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PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2014 12:33 pm    Post subject: Stevenston Memorial - Thomas Miller Reply with quote

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Name: MILLER
Initial: T
Rank: Private
Regiment: Gordon Highlanders
Unit: 9th Bn
Date of Death: 17/09/1918
Service no: S/15329
Additional information: Husband of E. Miller, of 16, Limekiln Rd., Stevenston, Ayrshire
Cemetery reference: III. F. 18
Cemetery: PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 25 October 1918


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2014 12:51 pm    Post subject: Stevenston Memorial - Robert Mitchell Reply with quote

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Name: MITCHELL
First name: Robert
Rank: Purser
Service: Mercantile Marine
Unit: S.S. (Pomeranian) Glasgow
Age: 30
Date of Death: 15/04/1918
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Margaret Mitchell(nee Boyd), of 13, Main St., Stevenston, Ayr. Born at Ayr.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

The Pomeranian was torpedoed by UB-77 in Lyme Bay with a loss of 55 lives. A subsequent Admiralty enquiry found that a lack of life-rafts was a contributory factor in the large loss of lives

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 26 April 1918
"DEATHS
On Service
MITCHELL
- Lost at sea, on the 15th inst, through enemy action, Robert Mitchell, purser, aged 30, only son of Alexander Mitchell, 13 Main Street, Stevenston"
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2014 1:07 pm    Post subject: Stevenston Memorial - David Moore Reply with quote

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Name: MOORE
Initial: D
Rank: Private
Regiment: Canadian Infantry
Unit: 4th Bn
Date of Death: 19/09/1916
Service no: 141499
Grave reference: VIII. A. 22
Cemetery: WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

The Canada War Graves register shows David died of wounds at 2/1st South Midland Casualty Clearing Station

The Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald intimations database shows David's parents were living at 98 Ardeer Square, Stevenston

Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 20 October 1916

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2014 1:13 pm    Post subject: Stevenston Memorial - Robert Moore Reply with quote

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Name: MOORE
First name: Robert
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit: 1st/4th Bn
Date of Death: 20/07/1918
Age: 26
Service no: 201098
Additional information: Brother of Mrs McBlain, of 134, The Square, Glengarnock, Ayrshire. Born in Co. Londonderry
Grave reference: A233
Cemetery: ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY

The record of soldiers died in the Great War shows Robert was living in Stevenston and enlisted in Kilmarnock
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2014 1:19 pm    Post subject: Stevenston Memorial - Robert L Morrison Reply with quote

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Name: MORRISON
First names: Robert Lemen
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Scots
Unit: 17th Bn
Age: 19
Date of Death: 29/09/1918
Service no: 59312
Additional information: Son of George and Matilda Morrison, of Constabulary Station House, Stevenston, Ayrshire. Born Dreghorn, Ayrshire
Grave reference: VIII. F. 9
Cemetery: DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 1 November 1918

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2014 1:24 pm    Post subject: Stevenston Memorial - John Morton Reply with quote

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Name: MORTON
First name: John
Rank: Gunner
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
Unit: 3rd Reserve Bde
Age: 29
Date of Death: 24/08/1916
Service no: 38218
Additional information: Husband of Agnes Morton, of 47, Castlemount, Bangor, Co. Down. Born at Stevenston
Grave reference: E. 29
Cemetery: STEVENSTON (NEW STREET) CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2014 8:11 pm    Post subject: Stevenston Memorial - Duncan Murray Reply with quote

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Name: MURRAY
First name: Duncan
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit: 6th/7th Bn
Date of Death: 31/07/1917
Service no: 32436
Memorial reference: Panel 19 and 33
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

The record of soldiers died in the Great War shows Duncan was born in West Longrig, Lanark; lived in Kilwinning and enlisted at Ardeer.


Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 14 September 1917
"KILWINNING
PRIVATE DUNCAN MURRAY, R.S.F

(Wounded and Missing)
Pte. Duncan Murray, R.S.F., who is reported missing and wounded as from 31 July, belongs to Stevenston. His wife resides with her parents at 2, Double Row, Eglington Ironworks, Kilwinning"
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2014 8:46 pm    Post subject: Stevenston Memorial - William Murdoch Reply with quote

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Name: MURDOCH
Initial: W
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit: 6th/7th Bn
Date of Death: 10/11/1918
Service no: 32439
Grave reference: V. D. 9
Cemetery: COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY

The record of soldiers died in the Great War shows William was born in Bridgeton, Glasgow, lived in Stevenston and enlisted in Saltcoats.

William's service record shows that he was a Cordite Worker. He married Mary McGregor on 3 November 1916 in Glasgow and had one daughter Annie. His parents were John and Agnes Murdoch, of 3 Schoolwell St, Stevenston and his siblings were David, aged 13; Richard, aged 10; Gilbert, aged 6; Lizzie, aged 26; Annie, aged 19; Smithia, aged 16 and Agnes, aged 1. His wife and daughter were living at 10 Schoolwell St. William's record also shows that he was reported missing in action on 31 March 1918 then on 26 April 1918 was a Prisoner of War in Germany. He died from Spanish Influenza on 10 November 1918 at a camp in Friedrichsfield

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 26 April 1918

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2014 8:51 pm    Post subject: Stevenston Memorial - Robert Murray Reply with quote

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Name: MURRAY
First name: Robert
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit: 1st/4th Bn
Age: 22
Date of Death: 12/07/1915
Service no: 7564
Additional information: Son of Duncan Murray, of 17, Glebe St., Stevenston, Ayrshire
Memorial reference: Panel 72 to 75
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2014 9:04 pm    Post subject: Stevenston Memorial - John Nicol Reply with quote

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Name: NICOL
First name: John
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit: 1st Bn
Date of Death: 26/09/1917
Service no: 32399
Memorial reference: Panel 60 to 61
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

The record of soldiers died in the Great War shows John was born in Glengarnock, lived in Stevenston and enlisted in Ardeer

John's service record shows he was living at 74 Boglemart Street, Stevenston and was a cordite worker. He was 19 years 9 months when he enlisted on 1 March 1917. His next of kin was his mother Grace. He had a sister also Grace aged 23 and his Grandparents were John and Grace McLaren, also living at 74 Boglemart Street. His other blood relations were an Uncle Andrew Nicol, and Aunts Mrs Mary Daly and Mrs Peace.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2014 9:27 pm    Post subject: Stevenston Memorial - David Norwood Reply with quote

David is the brother of James Norwood who is also on the memorial

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Name: NORWOOD
First name: David
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Scots
Age: 22
Date of Death: 20/09/1917
Service no: 45969
Additional information: Son of Agnes Norwood, of 141, New St., Stevenston, Ayrshire, and the late James Norwood.
Memorial reference: Panels 11 to 14 and 162
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

David's service record shows his father was deceased and his mother Agnes as next of kin. His brothers were John Anderson Norwood, aged 19 and Thomas A Norwood, aged 17 and his sisters were Agnes, aged 23 and Hannah, aged 21. His Aunts and Uncles by blood were James Anderson, aged 60, of 370 Cathcart Rd, Glasgow and John Anderson, 47, of 39 Albert Road, Crosshill, Glasgow

There is a letter from his mother to the records officer on 25 April 1920
"Sirs
I have two sons killed in the war
My eldest son missing at Loos Cpl 9th Black Watch 1915
My second son Pte D Norwood 45969 12th Royal Scots killed near Ypres Sept 20th 1917"

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 5 October 1917

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2014 9:31 pm    Post subject: Stevenston Memorial - James Anderson Norwood Reply with quote

James is the brother of David also on the memorial

CWGC Information

Name: NORWOOD
First names: James Anderson
Rank: Corporal
Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit: "B" Coy. 9th Bn
Age: 22
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service no: S/4790
Additional information: Son of the late James Norwood, and of Agnes Norwood, of 141, New St., Stevenston, Ayrshire
Memorial reference: Panel 78 to 83
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 6 October 1916

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2014 9:36 pm    Post subject: Stevenston Memorial - James K Orr Reply with quote

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Name: ORR
First names: James K
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit: 6th/7th Bn
Age: 21
Date of Death: 01/02/1917
Service no: 16773
Additional information: Son of Mrs Orr, of 23, Warner Place, Stevenston, Ayrshire, and the late William Orr
Memorial reference: Panel and Face 3 C
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald, intimations, 16th February 1917
DEATHS
ON SERVICE



Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald, intimations, 16th February 1917

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2014 9:40 pm    Post subject: Stevenston Memorial - James Paterson Reply with quote

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Name: PATERSON
First name: James
Rank: Corporal
Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit: "B" Coy. 1st/5th Bn
Age: 26
Date of Death: 12/07/1915
Service no: 7914
Additional information: Son of Serjt. Peter Paterson (3rd Bn. Royal Scots Fusiliers) and Mrs Peter Paterson, of Kilwinning; husband of Margaret D McGill(formerly Paterson) of 11, Station Square, Stevenston, Ayrshire
Memorial reference: Panel 72 to 75
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 25 May 1917

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 30, 2014 6:46 am    Post subject: George Wilson Kelly on Ancestry. Reply with quote

George Wilson Kelly Pte S/13337 MM 5th Gordon Highlanders b Stevenston,Ayrshire 25/06/1877 e Stevenston Age 31 Killed in Action F&F 28/07/1918 Son of Elizabeth Rafferty (formerly Kelly), of 145, New St., Stevenston, Ayrshire. Elizabeth Married Daniel Rafferty 1900. 1891 Census:New Street, Stevenston. Buzancy Military Cemetery Fr 0865 Plot I Row C Grave 15
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