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David McNay
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:08 pm    Post subject: Wishaw, Second World War Reply with quote

The memorial for the First World War can be found here.

The memorial for the Second World War is also located in the Wishaw Ex-Servicemen's Club at 451 Main Street.

IMG_9134 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

The memorial is to the right of the entrance door.

IMG_9138 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

IMG_9139 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

Transcription:

WISHAW & DISTRICT
EXSERVICEMEN'S MEMORIAL
INSTITUTE LTD

IN
EVERLASTING REMEMBRANCE
OF
THE MEN AND WOMEN
OF ALL SERVICES
FROM THIS AREA
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE
CAUSE OF FREEDOM 1939-1945
AND IN
HONOUR OF ALL WHO SERVED

"THEIR'S SHALL BE THE GLORY"


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David McNay
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

From another thread:

DelBoy wrote:
WW2
Zechariah Rankin Hamilton

CWGC
Name: HAMILTON, ZECHARIAH RANKIN
Initials: Z R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Age: 24
Date of Death: 19/06/1945
Service No: 645354
Additional information: Son of Archibald and Mary Hamilton, of Wishaw, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2. D. 12.
Cemetery: CHITTAGONG WAR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: HAMILTON
Firstname: Zechariaa Rankin
Service number: 645354
Date of death: 19/06/1945
Place of birth: Wishaw
SNWM roll: ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank: Sgt
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Also from another thread:
DelBoy wrote:
I'm assuming these two are brothers? Both born in Wishaw and only two CWGC casualties with the surname.

Anthony Drongin & Francis Zigmund Drongin M.M.

WW2
Cpl. Anthony Drongin

(Glasgow Herald 8th November 1945)
"Previously reported missing and presumed killed, now known to have died of wounds in North Africa, on 17th September, 1942, Corporal Anthony Drongin, Scots Guards (formerly of Stevenston House, Motherwell, Scotland). Mather, Red How, Loweswater, Cockermouth, Cumberland."

CWGC
Name: DRONGIN, ANTHONY
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 'L' Det., Special Air Service Bde
Age: 27
Date of Death: between 16/09/1942 and 19/09/1942
Service No: 2695218
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 53.
Memorial: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: DRONGIN
Firstname: Anthony
Service number: 2695218
Date of death: 16/09/1942
Place of birth: Wishaw
SNWM roll: SCOTS GUARDS
Rank: Cpl

WW2
Cpl. Francis Zigmund Drongin M.M. (Military Medal)

CWGC
Name: DRONGIN, FRANCIS ZIGMUND
Initials: F Z
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Secondary Unit Text: attd. H.Q. 77 Indian Inf. Bde.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 10/04/1944
Service No: 1878357
Awards: M M
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 6. A. 8.
Cemetery: TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: DRONGIN
Firstname: Francis Z
Service number: 1878357
Date of death: 10/04/1944
Decoration: M.M.
Place of birth: Motherwell & Wishaw
SNWM roll: ROYAL ENGINEERS
Rank: Cpl
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:35 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 76685
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