of John Orr.
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PostPosted: Mon May 05, 2014 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DOYLE, DENNIS

Rank: Private
Service No: 16195
Date of Death: 19/02/1916
Regiment/Service: East Lancashire Regiment, 8th Bn.
Grave Reference Sec. E. Grave 1475
Cemetery CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of Mrs Doyle, of 202, Glasgow Rd., Berryhill, Wishaw.

N.B. Previously commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

This burial was "rediscovered" after I had posted the initial listing for this cemetery.



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PostPosted: Mon May 05, 2014 6:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Robert Alexander Benjamin Hamilton, 12th Lord Belhaven and Stenton.

Late Lieutenant-Colonel, Royal Scots Fusiliers.
Born 16 September 1908, Died 10 July 1961.



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PostPosted: Mon May 05, 2014 6:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Alexander Charles, 10th Lord Belhaven and Stenton.
Colonel, Royal Engineers.
Born 3rd July 1840, Died at Wishaw House 31st October 1920.





There is an additional inscription on the back of this stone to the following:

HAMILTON, THE HON RALPH GERARD ALEXANDER

Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Date of Death: 31/03/1918
Age: 35
Regiment/Service: Royal Horse Artillery, Commanding 106th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery
Grave Reference: Near N.W. Corner.
Cemetery: ROUVREL COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Additional Information: Master of Belhaven. Croix de Guerre with Palm (France). Son of 10th Baron Belhaven and Stenton and Lady Belhaven and Stenton, of Wishaw House, Wishaw, Lanarkshire; husband of Lady Grizel Hamilton.

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PostPosted: Sat May 17, 2014 7:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This man is buried in the cemetery although I do not yet have a photograph of the grave.

Surname: GILFILLAN
Forenames/Initials: David Just Gold
Rank: Jnr Tech
Service: Royal Air Force
Service Number: G8122037
Station: RAF Bishops Court
Date of Birth: 17 May 1955
Age: 26
Date of Death: 13 October 1981
Cemetery Name: Cambusnethan Cemetery
Cemetery Address: Wishaw, Lanarkshire
Grave Section: G
Grave Number: 2379
Included on Armed Forces Memorial: Yes
Included on Roll of Honour: Yes
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PostPosted: Sat May 17, 2014 10:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Surname: MACDONALD
Forenames/Initials: John Sandford
Rank: CMEM
Service: Royal Navy
Service Number: K921091E
Ship: HMS Tiger
Date of Birth: 14 May 1936
Age: 39
Date of Death: 15 May 1975
Cemetery Name: Cambusnethin Cemetery
Cemetery Address: Lanarkshire
Grave Row: E
Grave Number: 543
Included on Armed Forces Memorial: No
Included on Roll of Honour: Yes

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