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apanderson



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 5:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GRAY, ANDREW ROBERTSON
Initials: A R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 21/04/1945
Service No: 3059504
Additional Information: Son of Margaret Gray.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 18. C. 13.
Cemetery: BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY

Date of death on stone - 17th April 1945


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 5:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GRAY, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: "B" Coy. 10th Bn.
Age: 23/24
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service No: S/6130
Additional information: Son of John and Margaret Gray (nee Hay), of Blinkbonnie, Slamannan, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 125 to 127.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

JOHN (HAMILTON) died on active service ? October 1918 age 22
Son of Robert & Mary Hamilton (nee Eadie)

Still to be identified





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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HARVIE, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 27/11/1917
Age: 27
Service No: 12533
Additional Information: Son of Robert & Elizabeth Harvie (nee Mackie)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 2.
Memorial: CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: JOHNSTONE, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: between 10/05/1940 and 04/06/1940
Service No: 2883931
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Elizabeth Johnstone (nee Arnott)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 6. Row K. Grave 9.
Cemetery: ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Date of death on stone 3rd June 1940



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LAING, CHARLES SMITH
Initials: C S
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Unit Text: 43rd Bn.
Date of Death: 13/08/1916
Age: 22
Service No: 153568
Aditional Information: Son of Charles Smith & Margaret Laing (nee McAllister). Killed at Remy Siding, France.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VIII. D. 44A.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY


Date of death on stone 10th August 1916




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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MEEK, JOHN ALLAN
Initials: J A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Unit Text: 135th Coy.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 21/04/1917
Service No: 42272
Additional information: Son of William and Mary Meek (nee Waddell), of Moat Cottage, Slamannan, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 41.
Memorial: BASRA MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: NIMMO, WILLIAM BOYD
Initials: W B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Date of Death: 23/04/1917
Service No: S/17399
Additional Information: Son of David Gibson & Margaret Jamieson Nimmo (nee Boyd)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 30.
Cemetery: GUEMAPPE BRITISH CEMETERY, WANCOURT



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PURVES, DAVID ALEXANDER
Initials: D A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: "B" Coy. 8th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service No: S/3804
Additional information: Son of David & Emily St. Clair Purves (nee McCraith) of Brownrigg House, Slamannan, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 78 to 83.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL





The following photo kindly sent to me by Doug McGorum.



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

JACK ROBERTS died in France on active service 12th November 1918 aged 23 years

Still to be identified





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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SNEDDON, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 07/05/1917
Age: 19
Service No: S/15457
Additional Information: Son of John & Mary Sneddon (nee Neilson)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 8 and 9.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

JOHN WATSON, 2nd Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Killed in action at Arras 9th April 1917 aged 21 years
Son of James & Annie Watson (nee Storie)

Thanks to ADP, (War Memorial Forum), for finding the above man both on CWGC and SNWM.

He is possibly the John Watson listed on Avonbridge Civic Memorial, see: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1241&mforum=warmemscot

Also possibly the John Watson listed on Muiravonside Parish Memorial (within Muiravonside Cemetery), see:
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1674&mforum=warmemscot (although the wrong year of death is listed)

CWGC:
Name: WATSON
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Service No: 29921
Additional information: Son of James and Ann Watson, of Bankhead, Avonbridge, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. L. 7.
Cemetery: DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN

SNWM:
Surname WATSON
Firstname John
Service Number 29921
Date Death 09/04/1917
Decoration
Place of birth Slamannan Stirlingshire
Other 1st Bn.
SNWM roll THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

Thanks to dhubthaigh (War Memorial Forum), for finding the above man's Medal Card:

WATSON, John

Corps/Regiment: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
No: S-8790
Rank: Private

Corps/Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers
No: 29921
Rank: Private





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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WRIGHT, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/7th Bn.
Date of Death: 27/08/1918
Age: 23
Service No: 276544
Awards: M M
Additional Information: Son of Duncan & Mary Wright (nee Baird)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 10.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL

The above details are for the only William Wright listed on CWGC with matching date of death.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

GEORGE RALSTON PEDDIE WADDELL
Younger of Balquahston, 19th Company (Lothians and Berwick) Imperial Yeomanry
Died at Germiston, South Africa, 8th February 1901 aged 26

For further details on George Ralston Peddie Waddell, see thread on Scottish War Memorials Forum:

http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1236&highlight=peddie&mforum=warmemscot

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2007 12:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

apanderson wrote:
GRAY, ANDREW ROBERTSON
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

Date of death on stone - 17th April 1945



Note the quote 'Killed in the Last battle in Germany' Perhaps some bitterness that L/Sjt Gray died so near to the end of the war?

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