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Wiston and Roberton, South Lanarkshire

 
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 05, 2007 9:33 pm    Post subject: Wiston and Roberton, South Lanarkshire Reply with quote

Wiston is an incredibly small village in South Lanarkshire. If you enter the grounds of the church just to the right of the entrance gate is a small memorial, no bigger than a gravestone.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 02, 2007 5:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The lettering was painted black when I visited.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 13, 2009 8:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


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Time but th' impression stronger makes, As streams their channels deeper wear.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2011 7:12 am    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

Gunner John A. Halliday, 2nd Heavy Battery Canadians, France, September 1918
Private Hugh Neilson, Scottish Rifles, Palestine, December 1917
Private James Waddell, Tank Corps, Germany October 1918
Private John Wilson, Scottish Rifles, France, July 1918
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2011 7:15 am    Post subject: Gnr. John Alexander Halliday Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: HALLIDAY, JOHN ALEXANDER
Initials: J A
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Canadian Garrison Artillery
Unit Text: 2nd Bde.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 27/09/1918
Service No: 1250592
Additional information: Son of James and Christina Halliday.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 3.
Cemetery: CAGNICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2011 7:17 am    Post subject: Pte. Hugh Neilson Reply with quote

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Name: NEILSON
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 1st/8th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 18/12/1917
Service No: 37268
Additional information: Son of John and Margaret Neilson, of Woodlands Farm, Leemahagow, Lanarkshire. Born at Wiston, Lamington, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XVI. F. 3.
Cemetery: GAZA WAR CEMETERY

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Surname: NEILSON
Firstname: H
Service Number: 37268
Date Death: 18/12/1917
Other: 8th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES)
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2011 7:24 am    Post subject: Pte. James Waddell Reply with quote

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Name: WADDELL, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Tank Corps
Unit Text: 14th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 25/10/1918
Service No: 304955
Additional information: Son of James and Mina Waddell, of Schoolhouse, Roberton, Abington, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XV. A. 37.
Cemetery: COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY

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Surname: WADDELL
Firstname: James
Service Number: 304955
Date Death: 25/10/1918
Place of birth: Cambusnethan Lanark
Other: formerly 22804 Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
SNWM roll: MACHINE GUN CORPS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2011 7:29 am    Post subject: Pte. John Wilson Reply with quote

Name: WILSON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 23/07/1918
Service No: 28497
Additional information: Son of George Wilson, of Castledykes, Wiston, Lamington, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: SOISSONS MEMORIAL

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Surname: WILSON
Firstname: J
Service Number: 28497
Date Death: 23/07/1918
Place of birth: Lamington
Other: 10th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES)
Rank: Pte
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