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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 8:48 pm    Post subject: Bargeddie Parish Church Reply with quote

Location: Manse Road, Bargeddie, G69 6UB
Map Reference:NS 691 647

Built in 1876, the church is prominently visible from the M8/M73 interchange.

Although the Church has a Glasgow Post Code, I think it's Lanarkshire rather than Glasgow.

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Various attempts to get close ups of the inscriptions have failed miserably!

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The Memorial is split into 3 Sections. The top section lists the men who were killed, as follows: (no ranks or regiments)

WW1

ANDERSON, James A.
ANDERSON, William
BOTHWELL, William
CULLEN, Robert
DICKIE, Charles
DODDS, Ephraim
DOUGLAS, Hugh
DONALDSON, F.
EDGAR, Joseph
FLEMING. William
GILLON. Thomas A.
HAMILTON. Thomas
HARVIE, Francis
LOVE, Matthew
MONTEITH, Thomas
MITCHELL, W. G.
MACKAY, William Sen.
MACKAY, William
McELROY, David
McLEOD, W.
McARTHUR, John
O’DONNELL, P.
ROBSON, William
ROSS, Robert
SIMPSON, Fraser
WILKIE, Benjamin
WILKIE, William
WILKIE, James

The next Section lists the men who served and survived:

Column 1
ADAIR, William
AITKEN, Jamed
AITKEN, William
ALLISON, John
ANDERSON, James
ANDERSON, John
ANGUS, William
BAIRD, James
BAIRD, James
BAIRD, William
BELL, George
BLACKWOOD, Peter
BOTHWELL, Alexander
BROWN, Arthur
BROWN, David
BROWN, John
BROWN, Thomas?
BROWN, William
BRUCE, John
BATHGATE, George

Column 2
BRYDEN, James
BUCHANAN, John M.
CARSON, George
CLARKSON, John
CLIMSON, William
COOPER, John
COWAN, James
CRAWFORD, Alexander
CRAWFORD, James
CRAWFORD, John
CRAWFORD, William
CU NNINGHAM, John
DODS, Ephraim
DOYLE, James
DRUMMOND, Alexander
DRUMMOND, Robert
DUDGEON, William
EDGAR, David
EWART, James
FINDLAY, Jack
FINDLAY, J. Scott
FINDLAY, James
FINDLAY, John C.
FINDLAY, Robert
FINDLAY, Stewart
FLEMING, Thomas
FORRESTER, Henry
FRAME, Alexander
FULLERTON, Archibald
FULLERTON ….? Jn.
GARDNER, George
GAYNOR, George
GILLON, James
GILLON, John S.
GILLON, William
GORDON, William
GRAHAM, James

Column 3
ROBERTSON, David Y. (Rev. M.A.)
GRAY, William
GREEN, Thomas
HAMILTON, John
HAMLTON, John
HENDERSON, Charles B.
JEFFREY, Andrew
JEFFREY, Charles
JOHNSTON, David
JOHNSTON, Hugh
JOHNSTON, James
JOHNSTON, James
JOHNSTON. John
JOHNSTON, Robert
JOHNSTON, Thomas
JOHNSTON, William
KELEIE, James
KEMLO, Andrew
KEMLO, Joseph
KENNEDY, Arthur R.
KING, J. M.
KING, Robert
KISSICK, William
LAIRD, Neil
LANG, John
LAMBERTON, A. R. (M.C.)
LAMBERTON, J. R. (D.S.O., M.C.)
LAWRIE, Thomas
LAWSON, Peter
LENNOX, George
LENNOX, Hugh
LINDSAY William
LOGAN, James
LOVE, Robert
LUNDIE, Samuel
MARTIN, James
MARTIN, John
MARTIN, William

Column 4
MASON, James
MAXWELL, Robert
MEECHAN, William
MOLLISON, Alexander
MOLLISON, Ritchie
MACKAY, William Sen.
MACKAY, William
MacSPORRAN, Angus
MacSPORRAN, Angus
McARTHUR, John
McCAFFERTY, George
McCARTNEY, Thomas
McDONALD, William
McELROY, David
McELROY, James
McELROY, William S.
McLEOD, W.
McLUSKIE, James
McLUSKIE, William
NISBET, Andrew
O’DONNELL, Hugh
OFFORD, James
PEILL, Edward
PRESTON, Thomas
PRESTON, William
RAE, Robert
RAE, James P.
REID, P. C.
REID, Robert
REID, Robert
ROBERTSON, James
ROBERTSON, William
ROBERTSON, William
ROBSON, William
ROSS, James
ROSS, Robert
SANDERSON, George

Column 5
SHANKS, Robert
SIMPSON, William
SKILLIN, Joseph
SKILLIN, William
SMELLIE, John
SPEIRS, William
SPENCE, David
SPENCE, Thomas
STEEN, Adam
STEVENSON, Alexander
STEVENSON, John
THOMSON, David
THOMSON, R. McFadyen
THOMSON, Samuel
TRUTON, Thomas
WADDELL, Thomas
WILKIE, Charles
WILKIE, Robert
WILKIESON, H.
WOOD, A.
WOOD, D.

Section 3

WW2

(I think these men all returned home – I looked for the ‘more unusual names’ and couldn’t find any on CWGC, which would mean there were no Bargeddie ‘parishoners’ killed in WW2)

ARTHUR, David
CAMERON, Peter
CAIRNS, William
CLARK, Norman M.M.
CRAIB, Arthur W.
FULLERTON, Archibald
GILMOUR, John C.A.
HAILSTONES, William
HANNAH, James
JEFFREY, John G.
McKAY, Hugh S.
McLEOD, Hugh
PARK, James
PERRY, Robert
POLLOCK, Thomas
RATCLIFFE, John
REID, James L.
ROBERTSON, George
SINCLAIR, James G.
SPENCE, William
STOKER, Andrew
THOMSON, William
THOMSON, James
WILKINSON, Robert
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 8:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

apanderson wrote:


Various attempts to get close ups of the inscriptions have failed miserably!

We all know the feeling Crying or Very sad
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 9:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DerekR wrote:
apanderson wrote:

Various attempts to get close ups of the inscriptions have failed miserably!

We all know the feeling Crying or Very sad

Brass/bronze/chrome/polished stone just don't photograph. Mad
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