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PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Robert Harkness has very kindly provided the following information.

It was originally located outside the Village Hall on Main street in 1920. Date of relocation is however unknown

Thanks to Robert for taking the time to contact us to give us an update on the memorial's original position after the discussion above.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 10:43 pm    Post subject: WW1 Pte. 37897 Thomas Y. Currie, H.L.I. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Monday, 30th. April, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
CURRIE.-
Died on 15th. April from wounds received in action, Pte. Thos. Y. Currie, younger son of the late John Currie, M.R.C.V.S., Kilmarnock and Mrs. Wardrop, Gills (?) Farm, Dunlop, and brother of Mrs. Dell (?), 16, Findlay Street, Glasgow."


SDGW - Born Kilmarnock; enlisted Glasgow.
Not listed on Kilmarnock War Memorial.


SNWM - WW1
Surname CURRIE
Forename Thomas Y
Rank Pte
Service number 37897
Decoration
Place of birth Kilmarnock
Date of death 15 April 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Died of wounds.
SNWM roll THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Other detail 16th Bn.

CWGC:- Grave Reference:B. 15.
Cemetery: NESLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, France. 20k south of Peronne.

Backpay and War Gratuity to mother, Janet Y. C. Wardrop.

1901 Census Lanarkshire, Hutchesontown, Govan, 18 Hucheson Square, recorded (transcription):- Thomas Y. Currie (21), Storeman (grain), nephew, born Kilmarnock; Jessie Currie (50), Dairy Shopkeeper, born Ayrshire, Fenwick; two female siblings.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 28, 2015 9:07 pm    Post subject: WW1 - A. B. John Sandilands - R.N.D. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Friday, 1st December, 1916.
"Deaths on Service.
SANDILANDS.-
Killed in action, on the 13th ult., John Sandilands, A.B., Royal Naval Division, aged 19, the beloved and second surviving son of William and Annie Sandilands, Lugton, Ayrshire."


SNWM - WW1
Surname SANDILANDS
Forename John
Rank Able Seaman
Service number Clyde Z/4600
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 13 November 1916
Theatre of death RNVR 189th Bde
Cause of death Unknown
SNWM roll THE ROYAL NAVY
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE ROYAL NAVY
Other detail Machine Gun Company R.N.D.

Royal Naval Division Index Service records:- http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D7294411
Born 2nd September, 1897.

CWGC - SANDILANDS, John
Rank: Able Seaman.
Service No: ClydeZ/4600.
Date of Death: 13/11/1916. Age: 19. (Killed in action at Beaumont Hamel.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 189th Bde. Machine Gun Coy. R.N. Div.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 1 A.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of William and Annie Jane Sandilands, of Highgate Mill, Lugton, Ayrshire.

1901 Census Lanarks., Govan, Jordanosle House, recorded (transcription):- John Sandilands (3), son, born Dunbartonshire, Old Kilpatrick; William Sandilands (43), Cooper, born Renfrews., Greenock; Annie J. Sandilands (41) (Annie Jane McGibbon Sandilands - transcription addition), Wife, born Glasgow; siblings, born Old Kilpatrick.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 06, 2015 2:57 pm    Post subject: Re: Pte. Thomas Davis McGregor White Reply with quote

DelBoy wrote:
jamiemcginlay wrote:
WW1
White Thomas D. King's Own Scottish Borderers


(Glasgow Herald 11th of April 1917)
"At a clearing station on 3rd April, Pte. Thos. D. McG. White, M.A. H.L.I. late missionary, Barony U.F. church, Glasgow, only son of Mr & Mrs D. White, Easter Highgate, Lugton, Ayrshire."

Also listed upon the St Giles memorial to Ministers in Edinburgh

Name: WHITE, THOMAS DAVID McGREGOR
Initials: T D M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 15th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 04/04/1917
Service No: 42271
Additional information: Son of David and Marion White. Native of Stirling. A Divinity Student.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 1.
Cemetery: CAYEUX MILITARY CEMETERY


Differences in date of death between the parties. K.O.S.B. was his first unit and what is inscribed against his name on the memorial.

SDGW - Born St. Ninian's, Stirling; lived Lugton; enlisted Glasgow.

SNWM - WW1
Surname WHITE
Forename Thomas D McG (Thomas David McGregor)
Rank Pte
Service number 42271
Decoration
Place of birth St Ninian's Stirlingshire
Date of death 3 April 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Died of wounds.
SNWM roll THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Other detail 15th Bn. formerly 27288 K.O.S.B.

CWGC - Headstone schedules record Miss B.G. White, Burnhead Farm, Hawksland, Lesmahagow.

1891 Census Stirlings., St. Ninian's, Main Road, recorded (transcription):- T. D. McG. White (2), son, born St. Ninian's; David White (30), Coachman, born Linlithgow; Marion White (35), Wife, born Glasgow.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:23 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) report Reply with quote

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