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Muiravonside Churchyard

 
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 9:45 am    Post subject: Muiravonside Churchyard Reply with quote

Location: Maddiston Road, Whitecross (EH49 6LN)
Map Reference: NS 959 767

No. of CWGC Burials: 0

Although this Churchyard has an EH postcode (Linlithgow/West Lothian), it is in Stirlingshire and is under the care of Falkirk District Council.



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 9:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WEIR, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Age: 33
Date of Death: 05/10/1918
Additional information: Son of William Weir (Schoolmaster) and Margaret Milne Weir, of Muiravonside, Stirlingshire husband of Emily Wattie Weir, of Mill of Newe, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire. Partner in the firm of Thomas Scanlan & Co., Solicitors, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 4.
Cemetery: ST. GERMAIN-AU-MONT-D'OR COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 9:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote



HUGH PEARSON Esq. Of Myrecairnie, Commander Royal Navy
Who died at Vellore in this Parish (Muiravonside) 19th of November 1838



HUGH PEARSON, Lieut. R.N. who died in Australia 17th June 1856 aged 27 years
Son of Hugh & Helen Pearson (nee Littlejohn)

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 9:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

THOMAS LEWIS SHELLOCK, late Serjeant in the Royal Artillery?
Died . 1880? aged ?



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 9:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

These plaques are in a Family Enclosure at the far end of the Churchyard and are unfortunately very difficult to photograph.

Capt. JAMES DAVID STIRLING, D.S.O. Wildes Rifles Frontier Force, Indian Army
3rd son of William Stirling of Tarduff, born December 11th 1873 killed in action on the North West Frontier of India
March 11th? 1910 and laid in the Cemetery at Bannu, failthful unto death.





(This Stirling family are connected to the Stirling family who are buried in Larbert Old Parish Churchyard)
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