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Carstairs Junction, South Lanarkshire
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 05, 2007 11:12 pm    Post subject: Carstairs Junction, South Lanarkshire Reply with quote

Not to be confused with Carstairs Village, this is a separate location, although they seem to share the design of their war memorials.

This memorial is located in the church grounds, and I had difficulty getting a good photograph.

DSCN9207 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

DSCN9208 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

DSCN9209 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2007 4:22 am    Post subject: Carstairs Junction War Memorial Inscription Reply with quote

Main Dedication Inscription on Front face

ERECTED
BY THE INHABITANTS OF
CARSTAIRS JUNCTION
IN MEMORY OF
THEIR GLORIOUS DEAD WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 – 1919


Names of the fallen, on Front face, in two columns arranged alphabetically by surname. Rank, forename, surname and regiment given.

L.CPL. JOHN ALEXANDER 6TH CAMERON HIGHS.
PTE. WILLIAM BARRIE 10TH S.R.
GUNR. JAMES BROATCH R.F.A.
SIGR. JOHN W. BROWNLIE 8TH A. & S.H.
PTE. GEORGE CLARK 9TH R.S.
STOKR. DAVID FALCONER R.N.
PTE. JAMES GUTHRIE 1ST CAMERON HIGHS.
CPL. GRAHAM LAURIE 10TH A. & S.H.
PTE. JOHN McNIVEN SEAFORTH HIGHS.
PTE. WILLIAM STARK 16TH R.S.

HOW SLEEP THE BRAVE, WHO SINK TO REST
BY ALL THEIR COUNTRY’S WISHES BLEST!


Second Dedication Inscription on Side face

ALSO
IN MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO FELL IN THE
SECOND WORLD WAR
1939 – 1945


Names of the fallen, on Side face, arranged alphabetically by surname. Rank, forename, surname and regiment given.

SGT. JAMES L. BENNETT R.A.F.
SIGR. ALEXR. C. BALLANTINE R. SIGS.
PTE. GEORGE BRODIE A. & S.H.
PTE. HUGH GALLACHER 1ST CAMERONIANS S.R.
L. CPL. WM. KERR 12TH CAMERONIANS S.R.
A.B.. JAMES KELLY R.N.
S.MAJ. JAMES LOVE A. & S.H.
LIEUT. WM. W. JACK H.G.


BUCHANNAN, CARLUKE is inscribed on the base ? the monumental mason.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 02, 2007 6:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 19, 2014 5:01 pm    Post subject: George Clark 9th RS Reply with quote

George Simpson Clark
BIRTH PLACE: Kemnay, Aberdeenshire
RESIDENCE: Kemnay
DEATH DATE: 3 Aug 1917
DEATH PLACE: France and Flanders
ENLISTMENT PLACE: Lanark
RANK: Private
REGIMENT: The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
BATTALION: 9th Battalion
REGIMENTAL NUMBER: 351640
TYPE OF CASUALTY: Killed in action
Menin Gate Memorial Panel 11
Aberdeen Weekly Journal - Friday 31 August 1917 Page 3: Photo
Son of Ebenezer Clark, Thorpville, Kemnay.
Occ: Manager of Strathisla Co; Keith then afterwards went to Carstairs.
1901 Census: New Ardrossan, 123 Glasgow St;
Occ: Grocer Shop Keeper.
Hamilton Advertiser - Saturday 01 September 1917 Page 5
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PostPosted: Mon May 06, 2019 9:52 am    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) report Reply with quote

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Location: Roberton, Lanarkshire

PostPosted: Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ALEXANDER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: S/10047
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders, 6th Bn, "C" Coy
Date of Death: 26/9/1915
Age: 26
Additional Information: Son of William Alexander, of "Gowanlea", Carstairs Junction, Lanarkshire.
Panel Reference: Panel 119 to 124
Memorial: Loos Memorial

Also named on Carstairs Village War Memorial.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BARRIE, W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 17647
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 10th Bn
Date of Death: 22/7/1916
Grave Reference: IV A 13
Cemetery: Longueness (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery

Also named on Pettinain and Carstairs Village War Memorials.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BROATCH, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 104553
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery, "X" 1st TM Bty
Date of Death: 9/9/1916
Additional Information: A ticket collector with the Caledonian Railway
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 1A and 8A
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

Also named on Carstairs Village War Memorial.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BROWNLIE, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/19691
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 1st/8th Bn
Date of Death: 21/3/1918
Panel Reference: Panel 77 and 78
Memorial: Pozieres Memorial

Note: SNWM states born Carstairs

Also named on Carstairs Village War Memorial.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FALCONER, DAVID ALEXANDER
Initials: DA
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: K/23454
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy, HMS Tipperary
Date of Death: 1/6/1916
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of Ellen Falconer, of 7, Murdoch Terrace, Edinburgh, and the late Alexander Falconer. Native of Nairn.
Panel Reference: 18
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial

HMS Tipperary was sunk at the Battle of Jutland.

Also named on Carstairs Village War Memorial.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GUTHRIE, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/12877
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders, 1st Bn
Date of Death: 9/5/1915
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of William and Margaret Guthrie, of Carstairs Junction Post Office, Lanarkshire.
Panel Reference: Panel 41 and 42
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial.

Also named on Carstairs Village War Memorial.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LAURIE, G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: S/4126
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 10th Bn
Date of Death: 30/9/1918
Additional Information: Son of Mr. W. Laurie, of Stone Buildings, Carstairs Junction, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: B 12
Cemetery: Joncourt British Cemetery.

Also named on Carstairs Village War Memorial.


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Name: MCNIVEN, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/12530
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders, 7th Bn
Date of Death: 12/10/1916
Age: 33
Additional Information: Son of James McNiven, of Longforgan, Dundee.
Grave Reference: I J 38
Cemetery: Warlencourt British Cemetery
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: STARK, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 270167
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 16th Bn
Date of Death: 20/11/1917
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of Walter and Helen Stark, of "Clyde View," Carstairs Junction, Lanarkshire.
Panel Reference: Bays 1 and 2
Memorial: Arras Memorial.

Also named on Carstairs Village War Memorial.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BENNETT, JAMES LINDSAY
Initials: JL
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Air Gunner)
Service Number: 1372493
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 77 Sqdn
Date of Death: 22/11/1943
Age: 22
Additional Information: Son of John and Agnes Lindsay Bennett, of Carstairs; husband of Jean Lambie Bennett, of Law.
Grave Reference: Grave 38
Cemetery: Carstairs (Avenue Road) Cemetery.

Also named on Carstairs Village War Memorial.


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