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JIMMCGINLAY



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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 7:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: CAMPBELL
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit Text: 4th Highland Mountain Bde.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 23/08/1916
Service No: 2756
Additional information: Son of Mrs. John Campbell, of Railway Buildings, Fairlie, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: M. 64.
Cemetery: LARGS CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 7:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: CAMPBELL, ROBERT BURNS
Initials: R B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Unit Text: 9th Coy.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 26/04/1918
Service No: 132127
Additional information: Son of Robert and Marion Campbell, of Mossgiel, Largs, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 154 to 159 and 163A.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 7:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CAMPBELL, Sarah

CWGC ENTRY: Not applicable

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 7:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CARSE, James

Uncertain if this is the correct CWGC entry as there are some dicrepancies:
Name: CARSE, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: First Mate
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine
Unit Text: S.S. "Southborough" (Sydney, N.S.W.)
Date of Death: 16/07/1918
Additional information: Husband of Margaret Carse (nee Wilson), of 17, Morse Rd., Scotstoun, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 7:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: CARSWELL, JAMES ARCHIBALD CLARK
Initials: J A C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Drake
Age: 19
Date of Death: 21/04/1941
Service No: D/JX 239831
Additional information: Son of James A. Carswell and Margaret M. Carswell, of Largs, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sp. Mem. Sec. C. Cons. Grave 3578.
Cemetery: PLYMOUTH (WESTON MILL) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 9:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CAUGHIE, RICHARD BROWN
Initials: R B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Vanguard."
Date of Death: 09/07/1917
Service No: J/63883
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 21.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 9:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: COOK, ROBERT McKENZIE
Initials: R M
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
Unit Text: 24th Bn.
Age: 35
Date of Death: 18/06/1916
Service No: 171060
Additional information: Son of James Cook, of Tron Place, Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

INSCRIPTION READS:
ALSO
ROBERT MCKENZIE HIS SON
PRIVATE CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
BORN 14TH MAY 1881 - KILLED IN ACTION IN THE
GREAT WAR 18TH JUNE 1916 - AGED 35

CANADIAN ATTESTATION PAPERS:
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/cef/001042-119.02-e.php?image_url=http://data2.archives.ca/cef/ren3/047276a.gif&id_nbr=114333
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/cef/001042-119.02-e.php?image_url=http://data2.archives.ca/cef/ren3/047276b.gif&id_nbr=114333
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/cef/001042-119.02-e.php?image_url=http://data2.archives.ca/cef/gat2/075050a.gif&id_nbr=114333
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/cef/001042-119.02-e.php?image_url=http://data2.archives.ca/cef/gat2/075050b.gif&id_nbr=114333

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 9:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: COUPER, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: "B" Coy. 1st/5th Bn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 13/07/1915
Service No: 7697
Additional information: Son of David and Jessie Couper, of Largs, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 72 to 75.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

Scotsman Mon 2nd Aug 1915 p.10
'LARGS
W. Couper, 5th R.S.F., has been killed at the Dardanelles. He was the eldest son of the station-master at Largs. Deceased, who was a clerk at Irvine Harbour, enlisted shortly after the war began in the 5th R.S.F.'


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 9:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: CRAWFORD, ADAM
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 58 Anti Tank Regt.
Date of Death: 04/09/1944
Service No: 1147679
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. B. 16.
Cemetery: MONTECCHIO WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 9:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CRAWFORD, James
CRAWFORD, Robert S.

CWGC ENTRIES:
Name: CRAWFORD, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 19/07/1916
Additional information: Son of John Wilson Crawford (solicitor, Greenock), and Jenny Charlotte Rennie Crawford, of Kilburn, Largs, Ayrshire. M.A. and LL.B. of Glasgow University.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. K. 31.
Cemetery: BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY

Name: CRAWFORD, ROBERT STOBO
Initials: R S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: Reserve of Officers attd. 2nd Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 17/05/1915
Additional information: Son of John Wilson Crawford, of Kilburn, Largs, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. L. 4.
Cemetery: GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY


INSCRIPTION READS:
'ROBERT S, CRAWFORD THIRD SON
2ND LIEUT. ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
BORN 12TH AUGUST 1892
KILLED IN FRANCE 17TH MAY 1915

JAMES CRAWFORD M.A. L.B.
2ND LIEUT. CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
BORN 1ST SEPTEMBER 1888
KILLED IN FRANCE 19TH JULY 1916


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 9:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: CRAWFORD, JOHN STEWART
Initials: J S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 2 Bty., 1 A.A.Maritime Regt
Age: 21
Date of Death: 06/11/1941
Service No: 2763730
Additional information: Son of John and Agnes Crawford, of Largs.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. Y. Grave 175.
Cemetery: LARGS CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 9:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: DAVIE
Initials: R C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Date of Death: 04/02/1919
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Q. 27.
Cemetery: LARGS CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 9:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: DEANS, EBENEZER McM.
Initials: E M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 23/03/1943
Service No: 4809514
Additional information: Son of William Deans, and of Margaret Deans, of Largs, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 14. F. 20.
Cemetery: MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 9:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: DICK
Initials: G
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Newfoundland Regiment
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 12/07/1916
Service No: 924
Additional information: Son of John and Anna Dick, of Netherall, Largs.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. 86.
Cemetery: LARGS CEMETERY

See Newfoundlander's Memorial, Ayr cemetery:
http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/viewtopic.php?t=282


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 9:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: DOBBIE, ALEXANDER MIDDLETON
Initials: A M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 13/04/1918
Additional information: Son of Sir James J. and Violet, Lady Dobbie, of 4, Vicarage Gate, Kensington, London.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 14.
Cemetery: PERNES BRITISH CEMETERY

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