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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 4:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DAVIDSON, JOSEPH
Rank: Sub-Lieutenant (A)
Regiment & Unit/Ship: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve H.M.S. Saker
Age: 20
Died: 09/08/1943
Buried at PENSACOLA (BARRANCAS) NATIONAL CEMETERY, Post Sec. 23. Grave 1994.
Additional Information: Son of Joseph and Anna Davidson, of Thornliebank, Glasgow, Scotland.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH and Thornliebank (Woodlands) Church WW2 Memorial

HMS Saker, also known as HMS Saker I, HMS Saker II and HMS Saker III, has historically been the ship to which Royal Naval personnel serving in the United States of America are assigned. Consequently, it is a stone frigate, and has existed at several different locations since the Second World War.

Name: DURNAN, HAMILTON
Rank: Warrant Officer
Service Number: 1053444
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 77 Sqdn.
Age: 28
Died: 22/04/1945
Buried at BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY, Grave 5. J. 24.
Additional Information: Son of William and Agnes Durnan, of Thornliebank, Renfrewshire.
Named on the Thornliebank (Woodlands) Church WW2 Memorial.

Aircraft Information: Armstrong Whitworth Whitley V
Serial No: Z9386
Markings: KN-W
Start Date: 26/04/1942
Takeoff Station: Leeming, Night Raid
Operation: Rostock. Hit by flak and ditched in the Baltic about an hour later. All the crew became PoW
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 4:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FOULIS, ROBERT
Rank: Private
Service Number: 2764643
Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 6th Bn.
Age: 23
Died: 14/05/1944
Buried at CASSINO WAR CEMETERY, Grave VIII. E. 13.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH and Spiersbridge Church WW2 Memorial


Name: GAVIN, ANDREW
Rank: Private
Service Number: 2976003
Regiment: Army Catering Corps attd. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Age: 35
Died: 12/11/1944
Buried at FAENZA WAR CEMETERY, Grave III. F. 14.
Additional Information: Son of William and Sarah Lambie Gavin; husband of Jessie Gavin, of Thornliebank, Renfrewshire.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 and Thornliebank (Woodlands) Church WW2 Memorial.
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Name: GIBSON, ALEXANDER
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 751217
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 57 Sqdn.
Age: 28
Died: 26/08/1940
Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Panel 14.
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Margaret Gibson.
Named on Spiersbridge Church WW2 Memorial

Aircraft: Bristol Blenheim IV
Serial No: P6928
Markings: DX-
Start Date: 25/08/1940
Takeoff Station: Elgin, Night Raid
Operation: Attack airfields and other military targets while on attachment from Wyton. Lost without trace.
Fellow Servicemen: RILEY, E.A.H. (Sgt) & STILES R.C.E. (Sgt)

Name: GIBSON, ALEXANDER CAMERON
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 3316757
Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 6th Bn.
Age: 21
Died: 28/05/1940
Buried at BAS-WARNETON (NEERWAASTEN) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Grave 10.
Additional Information: Son of Richard H. and Annie Gibson, of East Cowes, Isle of Wight.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GIBSON, JAMES
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Service Numder: 1564373
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 622 Sqdn.
Age: 22
Died: 20/09/1944
Buried at GLASGOW (EASTWOOD) NEW CEMETERY, Sec. K. Grave 243.
Additional Information: Son of William and Christina Clark Gibson, of Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 and Thornliebank (Woodlands) Church WW2 Memorial.

Aircraft: Avro Lancaster I
Serial No: LL802
Markings: GI-M
Start Date: 20/09/1944
Takeoff Station: Mildenhall, Day Raid
Operation: Training-formation flying practice. Entered a cloud and collided with the formation leader (LM167 GI-N). Both aircraft crashed at Wormingford, NW of Colchester, Essex.
Fellow Servicemen: DRYLAND E.J. (Sgt), DUMARESQUE, J.A. (Sgt), GEDDES P.I. (Sgt), JAMES C.R (F/O), KEATLEY R.S. (Sgt), WESTBROOK R.H. (Sgt).

Name: GIBSON, WILLIAM
Rank: Lance Sergeant
Service Number: 2879864
Regiment: Gordon Highlanders and No. 2 Commando
Age: 22
Died: 28/03/1942
Commemorated on BROOKWOOD 1939-1945 MEMORIAL, Panel 14. Column 2.
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Margaret Gibson; stepson of Elizabeth Gibson, of Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 4:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GUNN, PETER
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 3326977
Regiment: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 7th Bn.
Age: 27
Died: 21/07/1943
Commemorated on CASSINO MEMORIAL, Panel 11.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH and Thornliebank (Woodlands) Church WW2 Memorial.

Name: HADDOW, ALAN
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 1365803
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 57 Sqdn.
Age: 22
Died: 05/04/1943
Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Panel 151.
Additional Information: Son of Margaret C. L. Haddow, of Thornliebank, Renfrewshire.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH, Thornliebank (Woodlands) Church WW2 Memorial & Eastwood Parish Church WW2 Memorial.

Aircraft: Avro Lancaster I
Serial No: W4252
Markings: DX-X
Start date: 04/04/1943
Takeoff Station: Scampton, Night Raid
Operation: Kiel. Lost over North Sea, cause unknown.

Fellow Servicemen: EVANS A.R. (Sgt), HARBOTTLE G.R. (Sgt), SPICER B.E. (Sgt), WALLAGE S.N.T (S/L), WELDON F.E.F. (P/O), WOOD A.R. (Sgt).

And his brother

Name: HADDOW, JOHN ALLAN
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 1341177
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer
Age: 30
Died: 08/01/1945
Buried at KHAYAT BEACH WAR CEMETERY, Coll. Grave E. B. 1-7.
Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Margaret Caldwell Lawrence Haddow, of Thornliebank, Renfrewshire.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH, Thornliebank (Woodlands) Church WW2 Memorial & Eastwood Parish Church WW2 Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 4:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HAMILTON, JAMES
Rank: Sapper
Service Number: 2983344
Regiment: Royal Engineers and No. 1 Commando
Age: 22
Died: 17/03/1943
Commemorated on MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL, Face 10.
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Catherine Hamilton, of Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH.

Name: HENDERSON, WILLIAM
Rank: Trooper
Service Number: 7936625
Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps “A” Sqn. 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters)
Age: 33
Died: 13/07/1943
Buried at SYRACUSE WAR CEMETERY, SICILY, Grave VIII. G. 15.
Additional Information: Son of William and Jessie Henderson; husband of Janet G. Henderson, of Prestwick, Ayrshire.
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Name: HOGG, DOUGLAS WILLIAM
Rank: Pilot Officer
Service Number: 77977
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 25th Sqdn.
Age: 23
Died 03/09/1940
Buried at GLASGOW (EASTWOOD) NEW CEMETERY, Sec. H. Grave 278
Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Helen Hogg, of Thornliebank, Glasgow.

Hogg already had flying experience when he joined the RAF on 1st Feb 1940 with a direct entry RAFVR commission as he joined 25 Squadron at Martlesham Heath ten days later. Hogg shared in destroying a Ju88 on 12th August.
He was killed on 3rd September 1940 when he was shot down in error over North Weald in daylight by a Hurricane of 46 Squadron, flown by F/Lt. Ac Rabagliati. At this stage of the war Blenheims were often mis-identified as Ju88s.
His gunner, Sgt E. Powell, baled out, unhurt. The Blenheim, L1512, crashed near Greenstead Green, Essex.
Powell reported that Hogg had been shot and killed in the air. The doctor who examined the body agreed. At the time of the incident, a major German raid was developing on North Weald airfield and Hogg and Powell were ordered off to patrol base. http://www.bbm.org.uk/airmen/HoggDW.htm

Name: HOOD, JAMES H.
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 2983555
Regiment: Royal Artillery 356(7th Bn. The Lancashire Fusiliers) Indep. Searchlight Bty.
Age: 21
Died: 01/06/1943
Buried at GLASGOW (EASTWOOD) NEW CEMETERY, Sec. H. Grave 1247.
Additional Information: Son of Duncan Hood, and of Hannah Hood, of Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH and Spiersbridge Church WW2 Memorial.
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Name: HUGHES, JOSEPH
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 874661
Regiment: Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force)
Age: 31
Died: 05/10/1941
Buried at NAKURU NORTH CEMETERY, Grave 480.
Additional Information: Son of Joseph and Annie R. Hughes, of Glasgow. husband of Margaret Taylor Hughes (nee Tallon), of Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH.
He died in the war memorial Hospital in Nakuru of a compound skull fracture sustained in a vehicle accident.


Name: JOHNSTON, GAVIN MATT HAMILTON
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 7684947
Regiment: Corps of Military Police 15 Divisional Provost Coy.
Age: 21
Died: 18/09/1940
Buried at GLASGOW (EASTWOOD) NEW CEMETERY, Sec. H. Grave 729.
Additional Information: Son of Mathew H. Johnston and Helen B. Johnston, of Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on the City of Glasgow RoH and Spiersbridge Church WW2 Memorial
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 5:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: KILKIE, JAMES
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: C/KX 100882
Regiment & Unit/Ship: Royal Navy H.M.S. Kylemore
Age: 31
Died: 21/08/1940
Buried: at GRIMSBY (SCARTHO ROAD) CEMETERY, Sec. 116 Row H. Grave 2.
Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Anne Jane McGinley Kilkie, of Glasgow; husband of Helen Murray Kilkie, of Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH.

At the outbreak of the second World War the Admiralty requisitioned the KYLEMORE as a net layer(J101) and she joined the 12th mine-sweeping group based at Yarmouth. On 21 August 1940 the KYLEMORE was laying anti-submarine nets and obstacles at the mouth of The Wash off Norfolk, when she was bombed and sunk by a surprise attack by a German Heinkel bomber. Read more at wrecksite: https://wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?10227

Name: MCCABE, JOHN MILLARKIE
Rank: Rifleman
Service Number: 3246142
Regiment: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 1st Bn.
Died: 19/07/1943
Buried at KIRKEE WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Robert and Annie Millarkie McCabe, of Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 5:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MCCOURTY, ALEXANDER
Rank: Private
Service Number: 6460750
Regiment: The Queen’s Royal Regiment (West Surrey) 1/5th Bn.
Age: 20
Died: Between 21 May 1940 and 22 May 1940
Buried at ESQUELMES WAR CEMETERY, Grave VI. A. 13.
Additional Information: Son of William and Helen McCourty, of Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH.



Name: MCLEAN, MALCOLM
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 742427
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died: 01/09/1940
Buried at GLASGOW (EASTWOOD) NEW CEMETERY, Sec. K. Grave 115.
Additional Information: Son of George and Jeanie McLean, of Shawlands, Glasgow.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH and Spiersbridge Church WW2 Memorial.
Sergeant M. McLean, killed in aircraft accident at Akeman Street, Oxford, 2 Flying Training School.
http://www.rafcommands.com/database/wardead/details.php?qnum=97950
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 5:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MCMILLAN, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service Number: 1607625
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders 7th Bn.
Died: 30/04/1945
Buried at HAMBURG CEMETERY, Grave 2A. H. 4.
Named on the City of Glasgow RoH and Thornliebank (Woodlands) Church WW2 Memorial.


Name: MCNAB, WILLIAM MCEWAN
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 1123868
Regiment: Royal Artillery 134 Field Regt.
Age: 39
Died: 05/11/1944
Buried at GLASGOW (EASTWOOD) NEW CEMETERY, Sec. D. Grave 656.
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Agnes McEwan McNab, of Thornliebank, Glasgow; husband of Christina Bankien S. McNab, of Thornliebank.
Named on the Thornliebank (Woodlands) Church WW2 Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 5:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MCNEISH, MARK DORAN
Rank: Private
Service Number: 3323250
Regiment: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Age: 26
Died: 13/01/1942
Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Column 82.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH and the Thornliebank (Woodlands) Church WW2 Memorial.

Name: MOORE, JOHN HANVIDGE
Rank: Fusilier
Service Number: 3137711
Regiment: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 1st Bn.
Age: 19
Died: Between 18 Feb. 1943 & 19 Feb. 1943
Commemorated on RANGOON MEMORIAL, Face 11.
Additional Information: Son of Adam F. and Mary H. Moore, of Thornliebank, Renfrewshire.
Named on the Thornliebank (Woodlands) Church WW2 Memorial.

And his brother

Name: MOORE, ROBERT HANVIDGE
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/10541813
Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps 39 Detail Issue Depot
Age: 29
Died: 31/12/1942
Buried at BENGHAZI WAR CEMETERY, Grave 8. D. 24.
Additional Information: Son of Adam and Mary Hanvidge Moore; husband of Janet Moore, of Larkhall, Lanarkshire.
Named on the City of Glasgow RoH and Thornliebank (Woodlands) Church WW2 Memorial.
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Name: MURRAY, MALCOLM
Rank: Leading Seaman
Service Number: 3330C
Regiment & Unit/Ship: Royal Naval Reserve H.M.S. “Invincible”
Age: 46
Died 31/05/1916
Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 18.
Additional Information: Son of Roderick and Rachel Mackay Murray; husband of Catherine Murray, of 5, New Garrabost, Stornoway, Ross-shire.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH.

H.M.S. Invicible was the flagship of the 3rd Battlecruiser Squadron during the Battle of Jutland in 1916. The squadron had been detached from Admiral Beatty's Battlecruiser Fleet a few days before the battle for gunnery practice with the Grand Fleet and acted as its heavy scouting force during the battle. She was destroyed by a magazine explosion during the battle after the armour of one of her gun turrets was penetrated.

Name: OVENS, THOMAS
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 3323628
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment)1st Bn.
Age: 28
Died 05/11/1944
Buried at SCHOONSELHOF CEMETERY, Grave III. E. 17.
Additional Information: Son of James and Cecilia Ovens, of Barrhead, Renfrewshire.
Named on Spiersbridge Church WW2 Memorial
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Name: PHILP, JAMES WILSON
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 159673
Regiment & Unit/Ship: Royal Navy H.M.S. Barham
Age: 19
Died: 25/11/1941
Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 49, Column 1.
Additional Information: Son of James Wilson Philp, and of Jean Paul Ramsay Philp, of Thornliebank, Glasgow.

H.M.S. Barham helped to sink an Italian heavy cruiser and a destroyer during the Battle of Cape Matapan in March 1941 and was damaged by German aircraft two months later during the evacuation of Crete. Barham was sunk off the Egyptian coast the following November by the German submarine U-331 with the loss of 862 crewmen, approximately two-thirds of her crew.

Name: ROSS, ANDREW
Rank: Fusilier
Service Number: 14226537
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 1st Bn.
Age: 20
Died: 12/05/1944
Buried at CASSINO WAR CEMETERY, Grave XVIII. F. 15.
Additional Information: Son of James Greig Ross and Annie D. H. Ross, of Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH.
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Name: SHAW, JOHN FARRELL
Rank: Steward Hairdresser
Regiment & Unit/Ship: Merchant Navy M.V. Abosso (Liverpool)
Age: 29
Died 29/10/1942
Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 2.
Additional Information: Husband of E. Shaw, of Glasgow.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH and Spiersbridge Church WW2 Memorial

MV Abosso was a passenger, mail, and cargo liner, the flagship of Elder Dempster Lines. In peacetime she ran scheduled services between Liverpool and West Africa. In the Second World War she was a troop ship, running between the United Kingdom, West Africa, and South Africa.
Abosso was built in 1935 and sunk by German submarine U-575 in 1942, killing 362 of the 393 people aboard. She carried the same name as an earlier Elder Dempster ship, SS Abosso, which had been built in 1912 and sunk by the submarine U-43 in 1917 (Wikipedia)

Name: SHEEHAN, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service Number: 2823980
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders 7th Bn.
Age: 27
Died: 30/06/1944
Buried at ST. MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX, Grave VII. E. 3.
Named on the City of Glasgow WW2 RoH.
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