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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2014 10:40 am    Post subject: Saltcoats Memorial - James G Duff Reply with quote

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Name: DUFF
Initials: J G
Rank: Private
Regiment: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit: 5th/6th Bn
Age: 39
Date of Death: 02/07/1918
Service No: 41678
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Mary Duff, of 30, Countess St., Saltcoats; husband of Sarah Duff, of 67, Canal St., Saltcoats, Ayrshire
Cemetery/Memorial reference: III. A. 32
Cemetery: ESQUELBECQ MILITARY CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2014 10:44 am    Post subject: Saltcoats Memorial - William George Duguid Reply with quote

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Name: DUGUID
First Names: William George
Rank: Trooper
Regiment: Australian Light Horse
Unit: 8th
Age: 21
Date of Death: 19/04/1917
Service No: 363
Additional Information: Son of Charles and Jane Snodgrass Duguid, of "Ailsa Craig", Magill, South Australia. Native of Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland
Cemetery/Memorial reference: Panel 58
Cemetery: JERUSALEM MEMORIAL

De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour


William is also on the Ardrossan and Saltcoats Kirkgate Church Memorial
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2014 2:05 pm    Post subject: Saltcoats Memorial - Robert Dunlop Reply with quote

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Name: DUNLOP
First Name: Robert
Rank: Private
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry
Unit: 9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn
Age: 21
Date of death: 20/05/1917
Service No: 331321
Additional information: Son of John and Elizabeth Dunlop, of "Ravenston", 58, Gladstone Rd., Saltcoats, Ayrshire
Cemetery/Memorial reference: Bay B
Cemetery: ARRAS MEMORIAL

Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 4 August 1916
"PRIVATE ROBERT DUNLOP, H.L.I.

(Wounded)
Pte. Robert Dunlop, H.L.I., eldest son of Mr John Dunlop, draper, Dockhead Street, Saltcoats, received a shrapnel wound on the thigh on 23rd July. He has now been discharged from hospital, and has been sent to a rest camp at the base, where he is progressing well. He enlisted in March last year. He served his time with Messrs Stewart & McDonald, Galsgow, and after being engaged for some time in his father's shop, he returned to the Glasgow firm, and was employed there at the time of his joining the Army."

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 8 March 1918
Deaths
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2014 2:23 pm    Post subject: Saltcoats Memorial - Douglas Ewing Reply with quote

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Name: EWING
First Names: Douglas James
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment: Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Unit: 4th Bn and 2nd/6th Bn
Age: 22
Date of Death: 24/06/1918
Awards: M M
Additional Information: Son of James Muir Ewing, V.D., M.I.C.E., and Eleanor Blakeny Roberton or Ewing, of 45, Fotheringay Rd., Pollokshields West, Glasgow.
Cemetery/Memorial reference: 8
Cemetery: ISBERGUES COMMUNAL CEMETERY

The A&S database at Ayrshire Roots has two entries for Douglas which show he was the son of Mr J, now of Pollockshields

Douglas is also on the Ardrossan Academy Memorial
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2014 2:57 pm    Post subject: Saltcoats Memorial - Hugh Grubb Reply with quote

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Name: GRUBB
Initial: H
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
Unit: "D" Bty. 255th (Highland) Bde.
Date of Death: 16/04/1917
Service no: 663057
Cemetery/Memorial reference: C.10
Cemetery: ATHIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald Initimations 4 May 1917
"DEATHS
ON SERVICE

GRUBB - Killed in action on 16th April, Sergeant Hugh Grubb, Royal Field Artillery, elder son of Mr and Mrs Charles Grubb, 90 Dockhead Street, Saltcoats"
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2014 3:08 pm    Post subject: Saltcoats Memorial - William M Fullarton Reply with quote

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Name: FULLARTON
Initials: W M
Rank: Private
Regiment: Canadian Infantry
Unit: 10th Bn
Date of Death: 26/04/1915
Service No: 20024
Cemetery/Memorial reference: II. K. 12
Cemetery: POPERINGHE OLD MILITARY CEMETERY

Williams service record shows he was born in Saltcoats on 3 April 1886. He was a carpenter to trade and was married, wife Bessie, living at 207 17th Ave E, Calgary. His physical description is 5'7" tall, Complexion dark, Eyes Blue, Hair Black.

Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 11 June 1915

"DEATH OF PRIVATE WM. FULLARTON
SALTCOATS
Intelligence has been received in Saltcoats of the death in action of Private William Fullarton, of the 10th Battalion Canadians. Private Fullarton is the son of Mr John Fullarton, cabinet maker, Saltcoats, and had been over three years in Canada"
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 05, 2014 6:04 pm    Post subject: Saltcoats Memorial - George Fabian Reply with quote

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Name: FABIAN
Initial: G
Rank: Private
Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit: 8th Bn
Date of Death: 20/10/1918
Service No: S/24194
Cemetery/Memorial reference: X. A. 13
Cemetery: HARLEBEKE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY

The record of soldiers died in the Great War shows George was born in Saltcoats and enlisted in Ayr
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 05, 2014 6:12 pm    Post subject: Saltcoats Memorial - James Fleming Reply with quote

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Name: FLEMING
First Name: James
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit: 1st Bn
Age: 45
Date of Death: 18/11/1914
Service no: 11874
Awards: Mentioned in Dispatches
Additional information: Husband of Sarah McBride Fleming, of 20, Strathclyde St, Bridgeton, Glasgow. Served in the South African Campaign
Cemetery/Memorial reference: Panel 19 and 33
Cemetery: YPRES(MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

The record of soldiers died in the Great War shows James was born and resided in Glasgow and enlisted in Ardrossan

De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour
"FLEMING, JAMES, Private, No 11874, 1st Battn. Royal Scots Fusiliers; served with the Expeditionary Force; reported missing 18 Nov. 1914, and now assumed killed; m"
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 05, 2014 6:16 pm    Post subject: Saltcoats Memorial - Daniel M Gibson Reply with quote

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Name: GIBSON
Initial: D M
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit: 12th (Ayr and Lanark Yeomanry) Bn
Date of Death: 31/10/1918
Service No: 45518
Cemetery/Memorial reference: I. A. 24
Cemetery: VICHTE MILITARY CEMETERY

The A&S Herald Intimations databases at Ayrshire Roots show Daniel was the son of William Gibson and his parents were living at 49, Manse Street, Saltcoats
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 05, 2014 6:24 pm    Post subject: Saltcoats Memorial - Isaac Gibson Reply with quote

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Name: GIBSON
First name: ISAAC
Rank: Chief Engine Room Artificer 2nd
Service: Royal Navy
Unit: H. M. Submarine K 17
Age: 39
Date of Death: 31/01/1918
Service No: 270832
Additional Information: Son of Samuel and Charlotte Gibson, of Belfast; husband of Ellen Duncan Gibson, of 38, Sidney St., Saltcoats, Ayrshire
Cemetery/Memorial reference: Panel 27
Cemetery: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

The WW1 Naval Casualties transcription shows Isaac was born in Downpatrick, County Down on 22 March 1879 and his wife Ellen was notified of his death. His service record describes him as 55 tall, Hair dark; Eyes hazel; Complexion fresh

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 15 February 1918

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 05, 2014 6:28 pm    Post subject: Saltcoats Memorial - John Kentley Gill Reply with quote

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Name: GILL
First Names: John Kentley
Rank: Private
Regiment: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit: 5th/6th Bn
Age: 21
Date of Death: 27/05/1917
Service No: 30101
Additional Information: Son of Hugh and Annie Gill, of 42, Green St., Saltcoats, Ayrshire
Cemetery/Memorial reference: Bay 6
Cemetery: ARRAS MEMORIAL


Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 15 March 1918



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 05, 2014 6:42 pm    Post subject: Saltcoats Memorial - Robert Walls Gillies Reply with quote

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Name: GILLIES
First Names: Robert Walls
Rank: Able Seaman
Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit: H.M.S."Indefatigable"
Age: 22
Date of Death: 31/06/1916
Service no: Clyde Z/5740
Additional information: Son of Mrs Elliot, of Kerelaw Cottage, Saltcoats; husband of Catherine M Gillies, of Kerelaw Cottage, Saltcoats, Ayrshire
Cemetery/Memorial Reference: Panel 24
Cemetery: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

The "Indefatigable" sunk during the Battle of Jutland

Robert's Naval service record shows he was born on 24 July 1893, enlisted on 27 July 1915 and was a Fisherman in civilian life and could not swim. His address is Kerelaw Cottage, Glencairn Street, Saltcoats. He is described as 5'4" tall; Hair Black; Eyes Blue.


Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 16 June 1916





The end of the second death notice reads
"Another gem in the Saviour's crown,
And another soul in Heaven"
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 05, 2014 6:52 pm    Post subject: Saltcoats Memorial - William Graham Reply with quote

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Name: GRAHAM
First name: William
Rank: Private
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit: 6th Bn. formerly (125605) Lovat's Scouts and (31820) Cameron Highlanders
Age: 19
Date of Death: 21/03/1918
Service no: S/41452
Additional information: Son of James and Marion Graham, late of Ayr, now of 7, Helena Place, Clarkston, Glasgow
Cemetery/Memorial reference: Bay 8
Cemetery: ARRAS MEMORIAL

The record of soldiers died in the Great War shows William was born in Ardrossan and enlisted in Ayr
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 05, 2014 7:06 pm    Post subject: Saltcoats Memorial - Thomas Grier Reply with quote

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Name: GRIER
Initial: T
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit: 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 21/03/1918
Service No: 24685
Cemetery/Memorial reference: III A 3
Cemetery: CHAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY, HOLNON

The A&S intimations database at Ayrshire Roots has the following information about Thomas
Private Killed March 21st, 1918
Husband of Rachel Chisholm, widow & family living at Moorpark Road W, Stevenston
Brother of Sam and Christina Grier
Brother of Mr and Mrs James Grier, 5 Hirst Place, Saltcoats
Son-in-law of Mrs Daniel Clark, 1 Auchenharvie Cottages, Stevenson
Brother in law of Mrs W Havelin, Glebe Street, Stevenson
Brother of Margaret Grier

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 12 April 1918


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 06, 2014 10:45 am    Post subject: Saltcoats Memorial - David Hamilton Reply with quote

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Name: HAMILTON
First Name: David
Rank: Private
Regiment: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Unit: 11th Coy
Age: 27
Date of Death: 25/11/1917
Service No: 60657
Additional Information: Husband of Annie Hamilton, of 141, East Avenue North, Hamilton, Ontario
Cemetery/Memorial reference: II. A. 21
Cemetery: MONCHY BRITISH CEMETERY, MONCHY-LE-PREUX

David's service record shows he was born in Irvine, was living at 9 Union Street, Saltcoats and working at Nobel & Coy Labr. Next of kin father John living at 2 Quay Street

The A&S Herald intimations database shows David as killed in action in France on 25 November 1917, widow and 2 girls living at above address in Hamilton, and brother of Sarah and Jeanie

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 7 December 1917

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