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David McNay
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2007 12:10 am    Post subject: Ayr Reply with quote

DSCN9323 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

First World War names:

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Second World War names:

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2007 8:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

UKNIWM Ref: 8834

OS Map Ref: NS 333 217
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2007 11:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 23, 2008 10:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Photos and updated OS Map Ref sent to UKNIWM 23 March 2008

I have zoomed and cropped my photos of the Great War name panels so these should now be clearly legible.

















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PostPosted: Sun Oct 19, 2008 5:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CAPPERAULD
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Date of Death: 14/07/1915
Service No: 7704
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 59.
Cemetery: LANCASHIRE LANDING CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2011 1:56 pm    Post subject: 2nd Lieut. The Rev. John Rankin Donald Smith Reply with quote

WW1
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Smith, John R.D.

(Glasgow Herald 31st July 1918)
"In loving and affectionate memory of Lieut. the Rev. John R.D. Smith M.A. R.S.F. minister of Cathcart church, Ayr. Killed in action 31st july 1917. - Inserted by G.A.H."

CWGC
Name: SMITH, JOHN RANKIN DONALD
Initials: J R D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 31/07/1917
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Stuart Smith, of Glasgow; husband of Agnes Smith, of 71, Shrewsbury Rd., Oxton, Birkenhead. M.A. Minister of Cathcart St. Church, Ayr.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 19 and 33.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: SMITH
Firstname: John Rankin Donald
Date Death: 31/07/1917
Other: 5th Bn. (T.).
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank: 2nd Lt
Theatre of death: Unknown

Also listed on the St Giles memorial to miniters in Edinburgh


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2011 2:54 am    Post subject: Sapper David Blue Reply with quote

Not listed on this memorial, nor the one at Biggar is Spr. David Blue.

(Glasgow Herald 27th January 1920)
"At Elsrickle post office, Biggar, on 25th January David Blue (late sapper, Royal Engineers, on service), aged 22 years, only child of D.M. Blue, late of Ayr. "

Name: BLUE, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 90th Field Coy., London Div.
Secondary Unit Text: formerly 410th (Lowland) Field Coy.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 25/01/1920
Service No: 414680
Additional information: Son of David Millar Blue, of Elsrickle, Biggar, Lanarkshire, and the late Mary Carmichael Blue. Born at Ayr.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: U. 2245.
Cemetery: AYR CEMETERY, Ayrshire
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2011 6:31 pm    Post subject: Re: Sapper David Blue Reply with quote

DelBoy wrote:
Not listed on this memorial, nor the one at Biggar is Spr. David Blue.


Nor the two civic memorials at Elsrickle

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 28, 2011 2:52 pm    Post subject: Flt. Lt. James Jamieson Emery Reply with quote

WW2
Emery, James Jamieson, R.A.F.

(Glasgow Herald 12th September 1945)
"Previously reported missing in June, 1944, now for official purposes presumed killed, Flight Lieutenant John J. Emery, beloved husband of Doreen K. Turner and younger son of the late Edward J. Emery and of Mrs Emery, 21 Robsland Avenue, Ayr."

CWGC
Name: EMERY, JOHN JAMIESON
Initials: J J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 228 Sqdn.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 11/06/1944
Service No: 86603
Additional information: Son of Edward John and Margaret Emery; husband of Doreen Emery, of Biggin Hill, Kent. First Officer of S.S. Athenia when sunk on 3rd September, 1939.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 202.
Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: EMERY
Firstname: John Jamieson
Service number: 86603
Date of death: 11/06/1944
Place of birth: Perth
SNWM roll: ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank: Flt Lt

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 1:14 am    Post subject: Pte. William Currie Reply with quote

WW1
HIGHLAND LT. INF.
Currie, William

(Glasgow Herald 26th February 1917)
"Previously reported missing, now officially presumed to have been killed in action on 15th July 1916, Private William Currie H.L.I. late of Glenfairn Gardens, Ayr, beloved husband of Bessie MacDougall, Charlotte Street, Port-Ellen, Islay."

Name: CURRIE, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 9th (Glasgow Hdrs.) Bn.
Date of Death: 15/07/1916
Service No: 4494
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 15 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 30, 2011 3:58 pm    Post subject: Pte. Robert McWhirter Adams Reply with quote

An early WW1 military death not on the memorial is that of Robert McWhirter Adams.

(Glasgow Herald 28th of November 1914)
"At Stobhill Military Hospital, on 27th November (of pleurisy) Trooper Robert McWhirter Adams, aged 21, Ayrshire Yeomanry, (late Canadian Bank of Commerce, Vancouver) son of David Adams, Market Inn, Ayr."

(Glasgow Herald 1st Dec 1914)
"Trooper Robert McWhirter Adams, Ayrshire Yeomanry, son of Mr David Adams, Market Inn, Ayr, whose death took place in Stobshill hospital, Glasgow, on Friday from pleurisy, was buried in Ayr cemetery yesterday with semi-military honours, a detachment of Ayrshire Yeomanry attending. He had been for three years in Vancouver, British Columbia, where he was employed in the Canadian Bank of Commerce. He returned home about 15 months ago, and when war broke out he joined the Ayrshire Yeomanry and went to Cupar."

Name: ADAMS, ROBERT MCWHIRTER
Initials: R M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Ayrshire Yeomanry
Age: 21
Date of Death: 27/11/1914
Service No: 1785
Additional information: Son of David and Julia Adams, of 21, Bellevue Crescent, Ayr.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Wall. 124.
Cemetery: AYR CEMETERY, Ayrshire


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 30, 2011 4:25 pm    Post subject: Pte. William Lindsay Reply with quote

WW1
GORDON HIGHLANDERS
Lindsay, William

(Glasgow Herald 30th of November 1914)
"At Ligny (near Mons), on 27th August. Private William Lindsay, D Coy, Gordon Highlanders, aged 25 years, only son of Mr & Mrs Wm. Lindsay, Lynwood, Ayr."

CWGC
Name: LINDSAY
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 27/08/1914
Service No: S/10255
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Lindsay, of "Lynwood," 2, Holmston Rd., Ayr.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. C. 42.
Cemetery: HONNECHY BRITISH CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: LINDSAY
Firstname: William
Service Number: S/10255
Date Death: 27/08/1914
Place of birth: Glasgow
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 30, 2011 5:13 pm    Post subject: Cpl. Daniel CLark Reply with quote

WW1
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Clark, Daniel

(Glasgow Herald 1st Dec 1914)
"Ex-Sergeant James Clark, Ayr, a Crimean veteran, has received official notice that his son, Corporal Daniel Clark, Royal Scots Fusiliers, was killed in action on October 28. Corporal Clark joined the refiment, to which his father had belonged, about a year before war broke out, and had been promoted corporal before leaving for the front."

(Glasgow Herald 2nd of December 1914)
"Killed in action at Ypres, on 21st October, Corporal Daniel Clark, Royal Scots Fusiliers, in his 21st year, youngest son of Sergeant and Mrs James Clark, Inkerman Cottage, Ayr."

Name: CLARK, DANIEL
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: "C" Coy. 2nd Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 21/10/1914
Service No: 10809
Additional information: Son of James and Jane Clark, of Inkerman Cottage, Ayr.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 19 and 33.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 12:39 am    Post subject: Sgt. James Nelson Reply with quote

WW1
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Nelson, James

(Glasgow Herald 5th Dec 1914)
"Mrs Nelson, South Harbour Street, Ayr, widow of Sergeant James Nelson, Royal Scots Fusiliers, who was killed near Ypres on October 22, has received a letter from Mrs Baird Smith, wife of Colonel Baird Smith, commanding the 2nd Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers, expressing heartfelt sympathy in her loss.
Mrs Smith states that she had learned from her husband that Sergeant Nelson went out on a sortie, smiling and plucky, and was killed. Sergeant Nelson had over 15 years service, and possessed 2 medals with 5 bars for the South African campaign.
"

CWGC
Name: NELSON, J
Rank: Serjeant
Service No: 2776
Date of Death: 22/10/1914
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: X. C. 2.
Cemetery: PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL)

SNWM
Surname: NELSON
Firstname: James
Service Number: 5776
Date Death: 22/10/1914
Place of birth: Dundee
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank: Sgt


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 8:21 pm    Post subject: Pte. John Jack Reply with quote

WW1
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Jack, John

(Glasgow Herald 19th December 1914)
"Mr and Mrs Jack, 70 Mill Street, Ayr, have received intimation from the war office that their son, Private John Jack, 2nd Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers, was killed in action at Ypres on November 11. Deceased served five years with the colours, and was on the reserve when war broke out. He left Ayr on August 27, and took part in some fierce fighting with his battalion. He was unmarried and 25 years of age."

CWGC
JACK, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service No: 5234
Date of Death: 11/11/1914
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 19 and 33.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Thomas Jack, of 70, Mill St., Ayr.

SNWM
Surname: JACK
Firstname: John
Service Number: 5234
Date Death: 11/11/1914
Place of birth: Prestwick Ayrshire
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank: Pte


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