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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2008 12:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: YOUNG, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Age: 25
Date of Death: 07/07/1947
Service No: P/JX 307336
Additional information: Son of Samuel and Sarah Young, of Twechar, Dunbartonshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. 3. Grave 950.
Cemetery: KILSYTH CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ALLISON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 24/11/1917
Additional information: Son of Provost John Allison and Mary Allison, of Glenburn, Kilsyth, Stirlingshire. Educated at Morgan Academy, Dundee, Allen Glen's School, Glasgow, and Glasgow University. Enlisted Dec., 1914. Gazetted to a commission June, 1915.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sp. Mem. 3.
Cemetery: ANNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY

Note that the inscription states 3/9th Bn. Att’d 14th.



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ANDERSON, ROBERT WILSON DEWAR
Initials: R W D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 05/11/1917
Service No: 26695
Additional information: Son of John and Mary Anderson (nee Dewar), of "Edengrove," Stirling Rd., Kilsyth, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 68 to 70 and 162 and 162A.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

SNWM:
Surname ANDERSON
Firstname R W D
Service Number 26695
Date Death 05/11/1917
Place of birth Kilsyth
Other 1st Bn.
SNWM roll THE CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES)
Rank Pte
Theatre of death France.



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BANKIER, ARCHIBALD MILLER
Initials: A M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 113 Sqdn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 15/11/1941
Service No: 1063826
Additional information: Son of Robert and Mary Bankier (nee Robinson), of Kilsyth, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 15. E. 5.
Cemetery: HALFAYA SOLLUM WAR CEMETERY

SNWM:
Surname BANKIER
Firstname Archibald Millar
Service number 1063826
Date of death 15/11/1941
Place of birth Kilsyth
SNWM roll ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank A C 2
Theatre of death R.A.F. M.E.



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BOW, GEORGE CLARK
Initials: G C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Secondary Unit Text: attd.
Date of Death: 25/03/1917
Additional Information: Son of William Rankin Bow and Jane Bow (nee Clark)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 41.
Memorial: BASRA MEMORIAL



Note: Inscription lists rank as Lieutenant.



Note that on the 1st line of the inscription, the mother's maiden name is listed as Park, yet futher down, it's listed as Clark.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BROWN, GEORGE RENNIE
Initials: G R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 03/08/1918
Service No: S/42233
Additional information: Son of John and Jeanie Brown; husband of Janet Brown (nee Stark), of Leabank, Murray Avenue, Kilsyth, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. F. 2.
Cemetery: CAESTRE MILITARY CEMETERY

SWWM:
Surname BROWN
Firstname George Rennie
Service Number S/42232
Date Death 03/08/1918
Other 7th Bn. formerly 23866 A.& S.H.
SNWM roll THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

Surname BROWN
Firstname George Rennie
Service Number 23866
Date Death 03/08/1918
Other latterly S/42232, 7th Bn. The Seaforth Highlanders.
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

This stone is actually to the Stark Family - George Rennie Brown was the son-in-law of James and Isabella Stark (nee Tannahill), husband of their daughter Janet.
There are also two of their sons listed on the inscription, (Daniel Hunter Stark and Hunter Stark) who both died in 1916.
The Stark Brothers' details are posted separately.




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PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

JOHN BROWN, who fell in the Great War in France 24th November 1917 aged 26
Son of Hamilton Brown, Garrel House, Kilsyth and Jane Cullen.

Name: BROWN, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Army Medical Corps
Unit Text: 12th Field Amb.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 24/11/1917
Service No: 532362
Additional information: Son of Hamilton and Jane Brown, of "Garrell House," Kilsyth, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXVI. A. 1.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY





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PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CALDWELL, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Service No: 809122
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Margaret Caldwell (nee White.) Husband of Jeanie Caldwell (nee Motherwell)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Arras Road Cem. Mem. 40.
Cemetery: NINE ELMS MILITARY CEMETERY, THELUS

Note that the inscription gives 137th Bn.



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: COMRIE, ARCHIBALD FINDLAY
Initials: A F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Age: 20
Date of Death: 30/08/1947
Service No: 2285139
Additional information: Son of James and Mary Comrie (nee Findlay), of Carron, Falkirk, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 9A. D. 2.
Cemetery: HAMBURG CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: COMRIE, DANIEL
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 30/09/1918
Service No: S/25821
Additional information: Son of Peter and Jeanie Comrie (nee Couper), of 1, Drumgrew Row, Croy, Dumbartonshire. Born at Dunipace, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 13.
Cemetery: JONCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY

Commemorated on Twechar Civic Memorial, see: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=232&highlight=twechar&mforum=warmemscot



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 1:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DAVIDSON, ANDREW
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service No: S/3716
Additional Information: Son of James and Eliza Jane Davidson (nee Surgeoner)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 112 to 115.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

SNWM:
Surname DAVIDSON
Firstname Andrew
Service Number S/3716
Date Death 25/09/1915
Place of birth Ballymena Co Antrim
Other 8th Bn.
SNWM roll THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 1:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DITTY, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 24/07/1917
Service No: 275119
Additional information: Son of Frederick and Margaret Ditty (nee Liddle), of 101, Barrhill, Twechar, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 3.
Cemetery: LA BELLE ALLIANCE CEMETERY

SNWM:
Surname DITTY
Firstname William
Service Number 275119
Date Death 24/07/1917
Place of birth Twechar Lanarks
Other 1/7th Bn.
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank Cpl
Theatre of death F.& F.

Cpl. William Ditty is listed on Twechar Civic Memorial, see: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=232&highlight=twechar&mforum=warmemscot



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 1:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DOWER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Unit Text: 16th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 21/03/1918
Service No: 86075
Additional information: Son of Henry and Annie Dower, of Sidegate, Haddington, East Lothian. Grandson of John and Ann Lawrie (nee Kennedy)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. E. 13.
Cemetery: PROSPECT HILL CEMETERY, GOUY

SWNM:
Surname DOWER
Firstname John
Service Number 86075
Date Death 21/03/1918
Place of birth Haddington
Other formerly 27383, Cameron Highrs.
SNWM roll MACHINE GUN CORPS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death Southampton.

Surname DOWER
Firstname John
Service Number 27383
Date Death 21/03/1918
Place of birth Haddington
Other latterly 86075 Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).
SNWM roll THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

Pte. John Dower is listed on Haddington Civic Memorial, see: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=651&highlight=haddington&mforum=warmemscot



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 1:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FARROW, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 05/11/1914
Service No: 6952
Additional information: Son of James and Catherine Farrow (nee Stark). Husband of Sarah Farrow, of 11, Parkburn Road, Kilsyth, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. A. 23.
Cemetery: HAZEBROUCK COMMUNAL CEMETERY

SNWM:Surname FARROW
Firstname William
Service Number 6952
Date Death 05/11/1914
Place of birth Kilsyth Stirlingshire
Other 1st Bn.
SNWM roll THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

Note that the insciption lists month of death as October





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PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 1:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FREW, ROBERT DUNLOP BLACK
Initials: R D B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Unit Text: 1st/3rd (West Lancs) Field Amb.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 03/08/1917
Additional information: Son of David and Janet Frew (nee Brown), of Kilsyth, Glasgow. M.D., D.P.H.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XV. A. 8.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY



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