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PostPosted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 1:04 pm    Post subject: Muiravonside Cemetery Reply with quote

Location: Between Maddison and Whitecross, off Vellore Road.
Map Ref: EH49 6LN (Although a West Lothian postcode, Muiravonside is in Stirlingshire)

No. of Identified Casualties - 10



The war memorial sits not far from the entrance of the cemetery and can be seen at the right of the above photo.

See: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1674&mforum=warmemscot for details of the memorial



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 1:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DUNCAN, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Secondary Regiment: Royal Artillery
Secondary Unit Text: formerly
Age: 40
Date of Death: 08/11/1947
Service No: 1547904
Additional information: Son of George and Mary McKenna Duncan; husband of Dorothy May Duncan, of Rumford.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. N. Grave 456.
Cemetery: MUIRAVONSIDE CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 1:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GRAY, JOHN MCNEE
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Patrol Service
Unit Text: H.M. Trawler Mazurka.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 17/04/1942
Service No: LT/JX279962
Additional information: Son of Alex and Elizabeth Gray, of Maddiston. SNWM lists birthplace as Rumford
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. G. Grave 91.
Cemetery: MUIRAVONSIDE CEMETERY

See also: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1674&mforum=warmemscot (Muiravonside Cemetery War Memorial)



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 1:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: JACK, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey)
Unit Text: 30th Bn.
Date of Death: 25/05/1942
Service No: 13093817
Additional information: Son of Crawford and Margaret Jack, of Laurieston, Falkirk.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. N. Grave 507.
Cemetery: MUIRAVONSIDE CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 1:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LEWIS, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps
Unit Text: Reserve Supply Personnel Depot (Bath)
Age: 29
Date of Death: 24/05/1917
Service No: S/256002
Additional information: Son of James and Jane Lewis (nee Spalding), of Rowantree Cottage, Maddiston, Polmont, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. 223.
Cemetery: MUIRAVONSIDE CEMETERY

See also: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1674&mforum=warmemscot
Muiravonside Cemetery War Memorial, Muiravonside East and Maddison Panel.





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PostPosted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 1:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LITHGOW, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 13th Bn.
Date of Death: 11/01/1919
Service No: S/6417
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: F. 1267.
Cemetery: MUIRAVONSIDE CEMETERY

See also: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1674&mforum=warmemscot
Muiravonside Cemetery War Memorial, Carron View and Rumford Panel

Although his date of death was 1919, he is listed on the War Memorial as 1918.



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 1:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McNEIL, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Bombardier
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit Text: Clearing Office
Secondary Unit Text: formerly 255th Siege Bty.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 13/11/1918
Service No: 59747
Additional information: Son of Hector McNeil, of Furrinrigg Farm, Standburn, Avonbridge, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. 239.
Cemetery: MUIRAVONSIDE CEMETERY

See also: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1674&mforum=warmemscot
Muiravonside Cemetery War Memorial, Standburn and Redford Panel

See also: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1228&mforum=warmemscot
Standburn and Crosscroes War Memorial
(His inclusion on this memorial means he was possibly employed in one of the nearby collieries)

Not listed on SNWM?



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 1:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MITCHELL, KENNETH TURNER
Initials: K T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Age: 20
Date of Death: 19/06/1941
Service No: 1002064
Additional information: Son of James and Susan Richardson Mitchell (nee Cowan) of Laurieston, Falkirk. SNWM lists birthplace as Falkirk, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. D. Grave 956.
Cemetery: MUIRAVONSIDE CEMETERY

See also: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=2814&mforum=warmemscot (Laurieston War Memorial)





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PostPosted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 1:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WATT, GEORGE TURNER
Initials: G T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 9th (Glasgow Hdrs.) Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 28/05/1915
Service No: 3242
Additional information: Son of David B. and Janet Watt (nee Turner), of "Viewvale," Manuel, Linlithgow, West Lothian. An architect. Born at Muiravonside.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 871.
Cemetery: MUIRAVONSIDE CEMETERY

See also: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1674&mforum=warmemscot
Muiravonside Cemetery War Memorial, Muiravonside East and Maddison Panel.



The small stones all around the base of this stone are all to various members of the Watt family.



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 1:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WILLIAMS, JOSEPH
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Age: 36
Date of Death: 06/06/1945
Service No: 3054596
Additional information: Son of William and Margaret Williams; husband of Margaret Frickelton Williams, of Avonbridge.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 51.
Cemetery: MUIRAVONSIDE CEMETERY

See also: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1241&mforum=warmemscot (Avonbridge War Memorial)



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Name: WILSON, STANLEY MCDONALD
Initials: S M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 28
Date of Death: 20/08/1942
Service No: 1310448
Additional information: Son of Angus and Janet Wilson; husband of Janet S. B. Wilson, of Maddiston. SNWM lists birthplace as Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 68.
Cemetery: MUIRAVONSIDE CEMETERY

See also: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1674&mforum=warmemscot (Muiravonside Cemetery War Memorial)

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 4:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BAIRD, ANDREW
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 08/11/1917
Service No: 28631
Aditional Information: Eldest son of John and Elizabeth Baird (nee NcNab), Sunnybrae, Avonbridge. SNWM lists birthplace as Slamannan, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 66 to 68.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

See also http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1241&mforum=warmemscot (Avonbridge War Memorial)



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 4:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CHEYNE, HUGH
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 505th Bty. 65th Bde.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 23/05/1918
Service No: 192490
Additional information: Son of Andrew and Isabella Cheyne (nee Clark), of Standburn, Avonbridge, Stirlingshire. SNWM lists birthplace as Polmont, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. L. 4.
Cemetery: ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST. ELOI

See also: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1674&mforum=warmemscot (Muiravonside Cemetery War Memorial)



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CUMMING, WILLIAM LEISHMAN
Initials: W L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/7th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 13/10/1918
Service No: 275347
Additional information: Son of John and Mary Cumming (nee Leishman), of 57, Port St., Stirling. Grandson of Robert and Elizabeth Cumming (nee Thomson) SNWM lists birthplace as Stirling.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. F. 2.
Cemetery: BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, FICHEUX

See also: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=59&mforum=warmemscot (Stirling War Memorial)
William Cumming on the Stirling Civic Memorial may be the above William Leishman Cumming.



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 4:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FRIARS, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 26/10/1914
Service No: 8678
Additional information: Son of John and Helen Friars, of Richmond Terrace, Bo'ness, West Lothian. SNWM lists birthplace as Linlithgow, West Lothian
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 11.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL



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