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PostPosted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 4:35 pm    Post subject: Kirkoswald Old Kerk Cemetery Reply with quote

Kirkoswald Old Kerk Cemetery in Kirkoswald, Ayrshire. This Cemetery is in the grounds of the Old Kerk opposite Souter Johnnie's Inn. Souter Johnnie, Tam O Shanter and a few other famous graves lie within the grounds.


Firstly will start uploading the WW1 Headstones in next post.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 4:50 pm    Post subject: Headstones. Reply with quote

Name: GIBSON
Initials: W C
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 13/07/1916
Service No: 426049
Additional information: Son of Robert and Margaret Andrew Gibson (nee Coulter), of Wearyneuk, Maidens, Ayrshire, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 929.
Cemetery: KIRKOSWALD OLD CHURCHYARD


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PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2008 10:08 pm    Post subject: ww2 Headstone Robert James Andrew Reply with quote

Name: ANDREW, ROBERT JAMES
Initials: R J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 21
Date of Death: 05/06/1942
Service No: 1365935
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Mary Andrew, of Maidens, Girvan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 1324.
Cemetery: KIRKOSWALD OLD CHURCHYARD


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PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2008 10:11 pm    Post subject: ww2 Headstone H K Mc Call Wright Reply with quote

Name: WRIGHT, HENRY KITCHENER MCCALL
Initials: H K M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Age: 29
Date of Death: 26/08/1944
Service No: 177648
Additional information: Son of Charles and Mary Stewart Wright, of Girvan; husband of Barbara Ailsa Wright (nee Armstrong), of Maidens, Girvan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 1345.
Cemetery: KIRKOSWALD OLD CHURCHYARD


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PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2008 10:12 pm    Post subject: ww2 Headstone F E Whitmarsh Reply with quote

Name: WHITMARSH, FRANK EDWARD
Initials: F E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 994 Docks Operating Coy.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 04/03/1941
Service No: 2188273
Additional information: Son of Edward and Emily Whitmarsh; foster-son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Leighton. of Dagenham. Essex.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 1308.
Cemetery: KIRKOSWALD OLD CHURCHYARD


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PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2008 10:14 pm    Post subject: ww2 Headstone B L Young Reply with quote

Name: YOUNG, BASIL LAMBTON
Initials: B L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 11/02/1941
Service No: 1266569
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 1305.
Cemetery: KIRKOSWALD OLD CHURCHYARD


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PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2008 10:24 pm    Post subject: ww1 Headstone T Dalrymple Reply with quote

Name: DALRYMPLE, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 27/05/1917
Service No: 310338
Additional information: Son of the late Mrs. Mary Dalrymple. Born at Kirkoswald, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 946.
Cemetery: KIRKOSWALD OLD CHURCHYARD


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PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2008 10:25 pm    Post subject: ww1 Headstone E Slaven Reply with quote

Name: SLAVEN
Initials: E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 13/12/1920
Service No: 9771
Additional information: Son of Edward Slaven, of Lochlands, Maybole, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 1004.
Cemetery: KIRKOSWALD OLD CHURCHYARD


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PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2008 10:27 pm    Post subject: ww1 Headstone D Jamieson Reply with quote

Name: JAMIESON, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Australian Pioneers
Unit Text: 3rd
Age: 25
Date of Death: 24/03/1917
Service No: 3121
Additional information: Son of John and Agnes Jamieson; husband of Mary Jamieson, of 97, River St., Perth, Western Australia. Born at Turnberry, Ayrshire, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 312.
Cemetery: KIRKOSWALD OLD CHURCHYARD


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