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PostPosted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:04 pm    Post subject: *Newton Mearns (Mearns Cemetery) Reply with quote

There are 13 Commonwealth Wargraves within this cemetery as follows:

Name: BARCLAY, IAN WILLIAM
Initials: I W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Age: 34
Date of Death: 04/07/1944
Service No: 246810
Additional information: Son of Andrew Wilson Barclay and Elizabeth Frame Barclay, of Glasgow; husband of Agnes (Nannie) W. Barclay, of Glasgow. M.B., Ch.B.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 616.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:05 pm    Post subject: Henry Blaney Reply with quote

Name: BLANEY, HENRY
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Staff Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 99 Bty., 18 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Age: 43
Date of Death: 12/11/1940
Service No: 7575322
Additional information: Son of Henry Blaney, and of Annie Blaney (nee McAfferty), of Dundee.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 619.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:07 pm    Post subject: John Renwick Haig Haddow Reply with quote

Name: HADDOW, JOHN RENWICK HAIG
Initials: J R H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Mercury.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 28/03/1946
Awards: D S C
Additional information: Son of John Haig Haddow and Agnes Alison Haddow, of Newton Mearns; husband of Beryl Peggy Aileen Haddow, of Uplawmoor.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. F. Grave 108.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:08 pm    Post subject: Kennedy John J Reply with quote

Name: KENNEDY, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Warrant Officer
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Age: 34
Date of Death: 23/03/1947
Service No: 514948
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Annie Kennedy; husband of Jean Lindsay Kennedy, of Newton Mearns.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 604.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:09 pm    Post subject: Harry Glencaird King Reply with quote

Name: KING, HARRY GLENCAIRD
Initials: H G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Bombardier
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 43 Bty., 61 (11th Bn. The City of London Regt.) H.A.A. Regt.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 19/07/1941
Service No: 915098
Additional information: Son of John N. King, and of Margaret M. King, of Newton Mearns.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. F. Grave 76.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:12 pm    Post subject: Henry Gordon Marshall and Thomas Manwell Marshall Reply with quote

Sadly, two brothers in the same grave:

Name: MARSHALL, HENRY GORDON
Initials: H G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 30
Date of Death: 08/02/1944
Service No: 1343432
Additional information: Son of Henry William and Helen Manwell Marshall, of Busby.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 414.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY

Name: MARSHALL, THOMAS MANWELL
Initials: T M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 411 Bty., 54 (1/5th Bn. The Durham Light Infantry) Searchlight Regt.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 23/01/1946
Service No: 1587033
Additional information: Son of Henry William and Helen Manwell Marshall, of Busby.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 415.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:14 pm    Post subject: Hugh Gibson Morrison Reply with quote

Name: MORRISON, HUGH GIBSON
Initials: H G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. Plinlimmon.
Age: 38
Date of Death: 21/11/1942
Additional information: Son of Hugh and Kathleen Morrison; husband of Christine Miller Morrison, of Whitecraigs.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. F. Grave 144.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:15 pm    Post subject: Thomas Power Reply with quote

Name: POWER, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment)
Unit Text: 12th Bn.
Age: 53
Date of Death: 14/12/1947
Service No: 3324106
Additional information: Son of James and Annie Power; husband of Mabel Power, of Maryhill, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Grave 79.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:16 pm    Post subject: John Henry Ralston Reply with quote

Name: RALSTON, JOHN HENRY
Initials: J H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Age: 34
Date of Death: 07/05/1946
Service No: 2699942
Additional information: Son of William and Margaret Ralston; husband of Margaret Hamilton Ralston, of Giffnock.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Grave 124.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:18 pm    Post subject: John Reid Reply with quote

Name: REID, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Age: 38
Date of Death: 29/03/1946
Service No: 10581009
Additional information: Son of Andrew Tannahill Reid and Annie Sinclair Lamb Reid; husband of Janet Hart Reid, of Busby.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 1099.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:21 pm    Post subject: Gordon Boyd Walker & John Ian Russel Walker Reply with quote

Again, two brothers killed in action within days of eachother.

Name: WALKER, GORDON BOYD
Initials: G B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 9 Sqdn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 07/04/1943
Service No: 1551590
Additional information: Son of Ernest Gordon Walker and Margaret Boyd Walker, of Newton Mearns.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. D. Joint grave 181.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY

Name: WALKER, JOHN IAN RUSSELL
Initials: J I R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sub-Lieutenant (A)
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. Dasher.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 27/03/1943
Additional information: Son of Ernest Gordon Walker and Margaret Boyd Walker, of Newton Mearns.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. D. Joint grave 181.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY
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