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David McNay
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2007 11:59 pm    Post subject: Symington, South Lanarkshire Reply with quote

Not to be confused with the Symington in Ayshire, which has I believe already been posted.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2007 10:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The memorial was by monumental sculptors Messrs. Scott Rae of Glasgow, the daybook entry reads:
'Order no. 6008, Symington, Grey obelisk, Erected August 1921, Daybook 348'.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 10, 2010 10:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

From The Scotsman, Tuesday 16th August 1921.

    SYMINGTON

    The unveiling ceremony and dedication service in connection with the monument erected to the memory of the eight men who fell in the war from Symington (Lanarkshire), took place at Symington on Sunday, in the presence of a large gathering. Mr W. K. Jackson, Convenor of the Memorial Committee, presided, and the unveiling ceremony was performed by Captain Walter E. Elliot, M.P.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Scotsman 17/3/1943 p.6

WHITSON . In March 1943 . Captain W. M. A. ( Michael ) WHITSON. R. A. attached R. A. F., younger son of Mr and Mrs Ralph Whition, Symington . Lanarkshire, aged 22.

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WHITSON, WILFRED MICHAEL ALEXANDER
Service Number 95156
Died 12/03/1943
Aged 22
Royal Artillery attd. Royal Air Force
Son of Ralph Alexander Whitson and Anne Laura Morton Whitson, of Glasgow.
WOKING (ST. JOHN'S) CREMATORIUM, Surrey.
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