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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:10 am    Post subject: Richard Dick Reply with quote

Richard Dick Pte S/6429 8th Seaforth Highlanders born Grangemouth enlisted Sanday, Orkney Age 20 Killed in Action F & F 25-Sep-15 Son of James and Mary Dick, of Northwall, Sanday, Orkney. Born at Grangemouth, Stirlingshire. Memorial: Roadside. Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos Fr 0219 Plot VI Row H Grave 19 Grangemouth & Sanday
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:12 am    Post subject: John Inkster Reply with quote

John Inkster Pte S/3573 1st Gordon Highlanders born Lerwick 27/08/1895 enlisted Grangemouth Age 19 Killed in Action F & F 02-Jun-15 Son of Mr & Mrs George Inkster, 28 Forth St; Grangemouth. Mother Helen. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38 Shetland Times 19/06/1915 Burra Isle & Grangemouth
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:13 am    Post subject: Robert William Inkster Reply with quote

Robert William Inkster Pte 30416 2nd Royal Scots Lewis Gun Section born Burra Isle, Shetland enlisted Grangemouth Age 27 Killed in Air Raid F & F 13-Nov-16 Son of Mrs Margaret Inkster, 15 Forth St; Grangemouth (late of Burra Isle). CWGC: Son of the late John and Margaret Inkster. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 53: Photo. ThIepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 6 D and 7 D Burra Isle Grangemouth & Shetland
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:14 am    Post subject: Thomas Inkster Reply with quote

Thomas Inkster L/sjt S/5630 10th Black Watch C Coy born Lerwick enlisted Grangemouth Age 25 Died of dysentry Salonika 05-Oct-16 Son of Mrs Inkster, 15th Forth St; Grangemouth. CWGC: Son of John and Margaret Inkster (nee Christie), of 15, Porth St., Grangemouth, Stirlingshire. Native of Blimister, Burra Isle, Shetland. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 53: Photo. Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery, Greece G 07 Grave 521 Burra Isle Grangemouth & Shetland
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:15 am    Post subject: David Ogilvy Kemp Reply with quote

David Ogilvy Kemp Pte S/40501 8th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders born Grangemouth enlisted Grangemouth Age 20 Died of Wounds F & F 01-Aug-17 Son of Mr & Mrs William Kemp, Grangemouth. Husband of Jemima Kemp, 135 Abbeyhill, Edinburgh. City Roll of Honour: 48 Canal Terr; Woodside. Dozinghem Military Cemetery B 016 Plot II Row H Grave 24 Aberdeen City & Grangemouth
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:16 am    Post subject: James C Sharp Reply with quote

James C Sharp Pte S/3948 9th Gordon Highlanders born Grangemouth enlisted Grangemouth Killed in Action F & F 25-Sep-15 City Roll of Honour: 608 Gt Northern Rd; Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119 Aberdeen City & Grangemouth
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2012 4:03 am    Post subject: Pte. Angus McPhee Reply with quote

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Angus McPhee

Canadian Attestation papers

(Glasgow Herald 25th March 1915)
"Information has been received that Angus McPhee, son of John McPhee, residing at the Docks, Grangemouth, has been killed in action near Neuve Chapelle. The information was conveyed in a letter received from a Lieutenant in the Princess Patricia's Highland Light Infantry. McPhee was struck on the head by part of a shrapnel shell, death being instantaneous. He served four years in India, and was in Canada at the outbreak of hostilities and returned with the Canadian troops to France. He was 29 years of age and unmarried."

CWGC
McPHEE, ANGUS
Rank: Private
Service No: 800
Date of Death: 16/03/1915
Age: 36
Regiment/Service: Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)
Grave Reference: III. M. 2.
Cemetery: VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURE NO.3
Additional Information: Son of John and Janet McPhee (nee Cameron), of Home Farm, Foss, Pitlochry, Perthshire, Scotland.

SNWM
Surname: McPHEE
Firstname: Angus
Service Number: 800
Date Death: 15/03/1915
Place of birth: Ayr
Other: Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry.
SNWM roll: CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2012 5:33 pm    Post subject: Unveiling info Reply with quote

According to The Scotsman for the 24th of September 1923 the memorial was unveiled by General Sir Ian Hamilton on Saturday 22nd September 1923 and was designed by Sir John Burnett and stands 27 foot hight.

Alexander Proudfoot was the sculptor responsible for casting the Lion and Eagle.

Postcard image of the memorial when new.



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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 2:24 pm    Post subject: Pte. Alexander Hendrie Reply with quote

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(Glasgow Herald 14th April 1915)
"Information has been received from the War Office by Mrs John Hendrie, North Basin Street, Grangemouth, that her son (936), 2nd Battalion, B Company, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, is missing. He served three years with the colours, and has been at the front since the outbreak of hostilities, and the last that was heard from him was on October 2, when he was in the trenches."

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HENDRIE, ALEXANDER
Rank: Private
Service No: 936
Date of Death: 21/10/1914
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 9 and 10.
Memorial: PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Isabella Hendrie, of 8. Canal St., Grangemouth, Stirlingshire.

SNWM
Surname: HENDRIE
Firstname: Alexander
Service Number: 936
Date Death: 21/10/1914
Place of birth: Grangemouth Stirlingshire
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 3:43 pm    Post subject: Pte. Thomas Wardlaw Reply with quote

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Pte. Thomas Wardlaw

(Glasgow Herald 12th May 1915)
"Private Thomas Wardlaw, residing at Dundas Street, Grangemouth, was killed in action on Sunday, May 2. He was in the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, and was 21 years of age."

CWGC
WARDLAW, THOMAS
Rank: Private
Service No: 3123
Date of Death: 02/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st/7th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 42 and 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: WARDLAW
Firstname: Thomas
Service Number: 3123
Date Death: 02/05/1915
Other: 1/7th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 11, 2014 3:45 pm    Post subject: grangemouth WW1 Reply with quote

Listed on the Grangemouth War Memorial - WW1

SOLDIERS DIED

HORNE , Samuel , 17th (Service ) Bn ( 3rd Glasgow) Highland Light Infantry

Corporal 43294
Born Grangemouth Stirlingshire
Enlisted Grangemouth
Residence --

Killed in Action 18th November 1916

France & Flanders

FORMERLY 1646 , Highland Cyclist Battalion

...

CWGC:

HORNE , S Corporal 43294

18th November 1916 death date

aged 28

Highland Light Infantry 17th Bn

Grave D 3 New Munich Trench British Cemetery BEAUMONT HAMEL

Son of Mr & Mrs John Horne of 30 Kelvin St, Grangemouth


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SCOTTISH NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL Edinburgh Castle

HORNE SAMUEL CPL 43294 : HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY : 17th Battalion:


birth : Grangemouth Stirlingshire

death date : 18th November 1916

France & Flanders

Killed in action


Formerly : 1646 Highland Cyclist Battalion
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 9:52 am    Post subject: Henry Brock Reply with quote

Henry Brock Sgt 202743 4th Gordon Highlanders b Grangemouth, Stirling. e Grangemouth Age 20 Killed in Action F&F 20/09/1917 Son of Henry Brock,36 Forth Street,Grangemouth,Stirlingshire. Soldiers Will 4 pages. Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 Panel 135 to 136
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 9:55 am    Post subject: John Henry could this be the man? Reply with quote

Hendrie John Pte S/3958 9th Gordon Highlanders b Grangemouth,St. e Grangemouth Age 30 Died of Wounds F&F 22/04/1917 Son of Mrs. Isabella Hendrie, of 18, Canal St., Grangemouth, Stirlingshire. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Memorial has Henry. Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery, Wancourt Fr 0531 Plot I Row C Grave 41 Falkirk Herald 26-05-17 : Photo: Grangemouth
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 9:58 am    Post subject: John D Kerr Reply with quote

John Dryden Kerr L/Cpl S/3563 9th Gordon Highlanders b Perth e Grangemouth Age 29 Died of Wounds F&F 29/03/1918 Son of William and Ann Kerr, of 282, Dundas St., Grangemouth. Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun Fr 0113 Plot V Row F Grave 42
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 10:01 am    Post subject: Charles G Laidlaw Reply with quote

Charles G Laidlaw Sgt S/7572 1st Gordon Highlanders b Grangemouth, Stirling. e Grangemouth Age 25 Killed in Action F & F 15/06/1918 Son of Mr. T. Laidlaw, of 103, Dundas St., Grangemouth, Stirlingshire. Soldiers Will 6 Pages. Chocques Military Cemetery Fr 0098 Plot IV Row D Grave 04 Evening Times 21-8-15 Page 7: In hospital Grangemouth.
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