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PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 6:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RANKIN, JAMES KERR PATRICK
Initials: J K P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 16th Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Service No: 14657
Additional information: Son of John and Jessie Rankin Kerr (nee Patrick), of Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 15 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 6:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RENICKS, SAMUEL
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 585 Corps Field Park Coy.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 07/01/1943
Service No: 2074075
Additional information: Son of Samuel and Helen Renicks (nee Andrew). Husband of Isabella Renicks, of Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. SNWM lists birthplace as Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 7. Column 1.
Memorial: BROOKWOOD MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 6:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RENNIE, CHARLES HENRY
Initials: C H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Craftsman
Regiment/Service: Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
Unit Text: ''Z'' Advanced Ordnance Workshops
Age: 24
Date of Death: 12/09/1944
Service No: 7598459
Additional information: Son of John and Flora Rennie, of Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. Grandson of John and Jeanie Rennie (nee Black). SNWM lists birthplace as Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 112.
Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL





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PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 6:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RENNIE, JAMES GORDON
Initials: J G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 23/10/1916
Service No: 43359
Additional information: Son of James Stark and Annie Rennie (nee Gordon), of 17, Church St., Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. SNWM lists birthplace a Coatbridge.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 4 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 6:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROBERTSON, COLIN STEWART
Initials: C S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
Age: 24
Date of Death: 06/04/1944
Service No: 7600067
Additional information: Son of William and Helen Robertson (nee Stewart), of Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 16. B. 8.
Cemetery: KRANJI WAR CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 6:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROBERTSON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry)
Unit Text: 11th Sqdn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 01/12/1917
Service No: 39977
Additional information: Son of Peter and Janet Robertson (nee Laurie), of 32A, Colt Terrace, Coatbridge. SNWM lists formerly (11981) Commands and Staff; Cavalry (excluding Greys and Scottish Yeomanry), birthplace Coatbridge.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 13.
Memorial: CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL

Note that on the stone, his place of burial is unknown.

And his brother

Name: ROBERTSON, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 09/11/1916
Service No: 5177
Additional information: Son of Peter and Janet Robertson (nee Laurie), of 32A, Colt Terrace, Coatbridge. SNWM lists birthplace as Old Monkland, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. C. 11.
Cemetery: GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 6:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROBERTSON, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 26/28
Date of Death: 04/06/1915
Service No: 17485
Additional information: Husband of Agnes Robertson, of 9, Baird St., Coatbridge. SNWM lists birthplace as Old Monkland, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 84 to 92 or 220 to 222.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL



The above photo of Pte. Robertson was very kindly submitted by Forum Member 'Mangonel'. William Robertson was his Great Grandfather.



Pte. William Robertson is commemorated on Coatbridge Civic Memorial, see:
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=665&highlight=coatbridge&mforum=warmemscot


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 6:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROSS, ROBERT PHILIP
Initials: R P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Air Mechanic 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: 6th Sqdn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 19/11/1918
Service No: 402660
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 21.
Cemetery: DON COMMUNAL CEMETERY, ANNOEULLIN

Not listed on SNWM?

And his cousin

Name: PHILIP, MARK
Initials: M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers
Unit Text: "B" Coy. 16th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Service No: 16/360
Additional information: Son of Mark and Jeanie Ross Philip, of 46, Colt Terrace, Coatbridge. SNWN lists birthplace as Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. Q. 1.
Cemetery: LONSDALE CEMETERY, AUTHUILE





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PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 6:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RUSSELL, HENRY
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 7th Field Coy.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 12/07/1916
Awards: D C M
Additional information: Son of James and Janet Russell (nee Brown), of Coatbridge. Husband of Ethel S. Russell, of 53, Empshott Rd., Southsea, Portsmouth. Not listed on SNWM
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. G. 8.
Cemetery: RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 6:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RUSSELL, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Chief Engine Room Artificer 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Bulwark."
Age: 37
Date of Death: 26/11/1914
Service No: 269300
Additional Information: Son of William Russell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

And his brother

Name: RUSSELL, ROBERT MURRAY
Initials: R M
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Australian Engineers
Unit Text: 13th Field Coy.
Date of Death: 23/02/1919
Service No: 16678
Additional Information: Son of William Russell. Husband of Jean Patterson. Born at Kilsyth.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 3.
Cemetery: HOUYET CHURCHYARD

The Australian War Memorial online RoH gives his first names and also a place of enlistment.

http://www.awm.gov.au/roh/person.asp?p=145-48396

Robert Murray Russell
Rank: Dvr R M
Service Number: 16678
Unit: 13th Field Coy Australian Engineers
Service: Army
Conflict: 1914-1918
Date of Death: 23 February 1919
Cemetery or Memorial Details: BELGIUM 268 Houyet Churchyard
Place Of Enlistment: Sydney, NSW
War Grave Register Notes: RUSSELL, Dvr. R.M., 16678. 13th Field Coy. Australian Engineers. 23rd Feb., 1919. A. 3.
Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

And from the Australian National Archive

http://naa12.naa.gov.au/scripts/ItemDetail.asp?M=0&B=8073473&NS=Y&T=1

RUSSELL Robert Murray :
Service Number - 16678 :
Place of Birth - Kilsyth Scotland :
Place of Enlistment - Sydney NSW :
Next of Kin - (Wife) RUSSELL Jean Patterson



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Name: RUSSELL, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Chief Engineer Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: S.S. Empire Whale (London)
Age: 43
Date of Death: 29/03/1943
Additional Information: Son of William and Agnes Russell (nee Baird). SNWM lists birthplace as Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 47.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL



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Name: SANGSTER, GILBERT FRANCIS
Initials: G F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Unit Text: 1 Div. Petrol Coy.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 29/05/1940
Service No: T/50896
Additional information: Son of John and Jean [Jane] Sangster (nee Alexander). Husband of Margaret Sangster, of Glasgow. SNWM lists birthplace as Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 138.
Memorial: DUNKIRK MEMORIAL

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Name: SCOBBIE, WILLIAM HAMILTON
Initials: W H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Border Regiment
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 10/04/1918
Service No: 35771
Additional information: Son of Andrew H. and Mary Scobbie (nee Miller), of Kildonan St., Coatbridge; husband of Kitty Robinson Scobbie, of "Kethervale," Hamilton Rd., Motherwell, Lanarkshire. SNWM lists formerly (175703 ) Royal Horse and Royal Field Artillery, birthplace Coatbridge, Lanarkshire
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 6.
Memorial: PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL



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Name: SCOTT, GEORGE DICKSON
Initials: G D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Age: 26
Date of Death: 25/07/1941
Service No: 1896293
Additional information: Son of William Scott, and of Jane Smith Scott (nee Dickson), of Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire. SNWM lists birthplace as Coatbridge.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 23. E. 5.
Cemetery: BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY

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Their son ANDREW SMITH, L.D.R.E.TER
who died a prisoner of war at Angora, Turkey
25th March 1917 aged 20 years
Son of James and Mary Smith



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