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PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 4:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FORBES
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Deck Hand
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. Victory
Date of Death: 13/10/1918
Service No: 2084/SD
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: L. 3.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave, now almost unreadable.



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 4:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GRAHAM
Initials: W H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Unit Text: 13th Coy
Date of Death: 15/08/1918
Service No: 84652
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 39.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 4:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GROVE, RAYMOND HINTON
Initials: R H
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Australian Flying Corps
Age: 26
Date of Death: 19/08/1918
Additional information: Son of Joseph and Margaret Ann Grove; husband of M. I. Grove, of 21, James St., St. Peters, Adelaide, Australia. Born at Yarraville, Victoria.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: M. 11.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 4:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HARTWELL, GEORGE ALFRED
Initials: G A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Petty Officer
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Godetia.
Age: 43
Date of Death: 06/09/1940
Service No: P/J 28319
Awards: D S M
Additional information: Son of Alfred and Matilda Hartwell; husband of May Hartwell, of Blackfield, Hampshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. P. Joint grave 70.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 4:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A single gravestone to a significant father and son. Also note that the father's body was repatriated in 1921.

Name: HENDERSON, Sir DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant General
Regiment/Service: General Staff
Unit Text: Director General of Military Aeronautics
Secondary Regiment: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Secondary Unit Text: late
Age: 59
Date of Death: 17/08/1921
Awards: K C B, K C V O, D S O
Additional information: Husband of Lady Henderson, of 17, West Eaton Place, London. His son Ian Henry David Henderson also died in service.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: M. 20.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

Name: HENDERSON, IAN HENRY DAVID
Initials: I H D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Secondary Regiment: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Secondary Unit Text: and
Age: 21
Date of Death: 21/06/1918
Awards: M C
Additional information: Son of Lt. Gen. Sir David Henderson, K.C.B., K.C.V.O., D.S.O., and of Lady Henderson, of 17, West Eaton Place, London. His father also died in service.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: M. 20.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 4:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HILLOCK, CHARLES ALEXANDER
Initials: C A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: No. 1 Fighting School
Age: 28
Date of Death: 08/01/1919
Service No: 154732
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Annie Hillock; husband of Marguerite Smith Hillock, of 259, Davenport Rd., Toronto, Canada. Born at Toronto.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: M. 14.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 4:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: KER, FREDERICK SUTHAM
Initials: F S
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Sub-Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. Godetia
Age: 20
Date of Death: 07/09/1940
Additional information: Son of Frederick Innes Ker, C.B.E., and Amy Wilson Sutham Ker, of Dundas, Ontario, Canada.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. P. Grave 52.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 4:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LAMBURN, GERALD ARTHUR
Initials: G A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: No. 1 Fighting School
Age: 19
Date of Death: 30/09/1918
Additional information: Son of Frank J. Lamburn, of Chelsea, London.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: M. 13.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 4:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LONSDALE, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Ordinary Coder
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Godetia.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 06/09/1940
Service No: P/JX 199644
Additional information: Son of Richard Allen and Elizabeth Lonsdale, of Ripon, Yorkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. P. Joint grave 76.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 8:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Friday, 6 September



Corvette GODETIA (Lt Cdr G. V. Legassick RNR), which had been escorting convoy OA.207, was sunk in an accidental collision with steamer MARSA (4405grt), a straggler from convoy OA.209, three miles off Altacarry Head off Northern Ireland in 55‑18N, 5‑57W. Probationary Temporary Surgeon Lt A G. Bellamy MRCS, LRCP RNVR, Acting S/Lt P. D. Hincks RCNVR, Acting S/Lt F. S. Ker RCNVR, and eleven ratings were killed, and eighteen ratings were missing with the corvette. Leggasick, Probationary Temporary S/Lt D. M. Edwards DSC RNR, and about fifteen ratings were rescued.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MACKENNA
Initials: P F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 3rd/5th Bn.
Age: 56
Date of Death: 26/11/1918
Additional information: Husband of Mary W. Morris Mackenna, of Kirkland, Largs, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: West. A. 98.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McCHESNEY
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Labour Corps
Secondary Unit Text: transf. to (356572) 18th Coy.
Age: 42
Date of Death: 03/05/1918
Service No: 7605
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: K. 76.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McCRINDLE, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "City of London."
Age: 35
Date of Death: 06/11/1918
Service No: 5009/B
Additional information: Son of David and Janet McCrindle, of Girvan; husband of Amy Eliza McCrindle, of 20, Highlands Rd., Itchen, Southampton.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: J. 10.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McFARLAN, ARCHIBALD
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: No. 1 Fighting School
Age: 25
Date of Death: 23/08/1918
Additional information: Son of Archibald McFarlan; husband of Alice May McFarlan, of Mill House, Ballasalla, Isle of Man. Born at Castletown.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: L. 16.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McGARVA, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 27/01/1941
Service No: 2763671
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: West Div. Sec. G. Grave 604.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY



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