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PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2007 7:59 pm    Post subject: East Whitburn, West Lothian Reply with quote

East Whitburn War Memorial
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OS Ref: To follow

Easy to miss, this memorial stands beside East Whitburn's Gothenburg pub.







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PostPosted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 1:20 am    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

ERECTED BY
THE INHABITANTS OF
EAST WHITBURN
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO FELL IN THE
GREAT WAR 1914-1919


Pte. Wm. E. Frame, R.S.
Pte. Jhn. Meek, K.O.S.B.
Pte. Rbt. Hannah, R.S.F.
L-Cpl. Rrt. Meek, R.S.F.
Alex. Sinclair, S.B.A. R.N.
Pte. Ptr. Flannigan, K.O.S.B.
Pte. Jhn. Mulholland, R.S.
Pte. Jas. Stein, A.&.S.H.
Pte. Jhn. Currie, Camr. Nrs.
Lieut. Jhn. B. Mechie, R.A.M.C.

THEY DIED
THAT WE MIGHT LIVE

1939-1945


S/Pt. Alex. Carstairs, R.A.F.
Pte. Isaac Hamilton, 2/R.S.


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 1:22 am    Post subject: Pte. William Easton Frame Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: FRAME, WILLIAM EASTON
Initials: W E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Age: 25
Date of Death: 09/07/1916
Service No: 25110
Additional information: Son of James Frame, of 22, Main St., East Whitburn.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: G. 18.
Cemetery: WHITBURN CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: FRAME
Firstname: William Easton
Service Number: 25110
Date Death: 09/07/1916
Place of birth: Whitburn West Lothian
Other: Depot.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 1:27 am    Post subject: Pte. John Meek Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: MEEK
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 7th/8th Bn.
Date of Death: 18/08/1916
Service No: 44203
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 32.
Cemetery: CONTALMAISON CHATEAU CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: MEEK
Firstname: John
Service Number: 44203
Date Death: 18/08/1916
Place of birth: Whitburn W Lothian
Other: 7/8th Bn. formerly 2267 R. Scots.
SNWM roll: THE KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 1:38 am    Post subject: Pte. Robert Hannah Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: HANNAH, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: "B" Coy. 1st Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 20/11/1916
Service No: 43017
Additional information: Son of Andrew and Helen Hannah, of 16, East Whitburn, Whitburn, West Lothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 1. Row K. Grave 16.
Cemetery: BERTRANCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: HANNAH
Firstname: Robert
Service Number: 43017
Date Death: 20/11/1916
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 1:45 am    Post subject: L-Cpl. (Pte.) Robert Meek Reply with quote

Unlike the memorial & SNWM, CWGC has his rank as a Private.

CWGC
Name: MEEK
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Date of Death: 12/04/1917
Service No: 13275
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 6.
Cemetery: BROWN'S COPSE CEMETERY, ROEUX

SNWM
Surname: MEEK
Firstname: Robert
Service Number: 13275
Date Death: 12/04/1917
Place of birth: Carnwath
Other: 11th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Rank: L/Cpl
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 1:45 am    Post subject: S.B.A. Alexander Sinclair Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: SINCLAIR, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sick Berth Attendant
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Paxton."
Age: 19
Date of Death: 20/05/1917
Service No: M/12036
Additional information: Son of John and Jane Sinclair, of 53, East Whitburn, West Lothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 26.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: SINCLAIR
Firstname: Alexander
Service Number: M.12036.
Date Death: 20/05/1917
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL NAVY
Rank: Sick Berth Attendant
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 2:06 am    Post subject: Pte. Peter Flannigan Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: FLANNAGAN
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 7th/8th Bn.
Date of Death: 31/07/1917
Service No: 44196
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sp. Mem. III. B. 30.
Cemetery: YPRES TOWN CEMETERY EXTENSION

SNWM
Surname: FLANNIGAN
Firstname: Peter
Service Number: 44196
Date Death: 31/07/1917
Place of birth: E Whitburn
Other: 7/8th Bn. formerly 2239 Lan. Yeo.
SNWM roll: THE KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 2:10 am    Post subject: Pte. John Mulholland Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: MULHOLLAND, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Date of Death: 12/10/1917
Service No: 375043
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 11 to 14 and 162.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: MULHOLLAND
Firstname: John
Service Number: 375043
Date Death: 12/10/1917
Place of birth: Cumbernauld Dumbartonshire
Other: 11th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Rank: Pte


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 2:12 am    Post subject: Pte. James Stein Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: STEIN, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 07/03/1918
Service No: S/14207
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 141 to 143 and 162.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: STEIN
Firstname: James
Service Number: S/14207
Date Death: 07/03/1918
Place of birth: Bathgate Linlithgowshire
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 2:16 am    Post subject: Pte. John Currie Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: CURRIE, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 22/03/1918
Service No: S/20077
Additional information: Son of William and Agnes Currie, of 16, Market Buildings, Whitburn, West Lothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 74.
Memorial: POZIERES MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: CURRIE
Firstname: John
Service Number: S/20077
Date Death: 22/03/1918
Place of birth: Motherwell Lanarkshire
Other: 5th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 2:31 am    Post subject: Lt. John B. Mechie (Michie) Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: MICHIE (or Mechie)
Initials: J B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Date of Death: 31/12/1918
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sp. Mem. A5.
Cemetery: ARCHANGEL ALLIED CEMETERY

SNWM
unlisted


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 2:34 am    Post subject: Sgt. Alexander Carstairs Reply with quote

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Name: CARSTAIRS, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 142 Sqdn.
Date of Death: 20/09/1941
Service No: 1056065
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 40.
Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: CARSTAIRS
Firstname: Alexander
Service number: 1056065
Date of death: 20/09/1941
Place of birth: Whitburn
SNWM roll: ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank: Sgt


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 2:36 am    Post subject: Pte. Isaac Hamilton Reply with quote

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Name: HAMILTON, ISAAC
Initials: I
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: between 01/10/1942 and 02/10/1942
Service No: 3053609
Additional information: Son of Robert and Elisabeth Hamilton, of East Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 12.
Memorial: SAI WAN MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: HAMILTON
Firstname: Isaac
Service number: 3053609
Date of death: 01/10/1942
Place of birth: West Lothian
Other: - 02-10-42.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS (THE ROYAL REGIMENT)
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Mon May 27, 2013 3:31 pm    Post subject: Re: East Whitburn, West Lothian Reply with quote

Adam Brown wrote:
East Whitburn War Memorial
Location: To follow
OS Ref: To follow

Easy to miss, this memorial stands beside East Whitburn's Gothenburg pub.



The Gothenburg pub is closed and is now a convenience store of the same name.
Post Code EH47 0JB for those who use sat nav.
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