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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ANDERSON, WILLIAM MARSHALL
Initials: W M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: Hood Bn. R.N. Div.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 10/07/1916
Service No: Clyde Z/2789
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Mary Anderson, of "Annieslea," Carlisle Rd., Airdrie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: G. 1.
Cemetery: TRANCHEE DE MECKNES CEMETERY, AIX-NOULETTE



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ANGUS, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cheshire Regiment
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 09/09/1943
Service No: 2379083
Additional information: Son of Adam Learmonth Angus, and of Margaret Angus (nee Hayes), of Airdrie, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 5.
Cemetery: SALERNO WAR CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ARTHUR, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: Indian
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Indian Medical Service, The Indian Army
Age: 32
Date of Death: 31/07/1917
Awards: M C
Additional information: Son of George Arthur (ex-Provost of Airdrie) and Margaret Catherine Arthur (nee Fitzgerald), J.P. Born at Airdrie, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXI. O. 2.
Cemetery: BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY




Note the other two men on the stone:
JOHN MAURICE ARTHUR, C.M.G., D.S.O., D.L., F.R.I.B.A. died 8th May 1954 aged 77, husband of Katharine Hutton
And GEORGE ARTHUR, T.D., A.R.I.B.A., died 23rd September 1968 aged 62



And a year later . . . . .

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ARTHUR, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 1st Lowland Field Coy.
Date of Death: 09/05/1915
Service No: 2057
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 1.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM:
Surname ARTHUR
Firstname Alexander
Service Number 2057
Date Death 09/05/1915
Place of birth Coatbridge Lanarkshire
Other 1st Low. Field Coy.
SNWM roll THE ROYAL ENGINEERS
Rank Spr
Theatre of death F.& F.

Name: ARTHUR, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Service No: *S/3528
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 132 to 135 and 162A.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

SNWM:Surname ARTHUR
Firstname James
Service Number *S/3628
Date Death 22/08/1917
Place of birth Old Monkland Lanarkshire
Other 8th Bn.
SNWM roll THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

*Note the discrepancy in Service Number between CDWG and SNWM.

The above listings may not refer to the correct men as the inscription on the stone is very difficult to make out.
If these are the correct references, then Alexander and James Aitken were the sons of John and Margaret G. Arthur.



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 4:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BAILLIE, ARTHUR JOHN
Initials: A J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: "B" Bty. 152nd Bde.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 27/07/1918
Service No: 132498
Additional information: Son of Abner and Elspet (Elsie) Baillie, of 29, Connell Terrace, Craig St., Airdrie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: South East side.
Cemetery: VIERZY COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 4:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BALLANTYNE, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 23/10/1916
Service No: 18214
Additional information: Son of John and Annie Ballantyne (nee Sands), of 21, Kildonan St., Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. SNWM lists birthplace as New Monkland, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 16 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 4:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BELL, DAVID KINNAIRD
Initials: D K
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 15/10/1918
Service No: 38304
Additional information: Son of Robert and Jeanie Bell (nee Wallace), of 36, South Bridge St., Airdrie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. G. 24.
Cemetery: DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 4:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BENSON, JOHN MARTIN
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 149th T.M. Bty.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 27/05/1918
Additional information: Son of John and Jeanie Law Benson (nee Martin), of Marionville, Airdrie. Educated at Airdrie Academy and St. Salvators, St. Andrew's, and afterwards at Fettes and Merton College, Oxford. Enlisted in Glasgow Highlanders, Sept., 1914. Gazetted to Highland Light Inf, Oct., 1915. Twice previously wounded.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: SOISSONS MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 4:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BENSON, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 04/08/1916
Service No: 1788
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Benson (nee Ritchie), of 22, Woodlands Crescent, Bothwell, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 4 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM:
Surname BENSON
Firstname P
Service Number 1788
Date Death 04/08/1916
Place of birth Coatbridge
Other 6th Bn.
SNWM roll THE CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES)
Rank Pte
Theatre of death France.



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 4:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BERESFORD, SAMUEL ANDERSON
Initials: S A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: Hood Bn. R.N. Div.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 24/04/1917
Service No: C2/3993
Additional Information: Son of John and Mary Beresford (nee Gillon)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 17.
Cemetery: STE. CATHERINE BRITISH CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 4:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BLACK, DOUGLAS
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment)
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 05/04/1945
Service No: 14741818
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Margaret Black (nee Dalziel)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 49. B. 16.
Cemetery: REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 4:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BLACK, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 24/10/1942
Service No: 2884652
Additional information: Son of George and Jemima Black (nee Bremner), of Airdrie, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. B. 9.
Cemetery: EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 4:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BLACK, THOMAS GILCHRIST
Initials: T G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 13/01/1917
Service No: 12611
Additional information: Son of James and Elizabeth Black (nee Gilchrist), of 2c, Robertson St., Airdrie, Lanarkshire. Native of Airdrie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXI. B. 18.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

And his brother

Name: BLACK, JAMES COWAN
Initials: J C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 413th Field Coy.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 20/04/1917
Service No: 414441
Additional information: Son of James and Elizabeth Black (nee Gilchrist), of 6, Robertson St., Airdrie, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 9.
Memorial: JERUSALEM MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 4:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BLUE, DOUGALL
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: "A" Coy. 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 11/05/1915
Additional information: Son of Dugald and Mary Blue, of Glasgow; husband of Kathrine Armit Blue (nee Swan, of 30, Montgomerie St., Kelvinside, Glasgow. Son-in-law of Thomas and Margaret Swan (nee Low), of Springhill House, Airdrie, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. L. 5.
Cemetery: MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

And his brother-in-law

Name: SWAN, DAVID LOW
Initials: D L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: "D" Coy. 10th Bn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service No: S/3022
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Margaret Swan (nee Low), of Springhill House, Airdrie, Lanarkshire. SNWM lists birthplace as Airdrie, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 125 to 127.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL





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Name: BORLAND, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Date of Death: 26/09/1915
Age: 28
Service No: 12028
Additional Information: Son of Mark & Eliza Borland (nee Singleton)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 46 to 49.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

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Name: BORLAND, MARK
Initials: M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Parachute Regiment, A.A.C.
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 18/09/1944
Service No: 4123566
Additional information: Son of Joseph and Margaret Borland (nee Gilkison), of Airdrie, Lanarkshire; husband of Janet Borland, of Airdrie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 2. Joint grave 792.
Cemetery: WAGENINGEN GENERAL CEMETERY





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