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PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2016 10:21 am    Post subject: Holytown Cemetery Reply with quote

Address: Old Edinburgh Road, Holytown

Number of CWGC burials: 20





Names of those buried or commemorated here:

ANDREWS, JAMES CROSS
ARCHIBALD, JAMES
BARCLAY, JOHN
BLACKIE, JAMES
BLACKLEY, A
BUCHANAN, JAMES MITCHELL
BUCHANAN, ROBERT
CAVEN, JAMES
CLARK, WALTER
CORBETT, HELEN
CROMBIE, THOMAS
DAWSON, J Y
FERGUSON, ROBERT
FISHER, A
GARDNER, ANDREW PATERSON CARSON
GARDNER, JAMES SHAW
GILCHRIST, WALTER
GILLIES, JOHN
GODDARD, JAMES
GRAY, THOMAS MAIN GARDNER
GREENSHIELDS, CHARLES
GREENSHIELDS, JAMES
GREIG, ELIZABETH PETTIGREW PENNYCUIK
GREIG, Rev GEORGE
HAMILTON, ANDREW GIRDWOOD
HAMILTON, HENRY WALDIE
JACK, ADAM
JONES, WILLIAM
KENNEDY, FRANCIS
KENNEDY, THOMAS
LEE, HUGH
LIVINGSTONE, ALEXANDER
MACKIE, JOHN
McALLISTER, JAMES
McARTHUR, HARRY GLENNIE
McILROY, SAMUEL
McPHERSON, WILLIAM
MURRAY, WILLIAM CONN
OWEN, JOHN
REID, THOMAS
RENNIE, HENRY
RODGER, JOHN
RONNIE, JAMES WALLACE
SHAW, JAMES
SHAW, JOHN
SIMPSON, JOHN H
SMITH, ANDREW
SMITH, JAMES PATERSON
SNEDDON, DAVID
STEWART, WILLIAM JENKINS
WARNOCK, ELIZABETH McMATH (DAISY) 
WARNOCK, GEORGE MUIR
WATCHMAN, WILLIAM
WATSON, ALEXANDER
WEIR, W
WHITELAW, ROBERT BLYTH
WILLIAMSON, WILLIAM


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2016 10:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BLACKLEY
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Age: 28
Date of Death: 24/05/1918
Service No: 20888
Additional information: Son of Samuel and Jeanie Gibb Blackley; husband of Martha Donaldson Blackley, of 80, Nimmos Rows, New Stevenston, Holytown. Born at Longrigg, Airdrie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 625.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY

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Name: BUCHANAN, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 26/07/1947
Service No: 3323474
Additional information: Son of William and Agnes Buchanan; husband of Agnes Buchanan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. G. Grave 211.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY

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Name: CAVAN, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Regimental Serjeant Major
Regiment/Service: Tank Corps
Age: 29
Date of Death: 13/02/1920
Service No: 95077
Awards: M S M
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 749.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY

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Name: CORBETT, HELEN
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Auxiliary Territorial Service
Date of Death: 10/03/1943
Service No: W/33461
Additional information: Daughter of James and Agnes Corbett.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Grave 347.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY



This was the only grave marker for Helen Corbett at the time of this photograph.
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Name: DAWSON
Initials: J Y
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Date of Death: 18/02/1919
Service No: 56181
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 689.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY

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Name: FERGUSON, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Age: 31
Date of Death: 04/01/1946
Service No: 2092172
Additional information: Son of Robert and Ellen Ferguson; husband of Grace Ferguson, of New Stevenston.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. G. Grave 70.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY

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Name: FISHER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Labour Corps
Secondary Unit Text: transf. to (8523)
Date of Death: 19/01/1920
Service No: 35862
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 756.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY

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Name: GILLIES, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Sergeant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 76 Sqdn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 18/08/1942
Service No: 741756
Additional information: Son of Thomas Emerson Gillies and Mary Gillies, of New Stevenston. M.A. (Glasgow).
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. N. Grave 28.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY

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Name: GRAY, THOMAS MAIN GARDNER
Initials: T M G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 25 O.T.U.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 31/10/1942
Service No: 1343177
Additional information: Son of William Hart Gray and Elizabeth Harriet Aitken Gardner Gray, of Chapelhall.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. D. Grave 27.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY

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Name: HAMILTON, ANDREW GIRDWOOD
Initials: A G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Trooper
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps
Age: 29
Date of Death: 29/08/1941
Service No: 7917998
Additional information: Husband of Elizabeth Hamilton, of Chapelhall.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. D. Grave 196.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY

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Name: MACKIE, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 18/03/1944
Service No: 3246607
Additional information: Son of William and Isabel Bruce Mackie, of Carfin; husband of Annie Mackie, of Carfin.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. F. Grave 114.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY

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Name: McARTHUR, HARRY GLENNIE
Initials: H G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 122 Sqdn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 01/11/1945
Service No: 1573572
Additional information: Son of Harry Glennie McArthur and Jean Andrews McArthur, of Chapelhall.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 1205.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY

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Name: McPHERSON, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Pioneer Corps
Age: 18
Date of Death: 21/04/1945
Service No: 14905777
Additional information: Son of William and Jeanie McPherson, of Chapelhall.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. D. Grave 237.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY

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Name: RODGER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 42nd Field Coy.
Date of Death: 11/11/1918
Service No: 412255
Additional information: Husband of Mary Rodger, of 40H, New St., Calderbank, Airdrie, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 662.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN CEMETERY



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