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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 4:23 pm    Post subject: Slamannan Cemetery & Churchyard Reply with quote

Location: Manse Place, Slamannan
Map Reference: NS 856 734

No of CWGC Burials: 5

The Cemetery is an extension of the Churchyard

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 4:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LEITH, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Signalman
Regiment/Service: Royal Corps of Signals
Age: 28
Date of Death: 13/08/1942
Service No: 2361488
Additional information: Son of David and Janet Leith (nee Tripney) of Snowhill.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Grave 40.
Cemetery: SLAMANNAN CEMETERY

And his father

Name: LEITH
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 11/03/1917
Service No: S/26172
Additional information: Son of David and Mary Leith, of Langlands, Kirkcudbrightshire; husband of Janet Tripney Leith, of Snowhill, Falkirk.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. F. 1.
Cemetery: FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS



The following articles have kindly been sent to me from 'Stewartry', a member of the Scottish War Memorials Forum http://www.sonsofgalloway.org.uk


Both articles were published in the Kircudbrightshire Advertiser of 23rd March 1917 and 4th May 1917 (Portrait)



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 4:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MAIN, CHARLES
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: Inland Water Transport
Age: 26
Date of Death: 07/03/1918
Service No: WR/325974
Additional information: Husband of Lily Wardrop (formerly Main), of Rose Cottage, Loan, Linlithgow, West Lothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 194.
Cemetery: SLAMANNAN CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 4:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PATERSON, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Tank Corps
Date of Death: 29/09/1918
Age: 29
Service No: 313960
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Additional Information Son of Robert & Jane Paterson (nee Johnston)
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 315.
Cemetery: SLAMANNAN CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 4:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROBB, JOSEPH
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Unit Text: 8th Sect. (Colchester)
Date of Death: 21/06/1918
Service No: 038268
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 46.
Cemetery: SLAMANNAN CEMETERY



And the nearby Family Stone.





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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 4:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WEST, JAMES GARDNER SIMPSON
Initials: J G S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Sergeant (Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: 76 Sqdn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 13/08/1941
Service No: 517461
Awards: D F M
Additional information: Son of Thomas Wright & Isabella West and (nee Simpson) of Slamannan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Grave 74.
Cemetery: SLAMANNAN CEMETERY





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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 4:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: AITKEN, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 01/08/1918
Service No: 34930
Additional information: Son of Robert & Prudence Aitken (nee Guiney). Husband of Lizzie C. Aitken, of Cairns View, 61 1/2, Mill Rd., Halfway, Cambuslang. Born at Braehead, Slamannan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 11.
Cemetery: VAUXBUIN FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY

And his brother

Name: AITKEN, MARTIN
Initials: M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 10th/11th Bn.
Date of Death: 22/03/1918
Age: 26
Service No: 17804
Additional Information: Son of Robert & Prudence Aitken (nee Guiney).
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 8.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 4:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BARKER, EDWARD HUTCHINSON
Initials: E H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Royal Oak
Age: 24
Date of Death: 14/10/1939
Service No: P/SSX 27304
Additional information: Son of David and Mary Barker (nee Cain), of Binniehill, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 34, Column 1.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 5:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BAXTER, HARRY
Initials: H
Nationality: South African
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: South African Infantry
Unit Text: 4th Regt. (Inf.).
Date of Death: 10/04/1918
Age: 37
Service No: 16994
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 15 - 16 and 16A.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

And his brother?

Name: BAXTER, WILLIAM CALDER REID
Initials: W C R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: "A" Coy. 17th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Service No: 15242
Additional information: Son of John and Elizabeth Baxter (nee Reid) of Campsie View, Slamannan, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 15 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 5:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BAXTER, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 14th Bn.
Age: 29/30
Date of Death: 08/04/1918
Service No: S/15989
Additional information: Son of Henry and Catherine Baxter (nee Grant) of Slamannan, Stirlingshire; husband of Jessie Beveridge Blair Baxter, of 1, Gas Wynd, Kirkcaldy.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. M. 10.
Cemetery: TOURNAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY ALLIED EXTENSION

Inscription states that Pte. Baxter died of wounds received in action in France while a Prisoner of War



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 5:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BLAIR , ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Date of Death: 06/12/1918
Age: 25
Service No: S/29160
Additional Information: Son of Joseph & Susan Blair (nee McLaren)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: In East part.
Cemetery: KINSALE (RINGCURRAN) CHURCH OF IRELAND CHURCHYARD

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 5:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Their son Pte. JOHN BROWN, 8th Royal Scots killed in action in France 25th May 1915 aged 20 years
Son of James & Margaret Brown (nee Inverarity)

Still to be identified




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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 5:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CALDER, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/7th Bn.
Date of Death: 30/07/1918
Age: 21
Service No: 276349
Additional Information: Son of Alexander & Jessie T. Calder (nee Watson)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. F. 10.
Cemetery: COURMAS BRITISH CEMETERY



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Name: CHRISTIE
Initials: R M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major
Regiment/Service: Labour Corps
Unit Text: 10th Coy.
Date of Death: 15/05/1918
Additional Information: Grandson of Robert & Janet Main (nee Hutcheson) of Slamannan
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Officers, B. 5. 6.
Cemetery: ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN

Name: LORIMER, SAMUEL WILSON
Initials: S W
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Canadian Railway Troops
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 36
Date of Death: 13/02/1919
Service No: 154593
Additional information: Son of William and Lily Main Lorimer. Grandson of Robert & Jane Main (nee Hutcheson) of Slamannan
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. D. 8.
Cemetery: BRAMSHOTT (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 5:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GENTLEMAN, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit Text: 32nd Siege Bty.
Date of Death: 12/08/1917
Age: 28
Service No: 126259
Additional Information: Son of Robert & Lillias Gentleman (nee Gardner)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. B. 17.
Cemetery: RAMSCAPPELLE ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY



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