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PostPosted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 4:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

These two brothers are the only McJarrow names on CWGC for WW1.

Name: McJARROW, CHARLES
Initials: C
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Unit Text: 14th Bn.
Date of Death: 10/08/1915
Service No: 1786
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 42.
Memorial: LONE PINE MEMORIAL

Name: McJARROW
Initials: R H
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Unit Text: 20th Bn.
Date of Death: 28/01/1916
Service No: 57457
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. C. 26.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 5:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McKEAN
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: "D" Coy. 1st. Bn.
Date of Death: 18/10/1915
Service No: S/7541
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. D. 5.
Cemetery: BOIS GUILLAUME COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 5:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MILLER, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)
Unit Text: 1st/2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 23/11/1917
Service No: 231090
Awards: M M
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 11.
Memorial: CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 5:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Despite the significant difference in date, I am convinced this is the right man. SNWM gives his place of birth as Girvan.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 5:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

William Jack Scade MC MB Ch B
died 26th September 1956 aged 67 years

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 5:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SIMPSON, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 30/07/1944
Service No: 2932891
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Helen McCreadie Simpson, of Colmonell, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: X. D. 7.
Cemetery: FLORENCE WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 7:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH, ROBERT SHAW
Initials: R S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 06/05/1942
Service No: 156387
Additional information: Son of James and Henrietta Helen Smith, of Girvan, Strathclyde, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 4. E. 3.
Cemetery: DIEGO SUAREZ WAR CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 7:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TAIT, WILLIAM BELL
Initials: W B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 15/12/1917
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 60 to 61.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 7:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Robert Thomson
Lost on War Service at Sea 1917 aged 25

not identified from CWGC or SNWM



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 7:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: THOMSON, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 20/07/1916
Service No: 201531
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. David Thomson, of Rosebank Cottage, Hawkhill Junction, Ayr.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 4 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 7:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WILSON, LAWRENCE THOMSON
Initials: L T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 12/07/1915
Service No: 7680
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Jessie Thomson Wilson, of 2, Ballochtoul, Girvan, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 72 to 75.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

and his brother

Name: WILSON, HUGH
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 17/10/1918
Additional information: Son of Thomas Wilson and Mrs. Jessie Thomson Wilson, of Ballochtoul, Girvan. A Science Student.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 3.
Cemetery: VAUX-ANDIGNY BRITISH CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 7:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WILSON, ALEXANDER BROWN
Initials: A B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 24/10/1942
Service No: 3131956
Additional information: Son of Andrew and Isabella Wilson, of Girvan, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XIX. C. 16.
Cemetery: EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2013 3:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

spoons wrote:
These two brothers are the only McJarrow names on CWGC for WW1.

Name: McJARROW, CHARLES
Initials: C
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Unit Text: 14th Bn.
Date of Death: 10/08/1915
Service No: 1786
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 42.
Memorial: LONE PINE MEMORIAL

Name: McJARROW
Initials: R H
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Unit Text: 20th Bn.
Date of Death: 28/01/1916
Service No: 57457
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. C. 26.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY



There is a third brother, John, named on the gravestone - killed in WW2

McJARROW, JOHN
Rank:Printer
Date of Death:Between 03/09/1939 and 04/09/1939
Age:39
Regiment/Service:Merchant Navy
S.S. Athenia (Glasgow)
Panel ReferencePanel 12.
MemorialTOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Additional Information:

The Athenia was the first ship sunk by a U-boat in the Second World War.
On 3 Sep, 1939, the unescorted and unarmed Athenia was torpedoed without warning by U-30 about 250 miles west of Inishtrahull.
Most of the 315 crew members and 1103 passengers (including 316 US citizens) abandoned ship in 26 lifeboats. 19 crew members and 93 passengers (28 of them US citizens) were lost.
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