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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 2:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SKELLEY, EVAN MURDOCH
Initials: E M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Master
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: M.V. Inverdargle (Glasgow)
Age: 41
Date of Death: 16/01/1940
Additional information: Son of John and Janet Skelley; husband of Flora Wilson Skelley, of Heaton Chapel, Stockport, Cheshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 58.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 2:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SLOAN, JOHN KNOX WALKER
Initials: J K W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Grenadier Guards
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 17/03/1943
Service No: 165003
Additional information: Son of Robert A. W. and Jean Knox Sloan, of Elshieshields, Dumfriesshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. BB. 12.
Cemetery: SFAX WAR CEMETERY

Lieutenant Sloan is also listed on the Lochmaben War Memorial:
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/warmemscot-ftopic183.html

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 2:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment)
Date of Death: 29/03/1940
Service No: 3318357
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. M. Grave 193.
Cemetery: TROON CEMETERY, Ayrshire
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 3:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH
Initials: J O
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 1st/7th Bn.
Date of Death: 02/11/1917
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Sweet, of "Mavourneen", Old Fort Rd., Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XVI. B. 14.
Cemetery: GAZA WAR CEMETERY

INSCRIPTION:
(The inscription was difficult to read and is not complete)
Lt. James Osbourne Smith
7th Bn. Scottish Rifles
(Died) 1st Nov 1917


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 3:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SYMINGTON, PERCY GEORGE
Initials: P G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: "D" Coy. 17th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Additional information: Son of George Elder Symington and Mary Jane C. Symington, of Windyhaugh, Troon, Ayrshire. Enlisted, Aug.,.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. K. 14.
Cemetery: A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND, FLERS
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 3:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TEMPLETON, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant (E)
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. Hiniesta
Age: 46
Date of Death: 28/07/1941
Additional information: Son of John and Jane Templeton, of Troon.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. I.1. Grave 86B.
Cemetery: TROON CEMETERY, Ayrshire
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: THOMSON, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 14th Bn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 26/11/1917
Awards: M C
Additional information: Son of Hugh Thomson, of 77, St. Meddans St., Troon, Ayrshire, and the late Jeanie Cumming Thomson.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 10.
Memorial: CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

THOMSON, Robert H.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: THOMSON, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)
Unit Text: 49th Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 04/10/1916
Service No: 160010
Additional information: Son of William and Elizabeth Thomson, of 10, Welbeck Crescent, Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. C. 22.
Cemetery: COURCELETTE BRITISH CEMETERY

CANADIAN ATTESTATION PAPERS:
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/cef/001042-119.02-e.php?image_url=http://data2.archives.ca/cef/gpc016/635605a.gif&id_nbr=265664
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/cef/001042-119.02-e.php?image_url=http://data2.archives.ca/cef/gpc016/635605b.gif&id_nbr=265664

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TOWNSEND. Eric Travis
TOWNSEND, Ronald Travis


CWGC ENTRIES:
Name: TOWNSEND, ERIC TRAVIS
Initials: E T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 08/11/1917
Additional information: Son of Joseph Travis Townsend, and Lucy Mabel Townsend, of 19, Huntley Gardens, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XII. B. 15.
Cemetery: GAZA WAR CEMETERY


Name: TOWNSEND, RONALD TRAVIS
Initials: R T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps
Unit Text: 56th Sqdn.
Secondary Regiment: Highland Light Infantry
Secondary Unit Text: and 5th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 30/11/1917
Additional information: Son of Joseph Travis Townsend and Lucy Mabel Townsend, of Monkland, Troon, Ayrshire; husband of Hope Sara Townsend (now Mrs. Grange), of The Punchbowl House, Strathblane, Stirlingshire. Formerly Canadian Local Forces and Canadian Army Pay Corps.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL

(Ronald Travis appears to have first enlisted with the Canadians)
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://collectionscanada.ca/databases/cef/001042-119.02-e.php?image_url=http://data2.archives.ca/cef/gpc016/637243b.gif&id_nbr=279047

SCOTSMAN 16TH NOV 1917 P.8
'Capt. Eric Travers [sic] Townsend, H.L.I. (killed), was the youngest son of Mr Joseph T. Townsend, 19 Huntly
Gardens, Glasgow. He was educated at Kelvinside Academy and at Bilton Grange and Rugby, and afterwards entered
business with a Glasgow firm of chartered accountants.'

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TULLY, John
TULLY, William

CWGC ENTRIES:
Name: TULLY, JOHN BISHOP
Initials: J B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 25/07/1918
Service No: 41431
Additional information: Son of John and Margaret Tully, of 13, York Place, Troon, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. D. 7.
Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY


Name: TULLY
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 12th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 03/11/1918
Service No: 295254
Additional information: Son of John and Margaret Tully, of 13, York Place, Troon, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. F. 50.
Cemetery: TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TURNER, NEIL DOUGLAS THOMSON
Initials: N D T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flying Officer (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 518 Sqdn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 16/08/1944
Service No: 173791
Additional information: Son of Neil Thomson Turner and Rose Maggie Turner, of Troon.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. J.1. Grave 91.
Cemetery: TROON CEMETERY, Ayrshire
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: URQUHART, DAVID CONNELL
Initials: D C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 22
Date of Death: 25/02/1942
Service No: 1100155
Additional information: Son of Robert Pritchard Urquhart and Mary Connell Urquhart, of Troon, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 97.
Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WALKER, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit Text: No. 3 Depot
Date of Death: 17/03/1917
Service No: 145009
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. Old. 205.
Cemetery: TROON CEMETERY, Ayrshire

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WALL, JACK
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Trooper
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps
Secondary Regiment: Commando
Secondary Unit Text: and No. 4
Age: 21
Date of Death: 06/06/1944
Service No: 7904237
Additional information: Son of Jack and Mary Wall; husband of Caroline Helen Wall, of Troon, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 1. I. 13.
Cemetery: HERMANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
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