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PostPosted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 10:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MILLAR, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Secondary Unit Text: attd. H.Q. 77th Indian Inf. Bde.
Age: 32
Date of Death: between 29/03/1943 and 06/05/1943
Service No: 266335
Additional information: Son of Daniel and Isabella Millar; husband of Jessie Millar (nee Macangus), of Brighton, Sussex.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Face 3.
Memorial: RANGOON MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 11:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MOORE, TOM
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 15/06/1918
Additional information: Son of David Moore, of Academy Street, Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 1. Row A. Grave 4.
Cemetery: BOSCON BRITISH CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 11:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MORRISON, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 12/07/1915
Service No: 6723
Additional information: Son of Hamilton and Elizabeth Morrison, of I, Alexandra Terrace, Troon, Aryshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 72 to 75.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

SCOTSMAN NEWSPAPER: Sat 7th Aug 1915 p.9
'SIX TROON TERRITORIALS KILLED'
"William Morrison, son of Mr Hamilton Morrison, shoemaker, 1 Alexandra Terrace. He was 19 years of age and was
employed as an apprentice joiner with Messrs Muir & Co."

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 11:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MUIR, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 19
Date of Death: 27/04/1947
Service No: 2270671
Additional information: Son of Andrew and Wilhelmina Muir, of Troon.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. K.1. Grave 154.
Cemetery: TROON CEMETERY, Ayrshire

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 11:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MURDOCH, JAMES CHALMERS
Initials: J C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Obs.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: 149 Sqdn.
Date of Death: 02/03/1940
Service No: 580799
Additional information: Son of James Murdoch, and of Sarah Murdoch, of Troon.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L.2. Grave 131.
Cemetery: TROON CEMETERY, Ayrshire

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2008 1:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ORCHIN, STANLEY FREDERICK
Initials: S F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: East Surrey Regiment
Secondary Regiment: Commando
Secondary Unit Text: and No. 4
Age: 25
Date of Death: 08/07/1942
Service No: 6145620
Additional information: Son of Arthur and Laura Orchin; husband of Winifred May Orchin, of Lambourn, Berkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. J.1. Grave 113.
Cemetery: TROON CEMETERY, Ayrshire
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2008 1:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PATON, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: "A" Coy. 1st/4th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 25/04/1917
Service No: 241244
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Paton, of Old Station, Troon, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 39.
Cemetery: ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY

(There is some discrepancy in date of death and age between headstone and CWGC entry)

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2008 1:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PILKINGTON
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 15th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 26/05/1915
Service No: 17459
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Douglas Pilkington, of 74, Portobello St., Holderness Rd., Hull. Born at Manchester.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: F. Old. 128.
Cemetery: TROON CEMETERY, Ayrshire
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2008 1:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PORTEOUS, PETER SIMPSON
Initials: P S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flying Officer (Nav.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 57 Sqdn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 20/10/1943
Service No: 132018
Additional information: Son of James Duncan Porteous, F.C.I.B., and Elizabeth Porteous, of East Croydon, Surrey.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 8. C. 1.
Cemetery: BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 2:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RAMSAY, ADAM
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Trooper
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps
Unit Text: 16th/5th Lancers
Age: 23
Date of Death: 29/04/1943
Service No: 328948
Additional information: Son of Adam and Nicholas Ramsay, of Troon, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 27.
Cemetery: THIBAR SEMINARY WAR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 2:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ROCCHICIOLI, Cesarino
Andora Star

365. Rocchiccioli, Caesar / 06.12.1909 / Barga / (LU) / Troon / S

Information on the sinking of the Andora Star:
http://www.thearandorastar.com/as-italian-list.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/7483323.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arandora_Star
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 2:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROXBURGH, JOHN WOOD
Initials: J W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 19/04/1917
Additional information: Son of Dr. W. Roxburgh and Mrs. Roxburgh, of Troon, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXXI. D. 8.
Cemetery: GAZA WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 2:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SAMSON, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Acasta
Age: 40
Date of Death: 08/06/1940
Service No: P/SS 118728
Additional information: Son of Robert and Jane Samson; husband of Florence Louisa Samson, of Troon, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 42, Column 2.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 2:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SHAW, John

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: SHAW, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Unit Text: 43rd Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 01/10/1918
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Shaw, of Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland; husband of Edith E. A. Shaw, of 80, Guildhall St., Folkestone, England.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 11.
Cemetery: RAMILLIES BRITISH CEMETERY

CANADIAN ATTESTATION PAPERS:
http://collectionscanada.ca/databases/cef/001042-119.02-e.php?image_url=http://data2.archives.ca/cef/gpc016/637243a.gif&id_nbr=279047
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/cef/001042-119.02-e.php?image_url=http://data2.archives.ca/cef/gat2/091154a.gif&id_nbr=224240



War diary of 43rd battalion: (October 1918 p. 4 + 5 cover the 1st)
http://data4.collectionscanada.ca/netacgi/nph-brs?s1=43rd+&s13=&s12=&l=20&s9=RG9&s7=9-52&Sect1=IMAGE&Sect2=THESOFF&Sect4=AND&Sect5=WARDPEN&Sect6=HITOFF&d=FIND&p=1&u=http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/archivianet/02015202_e.html&r=2&f=G




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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 2:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SINCLAIR, Alec

No matching entry found on CWGC for 1941.
Date on grave appears to be wrong, should be 1942.

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: SINCLAIR, ALEXANDER HUNTER
Initials: A H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Surgeon
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: M.V. Abosso (Liverpool)
Age: 64
Date of Death: 29/10/1942
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Jane Sinclair; husband of Catherine Sinclair, of Liverpool. M.B., Ch.B.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 2.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

SNWM ENTRY:
Surname SINCLAIR
Firstname Alexander Hunter
Service number
Date of death 29/10/1942
Decoration
Place of birth Troon
Other M.V. "ABOSSO"
SNWM roll MERCHANT NAVY & FISHING FLEETS (Part 1)
Rank Surgeon
Theatre of death Unknown

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