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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2007 9:47 pm    Post subject: Baldernock Reply with quote

Baldernock - Strathkelvin District

Location: Junction of Craigmaddie Road and Dowan Road (which run between the A807 Balmore Road and the A81 Strathblane Road)

Map Reference: NS577750

UKNIWM Ref: 57787

The Baldernock war memorial is a very simple and roughly carved grey granite celtic cross with wheel-head set on a low tapering pedestal. The commemoration and names of the dead are listed on two bronze tablets on the faces of the pedestal.
The memorial stands on the road junction in front of the kirk on Craigmaddie Road.






WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
ANDERSON A.D.M. ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS LIEUTENANT AGE 20
CALDWELL D. ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS PRIVATE AGE 34
GILLIES D. ROYAL NAVY LIEUTENANT AGE 36 ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE
*HANNAH GEORGE AUSTRALIANS PRIVATE AGE 25 13TH AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCES
HARRISON A.M. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS PRIVATE AGE 22
*HIGGINBOTHAM C.E. 58TH REGIMENT MAJOR AGE 49
LEIGHTON JOHN ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY GUNNER AGE 38
MCLELLAN DONALD ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE AGE 20
MORRISON JOHN CANADIANS CORPORAL AGE 25 83RD CANADIAN INFANTRY
SMITH C.R. ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY SECOND LIEUTENANT AGE 19
STROUD E.H.N. ROYAL AIR FORCE LIEUTENANT AGE 23
TINTO W.B. ROYAL NAVY ABLE SEAMAN AGE 27



WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
MACLEOD DONALD ROYAL NAVY WIREMAN
MACNICOL ARHIBALD ROYAL ENGINEERS SAPPER
*STRUTHERS J.G. ROYAL NAVY SUB LIEUTENANT
*STRUTHERS W.H. SCOTS GUARDS LIEUTENANT
ZECH G.L.P. ROYAL AIR FORCE FLIGHT LIEUTENANT

Edit by Anne.

Names marked with an asterisk (*) are listed on Family Graves either in Baldernock Churchyard or in the wee Cemetery directly across the road.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2007 8:07 pm    Post subject: Baldernock WM Inscription Reply with quote

This is what I submitted to the UKNIWM

Brass plaque with WW1 names. The order of the names is unclear. Rank, forename or initials, surname and regiment or service given. Age at time of death given. No decorations given. Place and date of death not given

1914 1918
A.B. W.B. TINTO, R.N. AGE 27
LIEUT. D. GILLIES, R.N.V.R. AGE 36
2ND LIEUT. C.R.SMITH, R.G.A. AGE 19
GR. JOHN LEIGHTON, R.G.A. AGE 38
PTE. A.M. HARRISON, N.F. AGE 22
PTE. D. CALDWELL, R.S.F. AGE 34
MAJOR C.E. HIGGINBOTHAM, 58TH REG. AGE 49
LIEUT. A.D.M. ANDERSON, A.&S.H. AGE 20
PTE. DONALD McLELLAN, A.&S.H. AGE 20
PTE. GEORGE HANNAH, 13TH A.I.F. AGE 25
CPL. JOHN MORRISON, 83RD C.I. AGE 25
LIEUT. E.H.N. STROUD, R.A.F. AGE 23



Brass plaque with WW2 names arranged by surname. Rank, forename or initials, surname and regiment or service given. No decorations given. Place and date of death not given


1939 1945
WIREMAN DONALD MACLEOD, R.N.
SAPPER ARCHIBALD MACNICOL, R.E.
SUB. LIEUT. J.G. STRUTHERS, R.N.V.R.
LIEUT. H.H. STRUTHERS, SCOTS GUARDS
FLIGHT LIEUT. G.L.P. ZECH, R.A.F.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2007 8:09 pm    Post subject: Baldernock WM Reply with quote

This is a new memorial. The old memorial lies in the churchyard and the old plaques are in the church.

http://www.baldernockparishchurch.org.uk/war_memorial.htm

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 19, 2010 4:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A couple of recent pics showing both sides of the Memorial.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 22, 2010 11:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The following posts follow the order in which the men are listed on the Memorial, beginning with WW1.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 22, 2010 11:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TINTO, WILLIAM BURNS
Initials: W B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Defence."
Age: 27
Date of Death: 31/05/1916
Service No: 236125
Additional information: Son of Alexander Tinto, of Torrance, Glasgow, and the late Bessie Meek Gibson Tinto. Native of Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 12.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
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Name: GILLIES, DANIEL
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.M.B. "No. 71"
Date of Death: 30/04/1915
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 705.
Cemetery: NEW KILPATRICK (OR HILLFOOT) CEMETERY
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Name: SMITH, CHARLES RANDOLPH
Initials: C R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit Text: 244th Bty.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 22/04/1917
Additional information: Son of Charles Randolph Smith and Julia Randolph Smith, of Robinsfield, Milngavie, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. O. 5.
Cemetery: BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, FICHEUX
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 22, 2010 11:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LEIGHTON
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit Text: 284th Siege Bty.
Age: 38
Date of Death: 22/01/1918
Service No: 170373
Additional information: Son of Charles and Christina Leighton, of Bamellan, Milngavie, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. F. 12.
Cemetery: ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY
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Name: HARRISON, ALLAN
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers
Unit Text: 24th (Tyneside Irish) Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 21/04/1917
Service No: 42396
Additional information: Son of Morris and Euphemia Harrison, of "Fleuchters," Baldernock, Torrance of Campsie, Stirlingshire. Native of Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XIX. F. 4.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

Surname HARRISON
Firstname Allan
Service Number 42396
Date Death 21/04/1917
Other 24th Bn. (Tyneside Irish), formerly 2661 R.G.A.
SNWM roll SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM ENGLISH REGIMENTS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F
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Name: CALDWELL, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 26/08/1918
Service No: 48496
Additional information: Son of William Caldwell, of 3, Shamrock St. Kirkintilloch, Glasgow, and the late Agnes Wilson Caldwell. Previously served for two years on H.M.S. "Patea." Born at Langloan, Coatbridge.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: X. B. 23.
Cemetery: TILLOY BRITISH CEMETERY, TILLOY-LES-MOFFLAINES

Surname CALDWELL
Firstname David
Service Number 48496
Date Death 26/08/1918
Place of birth Coatbridge
Other 1/4th Bn.
SNWM roll THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

Possibly also listed on Kirkintilloch Civic Memorial, see:
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=119&highlight=kirkintilloch
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Name: ANDERSON, ANDREW DOUGLAS MACARTHUR
Initials: A D M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 08/05/1915
Additional information: Son of James Scott Anderson and Margaret Chiene Anderson, of Tullichewan Castle, Balloch, Dumbartonshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 42 and 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
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Name: McLELLAN
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 08/05/1917
Service No: 252714
Additional information: Son of John and Elizabeth McLellan, of Summerston Cottages, Maryhill, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. D. 6.
Cemetery: ROCLINCOURT VALLEY CEMETERY

Surname McLELLAN
Firstname Donald
Service Number 252714
Date Death 08/05/1917
Place of birth Inverkip Renfrewshire
Other 1/6th Bn.
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.
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Name: HANNAH, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Unit Text: 13th Bn.
Date of Death: 26/04/1915
Service No: 1610
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 37.
Memorial: LONE PINE MEMORIAL

Pte. George Hoome Hannah is listed on a Family Gravestone in Baldernock Churchyard, see:
http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/viewtopic.php?t=1119&highlight=baldernock&mforum=scottishwargraves
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Name: MORRISON
Initials: J A
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)
Unit Text: 85th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 27/09/1918
Service No: 736802
Additional information: Son of John and Jessie Morrison, of Bogside Torrance, Glasgow, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. C. 17.
Cemetery: BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY
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