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David McNay
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 22, 2006 11:17 am    Post subject: Polmont Old Parish Church Reply with quote

Anne Andersons photo, taken from her thread of Falkirk area memorials.

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 01, 2016 6:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks to Anne Anderson for tracing "my man" to this memorial.

Anthony Thomson Weir age 23 Private (330931) 1/9th (Glasgow Highland) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry.
Anthony enlisted in Glasgow as Private (3248) in the 1/9th HLI, joined the battalion in France in June 1915 and served at Delville Wood, the Somme and La Fontaine.
Born 1892 at Ringford, Tongland, Kirkcudbrightshire as Anthony Thomson McSkimming. Son of Agnes (McSkimming) Weir and step son of John Weir of Lochside, Redding. Polmont, Stirlingshire and of Main Street, Alexandria, Dunbartonshire.
Missing in Action on 20 May 1917 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.
Also named on the Castle Douglas War Memorial, on the St. Andrew's Church memorial, now in the Castle Douglas Parish Church and on the Polmont War Memorial.
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