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Auchinleck Old Cemetery

 
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Richard Bain



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Location: Cumnock, Ayrshire

PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 5:30 pm    Post subject: Auchinleck Old Cemetery Reply with quote

This is known to the CWGC as "Auchinleck Parish Churchyard". It is in the grounds of the church on the B7036 to Ochiltree at map reference NS 552216. It has nine burials from the First and four burials from the Second World War.

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Richard Bain



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 14, 2007 4:19 pm    Post subject: Corp.William Logan Anderson Reply with quote

3127117 Corporal
W L Anderson
The Royal Scots Fusiliers
5th June 1940

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 2:49 pm    Post subject: Private James Byrne Reply with quote

Name: BYRNE, JAMES MCGOWAN
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn. The London Scottish
Age: 21
Date of Death: 06/10/1940
Service No: 2885375
Additional information: Son of James and Rose Ann Byrne, of Auchinleck.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 3. Extn 1 Row D. Grave 1.
Cemetery: AUCHINLECK PARISH CHURCHYARD
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 2:52 pm    Post subject: Private J Kelly Reply with quote

Name: KELLY
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Tank Corps
Unit Text: 20th Bn.
Date of Death: 23/12/1918
Service No: 312059
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: J. 1.
Cemetery: AUCHINLECK PARISH CHURCHYARD
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 2:55 pm    Post subject: Sergt David Lamont Reply with quote

Name: LAMONT, DAVID HAMILTON
Initials: D H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Age: 27
Date of Death: 04/12/1943
Service No: 3129511
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Elizabeth Lamont; husband of Mary Richmond Lamont, of Auchinleck.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Extn. 3. Grave 54.
Cemetery: AUCHINLECK PARISH CHURCH


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 2:58 pm    Post subject: Private R McCluskie Reply with quote

Name: McCLUSKIE
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Labour Corps
Unit Text: 460th Agricultural Coy.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 19/11/1918
Service No: 527293
Additional information: Son of Bernard McCluskie. Born at Halford.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: J. 5.
Cemetery: AUCHINLECK PARISH CHURCHYARD
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 3:00 pm    Post subject: Private D McCulloch ASC Reply with quote

Name: McCULLOCH
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps
Date of Death: 05/09/1915
Service No: DM2/117890
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. 16.
Cemetery: AUCHINLECK PARISH CHURCHYARD
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 3:02 pm    Post subject: Private J McCulloch RSF Reply with quote

Name: McCULLOCH
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 2nd/5th Bn.
Date of Death: 01/06/1920
Service No: 240450
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: J. 2.
Cemetery: AUCHINLECK PARISH CHURCHYARD
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 3:06 pm    Post subject: L/Corp Robert Milligan Reply with quote

Name: MILLIGAN, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 08/04/1918
Service No: 34988
Additional information: Husband of Grace Milligan, of 52, Orchard Place, Auchinleck.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: K. 17.
Cemetery: AUCHINLECK PARISH CHURCHYARD


This stone is badly weathered but the lettering of L/Corp Robert Milligan can just be made out
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 3:08 pm    Post subject: Private R Murphy Reply with quote

Name: MURPHY
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Defence Corps
Unit Text: 230th Protection Coy.
Date of Death: 08/01/1918
Service No: 17456
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: G. 7.
Cemetery: AUCHINLECK PARISH CHURCHYARD
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 3:10 pm    Post subject: Corp James Paton Reply with quote

Name: PATON, JAMES ROBERT
Initials: J R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 100th Field Coy.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 21/10/1916
Service No: 63803
Additional information: Son of Andrew Paton, J.P., and Margaret Paton. Born at Auchinleck.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: West border. 1.
Cemetery: AUCHINLECK PARISH CHURCHYARD
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 3:12 pm    Post subject: Sgt Pilot D Strachan RNZAF Reply with quote

Name: STRACHAN, DAVID FINDLAY
Initials: D F
Nationality: New Zealand
Rank: Sergeant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal New Zealand Air Force
Age: 30
Date of Death: 08/08/1942
Service No: 414696
Additional information: Son of Peter and Annie Strachan; husband of Marjorie Isobel Strachan, of Epsom, Auckland City, New Zealand.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Extn. 2. Line B. Grave 69.
Cemetery: AUCHINLECK PARISH CHURCHYARD


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 3:14 pm    Post subject: Private H Vallance Reply with quote

Name: VALLANCE
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 29/06/1915
Service No: 599
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: F. 3.
Cemetery: AUCHINLECK PARISH CHURCHYARD




Stobhill Hospital is in Glasgow


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 3:16 pm    Post subject: Private G Young Reply with quote

Name: YOUNG
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Age: 60
Date of Death: 27/06/1915
Service No: 8528
Additional information: Husband of Agnes Jane Hall Young, of 9, High Houses, Auchinleck.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. 3.
Cemetery: AUCHINLECK PARISH CHURCHYARD

Yes, it really does say "Age 60"!
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