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Girvan Old Churchyard ***COMPLETE***

 
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Location: St John's Town of Dalry

PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2009 3:47 pm    Post subject: Girvan Old Churchyard ***COMPLETE*** Reply with quote

OS Map Ref: NX 187 983

On the A77 as you approach Girvan from the North. The church no longer exists.

Number of CWGC burials 1

This churchyard is long disused but still well maintained. I found no other military inscriptions.
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Location: St John's Town of Dalry

PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2009 3:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MAITLAND, CHARLES
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Fourth Engineer
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine
Unit Text: S.S. "Clan Cumming."
Age: 23
Date of Death: 05/12/1917
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Maitland. Served in Balkan campaign with Royal Army Service Corps. Born at Partick, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: G. 48.
Cemetery: GIRVAN OLD CHURCHYARD

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