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PostPosted: Mon Apr 19, 2010 6:21 pm    Post subject: Baldernock Cemetery & Churchyard Reply with quote

Location: Junction of Craigmaddie Road and Dowan Road (between theA807 Balmore Road and the A81 Strathblane Road)

Map Reference: NS576750

No. of Identified Casualties: 0



The tiny cemetery sits on the opposite side of the road to the Churchyard.



Baldernock's Civic Memorial sits on a island just outside the Churchyard gates.



For more photographs and transcription of the Memorial, see: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1454&highlight=baldernock&mforum=warmemscot
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 19, 2010 6:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

As there are so few gravestones listing men who lost their lives in both WW1 & WW2, Baldernock Cemetery & Churchyard have been grouped together and are listed alphabetically.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 19, 2010 6:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HANNAH, GEORGE (HOOME)
Initials: G
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Unit Text: 13th Bn.
Date of Death: 26/04/1915
Service No: 1610
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 37.
Memorial: LONE PINE MEMORIAL

Surname HANNAH
Firstname George (Hoome)
Service Number 1610
Other 13 Bn.
SNWM roll AUSTRALIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
Rank Pte
Theatre of death Unknown

Son of Robert & Agnes Hannah (nee Hoome).

Listed on Baldernock Civic Memorial, see: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1454&highlight=baldernock&mforum=warmemscot





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PostPosted: Mon Apr 19, 2010 6:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HIGGINBOTHAM, CHARLES ERNEST
Initials: C E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major
Regiment/Service: Northamptonshire Regiment
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 48
Date of Death: 11/03/1915
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Higginbotham, of Craigmaddie, Milngavie, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 28 to 30.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

Not listed on SNWM.

Second son of Charles Titus & Agnes Higginbotham (nee Ker).

Listed on Baldernock Civic Memorial, see: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1454&highlight=baldernock&mforum=warmemscot





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PostPosted: Mon Apr 19, 2010 6:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: IRELAND, WILLIAM ERIC
Initials: W E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Vortigern
Age: 22
Date of Death: 15/03/1942
Service No: P/JX 212167
Additional information: Son of Benjamin and Ann Ireland, of Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 64, Column 1.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

Surname IRELAND
Firstname William Eric
Service number P/JX212167
Date of death 15/03/1942
Place of birth Glasgow
SNWM roll ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINES
Rank A B
Theatre of death R.N. H.M.S. Vortigern. At Sea.





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Name: JOHNSTONE, JAMES THOMAS
Initials: J T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
Unit Text: 1st/10th Bn.
Date of Death: 16/06/1915
Service No: 3324
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 4 and 6.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Surname JOHNSTONE
Firstname James Thomas
Service Number 3324
Date Death 16/06/1915
Place of birth Baldernock Stirling
SNWM roll LIVERPOOL SCOTTISH
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

Son of William Johnstone, J.P. and Jessie Johnstone (nee Wotherspoon).





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Name: MAITLAND, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn.
Date of Death: 20/05/1917
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 8.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

Surname MAITLAND
Firstname Alexander
Service Number
Date Death 20/05/1917
Other 9th Bn. (T.).
SNWM roll THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank 2/Lt
Theatre of death Unknown

Son of James and Jane Y. Maitland (nee Gilmour).





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PostPosted: Mon Apr 19, 2010 6:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: STRUTHERS, JOHN GARDNER
Initials: J G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sub-Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. Kite.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 21/08/1944
Additional information: Son of Alexander Fulton Struthers and Elizabeth Margaret Struthers (nee Hutchison), of Milngavie, Dunbartonshire. B.A. (Cantab.).
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 93, Column 1.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

Surname STRUTHERS
Firstname John Gardner
Date of death 21/08/1944
SNWM roll ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINES
Rank Ty Sub Lieut
Theatre of death R.N.V.R. H.M.S. KITE

And his brother

Name: STRUTHERS, WILLIAM HUTCHISON
Initials: W H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Age: 19
Date of Death: 26/04/1945
Service No: 324950
Additional information: Son of Alexander Fulton Struthers and Elizabeth Margaret Struthers (nee Hutchison), of Craigmaddie, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 1. C. 11.
Cemetery: BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY

Surname STRUTHERS
Firstname William H. (Hutchison)
Service number 324950
Date of death 26/04/1945
Place of birth Glasgow
SNWM roll SCOTS GUARDS
Rank Lt
Theatre of death Western Europe Campaign, 1944-45

Both brothers are listed on Baldernock Civic Memorial, see: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1454&highlight=baldernock&mforum=warmemscot



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lt Struthers, Scots Guards must have been one of the last officers of his regiment who died in action. 26th April was just a week before the Germans surrendered to Monty.

Thanks

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