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Dalry (St John's Town of Dalry) Churchyard **COMPLETE**
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:36 pm    Post subject: Dalry (St John's Town of Dalry) Churchyard **COMPLETE** Reply with quote

OS Map Ref NX 619 811

A713 Main St, Dalry (just S of A702), entrance by War Memorial.

Number of CWGC burials 2


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Name: LITTLE, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Age: 21
Date of Death: 14/03/1941
Service No: 230525
Additional information: Son of Robert Little, and of Margaret Little, of Dalry.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 2. Grave 110.
Cemetery: DALRY PARISH CHURCHYARD

This is a CWGC grave with a private stone.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 8:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROBERTSON, WILLIAM DAVID
Initials: W D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: "D" Coy. 12th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 05/07/1917
Service No: 17968
Additional information: Son of James and Eliza Jane Kirk Robertson, of Ivy Cottage, Balmaclellan, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Near South East corner of Churchyard.
Cemetery: DALRY PARISH CHURCHYARD

Notice that he is also mentioned on the family stone alongside.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 9:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CLARK, ROBERT JAMES
Initials: R J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 01/11/1916
Service No: 14026
Additional information: Son of Hugh and Esther Clark, of Dalry, Galloway, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. E. 54.
Cemetery: AUCHONVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 9:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CUTHBERTSON, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 07/04/1917
Service No: S/22255
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. P. 9.
Cemetery: FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 9:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DOYLE, ANDREW
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 12th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 25/04/1917
Service No: 18823
Awards: M M
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Doyle, of Kirkland St., Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 8.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

Notice the discrepancy in the year of death

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 9:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FERGUSON, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 96th Light Railway Operating Coy.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 30/12/1917
Service No: 269009
Additional information: Husband of Maria St. Martin-Vanderwal (formerly Ferguson), of 30, Rue Courte, Ostend, Belgium.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 150.
Cemetery: ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY

Note this was originally inscribed as 1927 before being corrected.



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Name: FERGUSON, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 7th (Airborne) Bn.
Age: 31
Date of Death: between 20/09/1944 and 21/09/1944
Service No: 3190462
Additional information: Son of William and Margaret Ferguson; husband of Mary Ferguson, of Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 4.
Memorial: GROESBEEK MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 9:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Two brothers are mentioned on this gravestone

Name: KIRK, THOMAS BRYDEN
Initials: T B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 114 Road Constr. Coy.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 25/03/1945
Service No: 1941851
Additional information: Son of William and Grace Kirk; husband of Freda Dorothy Kirk, of Driffield, Yorkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 6. K. 25.
Cemetery: IMPHAL WAR CEMETERY

Name: KIRK, HARRY
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 06/05/1945
Service No: 3133555
Additional information: Son of William and Grace Kirk, of Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 1. C. 12.
Cemetery: CELLE WAR CEMETERY

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Name: MAIR, ARCHIBALD
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Date of Death: 26/09/1915
Service No: S/13411
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 119 to 124.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL



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Name: McNAUGHT, ANDREW
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service No: 17309
Additional information: Son of Robert and Agnes A. F. McNaught, of Midtown, Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 53 to 56.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL


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Name: NEWALL, JACK HAINSWORTH MAXWELL
Initials: J H M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sub-Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: Drake Bn. R.N. Div.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Additional information: Son of Marian Perrin Knight Newall, of Wharton Hall, Winsford, Cheshire, and the late W. N. M. Newall.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. A. 27.
Cemetery: ANCRE BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL



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Name: PENMAN, GEORGE VERDUN BELL
Initials: G V B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 26
Date of Death: 17/05/1943
Service No: 970589
Additional information: Son of George and Margaret Penman, of Dalry, Kirkudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 10. A. 15.
Cemetery: AMBON WAR CEMETERY


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Name: THOMPSON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Parachute Regiment, A.A.C.
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 07/12/1943
Service No: 3190463
Additional information: Son of Margaret Thompson, of Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XI. A. 38.
Cemetery: SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY

Name: THOMSON, GEORGE HENRY
Initials: G H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps
Unit Text: H.T.
Date of Death: 10/11/1918
Service No: T/293058
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: West of Church.
Cemetery: FORNCETT ST. PETER (SS. PETER AND PAUL) CHURCHYARD







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Name: WILSON, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 27/09/1917
Service No: 16379
Additional information: Son of Mrs. J. Jardine, of Main St., Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. C. 12.
Cemetery: ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION


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