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Richard Bain



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Location: Cumnock, Ayrshire

PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2007 4:21 pm    Post subject: Linlithgow Cemetery Reply with quote

This cemetery is on the A706 as it heads SW from the town. It lies at map reference NS 995769. There is an entrance on the A706 opposite Linlithgow Rugby Club and another from Braehead Road opposite Linlithgow Rose FC.


Picture courtesy of A P Anderson


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Richard Bain



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PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2007 6:33 pm    Post subject: Wren Helen Hunter Reply with quote

Helen Hunter
Wren WRNS 74537
HMS "Hopetown"
15th August 1944 Age 21
You now must hear my voice
No more
My Father calls me home



I think the spelling of the above should be HMS "Hopetoun" which was a shorebase near Port Edgar at South Queensferry and named after the nearby Hopetoun House.
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Richard Bain



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PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2007 6:36 pm    Post subject: Private J Nelson Reply with quote

3303795 Private
J Nelson
Pioneer Corps
2nd September 1944

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2007 6:41 pm    Post subject: Private J Haslin Reply with quote

7893455 Private
J Haslin
Royal Army Ordnance Corps
24th January 1946 Age 30
Beloved husband of Rose Ann McLaughlin
RIP

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2007 6:46 pm    Post subject: Private Margaret Smellie Reply with quote

W/296536 Private
Margaret Smellie
Aux Territorial Service
8th July 1946 Age 21
Sweetest memories
Of one so dear
Deeply treasured
From year to year

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2008 3:49 pm    Post subject: Saddler John A Anderson Reply with quote

Name: ANDERSON, JOHN ANDREW
Initials: J A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Saddler
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 5th Bty. 45th Bde.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 21/01/1919
Service No: 30821
Additional information: Son of Robert Anderson and Agnes Andrew Anderson, of 4, Upper Gilmore Terrace, Edinburgh.
Born at Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 344.
Cemetery: LINLITHGOW CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2008 3:56 pm    Post subject: Private Archibald Brodie Reply with quote

Name: BRODIE, ARCHIBALD
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: Depot
Date of Death: 07/04/1918
Service No: 40712
Additional Information: Son of Archibald and Jean Brodie (nee Mitchell)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 188D.
Cemetery: LINLITHGOW CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2008 3:59 pm    Post subject: Private W H Cockburn Reply with quote

Name: COCKBURN
Initials: W H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Date of Death: 07/11/1918
Service No: 114373
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: F. 30.
Cemetery: LINLITHGOW CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2008 4:02 pm    Post subject: Private James Dodds Reply with quote

Name: DODDS, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 1st Garrison Bn.
Date of Death: 14/11/1918
Service No: 29241
Additional information: Son of David and Ann Dodds.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: G. 345.
Cemetery: LINLITHGOW CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 12:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DOUGLAS, ANDREW
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 30/03/1915
Service No: 2462
Additional information: Son of Robert and Marion Deans Douglas, of Nether Parkley, Linlithgow. Born at Whitekirk, East Lothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: H. 393.
Cemetery: LINLITHGOW CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 12:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FRANCIS, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Airman 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps
Date of Death: 31/01/1918
Service No: 238901
Additional Information: Only son of Charles and Margaret Francis (nee Paul)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 104.
Cemetery: LINLITHGOW CEMETERY



I'm not too sure what R.N.A.S. stands for?

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 12:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HARVEY
Initials: J C
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)
Unit Text: 31st Bn.
Date of Death: 16/02/1918
Service No: 808451
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: F. 58.
Cemetery: LINLITHGOW CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 12:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HASLIN, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Age: 30
Date of Death: 24/01/1946
Service No: 7893455
Additional information: Son of Andrew and Anne Haslin; husband of Rose Ann Haslin, of Linlithgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 306.
Cemetery: LINLITHGOW CEMETERY

Previously posted (see post No. 4 for photograph and additional information)
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 12:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HISLOP, WILLIAM GILMOUR
Initials: W G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flying Officer (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 20
Date of Death: 17/07/1944
Service No: 153046
Additional information: Son of Robert Millard Hislop and Annie Caroline Hislop, of Linlithgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 270.
Cemetery: LINLITHGOW CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 1:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HUNTER, HELEN
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Wren
Regiment/Service: Women's Royal Naval Service
Unit Text: H.M.S. Hopetown
Age: 21
Date of Death: 15/08/1944
Service No: 74537
Additional information: Daughter of David and Martha Hunter, of Linlithgow Bridge.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 94.
Cemetery: LINLITHGOW CEMETERY

Previously posted (see Post No. 2)
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