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PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 6:49 pm    Post subject: Girvan (Doune) Cemetery Reply with quote

OS Map Ref NX 183 973

The cemetery is next to Stair Park in Girvan.

Number of CWGC burials 41 (2 of which are unidentified) plus 4 foreign burials.

The foreign burials are 2 Americans and 2 French.



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PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 7:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: AUSTIN
Initials: W G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 23/08/1917
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Austin, of Ballochneil, Girvan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 12.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave.



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PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 7:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: AYLES, EDGAR STANLEY
Initials: E S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Godetia.
Age: 46
Date of Death: 06/09/1940
Service No: P/K 33025
Additional information: Son of Fanny Ayles, of Winton, Bournemouth, Hampshire; husband of Maud Ayles.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. P. Joint grave 70.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

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Name: BERESFORD, GILBERT
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit Text: No. 4 Depot
Age: 25
Date of Death: 22/10/1914
Service No: 45424
Additional information: Son of Gilbert and Annie Beresford, of 31, Viccarton St., Girvan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: T. 866.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave for the above. You will note that the inscription makes no mention of military service.

The stone also lists:

James Beresford
fell in South African war 27th June 1901 aged 25 years



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PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 7:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BINDON, GERALD THOMAS
Initials: G T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Godetia.
Date of Death: 06/09/1940
Service No: P/JX 189511
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. P. Joint grave 72.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

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Name: BLEDGE, HUGH AITKEN GALLOWAY
Initials: H A G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 33
Date of Death: 26/02/1941
Service No: 1024054
Additional information: Son of Edward and Elizabeth Bledge, of Girvan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: West Div. Sec. J. Grave 1449.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave for the above.

also listed:

Name: BLEDGE, PETER AITKEN
Initials: P A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 12th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 25/04/1918
Service No: 59390
Additional information: Son of Edward and Elizabeth Bledge, of 83, Dalrymple St., Girvan, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 11 to 14 and 162.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL





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PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 7:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BOWERS
Initials: C W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps
Unit Text: No. 2 School of Aerial Gunnery (Turnberry)
Date of Death: 01/05/1917
Service No: 932
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 1.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave



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PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 7:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BOYESON, NORMAN
Initials: N
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Godetia.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 06/09/1940
Service No: P/JX 189562
Additional information: Son of Ernest and Annie Boyeson, of Hull.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. P. Joint grave 76.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 7:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BUNTINE
Initials: W H C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps
Secondary Regiment: Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Secondary Unit Text: and 4th Bn.
Date of Death: 15/06/1917
Awards: M C
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 2.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

This is a private stone on a CWGC listed grave



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PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 7:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BUTLER, HOWARD RICHMOND HENRY
Initials: H R H
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Australian Flying Corps
Age: 21
Date of Death: 02/06/1918
Additional information: Son of Walter Richmond Butler and Emelie Millicent Butler, of "Studley," Toorok Rd., Toorok, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: M. 10.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 7:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CLARK, ANDREW NEWALL
Initials: A N
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Fusilier
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 26/06/1940
Service No: 3131237
Additional information: (served as NEWALL, Andrew). Son of Agnes Clark, and stepson of James Campbell, of Girvan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: East Div. Sec. L. Grave 72.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY



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Name: CLARKE, VICTOR
Initials: V
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Company Quartermaster Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Army Service Corps
Age: 31
Date of Death: 30/04/1941
Service No: P/27944
Additional information: Husband of Beatrice Estelle Clarke, of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. P. Grave 68.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

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Name: COOPER
Initials: C A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps
Date of Death: 29/06/1917
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 3.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

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Name: DUNBAR
Initials: J D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: No. 1 Fighting School
Date of Death: 25/07/1918
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: M. 7.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

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Name: FERGUSON, ANDREW
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Age: 35
Date of Death: 14/06/1947
Service No: 74599
Additional information: Son of Robert and Mary Ferguson, of Girvan; husband of Mary Cooper Ferguson, of Girvan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: East Div. Sec. I. Grave 15.
Cemetery: GIRVAN (DOUNE) CEMETERY

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