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David McNay
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RUSSELL, JOHN THOMSON
Initials: J T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Signalman
Regiment/Service: Royal Corps of Signals
Unit Text: 2nd Div. Sigs.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 28/02/1943
Service No: D/24189
Additional information: Son of Robert and Janet Thomson Russell, of Carluke; husband of Jen Russell (nee Millar), of Westmount, Province of Quebec, Canada.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. F. Grave 291.
Cemetery: CARLUKE (WILTON) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SLOANE, WILLIAM RITCHIE
Initials: W R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Date of Death: 13/12/1940
Service No: 344168
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. F. Grave 94.
Cemetery: CARLUKE (WILTON) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TODD, ROBERT MERCER
Initials: R M
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Flight Sergeant (Air Bomber)
Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Air Force
Age: 21
Date of Death: 05/09/1943
Service No: R/145403
Additional information: Son of Peter and Helen Mercer Todd, of Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. D. Grave 24.
Cemetery: CARLUKE (WILTON) CEMETERY

Stone not found. Possibly unmarked.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WEIR, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Age: 26
Date of Death: 01/03/1944
Service No: 1647296
Additional information: Son of James and Jessie M. T. Weir; husband of Nellie Clark Weir, of Carluke.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 101.
Cemetery: CARLUKE (WILTON) CEMETERY



The small plaque in front:

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WHYTE, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Sergeant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 90 Sqdn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 23/05/1944
Service No: 1559798
Additional information: Son of William Hastie Whyte and Grace Marshall Whyte, of Carluke.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. F. Grave 30.
Cemetery: CARLUKE (WILTON) CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Listed as Alexander Brown on CWGC

Name: BROWN, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 271 Field Coy.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 12/09/1944
Service No: 14314173
Additional information: Son of John and Isobella Brown, of Law, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II, F, 23.
Cemetery: GRADARA WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

SQMS Robert Burrell, HLI.

Died 25 Feb 1921 aged 52.



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is the only match I can find for this grave, although the date of death is incorrect:

Name: CRAIG, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 04/03/1942
Service No: 3247467
Additional information: Husband of Annie Craig, of Bellshill, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Face 10.
Memorial: RANGOON MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CROSSEN, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Unit Text: 92nd Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 03/07/1917
Service No: 60865
Additional information: Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Crossen, of Carluke, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VIII. A. 22.
Cemetery: ORCHARD DUMP CEMETERY, ARLEUX-EN-GOHELLE

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DAVIDSON, JANET MacFARLANE
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sister
Regiment/Service: Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service
Age: 29
Date of Death: 21/12/1942
Service No: 234420
Additional information: Daughter of Andrew and Helen Davidson, of Law Junction, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot E. Row D. Grave 27.
Cemetery: LE PETIT LAC CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DUNLOP
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 17/09/1918
Service No: S/30005
Additional information: Son of Archibald and Mary B. Dunlop, of 6, Melville Place, Carluke, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. L. 10.
Cemetery: ROISEL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DURIE, THOMAS KERR
Initials: T K
Nationality: New Zealand
Rank: Flight Sergeant (W.Op.)
Regiment/Service: Royal New Zealand Air Force
Unit Text: 514 (R.A.F.) Sqdn
Age: 32
Date of Death: 21/07/1944
Service No: 427967
Additional information: Son of Andrew Gilroy Durie and Kathleen Durie, of Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland; husband of Myrtle Ruby Durie, of Taradale, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 15. D. 12.
Cemetery: REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Colour Sergeant Instructor John Edmonstone.
D & F Coys, 8th Highland Light Infantry
Died at Drill Hall, Carluke on 14th October 1910 aged 41 years.

The other deaths recorded on the stone indicate that this man served in Malta in 1896.



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I initially was unsuccesful finding this name on CWGC. It seems he must have served under his mothers name.

Name: FORREST, ROBERT THOMSON
Initials: R T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Trooper
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps
Unit Text: 10th Royal Hussars
Date of Death: 28/05/1942
Service No: 7909239
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 4. C. 4.
Cemetery: KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, ACROMA

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Name: FORREST, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Staff Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Age: 30
Date of Death: 07/12/1942
Service No: 7645955
Additional information: Son of John and Agnes Forrest, of Carluke, Lanarkshire. B.LL.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 18. Column 3.
Memorial: BROOKWOOD MEMORIAL


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