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jrah60



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 09, 2013 2:58 pm    Post subject: Strathaven Academy WW2 Reply with quote



1939 1945
AND OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

Aiton, Archibald
Anderson, James G.
Bain, Archibald
Ballantyne, Charles
Black, Joseph
Couperthwaite, John M.
Crawford, Robert
Davidson, William C.
Frew, Robert A.F.
Gray, John
Hamilton, Henry
Heggison, Andrew D.
Lindsay, George
McDowall, James
Muir, Robert
Park, John
Sinclair, John
Summers, William
Wardrope, John M.
Watt, James T.
Watt, John R.
Wilson, Daniel
Wilson, John

Many thanks to Margaret Pollock and Stewart Nicolson for allowing me access to the school.

John
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Mike Morley



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Location: Roberton, Lanarkshire

PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: AITON, ARCHIBALD BARR
Initials: AB
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Surgeon Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, HMS Martin
Date of Death: 10/11/1942
Age: 25
Additional Information: Son of John and Elizabeth Aiton, of Strathaven, Lanarkshire. B.Sc. M.B. Ch.B.
Panel Reference: 66,1
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial, Hamilton Grammar School Memorial and Glasgow University Roll of Honour.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BAIN, ARCHIBALD
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 14382726
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment), 5th Bn
Date of Death: 18/1/1945
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of James and Janet Bain, of Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: J 10
Cemetery: Sittard War Cemetery.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BALLANTYNE, CHARLES
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 2764711
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 7th Bn
Date of Death: 23/9/1943
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of John and Elizabeth Ballantyne, of Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: V E 19
Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial and West Parish Church, Strathaven Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BLACK, JOSEPH
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Service Number: 2207280
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 1/12/1945
Age: 34
Additional Information: Son of Joseph and Annie Black; husband of Janet R. Black, of Strathaven, Strathclyde, Scotland.
Grave Reference: I 55
Cemetery: Maala Cemetery.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: COUPERTHWAITE, JOHN MILLER
Initials: JM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 274182
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy, HMS Laforey
Date of Death: 30/3/1944
Age: 22
Additional Information: Son of Findlay Couperthwaite, and of Isabella Couperthwaite, of Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Panel Reference: Panel 82, Column 1
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial and Hamilton Grammar School Memorial.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CRAWFORD, ROBERT MILLIGAN
Initials: RM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Service Number: T/218317
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Date of Death: 10/8/1944
Age: 37
Additional Information: Son of William and Mary Mars Crawford; husband of Robina Boyd Crawford, of Cambuslang.
Grave Reference: Grave 4692
Cemetery: Cambuslang (Westburn) Cemetery.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial and West Parish Church, Strathaven Memorial.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DAVIDSON, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Bombardier
Service Number: 1545157
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery, 84 Anti Tank Regt
Date of Death: 25/10/1942
Age: 23
Additional Information: Son of Alexander Cochrane Davidson and Margaret Lister Davidson, of Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: XXIV D 6
Cemetery: El Alamein War Cemetery.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FREW, ROBERT ALEXANDER FISHER
Initials: RAF
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Pilot Officer (Pilot)
Service Number: 104518
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 35 Sqdn
Date of Death: 30/12/1941
Age: 26
Additional Information: Son of William and Sarah Frew, of Strathaven, Lanarkshire; husband of Catherine Elder Frew, of Strathaven.
Grave Reference: Plot 40, Row 1, Grave 22
Cemetery: Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial and West Parish Church, Strathaven Memorial.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GRAY, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 1500762
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery, 125 Lt AA Regt, 419 Bty
Date of Death: 11/11/1924
Age: 26
Additional Information: Husband of Jean Gray, of Strathaven. Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: I E 4
Cemetery: Schoonselhof Cemetery.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HAMILTON, HENRY
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Service Number: 3253569
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 1st Bn
Date of Death: 2/3/1942
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of Nellie Hamilton, of Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Panel Reference: Face 10
Memorial: Rangoon Memorial.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LINDSAY, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 1st Class (Wireless Op/Air Gunner)
Service Number: 625870
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force, 57 Sqdn
Date of Death: 11/4/1940
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of George and Isabella Lindsay, of Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: Row B, Grave 13
Cemetery: Le Quesnel Communal Cemetery Extension.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial and West Parish Church, Strathaven Memorial.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MCDOWALL, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Navigator)
Service Number: 984947
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 613 Sqdn
Date of Death: 24/9/1944
Grave Reference: 4 C 3
Cemetery: Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial.
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Name: MUIR, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 1921463
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers, 119 Road Constr Coy
Date of Death: 24/3/1943
Age: 31
Additional Information: Son of George and Helen Muir; husband of Elizabeth Cross Muir, of Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: 8 G 3
Cemetery: Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PARK, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: T/150245
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps, 1st Armd Bde Coy
Date of Death: 28/9/1942
Age: 27
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. F. Park, of Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: II H 11
Cemetery: Ancona War Cemetery.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial.
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