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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 1:20 pm    Post subject: Kilsyth Churchyard Reply with quote

Location: Howe Road, Kilsyth (B 802)
Map Ref: NS 716 772

No of CWGC Burials: 1

Kilsyth was laterally part of Stirlingshire.

(CWGC has grouped the Churchyard which adjoins the Cemetery together, but for this Project, the following information and photographs are from stones in the Churchyard only. The Cemetery will be listed separately)



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 4:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LEITH, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Glasgow Yeomanry (Queen's Own Royal)
Date of Death: 05/08/1916
Service No: 3367
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Old ground.
Cemetery: KILSYTH CEMETERY

SNWM:
Surname LEITH
Firstname Peter
Service Number 3367
Date Death 05/08/1916
Place of birth Glasgow
SNWM roll QUEEN'S OWN ROYAL GLASGOW YEOMANRY
Rank Pte
Theatre of death Home.

Although this stone/burial is listed on CWGC as being in Kilsyth Cemetery (Old Ground), it is in fact located in Kilsyth Churchyard which adjoins the Cemetery.



There is also a Family Stone in Kilsyth Cemetery which commemorates the above man and in addition, commemorates his brother Duncan who died earlier the same year.

Both brothers are listed on Bonnybridge Civic Memorial: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=87&highlight=bonnybridge&mforum=warmemscot

And on Kilsyth Civic Memorial: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1067&highlight=kilsyth&mforum=warmemscot

Name: LEITH, DUNCAN CAMPBELL
Initials: D C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 21/06/1916
Service No: 7568
Additional information: Son of Peter and Catherine Campbell Leith, of Unitas Terrace, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. E. 55.
Cemetery: BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY

SNWM:
Surname LEITH
Firstname Duncan Campbell
Service Number S/7568
Date Death 21/06/1916
Place of birth Kilsyth Stirlingshire
Other 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank L/Cpl
Theatre of death F.& F.





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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 4:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ABERCROMBIE, SAMUEL STEVENSON
Initials: S S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: "C" Bty. 156th Bde.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 21/09/1917
Service No: 200936
Additional information: Son of Mrs. E. Abercrombie, of 66, John Finnie St, Kilmarnock.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. E. 36.
Cemetery: GODEWAERSVELDE BRITISH CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 4:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BURNS
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 154th Coy.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 15/08/1916 (Family stone has date of death as 16/08/1916 if this is the correct G. Burns)
Service No: 2198
Additional Information: Son of James & Margaret Burns (nee Jarvie)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. F. 28.
Cemetery: CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES




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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 4:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LAING,
Initials: B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 26/03/1918
Service No: 275380
Awards: M M
Additional information: Son of John and Mary Laing (nee McGinnis) of Gavell Cottage, Twechar, Glasgow. Served 3 years and 3 months in France. Native of Kilsyth, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: P. VI. J. 3B.
Cemetery: ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 4:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McFARLANE, DUNCAN
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 7th/8th Bn.
Age: 42
Date of Death: 23/07/1918
Service No: 14712
Awards: D C M
Additional information: Son of Duncan and Isabella McFarlane (nee Gracie), of Rose Cottage, Kelvinhead, Kilsyth, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 28.
Cemetery: BUZANCY MILITARY CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 4:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MILLER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/7th Bn.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 26/04/1915
Service No: 343
Additional information: Son of John and Agnes Miller (nee Cleland), of 14, Howe Rd., Kilsyth, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. E. 17.
Cemetery: NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 4:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MORRISON
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Wiltshire Regiment
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 10/09/1918
Service No: 41616
Additional information: Husband of Janet Morrison, of 6, Gateside Place, Kilbarchan, Johnstone, Renfrewshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XI. A. 5.
Cemetery: LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY

It is not certain that the above information is for the same G. Morrison on the inscription



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 4:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SHAW, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 26/09/1917
Service No: 21358
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Agnes Shaw (nee Fotheringham), of 24, Stirling Rd., Kilsyth, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. E. 50.
Cemetery: BLEUET FARM CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 4:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

1866 JAMES PATRICK late of the 35 Regt. (and SARAH DAVIES his wife)

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