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Carluke Old Churchyard & Cemetery

 
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Adam Brown



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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 12:08 am    Post subject: Carluke Old Churchyard & Cemetery Reply with quote

The old Churchyard adjoins the Cemetery

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1 CWGC grave in Old Churchyard.
4 CWGC garves in cemetery.

The churchyard also contains a Covenanter grave and also the grave of a man present at the Battle of Waterloo. The cemetery and churchyard contain a number of stones commemorating men buried elsewhere.

This photo is of the old Cemetery. The Churchyard entrance is out of shot to the left of this photograph.

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David McNay
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2007 11:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BOYD
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: Depot
Age: 21
Date of Death: 11/10/1915
Service No: 17599
Additional information: Son of William and Mary Boyd, of 38, Carnwath Rd., Carluke.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 78.
Cemetery: CARLUKE CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2007 11:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GILCHRIST, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 04/11/1917
Service No: 14193
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 291.
Cemetery: CARLUKE OLD CHURCHYARD

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2007 12:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McFARLANE, JAMES
Initials: J E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Boy 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Powerful."
Age: 17
Date of Death: 06/10/1918
Service No: J/90174
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Margaret McFarlane, of 67, Crawfordyke St., Carluke.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 66.
Cemetery: CARLUKE CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2007 12:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RAMSAY, WILLIAM ANDERSON
Initials: W A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Age: 24
Date of Death: 17/10/1918
Service No: 46039
Awards: M M
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Catherine Ramsay, of Cadzow Villa, Carluke.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: South wall. 195.
Cemetery: CARLUKE CEMETERY

This grave also seems to commemorate an Archibald Ramsay, but there is no-one of that name listed in the CWGC for 1940.



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2007 12:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WATSON, JAMES GLENCROSS
Initials: J G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal Saddler
Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps
Unit Text: 798th H.T. Coy.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 27/08/1918
Service No: T4/213872
Additional information: Son of Mrs. W. Gilchrist (formerly Watson), and the late James Watson. Born at Carluke.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: East wall. 133.
Cemetery: CARLUKE CEMETERY

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