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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 4:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MEIKLE, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Corps of Signals
Unit Text: 3rd Div. Sigs.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 29/05/1940
Service No: 2577053
Additional information: Son of Robert and Jeanie Meikle (nee McIntyre), of Stirling. SNWM lists birthplace as Paisley, Renfrewshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 31.
Memorial: DUNKIRK MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 4:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: NAPIER, CHARLES
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Service No: 275744
Additional information: Son of William and Mary Napier (nee Ross), of 40, Mary St., Grahamston, Falkirk.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. H. 10.
Cemetery: ROCLINCOURT VALLEY CEMETERY

And his brother?

Name: NAPIER, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 15th Bn.
Date of Death: 01/10/1918
Service No: 55515
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. E. 4.
Cemetery: GRAND-SERAUCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 4:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RENNIE, SAMUEL
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 465th Field Coy.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 07/06/1918
Service No: 471441
Additional information: Son of David and Grace Rennie; husband of Isabel Angus Rennie, of 23, Frairton, Perth. SNWM lists birthplace as Stranraer Wigtownshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. F. 30.
Cemetery: PERNES BRITISH CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROBB, THOMAS
Initials: T A
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)
Unit Text: 47th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 27/09/1918
Service No: 2356337
Additional information: Son of William and Christina Robb (nee Anderson). Husband of D. Robb, of 14117, Glenside Avenue, Cleveland, U.S.A.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. B. 32.
Cemetery: QUARRY WOOD CEMETERY, SAINS-LES-MARQUION

Inscription lists age as 29



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROBERTSON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit Text: 122nd Siege Bty.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 20/10/1918
Service No: 185466
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Christina Robertson (nee Balfour), of 31, Upper Craigs, Stirling.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 16.
Cemetery: CAMBRAI EAST MILITARY CEMETERY

(CWGC has address of parents as 31 Upper Craigs, STIDING.)






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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RITCHIE, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 2869 Sqdn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 25/11/1943
Service No: 999440
Additional information: Son of David and Jean O’Brien Ritchie (nee Swan), of Stirling. SNWM lists birthplace as Stirling.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. C. 13.
Cemetery: CAGLIARI (ST. MICHELE) COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Note that the year on the stone is 1942.





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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SCOTT, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
Unit Text: 14th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 03/06/1916
Service No: 26635
Awards: M M
Additional Information: Son of Robert and Annie Scott (nee McGregor)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SHARP, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: London Regiment (Post Office Rifles)
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 26/01/1917
Service No: 3966
Additional information: Son of Peter and Betsy Sharp, of 7, Winchel Place, Stirling.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: X. D. 35A.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY

(Note Sharp/Sharpe on stone)



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SHAW, ROBERT NICHOLAS
Initials: R N
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 23
Date of Death: 11/11/1943
Service No: 1273480
Additional information: Son of Robert William Neville Gerald and Mary Josephine Shaw; husband of Irene Beatrice Shaw, of Pauls Grove, Hampshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B6. U. 12.
Cemetery: THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY

Inscription states that the above man died on the Burma Railway.

Also his father:

2271, Private ROBERT SHAW
Late of 1st Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Died of wounds
26th August 1918, Age 44



The above photograph of how the stone orignally looked was very kindly sent to me by a descendant of these men.



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SHORE, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Date of Death: 20/09/1917
Service No: 235274
Additional Information: Son of James and Mary Shore (nee Brown). SNWM lists birthplace as Govan, Glasgow
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. A. 13.
Cemetery: CEMENT HOUSE CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 96th Light Rly. Operating Coy.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 30/12/1917
Service No: 284184
Additional Information: Son of James and Christina Smith (nee Meston). Born at Stirling
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: CHATBY MEMORIAL

Also his brother:

Sgt. JAMES SMITH fell in France aged 24 years (insufficient information to identify)



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: STEVENSON, THOMAS HILL
Initials: T H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 276 Field Coy.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 24/10/1942
Service No: 1881431
Additional information: Son of William and Janet Stevenson (nee Hill), of Stirling. SNWM lists birthplace as Stirling.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XIII. G. 14.
Cemetery: EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: STEWART, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service No: S/5496
Additional information: Son of James and Euphemia Stewart (nee McAlpine), of 19, Well Green, Stirling. SNWM lists birthplace as Blantyre, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 115 to 119.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

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Name: STEWART, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 35
Date of Death: 31/07/1917
Service No: S/21610
Additional information: Son of James and Helen Stewart (nee Steedman), of 49, King St., Stirling.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 38 and 40.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WHITE, GEORGE VALENTINE
Initials: G V
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Staff Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Secondary Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 185th Siege Bty.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 06/07/1918
Service No: 935
Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Mary White (nee Crone)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. H. 11.
Cemetery: AIRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY


SNWM:
Surname WHITE
Firstname George Valentine
Service Number T/935
Date Death 06/07/1918
Place of birth Stirling
SNWM roll VARIOUS CORPS.
Rank Amt/S/Sgt
Theatre of death F.& F.





Also on stone:

THOMAS WHITE, late Master Gunner, R. A., Stirlng Castle
Died May 16th 1919 aged 77 years
Husband of Mary Crone



Also:

Sergt. Mjr. R. S. WHITE, A. & S. H., died 16th May 1937

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