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Janet



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PostPosted: Fri Jun 19, 2009 12:11 am    Post subject: Hamilton Post Office Memorial Reply with quote

According to the Post Office Archives web site <postalheritage,org.uk> there is a war memorial tablet at the Delivery Office, 20-24 Brandon Street, Hamilton. A photo of this memorial is available on the above site.

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mhomac



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Location: South Lanarkshire

PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Memorial has been removed from the main Post Office building, which has closed, and re-positioned in the parcel collection office. It is visible to the public.
Thanks to the staff members for allowing me to photograph the Memorial.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is possibly the correct John Gillespie.

GILLESPIE, J
Rank: Private
Service No: 41978
Date of Death: 26/05/1918
Age: 32
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 9th Bn.
Grave Reference: III. K. 849.
Cemetery: METEREN MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Rachael Wallace Gillespie, of Motherwell;
Husband of Margaret Dewar Gillespie, of 198, Calder St., Govanhill, Glasgow.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is possibly the correct William Harrison

HARRISON, WILLIAM
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 05/07/1916
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders 3rd Bn. attd. 2nd Bn. Seaforth Highlanders
Grave Reference: II. A. 7.
Cemetery: DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION NO.1
Additional Information: Son of John and Elizabeth Campbell Harrison, of Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is possibly the correct Archibald McKendrick.

McKENDRICK, A. ROBERTSON
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: S/3439
Date of Death: 24/07/1915
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders 1st Bn.
Grave Reference: III. A. 15A.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of William and Margaret McKendrick, of 21, Dixon St., Bent, Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
Born in Bothwell, Lanarkshire
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

McLACHLAN, NEIL
Rank: Private
Service No: DM2/170875
Date of Death: 13/07/1917
Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps 621st M.T. Coy
Grave Reference: New. 2376.
Cemetery: HAMILTON (BENT) CEMETERY
PHOTOGRAPH of headstone on Scottish Military War Graves Website
Place of Birth --Hamilton
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

McLAREN, WILLIAM
Rank: Gunner
Service No: 136232
Date of Death: 18/07/1917
Age: 32
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery 237th Siege Bty.
Grave Reference: IV. E. 12.
Cemetery: VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Mrs. Kerr; husband of Margaret Neil McLaren, of 208, Low Waters, Hamilton, Lanarkshire. Native of Ferniegair, Hamilton.
BORN in Hamilton
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TALLIS, William A
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 2018
Date of Death: 05/10/1918 (Died of wounds)
Age: 31
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 1st/6th Bn.
Grave Reference: G. M. 4.
Cemetery: BEDWORTH CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of William and Mary Tallis; husband of Jessie Wallace Gray Tallis, of 4, Cow and Hare Yard, Bedworth.
Born at Hamilton, Lanark.
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