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JIMMCGINLAY



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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 5:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SANDER, Ronald Percy

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: SANDER, RONALD PERCY
Initials: R P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Telegraphist
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Kingfisher.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 01/03/1944
Service No: C/JX 271398
Additional information: Son of Henry and Emily Amelia Sander; husband of Jean Strachan Sander, of Ardrossan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. R. Coll. grave 327.
Cemetery: LARGS CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 5:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 5:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SEATH, William Petrie

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: SEATH, WILLIAM PETRIE
Initials: W P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Civilian
Regiment/Service: Civilian War Dead
Age: 56
Date of Death: 18/12/1941
Additional information: Air Raid Warden; of 15 Braemar Terrace, Taikoo. Husband of Ernestine Seath. Died at Mount Parker Road, Taikoo.
Casualty Type: Civilian War Dead
Reporting Authority: HONG KONG

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 6:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SIMPSON, Ernest Robert

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: SIMPSON, ERNEST ROBERT
Initials: E R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Squadron Leader (Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 83 Sqdn.
Age: 35
Date of Death: 26/02/1943
Service No: 106561
Awards: D F M
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Florence Mary Simpson; husband of Christina Lawther Simpson, of Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2. D. 2.
Cemetery: RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SIMPSON, George Paterson

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: SIMPSON
Initials: G P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 35
Date of Death: 02/08/1918
Additional information: Son of Margaret Simpson, of Anderson Place, Largs, Ayrshire, and the late Robert Simpson.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. C. 66.
Cemetery: SENLIS FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SINCLAIR, William

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: SINCLAIR, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment
Unit Text: 1st/9th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 11/09/1917
Service No: 51426
Additional information: Son of William and Jane Sinclair, of 34, Thornton Rd., Carlisle.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 120 to 124 and 162 to 162A and 163A.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SMITH, Alexander

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: SMITH, ALEXANDER PLANT
Initials: A P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: 78 Sqdn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 16/05/1941
Service No: 653803
Additional information: Son of Alexander Plant Smith and Annie Scott Smith, of Largs, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Joint grave 3. H. 7.
Cemetery: JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

URE, William Simpson

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: URE, WILLIAM SIMPSON
Initials: W S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Chief Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: S.S. Baron Blythswood (Ardrossan)
Age: 55
Date of Death: 20/09/1940
Additional information: Son of the Revd. Neil Shaw Ure, and Jessie Ure; husband of Johanna Ure (nee Houston), of Largs, Isle of Arran. Master Mariner, Merchant Navy.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 14.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

LINKS:
Page on attack of convoy HX72
description of events:
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/annemariepurnell/can2.html
Memorial to those killed:
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/annemariepurnell/canmem2.html
N.B. this site and also wreck site agree with date 21st Sept, cwgc says 20th.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WEBSTER, John Croon
WEBSTER, H. Ross Fairfax

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: WEBSTER, JOHN ALEXANDER CROONE
Initials: J A C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 21/04/1917
Additional information: Son of H. Carvick Webster, of "Orangefield," Monkton, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VIII. A. 4.
Cemetery: BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WHITELAW, Hugh Ferguson Davidson

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: WHITELAW, HUGH FERGUSON DAVIDSON
Initials: H F D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Squadron Leader
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 33
Date of Death: 15/03/1944
Service No: 60035
Additional information: Son of John and Jessie Whitelaw. L.R.C.P., L.R.C.S.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. Q. Grave 403.
Cemetery: LARGS CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WILKINSON, Desmond Vaughan

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: WILKINSON, DESMOND VAUGHAN
Initials: D V
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 53 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 26/05/1941
Service No: 96168
Additional information: Son of John Wilkinson and of Vera Wilkinson (nee de Moleyns), of Skelmorlie. B.A. (Cantab.).
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. S. Grave 268.
Cemetery: LARGS CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WILSON, Crawford

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: WILSON
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 17/07/1916
Service No: 16623
Additional information: Son of Alexander Simpson Wilson and Agnes Welch Wilson, of Largs, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. C. 16.
Cemetery: LA NEUVILLE BRITISH CEMETERY, CORBIE

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WITHER, Joseph Biggam

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: WITHER, JOSEPH BIGGAM
Initials: J B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 98 Bty., 32 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 08/11/1944
Service No: 1550332
Additional information: Son of Joseph B. Wither and Janet Wither; husband of Alice A. Wither, of Largs.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. Y. Grave 290.
Cemetery: LARGS CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WOODS, Douglas

CWGC ENTRY:
Name: WOODS, DOUGLAS ERNEST
Initials: D E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 30/03/1942
Service No: 3245488
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Woods, of Largs, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Face 10.
Memorial: RANGOON MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

YOUNG, William

CWGC ENTRY: (Probable match)
Name: YOUNG, WILLIAM GRAHAM
Initials: W G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 24
Date of Death: 07/11/1944
Service No: 1342198
Additional information: Son of William Young and of Flora Young (nee McSween); husband of Catherine Young.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 243.
Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

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