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spoons



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PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2007 9:03 pm    Post subject: Tarbolton Reply with quote

Not listed on UKNIWM

Location, at the crossroads at the south of Tarbolton, OS Map Ref NS433268

This is obviously in good condition and a well cared for memorial but when you turn the camera around and see the view from the two provided benches, well.................it's not anywhere you would want to sit and reflect!















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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2007 10:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Cockburnspath memorial in Berwickshire has a similar view. It's a shame because this one is obviously a well looked after memorial.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 8:11 am    Post subject: William Hamilton L/cpl could this be the man? Reply with quote

William Hamilton L/Cpl S/11898 7th Gordon Highlanders b Barony,Lanarkshire e Glasgow Killed in Action F&F 30/07/1917 Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 7:32 pm    Post subject: Alexander Allan GH Reply with quote

Alexander Allan Private S/8938 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Tarbolton,Ayrshire e Ayr Age 20 Killed in Action Pas de Calais, France 25/09/1915 Son of Mrs. Charlotte Allan, of Garden St., Tarbolton, Ayrshire. Soldiers Effects: Mother: Charlotte. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 7:35 pm    Post subject: Thomas Paton GH Reply with quote

Thomas Paton Pte S/13135 5th Gordon Highlanders b Galston,Ayrshire e Kilmarnock Age 21 Killed in Action F&F 26/08/1918 Son of George Paton, of 9, Mance Brae, Mew Buildings, Galston, Ayrshire. Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe Fr 0115 Plot IV Row E Grave 03
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 06, 2015 10:05 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. 23514 James WALLACE, Royal Fusiliers Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Monday, 21st January, 1918.
"In Memoriam.
WALLACE.
- In loving memory of Jim, Private James Wallace, Royal Fusiliers, killed in action on the 21st January, 1917, formerly accountant Riccarton branch, Commercial Bank, Kilmarnock, and youngest beloved son the late James Wallace, Tarbolton, Ayrshire; much regretted."


Same publication as above, Thursday, 15th February, 1917 "Deaths on Service. WALLACE.- Killed in action in France, on the 21st January, Private James Wallace, aged 26 years, formerly accountant to the Commercial Bank (Riccarton Branch), Kilmarnock, and youngest son of the late James Wallace, boot merchant, Tarbolton."

Not listed Kilmarnock War Memorial.

CWGC - WALLACE, James (Jim)
Rank: Private.
Service No: 23514.
Date of Death: 21/01/1917. Age: 26.
Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers 26th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. A. 9.
Cemetery: KLEIN-VIERSTRAAT BRITISH CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Wallace, of Tarbolton, Ayrshire. Accountant, Commercial Bank, Kilmarnock (Riccarton branch).

Headstone schedules record Miss M. T. Wallace, 2, Oxford Terrace, Glasgow, N.W.

Backpay 2 2s 11d and 3 War Gratuity to his sister Margaret (executrix).

1901 Census Ayrshire, Tarbolton, 19 Montgomery Street, recorded (transcription):- James Wallace (11), Scholar, son, born Tarbolton; James Wallace (54), Shoemaker, born Ayrs., Dalmellington; Jeanie H. Wallace (59), Wife, born Ayrs., Fenwick; siblings (a Mary, no Margaret).

1891 Census family home at 12 Montgomery Street, Tarbolton.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 11:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

McKUNE, FRANCIS.
Rank:Private
Service No:8340
Date of Death:20/09/1916
Age:26
Regiment/Service:King's Own Scottish Borderers 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference:Pier and Face 4 A and 4 D.
Memorial:THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Son of Michael and Ann McKune, of 49, Annan Rd., Dumfries.

Francis (or Frank) was a groom at Montgomery Castle, Tarbolton, Ayrshire when he enlisted in August 1914.
Because of his experience of horses, when he went to France in December 1914, he was used on the battalion's transport section and he worked with veterinary officers.
He was born in 1890 in Ruthwell, Dumfriesshire.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 4:03 pm    Post subject: Private Stewart Storrie Reply with quote

Private 7181 Stewart Storrie 1st/5th Bn. Royal Scots Fusiliers, born 4 March 1895 at Annbank, Tarbolton to parents Stewart Storrie and Mary Storrie ms Clark.
Died 18 Oct 1915 at Gallipoli.
Commemorated at Helles Memorial.
Not listed on Tarbolton Memorial, probably as his father had died in 1901 at Hamilton.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 6:34 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 63328
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