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PostPosted: Thu Dec 10, 2020 4:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MUIRHEAD, GEORGE HONE
Rank: Private
Service Number: B/21238
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry 11th Bn.
Died: 25/09/1915
Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Panel 108 to 112


Name: MURPHY, GEORGE
Rank: Private
Service Number: 031195
Regiment: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Age: 43
Died: 07/12/1920
Buried at GLASGOW (EASTWOOD) NEW CEMETERY, Grave D. 1011.
Additional Information: Husband of Martha Rae Murphy, of 39, Main St., Thornliebank.
Named on Woodlands Church WW1 Memorial
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Name: NEIL, JAMES S.
Rank: Private
Service Numbers: 249592
Regiment: Canadian Infantry 14th Bn.
Age: 22
Died: 01/10/1918
Buried at CANADA CEMETERY, TILLOY-LEZ-CAMBRAI, Grave II. E. 33.
Additional Information: Son of George and Mary Neil, of 1, Sparkhall Avenue, Toronto, Canada. Native of Thornliebank, Glasgow, Scotland.
Named on The City of Glasgow RoH.

Name: NICHOLSON, JAMES
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 11779
Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers 6th Bn.
Died: 29/09/1915
Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Panel 46 to 49.
Named on Thornliebank Works Roll of Honour & Woodlands Church WW1 Memorial.
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Name: PARKER, CHARLES
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 168250
Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery 237th Siege Bty.
Died: 30/08/1917
Buried at DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Grave IV. H. 24.
CWGC Headstone Schedule: Mr S. Parker, 94 Main Street, Thornliebank

Name: PARKER, ROBERT
Rank: Lance Sergeant
Service Number: 11553
Regiment: Cameron Highlanders 6th Bn.
Age: 22
Died: 20/05/1917
Buried at ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Grave XVIII. O. 25.
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Allan Parker, of 31, Main St., Thornliebank, Glasgow.
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Name: PATERSON, GEORGE M.
Rank: Private
Service Number: 15758
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry 17th Bn.
Age: 19
Died: 01/07/1916
Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 15 C.
Additional Information: Son of Hugh Paterson, of Works Cottage, Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on Woodlands Church WW1 Memorial

Name: PEACHY, HENRY P.
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: Clyde Z/5093
Regiment & Unit/Ship: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Anson Bn. R.N.D.
Age: 23
Died 17/02/1917
Buried at QUEEN”S CEMETERY, BUCQUOY, Grave II. G. 9.
CWGC Headstone Schedule: Mrs A.J. Peachey, 7 Main Street, Thornliebank, Glasgow
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 10, 2020 4:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PETERS, THOMAS
Rank: Lance Sergeant
Service Number: 13078
Regiment: Royal Scots 12th Bn.
Died: 22/10/1915
Buried at RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (TRANSPORT FARM), Grave I. B. 17.


Name: PITT, JAMES
Rank: Private
Service Number: 34239
Regiment: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 5th/6th Bn.
Died: 23/09/1918
Buried at THILLOY ROAD CEMETERY, BEAULENCOURT, Grave B. 27.
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Name: PRESTON, WILLIAM PAYNE
Rank: Private
Service Number: 251764
Regiment: Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders 1st/6th Bn.
Age: 25
Died: 10/11/1918
Buried at CAMBRAI EAST MILITARY CEMETERY, Grave II. B. 43.
Additional Information: Son of William and Margaret Preston, of 33, Main St., Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on Eastwood Parish Church WW1 Memorial


Name: REID, DAVID MILLER
Rank: Private
Service Number: 34352
Regiment: Royal Scots "A" Coy. 16th Bn.
Age: 25
Died: 09/04/1917
Buried at ROCLINCOURT VALLEY CEMETERY, Grave IV. D. 5.
Additional Information: Son of William and Annie Miller Reid, of 5, Eastwood Crescent, Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on Woodlands Church WW1 Memorial
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Name: RILEY, THOMAS DICKINSON
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Regiment: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 7th Bn.
Died: 20/09/1917
Buried at TYNE COT CEMETERY, Grave XXVII. F. 23.
Named on City of Glasgow RoH, Queen's Park Baptist Church, Allan Glen’s School WW1 & Spiersbridge Parish Church WW1 Memorial


Name: SCOTT, SAMUEL
Rank: Private
Service Number: 13081
Regiment: Royal Scots
Age: 25
Died: 24/06/1915 Diabetes
40 Pleasance Street, Pollokshaws
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Name: SHIELDS, EDWARD
Rank: Private
Service Number: 1632
Regiment: Army Cyclist Corps 15th Div. Cyclist Coy.
Age: 25
Died: 03/02/1916
Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Panel 135.
Additional Information: Son of James and Elizabeth Shields, of Franklin Terrace, Thornliebank; husband of Isabella Shields, of 78, Main St., Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on St. Mary Immaculate WW1, Shawhill and Thornliebank Works Roll of Honour.

Name: STEWART, ARCHIBALD
Rank: Private
Service Number: 331719
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry 9th (Glasgow Hdrs) Bn.
Age: 27
Died: 18/04/1918
Buried at HARINGHE (BANDAGHEM) MILITARY CEMETERY, Grave I. F. 13.
Additional Information: Son of Mr. J. and Mrs. A. Stewart, of Hillside Terrace, Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on Eastwood Parish Church WW1 Memorial
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Name: STEWART, THOMAS
Rank: Private
Service Number: 331997
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry 9th (Glasgow Hdrs) Bn.
Age: 35
Died: 25/09/1917
Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Panel 131 to 132
Additional Information: Son of John and Helen Stewart, of The Rouken, Thornliebank, Glasgow; husband of Jean Stewart, of "Craig-an-righ," Lochgoilhead, Argyll.
Named on Spiersbridge Parish Church WW1 Memorial


Name: STOCKMAN, SAMUEL
Rank: Private
Service Number: 13048
Regiment: Royal Scots 13th Bn.
Died: 22/10/1920
Buried at GLASGOW (EASTWOOD) NEW CEMETERY, Grave D. 736.
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Name: STRANG, ANDREW TAYLOR
Rank: Sapper
Service Number: Royal Engineers 130th Field Coy.
Died: 17/10/1915
Buried at CHESTER FARM CEMETERY, Grave I. F. 9.
CWGC Headstone Schedule Mrs A. Strang, 82 Main Street, Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on Thornliebank Works Roll of Honour

And his brother

Name: STRANG THOMAS TAYLOR
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 3966
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry 9th (Glasgow Hdrs) Bn.
Age: 30
Died: 01/11/1916
Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 15 C.
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Janet Taylor Strang, of Spiersbridge Rd., Thornliebank, Glasgow.
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Name: SURGENOR, JAMES
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/10912
Regiment: Cameron Highlanders 6th Bn.
Died: 26/09/1915
Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Panel 119 to 124,
Named on Thornliebank Works Roll of Honour.


Name: TIMLIN, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/4294
Regiment: Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Died: 28/08/1916
Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 15 A and 15 C.
Named on St. Mary Immaculate WW1, Shawhill and Thornliebank Works Roll of Honour.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 10, 2020 4:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TODD, HUGH
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/42050
Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 8th Bn.
Age: 19
Died: 19/07/1918
Buried at METEREN MILITARY CEMETERY, Grave I. L. 285.
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Todd, of 37, Main St., Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on Eastwood Parish Church WW1 Memorial.

Name: WATERSON, SAMUEL
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 934
Regiment: Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders 1st/6th Bn.
Age: 22
Died: 14/05/1916
Buried at MAROEUIL BRITISH CEMETERY, Grave I. D. 11.
Additional Information: Son of Robert Coubrough Waterson and Margaret Gray Bertram Waterson, of 44, Hillside Terrace, Thornliebank, Glasgow. Born at Thornliebank.
Named on Eastwood Parish Church WW1 Memorial and Thornliebank Works Roll of Honour.

Name: WILLIAMS, SAMUEL
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 278769
Regiment: Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders 1st/7th Bn.
Age: 21
Died: 24/05/1917
Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Bay 9.
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Williams, of 40, Kennishead Rd., Thornliebank, Renfrew.
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WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:


Name: ANDREW, JACK
Rank: Fireman & Trimmer
Regiment & Unit/Ship: Merchant Navy S.S. Rio Blanco (London)
Age: 27
Died 01/04/1942
Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 87.
Additional Information: Husband of Mary Andrew, of Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa.
Named on Spiersbridge Church WW2 Memorial.

RIO BLANCO SS was a British steam freighter of 4,864 tons. She was on route from St Thomas for Hampton Roads and the UK when she was torpedoed by German submarine U-160 and sunk when carrying a cargo of 6,440 tons of iron ore. 19 crew lost from a total crew 40. Read more at wrecksite: https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?14832

Name: CLUGSTON, JOHN
Rank: Cook
Service Number: 11592
Regiment & Unit/Ship: Naval Auxiliary Personnel (Merchant Navy) H.M.S. Avenger
Died: 15/11/1942
Commemorated on LIVERPOOL NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 6, Column 2.
Named onThornliebank (Woodlands) Church WW2 Memorial

HMS Avenger was a British escort carrier (13,785 tons) built in the United States as the passenger liner Rio Hudson. Transferred to the United Kingdom under Lend-Lease and later converted to an auxiliary aircraft carrier in March, 1942. While in convoy from North Africa to the Clyde in Scotland, she was torpedoed by the German submarine U-155 just west of the Rock of Gibraltar (87 kilometres southof Faro, Portugal).
The Avenger had been taking part in the North Africa landings before sailing for her home port on the Clyde, Scotland. At approximately 0307hrs the Avenger, part of Convoy MKF-1, was hit on the port side causing her bomb magazine to explode and blowing out the centre section of the ship. Enveloped in flames and black smoke, the Avenger sank in less than two minutes after the t orpedo hit. Sixty seven officers, including her captain, Cdr. A. P. Colthurst, and 446 ratings went down with the ship, a total of 514 men. Twelve survivors were picked up by the escorting destroyer HMS Glaisdale. Read more at wrecksite: https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?32104
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Name: CONROY, JAMES
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 1545455
Regiment: Royal Artillery 80 Anti-Tank Regt.
Age: 25
Died: 12/09/1944
Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Column 15.
Additional Information: Son of Sarah Conroy, of Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH.


Name: CRAIG, JAMES
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 1790089
Regiment: Royal Artillery 144 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Age: 22
Died: Between 05 March 1943 and 06 March 1943
Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Column 16.
Additional Information: Son of John and Jeanie Craig, of Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH and Thornliebank (Woodlands) Church WW2 Memorial.
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Name: CURRIE, DUNCAN JAMIESON MCCORMICK
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Service Number: 1365086
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 201 Sqdn.
Age: 24
Died: 12/06/1944
Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Panel 216
Additional Information: Son of Duncan Jamieson Currie and Ann McCormick Currie, of Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH and Thornliebank (Woodlands) Church WW2 Memorial


Name: DALZIEL, WILLIAM REID
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 977223
Regiment: Royal Artillery 155 (The Lanarkshire Yeomanry) Field Regt.
Age: 26
Died: 12/04/1943
Buried at KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Grave 4. F. 29.
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. William B. Dalziel, of Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH and Spiersbridge Church WW2 Memorial
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