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Kirkland, Glencairn Parishioners WW1

 
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 27, 2007 7:47 pm    Post subject: Kirkland, Glencairn Parishioners WW1 Reply with quote

WMR 44325
OS Map Ref NX 80900 90445

Located in Glencairn Parish Church in Kirkland

This plaque is identical to the one in Moniaive church except for the colour of the marble surround. All names are the same.





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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 9:32 pm    Post subject: Kirkland, Glencairn Parish Church Reply with quote

This memorial was unveiled in May 1920, the same day as a copy plaque unveiled in United Free Church, Dunreggan, only different was the United Free Church Plaque has a frame of green marble. One service was in the morning and the second in evening.
The Plaques made by Messrs Stewart, McGlasher & Son Ltd. Edinburgh. The 72 men and 1 woman are same names as on the Roll of Honour in Glencairn Institute; only order of names different on church plaques in rank order and on roll in Institute in alphabetical order.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2015 7:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

William McCaw Brown Sgt S/11580 1st Gordon Highlanders b Glencairn 12/11/1883 e Dumfries Age 34 Died of Wounds F & F 28/09/1917 Son of William and Marion (nee McCaw) Brown, of Cairnside, Glencairn, Dumfriesshire. 1911 Census:Essex: Assistant in Business. Short Service: 27 Pages. Occ: Draper. Soldiers Effects: Father: William. Soldiers Will 4 pages. Mendinghem British Cemetery B 018 Plot VI Row FGrave 12 Dumfries and Galloway Standard 6-10-17 Page 3
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2015 8:58 am    Post subject: William McCaw Brown Reply with quote

William was the Grandson of William McCaw 1818-1902 and Isabella Todd 1827-1911 and had 13 children, 3 died as infants; stayed in Tynron Glen, Dumfriesshire and in 1880 William and Isabella moved to New Zealand with 9 of their children. Daughter Marion stays in Glencairn, as married William Brown, parents of William McCaw Brown.
In Tynron Churchyard have gravestone which records William McCaw and Isabella Todd and their 8 grandsons who died in Great War - 7 who were born in New Zealand and William McCaw Brown born in Glencairn.
William McCaw Brown also remembered on parents family stone in Glencain Churchyard.
Wallacton Memorial Hall - built in 1921 to remember all died in Great War has Plaque with names as per two church and Glencairn Memorial - just order different.
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