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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:24 am    Post subject: Kilsyth Cemetery Reply with quote

Location: Howe Road, Kilsyth (B 802)
Map Ref: NS 716 772

No. of CWGC Burials: 30

The Cemetery contains 29 Identified Casualties, the 30th being in the Churchyard which adjoins the Cemetery. The Churchyard has it's own thread:
http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/viewtopic.php?t=215

Kilsyth was laterally part of Stirlingshire.





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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CALDWELL, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 08/05/1915
Service No: 1524
Additional information: Son of John and Elizabeth Caldwell, of 27, Parkburn Rd., Kilsyth.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2nd Extn. 516.
Cemetery: KILSYTH CEMETERY

SNWM:
Surname CALDWELL
Firstname Peter
Service Number 1524
Date Death 08/05/1915
Place of birth Kilsyth Stirlingshire
Other 1/7th Bn.
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.



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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: COMRIE, WILLIAM HOPE BROWN
Initials: W H B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Glasgow Yeomanry (Queen's Own Royal)
Age: 22
Date of Death: 05/11/1918
Service No: 2827
Additional information: Son of Matthew D. and Margaret Christie Comrie, of 183, Dalness St., Tollcross, Glasgow. Born at Kilsyth.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2nd Extn. 940.
Cemetery: KILSYTH CEMETERY

SNWM:
Surname COMRIE
Firstname William Hope Browne
Service Number 2827
Date Death 05/11/1918
Place of birth Kilsyth
Other latterly 151309. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).
SNWM roll QUEEN'S OWN ROYAL GLASGOW YEOMANRY
Rank Pte
Theatre of death Home.

Surname COMRIE
Firstname William Hope Browne
Service Number 2827
Date Death 05/11/1918
Place of birth Kilsyth
Other latterly 151309. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).
SNWM roll QUEEN'S OWN ROYAL GLASGOW YEOMANRY
Rank Pte
Theatre of death Home.

And his brother

Name: COMRIE, THOMAS CHRISTIE
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 15th Bn.
Date of Death: 03/06/1918
Service No: 37088
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. E. 16.
Cemetery: BAC-DU-SUD BRITISH CEMETERY, BAILLEULVAL

SNWM:
Surname COMRIE
Firstname Thomas
Service Number 37088
Date Death 03/06/1918
Other 15th Bn.
SNWM roll THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank L/Cpl
Theatre of death F.& F.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CRAWFORD, WILLIAM DUNLOP CRAM
Initials: W D C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Obs.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Date of Death: 29/09/1942
Service No: 655522
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Extn. 3. Grave 971.
Cemetery: KILSYTH CEMETERY

SNWM:
Surname CRAWFORD
Firstname William Dunlop Cram
Service number 655522
Date of death 29/09/1942
Place of birth Glasgow
SNWM roll ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank Sgt
Theatre of death R.A.F. B.C.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ELLIOTT, WILLIAM ALEXANDER
Initials: W A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 1st Class (W. Op./Air Gnr. UT)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 21
Date of Death: 25/12/1941
Service No: 1365058
Additional information: Son of Alexander George and Isabella Elliott (nee Ramsay), of Kilsyth.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Extn. 3. Grave 1009.
Cemetery: KILSYTH CEMETERY

SNWM:
Surname ELLIOTT
Firstname William Alexander
Service number 1365058
Date of death 25/12/1941
Place of birth Thornton Fife
SNWM roll ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank A C 1
Theatre of death R.A.F.V.R. F.T.C.





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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GRIBBIN, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Date of Death: 13/03/1915
Service No: 16994
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2nd Extn. 1231.
Cemetery: KILSYTH CEMETERY

SNWM:
Surname GRIBBIN
Firstname James
Service Number 16994
Date Death 13/03/1915
Place of birth Kilsyth
Other 3rd Bn.
SNWM roll THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Rank Pte
Theatre of death Home.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HAGGERTY, ALEXANDER CLELLAND
Initials: A C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 26
Date of Death: 12/11/1946
Service No: 980361
Additional information: Son of John and Lavinia Haggerty, of Kilsyth; husband of Helen Haggerty (nee Moffat), of Kilsyth.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Extn. 3. Grave 669.
Cemetery: KILSYTH CEMETERY

SNWM:
Surname HAGGERTY
Firstname Alexander Clelland
Service number 980361
Date of death 12/11/1946
Place of birth Kilsyth
SNWM roll ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank Cpl
Theatre of death R.A.F.V.R. T.T.C.







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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HENDRY, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Pioneer
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Age: 24
Date of Death: 24/02/1919
Service No: WR/23496
Additional information: Son of Bernard and Jane Hendry, of North Barwood, Kilsyth.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2nd Extn. 181.
Cemetery: KILSYTH CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: KELLY, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Age: 28
Date of Death: 27/10/1918
Service No: 42572
Additional information: Son of Christopher Kelly. Born at Kilsyth.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3rd Extn. 274.
Cemetery: KILSYTH CEMETERY

SNWM:
Surname KELLY
Firstname George
Service Number 42572
Date Death 27/10/1918
Place of birth Kilsyth Stirlingshire
Other 12th Bn. formerly 24501 R. Sco. Fus.
SNWM roll THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.



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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This stone in located in Kilsyth Churchyard.



See: http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/viewtopic.php?t=215

Name: LEITH
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Glasgow Yeomanry (Queen's Own Royal)
Date of Death: 05/08/1916
Service No: 3367
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Old ground.
Cemetery: KILSYTH CEMETERY

SNWM:
Surname LEITH
Firstname Peter
Service Number 3367
Date Death 05/08/1916
Place of birth Glasgow
SNWM roll QUEEN'S OWN ROYAL GLASGOW YEOMANRY
Rank Pte
Theatre of death Home.

In addition to the above CWGC stone in the Churchyard, there is also a Family Stone in Kilsyth Cemetery which commemorates the above man and in addition, commemorates his brother Duncan who died earlier the same year.

Both brothers are listed on Bonnybridge Civic Memorial: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=87&highlight=bonnybridge&mforum=warmemscot

And on Kilsyth Civic Memorial: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1067&highlight=kilsyth&mforum=warmemscot

Name: LEITH, DUNCAN CAMPBELL
Initials: D C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 21/06/1916
Service No: 7568
Additional information: Son of Peter and Catherine Campbell Leith, of Unitas Terrace, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. E. 55.
Cemetery: BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY

SNWM:
Surname LEITH
Firstname Duncan Campbell
Service Number S/7568
Date Death 21/06/1916
Place of birth Kilsyth Stirlingshire
Other 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank L/Cpl
Theatre of death F.& F.





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Name: MACPHERSON
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Age: 18
Date of Death: 27/11/1915
Service No: 76486
Additional information: Son of Hugh and Janet MacPherson, of 27, Kelvinside Avenue, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2nd Extn. 59.
Cemetery: KILSYTH CEMETERY

SNWM:
Surname McPHERSON (Note the difference in spelling)
Firstname Charles
Service Number 76486
Date Death 27/11/1915
Place of birth Glasgow
Other "Y" Cable Sect.
SNWM roll THE ROYAL ENGINEERS
Rank Spr
Theatre of death Home.

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Name: MACPHERSON, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (W. Op.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 612 Sqdn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 25/04/1941
Service No: 971383
Additional information: Son of William MacPherson, and of Agnes M. MacPherson, of Kilsyth.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Extn. 2. Grave 847.
Cemetery: KILSYTH CEMETERY

SNWM:
Surname MACPHERSON
Firstname William
Service number 971383
Date of death 25/04/1941
Place of birth Kilsyth
SNWM roll ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank Sgt
Theatre of death R.A.F.V.R. C.C.





The family stone which the following cropped image is from, is almost completely hidden in the trees.

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Name: McDONALD, RHODERICK
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Guardsman
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Age: 31
Date of Death: 20/05/1942
Service No: 2698239
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Jane McDonald, of Kilsyth.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Extn. 2. Grave 536.
Cemetery: KILSYTH CEMETERY

SNWM:
Surname McDONALD
Firstname Roderick (Note the difference in spelling)
Service number 2698239
Date of death 20/05/1942
Place of birth Stirling
SNWM roll SCOTS GUARDS
Rank Gdsm
Theatre of death United Kingdom

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Name: McEACHERN
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Date of Death: 05/09/1915
Service No: S/2908
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2nd Extn. 259.
Cemetery: KILSYTH CEMETERY

SNWM:
Surname McEACHRAN (Note the difference in spelling)
Firstname Peter
Service Number S/2908
Date Death 05/09/1915
Place of birth Cumbernauld Dumbartonshire
Other 8th Bn.
SNWM roll THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank A/Sgt
Theatre of death Home.

The above man is listed on the Twechar Civic Memorial (where his name is also spelt McEACHRAN), see:
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=232&highlight=twechar&mforum=warmemscot



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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2008 12:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McGARRY, PATRICK
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Home Guard
Unit Text: 4th Dumbarton Bn.
Age: 35
Date of Death: 28/07/1944
Additional information: Son of John and Esther McGarry; husband of Florence McGarry, of Twechar, Dunbartonshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Extn. 3. Grave 1207.
Cemetery: KILSYTH CEMETERY

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