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jamiemcginlay



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 10:38 pm    Post subject: Crosshill Reply with quote

Crosshill - Kyle & Carrick District
OS Ref No. NS 325 065

The Crosshill war memorial is a beautifull carved sandstone pillar with stepped crown, set on a square pedestal which stands on two low steps. The faces of the column is intricately carved with a dedication and celtic patterns while the names of the dead are carved in a very ornate lettering on the faces of the pedestal with differentiation between KIA and Died on Active Serice.
The dedication on the face reads:
THIS MONUMENT IS
ERECTED BY THE
PEOPLE OF CROSSHILL
AT THE CONCLUSION
OF VICTORIOUS PEACE
TO PERPETUATE
FOR ALL TIME WITH
PRIDE AND AFFECTION
THE MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO WENT
FORTH FROM THIS
DISTRICT AT THE
CALL OF DUTY
AND WHO LAID DOWN
THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR
COUNTRY IN THE
CAUSE OF LIBERTY
AND JUSTICE IN
THE GREAT WAR
MCMXIV - MCMXIX
The monument stands on an island at the junction of Newton Street and the Newton Stewart Road.








WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
Taylor William Royal Scots Private Killed in Action
McCulloch Henry Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Private Killed in Action
Johnstone Hugh Royal Engineers Staff Sergeant Killed in Action
Coulter Samuel Royal Field Artillery Lance Corporal D.C.M. Killed in Action
Wallace Alexander Royal Garrison Artillery Gunner Killed in Action
Campbell Thomas Canadians Private Killed in Action Canadian Infantry
Harvey Samuel Canadians Private Killed in Action Canadian Infantry
Smith James Canadians Sergeant Killed in Action Canadian Infantry
Darroch William Australians Private Killed in Action Australian Infantry
Allan Malcolm Royal Scots Fusiliers Private Killed in Action
Coulter John Royal Scots Fusiliers Private Killed in Action
Darroch Robert Royal Scots Fusiliers Private Killed in Action
Dalziel Niven Royal Scots Fusiliers Private Killed in Action
McClure Thomas Royal Scots Fusiliers Private Killed in Action
Allan James Ayrshire Yeomanry Private Killed in Action
Scott James Ayrshire Yeomanry Private Killed in Action
Murray James Scottish Rifles Private Killed in Action
Dunlop Quintin Cameron Highlanders Private Killed in Action
McDowall John K. Australians Private Killed in Action Australian Infantry
Hamilton William Ayrshire Yeomanry Private Died on Active Service
Bayliss William Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Corporal Died on Active Service
Crombie Henry Seaforth Highlanders Private Died on Active Service
Woods Stephen Army Veterinary Corps Private Died on Active Service
Harkness Elizabeth O.A.I.M.N.S. Nurse Died on Active Service



WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
Andrew Edward Slaven Royal Air Force Sergeant
Linden Alexander James Royal Air Force Flight Sergeant
McKie Robert Scots Guards Sergeant
McQuater Alick Royal Air Force Flight Sergeant
Stark Alexander Charles Royal Air Force Flight Lieutenant
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spoons



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PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2009 7:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not listed on UKNIWM

Located at the crossroads in the village.

Unveiled on 9 Apr 1921 by the Marquess of Ailsa, Lord Lieutenant of the County and responsibility for the memorial was accepted by the Kirkmichael Parish Council.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 07, 2009 9:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is another memorial that seems to have had a good clean recently.













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A Beattie



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PostPosted: Fri Apr 03, 2015 2:55 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. Samuel Harvey, Canadian Infantry. Reply with quote

jamiemcginlay wrote:
WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
Canadian Infantry
Harvey Samuel Canadians Private Killed in Action



The Glasgow Herald, Friday, 23rd. November, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
HARVEY.-
Killed in action on the 6th November, Pte. Sam Harvey, aged 23, dearly loved son of Mr and Mrs Robert Harvey, Crosshill, Maybole."

CWGC - HARVEY, S.
Rank: Private.
Service No: 441632.
Date of Death: 06/11/1917. Age: 24.
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry 28th Bn. (Saskatchewan Regt.)
Panel Reference: Panel 18 - 26 - 28. (Bay 28.)
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Brother of Thomas Harvey, of King St., Crosshill, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland.

1901 Census Ayrshire, Crosshill, Dalhowan Street, recorded (transcription):- Samuel Harvey (6), Scholar, son, born Crosshill; Robert Harvey (41), Tailor, born Crosshill; Mary Harvey (40), Wife, born Ayr; Thomas Harvey (14), Apprentice Shoemaker, son, born Ayr; other siblings.
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frankmcvey



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PostPosted: Sat Apr 25, 2015 8:01 pm    Post subject: Crosshill War Memorial Reply with quote

This photograph was taken around the time of the dedication of the Crosshill War Memorial in 1921; it comes from my mother's collection. The man on the left is my great-grandfather, William Quinn of Dalcur Farm, farmer and milkman. The tall man in the bowler hat is Sir Charles Fergusson of Kilkerran, sometime 7th Governor General of New Zealand. The others appear to be the village elders and I think they probably comprised the planning committee for the war memorial.


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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2015 11:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hello Frank and welcome to the Project. What a super photograph!

I've just noticed the lady on this memorial; died in Nottingham and buried in the local cemetery:

HARKNESS, BESSIE.
Rank:Sister
Date of Death:11/04/1919
Age:26
Regiment/Service:Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (Reserve)
Grave Reference:Sec.C. Lair 354
Cemetery:CROSSHILL CEMETERY
Additional Information:Daughter of James and Jessie Harkness, of Maybole, Ayrshire.
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A Beattie



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2015 12:20 pm    Post subject: Crosshill War Memorial Reply with quote

Crosshill Memorial complete with wrought iron railings.

http://www.carrickayrshire.com/listings/283



Great snap of your Great Grandfather and the other "village elders" Frank. Lucky boy to have sic a thing.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2015 12:57 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. Quintin Dunlop, Camerons. Reply with quote

jamiemcginlay wrote:

WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
Dunlop Quintin Cameron Highlanders Private Killed in Action




The Glasgow Herald, Monday, 23rd. October, 1916.
"Deaths on Service.
DUNLOP.-
Killed in action, in first week of October, when courageously rescuing wounded, Quintin Dunlop, Cameron Highlanders, aged 21 years, youngest son of William Dunlop, farmer, Kileekie, Maybole."

SNWM - WW1
Surname DUNLOP
Forename Quentin (Like to spell things differently.)
Rank Pte
Service number S/17042
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 1 October 1916
Theatre of death Salonica
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 2nd Bn.

SDGW - Enlisted Glasgow. (Same spelling error of Christian name as SNWM.)

CWGC - DUNLOP, Quintin
Rank:Private.
Service No: 17042.
Date of Death: 01/10/1916. Age: 21.
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: V. B. 13.
Cemetery: STRUMA MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Born at High Trowier, Girvan. Son of William Dunlop, of Kileekie, Crosshill, Maybole, Ayrshire.

Headstone schedules record Mr. William Dunlop, Kilukie, Crosshill, Maybole, Ayrshire. Grave registration docs have the farm spelling as newspaper intimation.

1901 Census Ayrshire, Maybole, Crosshill, Kileckie (sic) Farm, recorded (transcription):- Quintin Dunlop (5), Scholar, son, born Ayrshire, Girvan; William Dunlop (41), Farmer, born Crosshill; Maggie Dunlop (38 ), Wife, born Ayrs., Barr; siblings, (the six elder ones are all born Girvan).

Medal index ticket records France, 3rd. May, 1915.
Army backpay and War Gratuity records payments to sole legatee William (father).
Quintin Dunlop, Pte. 17042, 2 Cameron Hdrs. Died 1.10.1916 in action.

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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SCOTT, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 296068
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 12th Bn
Date of Death: 6/11/1917
Age: 29
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Elizabeth Scott, of Mains Cottage, Ballantrae, Ayrshire; husband of Sarah Scott, of Kirkbride Kennels, Crosshill, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: M82
Cemetery: Beersheba War Cemetery

Also named on Ballantrae War Memorial
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:40 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) report Reply with quote

WMR 81560
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