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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 2:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FORD, WILLIAM JOHN
Initials: W J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/8th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 23/11/1917
Service No: S/20848
Son of George and Jessie Ford (nee Kerr) SWNM has birthplace listed as Gilmerton Midlothian
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 10.
Memorial: CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 4:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GILCHRIST, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 9th (Pioneer) Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 20/09/1917
Service No: S/4503
Additional information: Son of Miller Anderson and Jane Gilchrist (nee Meldrum), of Stirling. SNWM lists birthplace as St. Ninian’s, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 27.
Cemetery: POTIJZE CHATEAU LAWN CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 4:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GUNN, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant (Saddler)
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: "D" Bty. 67th Bde.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 07/06/1917
Service No: 12311
Additional information: Son of James and Mary Ann Gunn (nee Mortimer), of 50, Ballengeich Cottages, Stirling. Native of Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VIII. E. 8.
Cemetery: STRUMA MILITARY CEMETERY

The date on the inscription is 1914??

Name: GUNN
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 24/09/1916
Service No: S/10562
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Shaikh Saad Old Cem. Mem.
Cemetery: AMARA WAR CEMETERY

SNWM:
Surname GUNN
Firstname Alexander
Service Number S/10562
Date Death 24/09/1916
Place of birth Stirling
Other 1st Bn.
SNWM roll THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank A/Cpl

The date on the inscription in 1917??



Name: LESLIE, JAMES
Initials: J W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps
Unit Text: 1st King's Dragoon Guards
Age: 26
Date of Death: 06/06/1942
Service No: 407361
Additional information: Son of James William and Catherine Leslie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 15.
Memorial: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL

Note the following three men also listed on the stone:
JAMES GUNN 1841 – 1922, Seaforth Highlanders
RICHARD B. MILLAR 1890 – 1922 R.F.A.
WILLIAM J. R. MILLAR 1920 – 2005 Royal Signals
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 4:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HAWTHORN, THOMAS (TOMMY)
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 55 Sqdn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 24/09/1944
Service No: 1570199
Additional information: Son of William and of Isabella Hawthorn (nee Beattie), of Stirling. SWNM lists birthplace as Motherwell, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. F. 27.
Cemetery: RAVENNA WAR CEMETERY

Listed on CWGC as Hawthorne but on stone and SNWM as Hawthorn.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 4:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HEGGIE, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps
Unit Text: Base H.T. Depot (Salonika)
Date of Death: 02/06/1917
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Isabella Heggie (nee Duff). SNWM lists birthplace as Stirling.
Service No: T4/214511
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: CHATBY MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 4:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HOWIE, DUNCAN KERR
Initials: D K
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 183 Bty., 59 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Age: 28
Date of Death: between 12/12/1940 and 13/12/1940
Service No: 1567022
Additional information: Son of Samuel and Agnes Kerr Howie, of Stirling.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. H. Coll. grave 998.
Cemetery: SHEFFIELD (CITY ROAD) CEMETERY

Note also his brother: L/Cpl. W. HOWIE killed in action, Khartoum 28th November 1924.



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 4:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: INGRAM, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/7th Bn.
Date of Death: 23/03/1918
Service No: 275484
Additional Information: Son of James and Joan Ingram (nee Gilfillan). SNWM lists birthplace as Kelvinside, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 9.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 4:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: JOHNSTONE, ANDREW
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 10/05/1915
Service No: 8817
Additional information: Husband of Margaret L. Johnstone (nee Milne), of 10, Wolf Craig, Stirling. Father of Sgt (Flt. Engr.) William Alexander Milne Johnstone, killed in action 7th March 1945) SNWM lists birthplace as Alva Clackmannanshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. D. 14.
Cemetery: BIRR CROSS ROADS CEMETERY

And his son

Name: JOHNSTONE, WILLIAM ALEXANDER MILNE
Initials: W A M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Flt. Engr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 61 Sqdn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 07/03/1945
Service No: 1897886
Additional Information: Son of Sgt. Andrew Johnstone, A. & S. H., killed in action 10th May 1915, and Margaret L. Johnstone (nee Milne). SNWM lists birthplace as Stirling.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 4A. J. 11.
Cemetery: HAMBURG CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 4:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: KANE, JOHN FRANCIS
Initials: J F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. President III
Age: 21
Date of Death: 26/03/1941
Service No: D/JX 177840
Additional information: Son of John Francis and Edith Maud Kane, of Stirling.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 47, Column 3.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 4:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LYON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Corps of Signals
Unit Text: 18th Div. Sigs.
Age: 42
Date of Death: 09/03/1945
Service No: 2561251
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 14. B. 2.
Cemetery: KRANJI WAR CEMETERY

The above information may not refer to the correct man.

This was the only John Lyon listed on SNWM as being from Stirling.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 4:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McALPINE, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 22/03/1918
Service No: S/20583
Additional Information: Son of John and Catherine McAlpine (nee Welsh)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 8 and 9.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL



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Name: McDONALD, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 8th Bn. (Princess Louise’s)
Age: 24
Date of Death: 23/04/1943
Service No: 2985333
Additional information: Son of James and Annie McDonald, of Stirling.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 4. G. 2.
Cemetery: MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY



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Name: McGREGOR, ALEXANDER (SANDY)
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Durham Light Infantry
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 16/11/1944
Service No: 2987637
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Rachel McGregor (nee McCallum); husband of Janet McGregor, of Alloa, Clackmannanshire. SNWM lists birthplace as Stirling.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: X. 26. 14.
Cemetery: BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY

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Name: McKILLOP, ROBERT SHAW
Initials: R S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 57 Sqdn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 06/12/1944
Service No: 1826753
Additional Information: Son of William and Martha McKillop. SNWM lists birthplace as Stirling.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave 11. E. 1-4.
Cemetery: HANOVER WAR CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 4:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

GEORGE McLEAN
Killed in action March 1915 aged 44
Son of George and Louisa L. McLean

Insufficient information to identify.

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