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Wigtown Park Cemetery ***COMPLETE***

 
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spoons



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Location: St John's Town of Dalry

PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 3:28 pm    Post subject: Wigtown Park Cemetery ***COMPLETE*** Reply with quote

OS Map Ref: NX 429 545

About half a mile south of Wigtown on the A714.

Number of CWGC burials 0





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PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 3:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DRYSDALE, CHARLES
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Third Engineer Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: S.S. Cape Nelson (Glasgow)
Age: 32
Date of Death: 23/02/1941
Additional information: Son of Charles and Elizabeth Drysdale; husband of Helen Drysdale, of Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 23.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 3:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In memory of William McKeown MM
died 4th September 1991 aged 74 years

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Mike Morley



Joined: 09 Jan 2014
Posts: 376
Location: Wigtown

PostPosted: Tue Jan 21, 2014 2:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HALE, EDWARD JAMES
Initials: EJ
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Army Cyclist Corps, IX Corps Cyclist Bn
Age: 23
Date of death: 5 October 1918
Service number: 19827
Additional information: Son of John and Madeline Hale, Bladnoch
Casualty type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: Vis-en-Artois Memorial

Originally enlisted with Kings Own Scottish Borderers.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WATSON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Engine Room Artificer 4th Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy, HMS Penelope
Age: 41
Date of Death: 18 February 1944
Additional Information: Son of John and Robina Watson; husband of Kathleen Iris Watson, of Ilford, Essex
Casualty type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MCCULLOCH, JOHN ALEXANDER
Initials: JA
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 5/7th Bn
Age: 19
Date of Death: Between 16 July 1943 and 18 July 1943
Service Number: 14214474
Additional information: Son of John McCulloch, and of Mary McCulloch, of Wigtown
Casualty type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: Cassino Memorial

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SALVONA, JAMES GRIFFEN
Initials: JG
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps, 1 Div Ammunition Coy
Date of Death: 29 May 1940
Service Number: 70503
Additional information: Son of James and Margaret Davis Salvona; husband of Mary Ann Salvona, of Stockbridge, Edinburgh
Casualty type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: Dunkirk Memorial

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: KILTIE, ALEXANDER MURPHIE
Initials: AM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant, Air Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 630 Sqdn
Age: 19
Date of death: 18 March 1944
Service number: 1822765
Additional information: Son of David and Hannah Kiltie, of Borness Point, Kirkcudbrightshire
Casualty type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: Coxyde Military Cemetery

Killed in a raid on Frankfurt. Commemorated on Borgue War Memorial.

David Kiltie served in World War One in the Royal Naval Division (Clyde, Z7449) and was attached to the 5th battalion. He served on HMS City of London he was demobbed on 3rd March 1919. His name is recorded on Wigtown War Memorial in error.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 31, 2014 3:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

spoons wrote:
In memory of William McKeown MM
died 4th September 1991 aged 74 years



L/Gazette Date:10 April 1945 Issue number:37027 Page number:1946
No. 3188448 Lance-Sergeant William McKeown, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's) (Wigtown).
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