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East Calder Cemetery, West Lothian

 
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Mangonel



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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 11:10 am    Post subject: East Calder Cemetery, West Lothian Reply with quote

East Calder Cemetery

Location: NT 083678

Northern Extension - WW2

Churchyard WW1

Although the CWGC has this in Midlothian, it is now, administratively, in West Lothian.

There are five War Graves, 2 from the Great War and 3 from the Second - and a couple of other interesting military markers.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 11:12 am    Post subject: Bishop, James Reply with quote



Name: BISHOP, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 22/10/1918
Service No: 37302
Additional information: Son of John and Rachel Bishop; husband of Catherine White Murphy Bishop of Fairyhill Cottage, Carluke, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 1412
Cemetery: EAST CALDER CHURCHYARD
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 11:32 am    Post subject: Callaghan, J Reply with quote



Name: CALLAGHAN, J
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: Royal Irish Rifles
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Age:
Date of Death: 17/03/1917
Service No: 3/10463
Additional information:
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 208
Cemetery: EAST CALDER CHURCHYARD
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 01, 2009 11:27 am    Post subject: Chalmers, David Reply with quote



Name: CHALMERS, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flying Officer (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text:
Age: 20
Date of Death: 5 April 1943
Service No: 124466
Additional information: Son of William and Jennie Riddell Chalmers of Bothwell Lanarkshire. .
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec.D.Northern Extn. Grave 352
Cemetery: East Calder


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 01, 2009 11:34 am    Post subject: Tutt, William Henry Reply with quote



Name: TUTT, WILLIAM HENRY
Initials: W H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flying Officer (Navigator)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text:
Age: 27
Date of Death: 5 April 1943
Service No: 128016
Additional information: Son of William Henry and Mary Olive Tutt of Lincoln.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec.D.Northern Extn. Grave 350
Cemetery: East Calder


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 01, 2009 11:41 am    Post subject: Watson, John Knox Reply with quote



Name: WATSON, JOHN KNOX
Initials: J K
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 61 Squadron
Age: 20
Date of Death: 1 September 1943
Service No: 1369957
Additional information: Son of George and Catherine Watson of Mid Calder
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec.E.Northern Extn. Grave 67
Cemetery: East Calder
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2014 10:50 am    Post subject: Pilot Officer William Henry Tutt Reply with quote

More information on William Henry Tutt:

GROS: 1943 Deaths 772/00 0001
William Henry Tutt, Pilot Officer, age 28, Died 5 April 1943, 1.45.pm, Gameshope Hill, Tweedsmuir, Peebles.
Cause of Death: Crash of Aircraft, Due to War Operations.
Informant: ? Wood, Warrant Officer, Royal Air Force, Kirknewton, Midlothian.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2014 10:56 am    Post subject: Pilot Officer David Chalmers Reply with quote

More Information on David Chalmers:

GROS: 1943 Deaths 772/00 0002
David Chalmers, Pilot Officer, age 20, Died 5 April 1943, 1.45.pm, Gameshope Hill, Tweedsmuir, Peebles.
Cause of Death: Crash of Aircraft, Due to War Operations.
Informant: ? Wood, Warrant Officer, Royal Air Force, Kirknewton, Midlothian.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:11 am    Post subject: Private James McDowall Reply with quote




McDOWALL, JAMES RICHARDSON

Rank: Private
Service No: S/2763
Date of Death: 06/05/1915
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 38.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Additional Information: Son of James and Margaret McDowall, of 12, Oakbank, Mid Calder.

Name: James Mcdowall
Birth Place: Kirknewton, Midlothian
Death Date: 6 May 1915
Death Location: France & Flanders
Enlistment Location: East Calder
Rank: Private
Regiment: Gordon Highlanders
Battalion: 1st Battalion
Number: S/2763
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre
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