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Campsie Churchyard & Cemetery, East Dunbartonshire
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Adam Brown



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 02, 2009 7:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anyone know why Captain Hansmann's body wasn't moved to Cannock Chase after the war?

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 02, 2009 7:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The second link says that his wife was originally going to have his remains re-interred in Germany but decided that where he was, was so peaceful, she decided to leave him there.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2009 1:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ADAMSON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Pilot Officer (W.Op.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 408 (R.C.A.F.) Sqdn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 27/01/1944
Service No: 168511
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Jessie Adamson (nee McKiddie), of Lennoxtown, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 5. D. 21.
Cemetery: BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2009 1:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BELL, RONALD
Initials: R
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Unit Text: 26th Bn.
Age: 38
Date of Death: 29/07/1916
Service No: 269
Additional information: Son of the late Neil and Agnes Bell. (nee McCracken) Born at Kirkintilloch, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL

Name: BELL, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 121st Bty. 27th Bde.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 05/05/1917
Service No: 74242
Additional information: Brother of David Bell, of 14, Canal Lane, Kirkintilloch, Dumbartonshire. Son of the late Neil and Agnes Bell. (nee McCracken) Born at Kirkintilloch, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. A. 22.
Cemetery: BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2009 1:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BOLTON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 16/12/1915
Service No: 1464
Additional information: Son of Andrew and Sarah Gemmell Bolton, of "Heathbank," Heath Avenue. Lenzie, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. A. 21.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2009 1:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BRANNAN, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 01/10/1918
Service No: 52779
Additional information: Son of George and Bridget Brannan (nee Kenny), of 4, Dunlop Place, Lennoxtown, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 6.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2009 1:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BRYSON, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)
Unit Text: 47th Bn.
Date of Death: 11/11/1916
Service No: 180187
Additional Information: Son of John and Janet Bryson (nee Smellie)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: VIMY MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2009 1:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CALDER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: New Zealand
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit Text: 2nd Bn. 3rd
Age: 29
Date of Death: 12/10/1917
Service No: 24/989
Additional information: Son of James and Grace Calder (nee MacDonald), of Lennoxtown, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXXIX. E. 12.
Cemetery: TYNE COT CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2009 1:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DONALD, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 400th (Highland) Field Coy.
Age: 38
Date of Death: 29/07/1917
Service No: 400165
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Isabella Donald, of Milton of Campsie, Stirlingshire; husband of Jessie Kate Donald, of 3, Whitehill Terrace, Cathcart, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 4.
Cemetery: DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2009 1:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DRUMMOND, WILLIAM MCFARLANE
Initials: W M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 57 Sqdn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 05/06/1942
Service No: 1104362
Additional information: Son of Robert and Jean Morrison Drummond (nee McFarlane), of Lennoxtown, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 82.
Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2009 1:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FERRIE, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 31/01/1917
Service No: 29568
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 4 D and 5 B.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

The above may not refer to the correct man as dates of death differ(21.01.1916 on stone)

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2009 6:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FLETT, WILLIAM BUCHANAN
Initials: W B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/7th Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 23/07/1918
Service No: S/40572
Additional information: Son of Jeannie Coubrough Flett (nee Buchanan), of 7, Murray Gardens, Milton-of-Campsie, Stirlingshire, and the late James Flett.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. D. 12.
Cemetery: MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2009 6:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sergeant WILLIAM HAMILTON
Killed in action at Vimy Ridge, 9th April 1917 aged 31 years

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2009 6:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HOLMES, STEWART
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 23/11/1917
Service No: 202590
Additional information: Son of James H. and Margaret Graham Holmes (nee Couper), of 80, New City Rd., Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. B. 29.
Cemetery: ROCQUIGNY-EQUANCOURT ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, MANANCOURT



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2009 6:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HUNTER, JOHN GALBRAITH
Initials: J G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Unit Text: 3rd/1st Lowland Field Amb
Age: 20
Date of Death: 13/08/1915
Service No: 1776
Additional information: Son of David S. and Ann Eliza Hunter (nee Galbraith), of 16, Cairnlea Drive, Ibrox, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 199 and 200 or 236 to 239 and 328.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

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