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PostPosted: Tue Mar 02, 2021 12:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DOUGLAS, JAMES B.
Initials: J B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Penn."
Age: 26
Date of Death: 10/10/1918
Service No: SS/116179
Additional information: Son of James and Ellen B. Douglas, of 64, Rosehall Avenue, Whifflet St., Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. 49.
Cemetery: OLD MONKLAND CEMETERY

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Name: ELLIOTT, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant (Pipe Major)
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Date of Death: 13/03/1919
Service No: 5905
Additional information: Husband of Henrietta Elliott, of 19, Monkey Row, Carnbrae, Renfrewshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: New Ground. 51. 230.
Cemetery: OLD MONKLAND CEMETERY

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Name: ERSKINE, RALPH
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: Depot
Age: 26
Date of Death: 23/02/1917
Service No: 15566
Additional information: Son of Ralph C. S. and Agnes Erskine (nee Brown) Died at Edmonton Hospital, London.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 226. 30.
Cemetery: OLD MONKLAND CEMETERY

Listed on Coatbridge Civic Memorial, see: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=665&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=30



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Name: FARRELL, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 04/01/1944
Service No: 2819021
Awards: M M
Additional information: Son of John and Margaret Farrell, of Coatbridge.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. 59. Grave 18.
Cemetery: OLD MONKLAND CEMETERY

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Name: FEHILLY, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 29/05/1943
Service No: 1126182
Additional information: Son of John and Annie Fehilly, of Whifflet.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. 245. Grave 21.
Cemetery: OLD MONKLAND CEMETERY

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Name: FERNS
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Date of Death: 04/06/1917
Service No: 39603
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: X. 462.
Cemetery: OLD MONKLAND CEMETERY



SNWM:
Surname FERNS
Firstname James
Service Number 30603
Date Death 04/06/1917
Decoration
Place of birth Old Monkland Lanarkshire
Other 4th Bn.
SNWM roll THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank Pte
Theatre of death Home.

James Ferns aged 23 married to Anne Jane Gardner

Parents John Ferns and Mary (previuosly Cosgrove) m.s. Finnie

Died in the War Hospital Hawick, Service Number 39603 on the death certificate.

Usual residence 53 Buchanan Street Coatbridge

Cause of death - Pyelitus 2 years or more, Bronchitis 4 days
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Name: GALLACHER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 13th (H.D.) Bn.
Date of Death: 16/12/1940
Service No: 2988850
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. 90. Grave 82.
Cemetery: OLD MONKLAND CEMETERY

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Name: GARDNER, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps
Secondary Regiment: General List
Secondary Unit Text: and
Age: 23
Date of Death: 27/11/1916
Additional information: Son of James and Mary Gardner (nee McIntyre), of 31, King St., Blairhill; Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. Accidentally killed at Upavon, Wiltshire, England.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: O. 39. (Section 7-10)
Cemetery: OLD MONKLAND CEMETERY

Thanks to 'Mangonel' for informing me that 'Upavon' was at that time the Army's Central Flying School. (I had misread the stone's inscription as 'Bravon')

2nd Lt. James Gardner is commemorated on Coatbridge Civic Memorial, see:
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=665&highlight=coatbridge





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Name: GARDNER, JAMES MAIN BLAIR
Initials: J M B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 1 Mountain Regt.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 23/01/1943
Service No: 1152586
Additional information: Son of John Williamson Gardner and Mary Crawford Gardner, of Coatbridge. M.A. (Glasgow).
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. G. Grave 19.
Cemetery: OLD MONKLAND CEMETERY

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Name: GILLESPIE
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 12/09/1918
Service No: 53122
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 49. 34.
Cemetery: OLD MONKLAND CEMETERY

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Name: GOURLEY, SAMUEL
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Essex Regiment
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Secondary Unit Text: formerly
Age: 24
Date of Death: 11/04/1944
Service No: 3252808
Additional information: Son of Samuel and Annie Gourley, of Coatbridge.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. 58. Grave 43.
Cemetery: OLD MONKLAND CEMETERY



There is a possibility that this stone is not where it's supposed to be. It's propped up against a tree in Section 58 but as there's very few stones actually in this section it's difficult to establish where grave 43 would be.
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Name: GREEN
Initials: J G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Yorkshire Hussars Yeomanry
Date of Death: 02/07/1918
Service No: 331397
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 60. 34.
Cemetery: OLD MONKLAND CEMETERY

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Name: HAMIL
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Date of Death: 26/02/1916
Service No: 1404
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: X. 444.
Cemetery: OLD MONKLAND CEMETERY

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Name: HOGG, MICHAEL
Initials: M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Trooper
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps
Age: 20
Date of Death: 26/06/1946
Service No: 14806210
Additional information: Son of J. J. Hogg and Annie Hogg, of Coatbridge.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. 94. Grave 29.
Cemetery: OLD MONKLAND CEMETERY



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Name: HOPE, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 2nd/1st Field Coy. Lowland Div. (412th Field Coy?)
Age: 29 Stone says 28
Date of Death: 27/11/1918
Service No: 412308
Awards: D C M
Additional information: Son of George and Grace Hope (nee Gibson), of 3105, Dundyvan Rd., Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. Died while on leave after over 4 years active service.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 47. 22.
Cemetery: OLD MONKLAND CEMETERY



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