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Name: ADAMS, JOHN BELL (JACKIE)
Initials: J B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 1 Bomb Disposal Sec.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 03/07/1945
Service No: 2890317
Additional Information: Son of William and Isabella Adams (nee Harper)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave 20. D. 15-20.
Cemetery: PHALERON WAR CEMETERY

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Name: ADAMS, JOSEPH
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: "M" Coy. 10th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service No: S/5407
Additional information: Son of Robert and Margaret Adams (nee Gemmell). Brother of Elizabeth Macaulay, of Shawlands, Greenfoot, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 115 to 119.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL



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Name: ADAMSON, HUGH
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 17/06/1915
Service No: S/3536
Additional Information: Son of Hugh and Christina Adamson. SNWM lists birthplace as New Monkland, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 38.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL



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Name: AIKEN, WILLIAM RITCHIE
Initials: W R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit Text: Details
Secondary Unit Text: (E.E.F.).
Age: 30
Date of Death: 31/12/1917
Service No: 182947
Additional information: Son of William Aiken and Jane [Jean] Aiken (nee Ritchie), of Airdrie, Lanarkshire. SNWM lists birthplace as New Monkland, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 134.
Cemetery: ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY



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Name: AITKEN, ANDREW
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Secondary Unit Text: (Queen's Edinburgh Rifles)
Age: 26
Date of Death: 19/06/1915
Service No: 1027
Additional Information: Son of John Fleming and Margaret Burns Aitken (nee Tudhope)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 26 to 30.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL



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Name: AITKEN, ANDREW DANSKINE
Initials: A D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 2nd/2nd (Lowland) Field Coy.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 04/08/1916
Additional Information: Son John Aitken (ex-Baillie of Airdrie) and Janet Aitken (nee Danskine)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: F. 124.
Cemetery: KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY



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Name: AITKEN, IAN
Initials: I
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Age: 26
Date of Death: 12/04/1941
Service No: 192665
Additional information: Son of John and Mary Aitken (nee Livingstone), of Airdrie, Lanarkshire; husband of Margaret H. B. Aitken (nee Montgomery), of Airdrie. SNWM lists birthplace as Derbyshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: L. 17.
Cemetery: RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY

And his brother

Name: AITKEN, ALAN HENDERSON
Initials: A H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Lieutenant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 161 Sqdn.
Date of Death: 23/03/1945
Service No: 175821
Additional Information: Son of John and Mary Aitken (nee Livingstone), of Airdrie, Lanarkshire. SNWM lists birthplace as Airdrie, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot E. Row 4. Grave 5.
Cemetery: HARLINGEN GENERAL CEMETERY



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Name: AITKEN, JAMES MAHON
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service No: 4535
Additional information: Son of George and Martha Aitken, of "Glenton," Carlisle Rd., Airdrie, Lanarkshire. SNWM lists birthplace as New Monkland, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 78 to 83.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

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Name: AITKEN, JOHN ALEXANDER (JACK)
Initials: J A
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Infantry Corps
Secondary Regiment: Gordon Highlanders
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 2nd Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 27/08/1944
Service No: CDN/599
Additional information: Son of John and Catherine Sanders Aitken. Husband of Josephine Margaret Aitken (nee Munro), of Vancouver, British Columbia.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXVIII. F. 4.
Cemetery: BRETTEVILLE-SUR-LAIZE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY



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Name: ALSTON, JOHN DOUGLAS
Initials: J D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 3rd Bn. attd. 2nd Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 10/03/1915
Additional information: Son of Andrew Thomson and Georgina Watts Alston (nee Cowie), of Thornhill, Airdrie, Lanarkshire. Born 24/10/1890. SNWM lists birthplace as Airdrie, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VIII. J. 1.
Cemetery: BROWN'S ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY, FESTUBERT

And his nephew

Name: STRICKLAND, DENYS DOUGLAS
Initials: D D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Sergeant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 37 Sqdn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 29/05/1941
Service No: 741321
Additional information: Grandson of Andrew Thomson and Georgine Watts Alston (nee Cowie)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave 3. A. 4-9.
Cemetery: RHODES WAR CEMETERY





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Name: ANDERSON, WILLIAM MARSHALL
Initials: W M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: Hood Bn. R.N. Div.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 10/07/1916
Service No: Clyde Z/2789
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Mary Anderson, of "Annieslea," Carlisle Rd., Airdrie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: G. 1.
Cemetery: TRANCHEE DE MECKNES CEMETERY, AIX-NOULETTE



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Name: ANGUS, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cheshire Regiment
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 09/09/1943
Service No: 2379083
Additional information: Son of Adam Learmonth Angus, and of Margaret Angus (nee Hayes), of Airdrie, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 5.
Cemetery: SALERNO WAR CEMETERY



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Name: ARTHUR, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: Indian
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Indian Medical Service, The Indian Army
Age: 32
Date of Death: 31/07/1917
Awards: M C
Additional information: Son of George Arthur (ex-Provost of Airdrie) and Margaret Catherine Arthur (nee Fitzgerald), J.P. Born at Airdrie, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXI. O. 2.
Cemetery: BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY




Note the other two men on the stone:
JOHN MAURICE ARTHUR, C.M.G., D.S.O., D.L., F.R.I.B.A. died 8th May 1954 aged 77, husband of Katharine Hutton

More on him here: http://www.scottisharchitects.org.uk/architect_full.php?id=100048

And GEORGE ARTHUR, T.D., A.R.I.B.A., died 23rd September 1968 aged 62

More on him here: http://www.scottisharchitects.org.uk/architect_full.php?id=206978



And a year later . . . . .



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PostPosted: Sat Jul 09, 2016 10:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ARTHUR, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 1st Lowland Field Coy.
Date of Death: 09/05/1915
Service No: 2057
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 1.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM:
Surname ARTHUR
Firstname Alexander
Service Number 2057
Date Death 09/05/1915
Place of birth Coatbridge Lanarkshire
Other 1st Low. Field Coy.
SNWM roll THE ROYAL ENGINEERS
Rank Spr
Theatre of death F.& F.

Name: ARTHUR, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Service No: *S/3528
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 132 to 135 and 162A.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

SNWM:Surname ARTHUR
Firstname James
Service Number *S/3628
Date Death 22/08/1917
Place of birth Old Monkland Lanarkshire
Other 8th Bn.
SNWM roll THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

*Note the discrepancy in Service Number between CDWG and SNWM.

The above listings may not refer to the correct men as the inscription on the stone is very difficult to make out.
If these are the correct references, then Alexander and James Aitken were the sons of John and Margaret G. Arthur.



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Name: BAILLIE, ARTHUR JOHN
Initials: A J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: "B" Bty. 152nd Bde.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 27/07/1918
Service No: 132498
Additional information: Son of Abner and Elspet (Elsie) Baillie, of 29, Connell Terrace, Craig St., Airdrie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: South East side.
Cemetery: VIERZY COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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