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Balmaclellan Churchyard ***COMPLETE***

 
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:38 pm    Post subject: Balmaclellan Churchyard ***COMPLETE*** Reply with quote

OS Map Ref NX 651 791

Balmaclellan village off A712 & B7075.

Number of CWGC burials 1


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 12:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HYSLOP
Initials: M B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Marine Artillery
Unit Text: H.Q. (Eastney)
Date of Death: 25/10/1918
Service No: RMA/3479(S)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: North-East of Church.
Cemetery: BALMACLELLAN PARISH CHURCHYARD

This is a CWGC grave with a private stone

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 12:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ LIEUTENANT JOHN HENRY UPTON SPALDING RN/ ELDEST SON OF JOHN EDEN SPALDING ESQrr OF HOLM & SHIRMERS/ BORN 19TH APRIL 1834 WHO WAS KILLED BY A CANNOBALL IN THE TRENCHES BEFORE SEBASTOPOL 21ST JANUARY 1855/ “MAY HE REST IN HOPE AND RISE IN GLORY THROUGH THE MEDIATION OF JESUS CHRIST OUR BLESSED LORD AND SAVIOUR”/ “THEY THAT SEEK ME EARLY SHALL FIND ME, PROVERBS v 8:17

There is a stained glass window memorial to the man in St Margaret’s church, New Galloway

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 12:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BAIRD, RICHARD HERRIES
Initials: R H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 12/05/1916
Service No: 16864
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Robina Baird, of Sherman Creek, Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire, and the late Thomas Barbour Baird.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 46 to 49.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 12:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MURRAY
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 5th Bn. attd. 1st Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 16/08/1917
Additional information: Only son of the late Rev. George Murray, B.D., of Troquhain, and of Elizabeth Murray, of Meadowbank, New Galloway, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 66 to 68.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

There are two individual memorials to this man; a stained glass window in Balmaclellan church and a large granite memorial overlooking Loch Ken.



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2009 2:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I missed this one first time around.

Name: CORRIE, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 15th Bn.
Age: 37
Date of Death: 02/12/1917
Service No: 31006
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Janet Corrie, late of Knocklae, Balmaclellan, Kirkcudbrightshire; husband of Barbara Corrie, of Barmbarrock, Colvend, Dalbeattie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 131 to 132.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

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